Aurizon expects to complete repairs on Queensland coal rail infrastructure by week's end

Australian rail freight operator Aurizon expects repair works on its rail infrastructure and overhead lines that suffered damage from a train derailment at the Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal (DBCT) earlier this month to be completed by Friday March 15.

“At approximately 3.50pm, Sunday March 10, an empty Pacific National train derailed as it exited Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal. No one was injured in the incident and it is being investigated,” an Aurizon spokesperson said. The incident resulted in significant damage to the overhead lines and the suspension of train access to the terminal, which is located at the Port of Hay Point in Queensland state, he added. The Hay Point Coal Terminal, the port’s other terminal, remains operational. On Wednesday, the operator said that the derailed...


Deepali Sharma

March 13, 2019

06:58 GMT