Rail RO-2019-101

The Westfield rail yards. Photo: Alex Burgess | nzrailphotos.co.nz
The Westfield rail yards. Photo: Alex Burgess | nzrailphotos.co.nz
Signals staff, potential safe working incident, Westfield yard, Auckland, 24 March 2019
Status: Current
Occurrence Date: 
24 March 2019
The Commission is inquiring onto a rail safety incident that occurred at about 7pm on Sunday 24 March 2019, at the Westfield rail yard in Auckland.

The reported circumstances are that a maintenance team was working on a set of points without the required protection that would have prevented trains entering the area.

[As initially reported, subject to change, not official findings.]
Location: 
Westfield yard, Auckland (-36.9383,174.8316) [may be approximate]