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At 0608 on 18 June 2016, a Sydney Trains track worker (signal maintainer) was struck and fatally injured at Clyde by passing NSW Trains passenger service W510. The track worker was reportedly operating a set of point clips associated with No.63 points when struck.

The ATSB has commenced an investigation into this accident, which will be undertaken by officers from the NSW Office of Transport Safety Investigations, under the provisions of the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003. Investigators have commenced collecting evidence and statements from involved parties, which will be analysed and a draft investigation report compiled. The draft report will be forwarded to relevant parties for comment prior to the completion and release of the final report.

A final safety report will be released following the conclusion of the ATSB’s investigation. Should a 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.

 
General details
Date: 18 June 2016 Investigation status: Active 
Time: 0608 EST Investigation phase: Final report: External review 
Location   (show map):Clyde Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: New South Wales  
  
Report status: Pending Occurrence category: Incident 
Anticipated completion: 3rd Quarter 2018 Highest injury level: Fatal 
 
Train details
Line operator: Sydney Trains 
Train registration: W510 
Type of operation: Passenger 
Sector: Passenger - regional 
Damage to train: Minor 
Departure point:Lithgow, NSW
Destination:Sydney Terminal, NSW
 
 
 
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Last update 27 June 2018