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pware
November 6th, 2018, 05:43 AM
A fully loaded ore train of 268 wagons on a runaway train was derailed in the remote Pilbara region of Western Australia by train controllers 1,500 km away. The train was not under remote control at the time.

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-11-06/investigators-visit-runaway-bhp-iron-ore-train-derailment-site/10469802

268 wagons would be a major cleanup mess.

trainfan2017
November 6th, 2018, 07:22 AM
About 240 wagons in the dirt, the first 2 locos and about 20 wagons derailed but were upright. The rest stacked up side by side on top of each other too.

cascaderailroad
November 6th, 2018, 09:51 AM
A 68 mph intentional pileup crash must have been a spectacular scene to watch :cool: from a distance