RO-2022-103

Near collision incident at Selwyn Street level crossing, Christchurch
Status
Current
Occurrence Date
Jurisdiction
NZ
The circumstances reported to date were that a freight train and a bus nearly collided at Selwyn Street level crossing in Christchurch at about 2:30pm on 8 August 2022. At the time of the incident, the level crossing’s flashing lights, bells and barrier arms were disconnected, having been reported faulty. The freight train was travelling Eastbound, from Middleton to Lyttelton. There were no fatalities or injuries.
[As initially reported, subject to change, not official findings].