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A TRAIN has derailed after colliding with a truck at Mooliabeenee, near Bindoon, spilling more than 1000 litres of diesel.
The train clipped the back of the truck just after 8.30am.
No one was injured but a Fire and Emergency Services Authority spokeswoman said more than 1000 litres of diesel had spilled as a result of the crash.
The Department of Environment and Conservation's Pollution Response Unit are at the scene.
Brookfield Rail said an empty grain train travelling north on Brookfield Rail’s freight rail network hit a road train at a level crossing in Mooliabeenee, derailing two locomotives and seven wagons.
Brookfield Rail CEO Paul Larsen said the crossing was signposted.
"It is incredibly lucky that nobody was seriously injured," he said.
"The potential for serious harm or even death is very real and completely preventable."
It is unclear at this stage the extent of damage to rail infrastructure and as a result the MR line, which runs from Millendon Junction to Narngulu, will be closed until further notice.
Police and the Shire of Gingin were on site and Brookfield Rail representatives are at the site.
This article first appeared on www.perthnow.com.au
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