Two rail cars derailed in Smithers.

Two rail cars derailed in Smithers.

Derailment in Smithers

Two rail cars derailed in Smithers Tuesday night. There were no injuries.

Two rail cars appearing to be hauling coal derailed in Smithers Tuesday night.

CN public and government affairs regional manager for B.C. Emily Hamer said the cars were re-railed late the same night.

“At approximately 8 p.m. last night, two rail cars derailed upright in CN’s yard in Smithers during normal yard operations. There were no dangerous goods involved and no injuries,” Hamer wrote in an emailed response Wednesday.

The Transportation Safety Board lists 16 derailments in or near Smithers between 2004 and 2012.