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The ATSB is investigating the signal passed at danger by suburban passenger train 1W33, near Roma Street Station, Queensland on 5 September 2017.

At approximately 1628 (EST) on 5 September 2017, a Queensland Rail passenger train (1W33) exceeded its limit of authority by passing signal RS57 at danger near Roma Street Station, Queensland. The suburban passenger train was crewed by a rail traffic driver and guard, no passengers were onboard the train. The incident resulted in no harm to rail traffic crew, but there was minor damage to the train and fixed infrastructure.

As part of the investigation, the ATSB will interview the rail traffic crew, obtain recorded data, and gather additional information related to the occurrence.

General details
Date: 05 September 2017 Investigation status: Active 
Time: 1628 EST  
Location   (show map):Roma Street Station Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Queensland  
Report status: Pending Occurrence category: Incident 
Expected completion: April 2018 Highest injury level: None 
Train details
Line operator: Qld Rail 
Train operator: Qld Rail 
Train registration: 1W33 
Type of operation: Suburban passenger train 
Sector: Passenger - metropolitan 
Damage to train: Unknown 
Departure point:Mayne Rail Depot, Qld
Destination:Northgate, Qld
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Last update 20 February 2018