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At about 2031 on Wednesday 30 March 2011 a southbound Port Kembla to Parkes empty bulk grain train experienced a train parting event at about the 285 track kilometre point near Gunning (Oolong), NSW, on the down main Sydney to Melbourne rail line. There were no injuries or damage as a result of the incident.

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General details
Date: 30 March 2011 Investigation status: Completed 
Location   (show map):near Gunning Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: New South Wales Occurrence type: Rolling Stock Irregularity 
Release date: 23 November 2011  
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Incident 
 Highest injury level: None 
Train details
Train registration: Train 9827 
Type of operation: Grain train 
Damage to train: Nil 
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