Investigation number
RO-2021-013
Occurrence date
Location
80 km from Moura
State
Queensland
Report status
Pending
Investigation level
Short
Investigation type
Occurrence Investigation
Investigation phase
Final report: Drafting
Investigation status
Active
Occurrence category
Accident
Anticipated completion

The ATSB is investigating the derailment of an Aurizon empty coal train, 9QJ5, near Mt Rainbow, on the Moura line, Queensland, at about 1600 on 30 October 2021.

As part of the investigation, the ATSB will interview relevant personnel, analyse imagery and event recorder data, review rolling stock components and track maintenance records.

A final report will be released at the conclusion of the investigation. Should a critical safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will immediately notify relevant parties, so that appropriate safety action can be taken.

Train Details
Registration
9QJ5
Train damage
Substantial
Departure point
Callemondah, Queensland
Rail occurrence type
Derailment
Destination
Moura Mine, Queensland
Rail Operator
Aurizon
Rail Operation Type
Coal Train