Coal network derailment sparks cancellations
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- Published: 20 January 2020
A company spokeswoman said the two train drivers involved in the incident, about 1pm Sunday, were uninjured.
“A locomotive and a number of wagons have been derailed. There is also damage to the track and the overhead power lines,” she said.
“Aurizon has mobilised recovery crews. It is anticipated the recovery will take a number of days and there will be train cancellations as a result.
“Aurizon has notified customers who operate coal mines in this area. The cause of the derailment is unknown at this stage. ”