Skip to main content

Three individuals and the railway company whose train exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que., last summer will be charged with criminal negligence on Tuesday, according to the Quebec prosecutor’s office.

1 of 14

A woman walks the tracks in front of the downtown core in Lac Megantic, May 13, 2014. Three individuals and the railway company whose train exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que., last summer will be charged with criminal negligence on Tuesday, according to the Quebec prosecutor’s office.

Christinne Muschi/The Globe and Mail

2 of 14

An SQ sign on fencing states "no access" to the downtown core in at Lac Megantic in Lac Megantic, May 13, 2014. Three individuals and the railway company whose train exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que., last summer will be charged with criminal negligence on Tuesday, according to the Quebec prosecutor’s office.

Christinne Muschi/The Globe and Mail

3 of 14

Construction and clean up in downtown Lac Megantic, May 13, 2014. Three individuals and the railway company whose train exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que., last summer will be charged with criminal negligence on Tuesday, according to the Quebec prosecutor’s office.

Christinne Muschi/The Globe and Mail

4 of 14

A view of the train tracks in front of Sainte-Agnes Church in Lac Megantic, May 13, 2014. Three individuals and the railway company whose train exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que., last summer will be charged with criminal negligence on Tuesday, according to the Quebec prosecutor’s office.

Christinne Muschi/The Globe and Mail

Story continues below advertisement

5 of 14

Construction work in front of Sainte-Agnes Church in Lac Megantic, May 13, 2014. Three individuals and the railway company whose train exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que., last summer will be charged with criminal negligence on Tuesday, according to the Quebec prosecutor’s office.

Christinne Muschi/The Globe and Mail

6 of 14

A view of the downtown core in Lac Megantic, May 13, 2014. Three individuals and the railway company whose train exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que., last summer will be charged with criminal negligence on Tuesday, according to the Quebec prosecutor’s office.

Christinne Muschi/The Globe and Mail

7 of 14

Construction still takes place in the downtown core in Lac Megantic, May 13, 2014. Three individuals and the railway company whose train exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que., last summer will be charged with criminal negligence on Tuesday, according to the Quebec prosecutor’s office.

Christinne Muschi/The Globe and Mail

8 of 14

A worker on the track trying to dismantle the tracks beside the site of the new Musi-Cafe in Lac Megantic, May 13, 2014. Three individuals and the railway company whose train exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que., last summer will be charged with criminal negligence on Tuesday, according to the Quebec prosecutor’s office.

Christinne Muschi/The Globe and Mail

9 of 14

A worker dismantling the train tracks beside the site of the new Musi-Cafe in Lac Megantic, May 13, 2014. Three individuals and the railway company whose train exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que., last summer will be charged with criminal negligence on Tuesday, according to the Quebec prosecutor’s office.

Christinne Muschi/The Globe and Mail

10 of 14

A view of the site of the new Musi-Cafe in Lac Megantic, May 13, 2014. Three individuals and the railway company whose train exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que., last summer will be charged with criminal negligence on Tuesday, according to the Quebec prosecutor’s office.

Christinne Muschi/The Globe and Mail

11 of 14

A view of the train tracks in the downtown core in Lac Megantic, May 13, 2014. Three individuals and the railway company whose train exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que., last summer will be charged with criminal negligence on Tuesday, according to the Quebec prosecutor’s office.

Christinne Muschi/The Globe and Mail

12 of 14

A resident rides his bicycle over the train tracks in Lac Megantic, May 13, 2014. Three individuals and the railway company whose train exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que., last summer will be charged with criminal negligence on Tuesday, according to the Quebec prosecutor’s office.

Christinne Muschi/The Globe and Mail

13 of 14

Construction in Lac Megantic, May 13, 2014. Three individuals and the railway company whose train exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que., last summer will be charged with criminal negligence on Tuesday, according to the Quebec prosecutor’s office.

Christinne Muschi/The Globe and Mail

14 of 14

A view of the downtown core in Lac Megantic, May 13, 2014. Three individuals and the railway company whose train exploded in Lac-Mégantic, Que., last summer will be charged with criminal negligence on Tuesday, according to the Quebec prosecutor’s office.

Christinne Muschi/The Globe and Mail

Report an error