MONTREAL (AFP) - Netflix stated Thursday it would pull footage of a 2013 Canadian rail catastrophe from its movie "hen container," and apologized for any pain it caused.

The archival images of the lethal Lac Megantic, Quebec train derailment had already been swapped out of another Netflix collection, "travelers," by using its manufacturers, following a public outcry.

however the streaming giant to begin with resisted doing the identical for "hen container" when pressed by way of the Quebec authorities in January.

"Netflix and the filmmakers of chook container have determined to update the photos," Netflix informed AFP on Thursday, with out explaining its about-face.

"we are sorry for the grief induced to the Lac-Megantic network," it brought in an email.

In July 2013, a 72-car educate sporting shale oil came unfastened in the nighttime, rolled down a hill unmanned, derailed and exploded in the centre of the picturesque lakeside town.

It took firefighters days to position out the blaze, which killed forty seven people