Rail safety investigations & reports

Derailment of loaded Pacific National coal service TM94 near Moss Vale, NSW on 28 June 2019

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


The ATSB is investigating the derailment of loaded Pacific National coal service TM94 near Moss Vale, NSW on 28 June 2019

Pacific National loaded coal service TM94 derailed one bogie just past Moss Vale, NSW, at 150.150 km, en route to Unanderra. The bogie was the trailing bogie of the 14th wagon NHSH42774Q. The train remain intact and there was no damage to the other wagons. There was damage to the track infrastructure as a result of the wheelsets from the bogie dragging.

As part of this investigation, the ATSB will collect evidence and statements from involved parties. This investigation is being led by the New South Wales Office of Transport Safety Investigations (OTSI). OTSI conducts rail investigations in NSW on behalf of the ATSB under the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.

A report will be released at the conclusion of the investigation. However, should a critical safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will immediately notify relevant parties so appropriate action can be taken.

General details
Date: 28 June 2019   Investigation status: Active  
Time: 0045 EST   Investigation level: Short - click for an explanation of investigation levels  
Location   (show map): near Moss Vale   Investigation phase: Final report: Internal review  
State: New South Wales    
  Occurrence category: Incident  
Report status: Pending   Highest injury level: None  
Anticipated completion: 3rd Quarter 2020    

Train details

Train details
Line operator ARTC  
Train operator Pacific National  
Train registration TM94  
Type of operation Freight  
Sector Freight  
Damage to train Minor  
Departure point Tahmoor, NSW  
Destination Port Kembla, NSW  
Last update 12 May 2020