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Queensland Rail network update: Freight train derailed at Charters Towers
  
6/01/2021
Repairs to the Charters Towers to Townsville section of the Mount Isa line have been completed on schedule following the derailment of an Aurizon freight train on Wednesday, 30 December 2020.
Queensland Rail network update: Freight train derailed at Charters Towers
  
3/01/2021
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.
Queensland Rail network update: Freight train derailed at Charters Towers
  
2/01/2021
Recovery works are progressing on the Mount Isa line with a number of wagons now removed from the derailment site, paving the way for track repairs to begin, weather conditions permitting.
Queensland Rail network update: Freight train derailed at Charters Towers
  
1/01/2021
Queensland Rail is continuing to work with Aurizon to undertake repair works on the Mount Isa line.
Queensland Rail network update: Freight train derailed at Charters Towers
  
31/12/2020
Queensland Rail is prioritising the safe restoration of services on the Mount Isa line between Charters Towers and Townsville.
Queensland Rail update: Freight train derailed at Charters Towers
  
30/12/2020
A freight train transporting fertiliser has derailed near Charters Towers on the Mount Isa line this morning (Wednesday, 30 December 2020).
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