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The ATSB is investigating a signal irregularity at Islington Junction, New South Wales, on 25 May 2017.

At about 1020 (EST), train NK83 was stationary at Islington Junction waiting for train 4190N to pass. Drivers in the rear locomotive (loco on both ends) noticed the passing route clear, but that their train was still foul of the turnout. They advised the front driver to pull forward, then advised train control accordinagly.

 
General details
Date: 25 May 2017 Investigation status: Active 
Time: 1020 EST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location   (show map):Islington Junction  
State: New South Wales  
 Occurrence category: Incident 
Report status: Pending Highest injury level: None 
Expected completion: March 2018  
 
Train 1 details
Line operator: Australia Rail Track Corporation 
Train operator: Pacific National 
Train registration: NK83 
Type of operation: Track Geometry car AK car 
Sector: Other 
Damage to train: Nil 
Departure point:Broadmeadow, NSW
Destination:Kooragang, NSW
Train 2 details
Line operator: Australia Rail Track Corporation 
Train operator: Pacific National 
Train registration: 4190N 
Type of operation: Intermodal 
Sector: Freight 
Damage to train: Nil 
Departure point:Brisbane, Qld
Destination:Sydney, NSW
 
 
 
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Last update 08 August 2017