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An inquest has been told that three boys struck and killed by a train west of Brisbane had been warned to keep away from railway tracks.
Hayden Duncan, 10, his eight-year-old brother Glen Duncan and their nine-year-old cousin Reggie Fisher were killed when they were hit by a train in the Ipswich suburb of Goodna in 2006.
A coronial inquiry into the deaths has heard the boys were seen throwing rocks at passing trains shortly before the incident.
They had earlier been moved on from a station after being warned it was dangerous to play near railway tracks.
Police Senior Constable Kim Gralton told the hearing the children swore at her but left the area.
A short time later she was called to the crash site where the children had been hit.
The mother of the two boys told media outside the court that police should have done more to stop her sons playing near the tracks.
Norma Boyd says police should have taken them in - not sent them away.
"Not a day goes by that I [don't] relive that same day as a mother and as a parent," she said.
"I went and I searched like any other person would - I searched and ... searched for them boys.
"It's that same nightmare that I live day in and day out and it will never ever go away."
The hearing continues.
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