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The site where two Canadian National ore trains collided about 13 miles north of Two Harbors. (2010 file / News Tribune)

NTSB: Crew error caused 2010 train crash north of Two Harbors

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A head-on collision between two ore trains north of Two Harbors that sent five workers to the hospital in 2010 was the result of crew error, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a determination released Tuesday. The federal agency also said the Canadian National Railway Co. deserves part of the blame for a lax policy on train right-of-way communication on a route without signals.


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