Rail safety investigations & reports

Derailment of freight train 7MC1 at Wallan, Victoria on 4 November 2017

Investigation number:
Status: Active
Investigation in progress
Phase: Final report: External review Read more information on this investigation phase


At about 1600 on 4 November 2017, freight train 7MC1 derailed one wagon within Wallan Loop, at Wallan, Victoria. There were no injuries. There was minor damage to train and track.

The Office of the Chief Investigator Transport Safety (Vic) is investigating the incident under the provisions of the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.

General details
Date: 04 November 2017   Investigation status: Active  
Time: 1600 EST   Investigation level: Defined - click for an explanation of investigation levels  
Location   (show map): Wallan   Investigation phase: Final report: External review  
State: Victoria    
Report status: Pending   Occurrence category: Incident  
Expected completion: 1st Quarter 2019   Highest injury level: None  

Train details

Train details
Line operator ARTC  
Train operator QUBE Logistics  
Train registration 7MC1  
Type of operation Freight  
Sector Freight  
Damage to train Minor  
Departure point VicDock, Melbourne, Vic  
Destination Junee, Vic  
Last update 03 January 2019