A rail locomotive lies on its side beside a set of railway points. Railway power lines are overhead, intact. In the distance are shipping containers stacked in land adjoining the rail corridor.
The locomotive, DC4605 lies on its side at the accident site | Photo credit Darren Masters via NZ Herald
Locomotive DC4605 derailment and roll over, Tamaki Auckland, 01 June 2022
Occurrence Date
A solitary locomotive was travelling from the Ports of Auckland to Westfield. At about 1:30am, it derailed and rolled onto its side at the Tamaki rail siding on the North Island Main trunk. Two of the three crew suffered minor injury.
[As initially reported, subject to change, not official findings].