Rail RO-2019-104

A Hi-Rail digger on site
A Hi-Rail digger on site
Work train and hi-rail vehicle, potential collision, Taimate, 5 June 2019
Status: Current
Occurrence Date: 
5 June 2019
Circumstances reported to date are that on the morning of 5 June 2019, near Taimate in Eastern Marlborough, a work train was authorised to enter a work site where an unoccupied hi rail digger was on the line. There was no collision and nobody was injured. [As initially reported, subject to change, not official findings.]
Location: 
Taimate (-41.7793,174.1534) [may be approximate]