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ATSB investigates train derailment in South Australia

The ATSB is investigating today's train derailment that occurred 15 km south of Cadney Park in South Australia.

The derailment occurred on the Defined Interstate Rail Network between Adelaide and Alice Springs at about 6.20am this morning.

Initial reports indicate that 22 wagons derailed and around 300 metres of track will require replacement. No one was injured.

Two ATSB investigators will arrive on the accident site later this afternoon to begin the onsite investigation.

More information on the investigation is available on the ATSB website, RO-2010-012.

Further updates will be provided as information comes to hand.


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Last update 04 January 2013