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MORE than 50 people have needed to be evacuated from a train on the northern Gold Coast after it struck debris on the tracks overnight.
Fifty-six passengers needed to be removed from the train, which was severely damaged during the incident between Ormeau and Coomera.
Police said the collision disabled the northbound train. Thankfully, no one was injured.
Police believe the debris had been deliberately placed onto the tracks.
The objects were seized and are being forensically examined.
Inspector Jim Plowman told 7NEWS the vandals responsible had put people’s lives at risk.
Police are investigating the incident and are asking for anyone who saw anything suspicious along the train corridor overnight to come forward.
This article first appeared on www.mygc.com.au
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