Rail safety investigations & reports

Level Crossing Collision, Elizabeth River, NT

Investigation number:
Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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At about 1205 (CST) on 20 October 2006, a double trailer road-train truck drove into the path of a south bound freight train (6DA2) at a level crossing near the Elizabeth River Bridge, NT. The locomotive drivers sustained minor injuries while the truck driver was uninjured.

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General details
Date: 20 October 2006   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 1205 CST    
Location: Elizabeth River    
State: Northern Territory    
Release date: 28 June 2007   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: Minor  

Train details

Train details
Train registration 6DA2  
Type of operation Freight Train  
Damage to train Substantial  
Departure point Berrimah terminal, Darwin  
Departure time 1145  
Destination Adelaide  
  Crew Passenger Ground Total
Minor: 2 0 0 2
Total: 2 0 0 2
Last update 23 November 2010