14 December 2012

Images of a railway landslide in the Canadian Rockies

Posted by Dave Petley

Thanks to Allan Galanty for highlighting this one and for providing the images.

On 24th November a rockslide occurred on the CN mainline railway track in the Ashcroft subdivision of western Canada.  The landslide buried a section of line.  removal of the debris to reopen the track will have been far from simple: