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BHP runaway train | What really happened

The ATSB has released a preliminary report today into the BHP’s runaway train incident which destroyed two locomotives, 245-ore cars and 2 km of track. The report has highlighted a significant...

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Coal train derailment affecting Hunter Valley operations

In another coal train derailment, the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has confirmed that an incident occurred west of Denman in the Hunter Valley on Wednesday. ARTC is anticipating services...

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Cause of BHP runaway train | CEO says ‘systems’

There’s alot of speculation across the mining and rail industries regarding the cause of the BHP runaway train. Many people are asking how can an incident of this ilk occur in 2018 when we have...

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BHP runaway train travels 92 km before derailed

A runaway train in the Pilbara travelled more than 92 kilometres before being derailed by the BHP, causing a shut down of rail operations in Western Australia. In a statement, BHP said the derailment...

yandi derailment

ATSB finalises last report on Yandi derailment

The ATSB released their final report on the BHP derailment at Yandi just in time to get ready for their next big assignment. The final report (available here) provides some great learnings for the...

AMSJ April 2022