2010 Coal Train Collision

08/07/2010 - Goonyella Riverside Mine - Crash

At 10.36 am on 8 July 2010 a four wheel drive utility turned into the path of an empty QR National coal train at Occupational Crossing 5805, near Goonyella Riverside Mine on the Riverside – North Goonyella section of the Goonyella Coal System, near Moranbah, Queensland. As a result of the collision, the driver of the utility was fatally injured and a passenger received serious injuries. The lead locomotive received minor damage and the rail traffic crew (RTC) were uninjured.

This accident claimed the life of Ravi Chandra