The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) has commenced a transport safety investigation into the collision between 2 trains at Marmor, Queensland, on 29 January 2023.
At about 1902 local time, while travelling on the main line, a Pacific National freight train (82P7) derailed and subsequently collided with an Aurizon coal train (9F02) on the adjacent track. Nil injuries were reported.
As part of the investigation, the ATSB will interview involved parties, analyse event recorder data, and examine rolling stock and maintenance records. A final report will be published 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.