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"Since then, the town has worked very hard to clean the property up to continue Milo's legacy of being a railroad town after the bankruptcy proceedings for the former Montreal, Maine and Atlantic Railway. It's encouraging to see how much progress has been made so far. Once this project is complete, it will ...
19, after a four-month trial and nine days of deliberations, jurors acquitted the three former Montreal, Maine and Atlantic (MMA) railway employees charged with criminal negligence causing 47 deaths. Locomotive engineer Tom Harding, 56, rail traffic controller Richard Labrie, 59, and operations manager ...

Montreal Maine and Atlantic Railway, the company that owned the train that derailed in the small town killing 47 people, pleaded guilty to violating the Fisheries Act and was ordered to pay $1 million. Six ex-MMA employees pleaded guilty to violating the Railway Safety Act, namely for failing to ensure the ...
Montreal Maine and Atlantic Railway, the company that owned the train that derailed in the small town killing 47 people, was found guilty in Quebec Court of violating the Fisheries Act after crude oil leaked into the Megantic Lake and Chaudiere River. The company was ordered to pay the maximum fine of ...
The Montreal, Maine and Atlantic railway was purchased out of bankruptcy and now operates as the Central Maine and Quebec Railway. Lac-Megantic Mayor Julie Morin, who was not mayor at the time of the explosion, expressed relief about the verdict. "The company, MMA, had a big role to play in this," ...
... the former assistant director of railways to the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway (MMA), Michael Horan has estimated that it would have had ...

On July 5, 2013 a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train carrying 7.7 million liters of petroleum crude oil arrived at Nantes, Quebec bound for ...
... 53, the railway traffic controller and Jean Demaitre, the operations manager for the railway company, Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railways.
But they say the Lac Megantic tragedy demonstrated that some gaps need to be filled to ensure smaller railways - like Montreal Maine & Atlantic, the one involved in last summer's disaster - can cover their costs in the event of a catastrophe ...
In this July 6, 2013 file photo, smoke rises from railway cars from now-defunct Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railways company that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada - killing 47 and igniting controversy ...
After partnering with Fortress Investment Group in 2014 and leading the transformation of the former Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway into the CM&Q, President and CEO John E. Giles will assume the duties of Executive Chairman. Chief Operating Officer ...
Central Maine & Quebec Railway (CMQ) officials announced yesterday that John Giles will transition from president and Chief Executive Officer to executive chairman on Jan. 1, and that Chief Operating Officer Ryan Ratledge will succeed Giles as ...
... on behalf of Nistica Inc. in Los Angeles federal court; they represented ex-NFL star Willie Gault in settling a fraud case by the U.S.
In 2013, Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway filed for bankruptcy protection in Canada and the U.S. amid a flurry of lawsuits over the rail disaster in Lac-Megantic, Que.
Tadros cited 18 factors that contributed to the derailment, including the weak safety culture of the now defunct Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railways company. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson) less. Canadian Transportation Safety Board Chair ...
In this July 6, 2013, file photo, smoke rises from railway cars from now-defunct Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railways company that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada.
Crude oil tankers from the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway are seen July 9, 2013 in the heart of downtown Lac-Megantic, Quebec, where the runaway train exploded, killing 47.

FILE - In this July 6, 2013, file photo, smoke rises from railway cars from now-defunct Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railways company that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada.
Crude oil tankers from the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic railway are seen July 9, 2013, in the heart of downtown Lac-Megantic, Quebec, where the runaway train exploded, killing 47 on July 6 of that year.
Forty-seven people were killed in July 2013 when an unmanned Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train jumped the track in Lac-Megantic, Quebec.
An investigation quickly discovered the oil was more volatile and corrosive than reflected on labels placed on the cars. While this particular train was operated by the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway, the oil was heading to Irving Oil's refinery in ...
July 5, 2013: A runaway Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train that had been left unattended derailed, spilling oil and catching fire inside the town of Lac-Megantic in Quebec.
In this July 6, 2013, file photo, smoke rises from railway cars from now defunct Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railways company that were carrying crude oil after derailing in downtown Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada.
It would have faced numerous lawsuits related to the derailment on both sides of the border, said the U.S.-based bankruptcy trustee for the company at the centre of the crash - Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway. Robert Keach has also said that ...
It would have faced numerous lawsuits related to the derailment on both sides of the border, said the U.S.-based bankruptcy trustee for the company at the centre of the crash - Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway. Robert Keach has also said that ...
It would have faced numerous lawsuits related to the derailment on both sides of the border, said the U.S.-based bankruptcy trustee for the company at the centre of the crash - Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway. Robert Keach has also said that ...
Had it not settled, the Canadian government would have faced numerous lawsuits linked to the crash on both sides of the border, said the U.S.
That was the same level of insurance carried by the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic railroad company in 2013, when one of that group's oil trains derailed in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, killing 40 residents and causing an estimated $2 billion in damages ...
Twenty months ago, railroad Acquisition Holdings (an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group) bought the U.S. and Canadian railroad assets of the bankrupt Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway and named the new railroad Central Maine & Quebec Railway.
In Part One of this series, we analyzed factors that influence liability for crude-by-rail (CBR) incidents. But knowing the liability factors leads to a second question: What is my monetary exposure?
The downtown area was destroyed on July 6, 2013, when a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded in the city, killing 47 people.
22 by Robert Keach, the bankruptcy trustee for the now-defunct Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway, will give $460 million (Canadian) to families of 41 of the dead and to economic victims of the crash.
Canadian Pacific contended it bore no responsibility since the train that derailed had a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic locomotive and crew and was operating on MM&A rail.
Canadian Pacific contended it bore no responsibility since the train that derailed had a Montreal, Maine & Atlantic locomotive and crew and was operating on MM&A rail.
The Quebec disaster was caused by a runaway oil train operated by the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway. At the time, Maine was among the largest oil-exporting U.S.


 

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