Driver in Lac-Megantic railway crash to seek release from jail

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Ottawa: A train engineer charged with criminal negligence in a Canadian rail disaster that killed 47 people in Lac-Megantic, Quebec last July will seek to be released on bail at a court appearance on Tuesday, his lawyer said. Quebec police arrested Thomas Harding the engineer and train driver, and two other train workers – Jean Demaitre  and Richard Labrie on Monday. They were each charged with 47 counts of criminal negligence causing death.