The ATSB is investigating the derailment of coal train EF01 near Duaringa, Queensland on 24 January 2018.

At about 1415 on 24 January 2018, 20 loaded coal wagons were derailed, with some left lying on their sides while the locomotive remained on the tracks. No one was injured, but the reciprocal line was blocked.

As part of the investigation, the ATSB on-site team will obtain an engineering report, interview the crew and gather additional information.

A final report will be released at the end of the investigation.

Should a critical safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will immediately notify those affected and seek safety action to address the issue.