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The ATSB is investigating the derailment of coal train near Oakey Qld on 21 July 2017.

At approximately 1600 (EST) on 21 July 2017, a loaded Aurizon coal train (9869) derailed near Oakey Queensland. The incident occurred at an occupational level crossing about 38 track kilometers to the north west of Toowoomba.

Both leading locomotives and 18 of 41 wagons derailed resulting in significant track damage. There were no injuries reported to the ATSB.

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