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At 0608 on 18 June 2016, a Sydney Trains track worker (signal maintainer) was struck and fatally injured at Clyde by passing NSW Trains passenger service W510. The track worker was reportedly operating a set of point clips associated with No.63 points when struck.

The ATSB has commenced an investigation into this accident, which will be undertaken by officers from the NSW Office of Transport Safety Investigations, under the provisions of the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003. Investigators have commenced collecting evidence and statements from involved parties, which will be analysed and a draft investigation report compiled. The draft report will be forwarded to relevant parties for comment prior to the completion and release of the final report.

The investigation is continuing.

 
General details
Date: 18 June 2016 Investigation status: Active 
Time: 0608 EST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location   (show map):Clyde  
State: New South Wales  
 Occurrence category: Incident 
Report status: Pending Highest injury level: Fatal 
Expected completion: August 2017  
 
Train details
Line operator: Sydney Trains 
Train registration: W510 
Type of operation: Passenger 
Sector: Passenger - regional 
Damage to train: Minor 
Departure point:Lithgow, NSW
Destination:Sydney Terminal, NSW
 
 
 
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Last update 14 February 2017