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The ATSB is investigating a loading irregularity on an SCT Logistics train 2BM9, near Maitland, New South Wales, on 16 January 2018.

At approximately 0750 while on transit through the Maitland Train Station in NSW, container number MGU7810161 on wagon PQQY50015 of  SCT train 2BM9 struck the roof gutter of the Maitland Train Station platform resulting in minor damage.  There were no disruption to service at the Station or on the train line.

As part of the investigation, the ATSB will interview the crew and gather additional information.

A final report will be released at the end of the investigation.

General details
Date: 16 January 2018 Investigation status: Active 
Time: 0750 EST Investigation phase: Examination and analysis 
Location   (show map):Maitland  Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: New South Wales Occurrence type: Loading Irregularity 
Report status: Pending Occurrence category: Accident 
Anticipated completion: 1st Quarter 2019 Highest injury level: None 
Train details
Line operator: Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) 
Train operator: SCT Logistics  
Train registration: 2BM9 
Type of operation: Freight Train 
Sector: Freight 
Damage to train: Minor 
Departure point:Brisbane, Qld
Destination:Melbourne , Vic.
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Last update 14 November 2018