Derailment in New Zealand

Buckled rails due to temperatures exceeding thirty degrees may have been the cause of a New Zealand freight derailment in the North Island national park. Six wagons left the track blocking a level...

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Derailment in New Zealand

In a minor incident near Wainakarua in North Otago on 14 November – said to be the first derailment in New Zealand in seven months – three wagons in an overnight freight from Christchurch to...

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HORRIFIC ACCIDENT: KIWIRAIL PLEADS GUILTY

On 17 June 2014, Paul Anderson (37) was working an excavator on a New Zealand rail line. He had been told that a passing train was the only one that day – but then he was hit by another. He suffered...

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