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The ATSB is investigating a level crossing collision between a car and XPT NT35, Kyogle, NSW, on 14 June 2017

At approximately 0810 on 14 June 2017, a white Holden Coomodore drove onto a level crossing in the township of Kyogle, NSW. At the same time an XPT NT35 travelling between Brisbane and Sydney was approaching the same level crossing travelling on the 'Up' direction. The car stopped momentarily before the crossing and then drove onto the crossing as the train approached. the train struck the motor vehcile, and as a result of the collision the driver who was travelling alone, died at the scene of the accident.

General details
Date: 14 July 2017 Investigation status: Active 
Time: 0810 EST Investigation phase: Final report: Internal review 
Location   (show map):Kyogle Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: New South Wales Occurrence type: Level Crossing 
Report status: Pending Occurrence category: Accident 
Anticipated completion: 4th Quarter 2018 Highest injury level: Fatal 
Train details
Line operator: Australian Rail Track Corporation 
Train operator: NSW Trains 
Train registration: NT35 
Type of operation: XPT Passenger service 
Sector: Passenger - regional 
Damage to train: Minor 
Departure point:Brisbane, Qld
Destination:Sydney, NSW
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Last update 14 November 2018