RO-2019-105

Image shows one of the derailed wagons. Image | NZ Herald
One of the derailed wagons. Image | NZ Herald
Freight train, derailment, Wellington yard, 2 July 2019
Status
Current
Occurrence Date
Jurisdiction
NZ
The circumstances reported to date are that a loaded freight train derailed at Wellington at about 7:40pm on Tuesday 2 July 2019. The train was travelling out of the Wellington Rail yard when it derailed at the junction between the yard and the North Island Main Trunk line. Four wagons are reported to have derailed. There were no reports of injuries. [As initially reported, subject to change, not official findings.]
Location
Wellington yard (-41.265547,174.784177) [may be approximate]