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The ATSB is investigating the derailment of freight train 1501S near Dry Creek SA on 28 July 2017.

At approximately 0614 (CST) on 28 July 2017, a Bownam Rail freight train (1501S) derailed near Dry Creek South Australia. The incident occurred approximately 13 track kilometres from Adelaide.

Three wagons derailed resulting in track damage. There were no injuries reported to the ATSB.


General details
Date: 28 July 2017 Investigation status: Active 
Time: 0614 CST Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
Location   (show map):Dry Creek  
State: South Australia  
 Occurrence category: Incident 
Report status: Pending Highest injury level: None 
Expected completion: July 2018  
Train details
Line operator: Australian Rail Track Corporation (ATRC) 
Train operator: Bowman Rail 
Train registration: 1501S 
Type of operation: Freight train 
Sector: Freight 
Damage to train: Minor 
Departure point:Pelican Point, SA
Destination:Bowman, SA
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Last update 02 November 2017