Queensland Rail network update: Freight train derailed at Charters Towers


An update from Queensland Rail's Acting CEO, Kat Stapleton:

Following the successful removal of all impacted wagons by Aurizon today (Sunday, 3 January), Queensland Rail has now commenced track repairs at the derailment site.

With works progressing safely and efficiently, at this stage, repairs to rail infrastructure are on track to be completed by late Tuesday (5 January), weather permitting.

Queensland Rail acknowledges the continued patience and assistance of neighbouring property owners, freight partners and the community as we progress the recovery efforts, and will continue to provide regular updates to all stakeholders.


For further details contact Queensland Rail Corporate Affairs on:

Phone: 07 3072 2180
Email: media@qr.com.au