Train derails on main line in Ashburton


Photo: Ashburton Courier
Photo: Ashburton Courier
A locomotive came off the track and blocked the main train line through Ashburton on Thursday.

The engine exited from sidings off Bremners Rd near Bradfords this afternoon and some how managed to partially derail.

A crane was sourced to lift it back onto the track and rail traffic was expected to grow over the afternoon as a result of the blockage.



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