Rail safety investigations & reports

Derailment of train 3DA2K near Tarcoola, South Australia, 1 November 2006

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Status: Completed
Investigation completed


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At about 2123 on 1 November 2006, freight train 3DA2K derailed near Tarcoola, SA. Eight multiple-unit freight wagons were derailed but there were no injuries.

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General details
Date: 01 November 2006   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 2123 CSuT    
Location: Tarcoola    
State: South Australia    
Release date: 29 February 2008   Occurrence category: Accident  
Report status: Final   Highest injury level: None  

Train details

Train details
Train registration 3DA2K  
Type of operation Freight Train  
Damage to train Substantial  
Last update 23 November 2010