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Rail operations resume after train derails near Werris Creek

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Train operations between Werris Creek and Muswellbrook have resumed after a grain train derailed near Werris Creek.

A spokesperson from the Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) confirmed one wagon from a freight train derailed just after 7am yesterday at Quipolly.

“Emergency services were called to the scene following the incident and Independent rail safety investigators were also in attendance.

“Following restoration works on Thursday evening, full rail operations resumed just after midnight.

“ARTC thanks our customers and the community for their patience during this disruption," a spokesperson from the ARTC said.

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