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Difficult terrain. Any suspicion of cause? Vehicle fault, rock fall onto the line, track fault, (in no particular order) would be my top suspects.

Hopefully the ATSB will have a final report on this derailment rather faster than that awaited from the ore train runaway of November 2018. That's been on a 'review' status for over half the time since that event; and I have to suspect that's because it has some tough things to say, which some parties find unacceptable. (Top of my list would be the expectation that a lone driver can realistically be expected to manually apply brakes to safely immobolise an extemely heavy train of 268 wagons on a gradient.)
 
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