Western Australia: BHP train derailment: footage shows two-kilometre train crash in outback Australia

Western Australia: BHP train derailment: footage shows two-kilometre train crash in outback Australia

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Mobile phone footage shows the two-kilometre wreckage of a deliberately derailed runaway iron ore train in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The BHP-operated train, which included four locomotives and 268 wagons of ore, travelled 92km with no one on board before it was stopped after 50 minutes. The train was derailed remotely from  a Perth office 1,500km away
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18 Replies to “Western Australia: BHP train derailment: footage shows two-kilometre train crash in outback Australia”

  1. It utterly beggars belief that the brains outfit that considered creating and allowing a driverless train to exist couldn't come up with a way of remotely applying the brakes. IF you can remotely derail a train, why the hell can't you stop one? Are they rocket scientists or what?

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