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Summary

Summary

At approximately 1310 on 4 November 2008, freight train (3DA2), operated by FreightLink Pty Ltd, derailed about 6 km west of Katherine in the Northern Territory as a result of a track misalignment. Six wagons derailed and sustained minor damage and about 1,300 m of track was destroyed. There were no injuries.

Following this derailment, the track owner is undertaking actions to mitigate the risks of derailments occurring as a result of track misalignments.

 
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