Maintenance mix-up contributed to runaway train

A COMMUNICATIONS mix-up may have led to the November 5 train derailment that cost BHP millions, an interim Australian Transport Safety Bureau report has found.

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Aerial image viewed in a southerly direction of train wreckage and track damage at Turner South

The report identifies the role a gang of maintenance workers from the Redmont remote maintenance camp near Garden South and a nearby empty ore train played in the disaster.

 

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