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At approximately 0050 (EST) on 15 July 2017, the Spirit of Queensland passenger train (V976) collided with a road vehicle. The incident occurred at a level crossing on the intersection of Denison and William Streets in Rockhampton, Qld. Two occupants of the road vehicle were injured.

The ATSB has commenced an investigation into the occurrence and will periodically update the information provided on this web page.

 
General details
Date: 15 July 2017 Investigation status: Active 
Time: 0050 EST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location   (show map):Rockhampton  
State: Queensland  
 Occurrence category: Incident 
Report status: Pending Highest injury level: Serious 
Expected completion: March 2018  
 
Train details
Line operator: Queensland Rail 
Train operator: Queensland Rail 
Train registration: V976 
Type of operation: Passenger 
Sector: Passenger - regional 
Damage to train: Minor 
Departure point:Cairns, Qld
Destination:Brisbane, Qld
 
 
 
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Last update 24 July 2017