XL Says It Provided Insurance to Railway That Had Canada Crash

XL Group Plc (XL) said it’s among the insurers of the railroad that had Canada’s worst rail disaster in 27 years.

XL “can confirm that we are an insurer of the Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Railway,” said Christine Weirsky, a spokeswoman for the Dublin-based insurer, in an e-mail today. “We are on the scene working closely with the company and authorities and our thoughts and prayers are with the community.”

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