Two Harbors, MN
September 30, 2010
On September 30, 2010, about 4:05 p.m., central daylight time, a southbound Canadian National Railway Company freight train collided head on with a northbound Canadian National Railway Company freight train near Two Harbors, Minnesota. The collision occurred near milepost 13.5 on Canadian National Railway Company's Iron Range Subdivision. The trains were operating in nonsignaled territory. The northbound train had 118 empty ore railcars and had authority to operate on the single main track. The southbound train had 116 railcars loaded with iron ore and did not have authority to operate on the single main track. A total of three locomotives and 14 railcars derailed.
NTSB public events are also streamed live via webcast. Webcasts are archived for a period of three months from the time of the meeting. Webcast archives are generally available by the end of the event day for public Meetings, and by the end of the next day for Technical conferences.
If you wish to obtain a copy of NTSB meetings, please contact the NTSB Records Management Division at (202) 314-6551 or 800-877-6799. You may also request this information from the NTSB web site or write the following: National Transportation Safety Board, Records Management Division (CIO-40), 490 L'Enfant Plaza, SW,Washington, DC 20594.