Freight train derails after colliding into another one while merging at Banksmeadow in Sydney’s south #Freight #train #derails #colliding #merging #Banksmeadow #Sydneys #south #englishheadline


A number of carriages have fallen from the tracks after two freight trains collided in Sydney’s south on Friday morning.

Emergency services were on scene at McPherson St and Botany Rd in Banksmeadow where two freight trains crashed about 6:20am.

Ten carriages fell off the rails from the impact, blocking the lines for oncoming freight trains.

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Aerial footage at the scene showed some shipping containers – which is understood to be empty – flipped onto its side.

No one was injured and no commuters were affected.

NSW Fire and Rescue spokesman confirmed their investigations revealed no hazardous materials to be found in the containers and no rescue was required.

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