Three Hunter coal trains sped more than 40km/h over the speed limit before a derailing, a report says

 

News article: Three Hunter coal trains sped more than 40km/h over the speed limit before a derailing, a report says

THREE coal trains sped at more than 40km/h over the speed limit through a known defective section of Denman rail track only days before a coal train derailment in 2016, a report has found.

  bevans Site Admin

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  mikesyd Chief Commissioner

Location: Lurking
Good read.

Three Hunter coal trains sped more than 40km/h over the speed limit before a derailing, a report says
bevans
The ATSB Report has lots more detail.

https://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/investigation_reports/2016/rair/ro-2016-001/

And, never let the truth get in the way of a good headline - the train that derailed WAS NOT travelling above the speed limit.
  Madjikthise Assistant Commissioner

Hope someone got in trouble for that headline, they forgot to capitalize every word to make it more sensationalist.

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