Train derailment - Farmborough Heights
Published: 15 Dec 2020 05:50am
Shortly before 6.00am, Fire and Rescue NSW was called to Fairloch Avenue, Farmborough Heights following reports of a freight train derailment.
Upon arrival emergency services determined approximately 30 carriages carrying grain had derailed from train tracks between Dombarton and Unanderra due to a suspected break failure. Two drivers were safely removed from the train and treated by NSW Ambulance. No further injuries were reported.
Firefighters assessed the scene for HAZMAT spills and powerline damage and rendered the area safe just before 8.00am.
Updated: 30 Jan 2023 09:15pm
Details about this incident may change and should not be used as emergency information and/or advice.
For all life threatening emergencies, call Triple Zero (000)
For flood information, warnings or requests for non-life threatening assistance, call the SES on 132 500 or visit the NSW State Emergency Service website here. [external link].
For information directly relating to bushfires please call the Bush Fire Information Line on 1800 679 737 or visit the NSW Rural Fire Service Website here. [external link]
80 Central Road, Unanderra NSW 2526
88 Byamee Street, Dapto NSW 2530
32-36 Denison Street, Wollongong NSW 2500