Train Derailment Knocks Thunder Bay Internet Down


THUNDER BAY – A train derailment near Parry Sound Ontario has impacted Internet coverage for many in Thunder Bay.

Many websites, including the City of Thunder Bay, and TBNewswatch, are currently offline.

For many TBaytel customers, Internet is offline as well.

TBayTel reports, “Tbaytel is experiencing technical issues with its Internet service.  As a result your service may be temporarily affected or interrupted.  We are working with our carrier partners to correct the issue and expect to have your service restored as soon as possible. We apologize for the inconvenience during this time and appreciate your patience”.

The train derailment according to media reports was carrying liquefied propane. Ten cars left the tracks, and have forced the evacuation of homes and a school near Parry Sound.

As there is more information on this issue, will keep you up-to-date.