Highlands News

ATSB to investigate incident at Yerrinbool

Yerrinbool train

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau is investigating an incident on a NSW Trains passenger service at Yerrinbool.

Just after 6pm on Tuesday October 13, a fire broke out on the trailing bogie of locomotive TE2811 at Yerrinbool platform on the Up Main.

It's believed the fire was caused by a wheel bearing assembly on bogie NJA31 which had failed.

Fire crews were called to extinguish the blaze.

There was minor damage to the bogie and no damage to track infrastructure.

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