Level crossing incident south of Auckland

27 February 2014 10:10AM

KiwiRail can confirm that Northern Explorer train with 108 passengers on board was involved in a level crossing incident with a truck at approximately 0945 this morning.

There were no injuries sustained by those on board the train.

The incident happened on a level crossing at Rangiriri in the Waikato.

The train was heading south from Auckland on its way to Wellington. There will be delays to freight services on the line until the incident is cleared.

 

ENDS

Media contact: Kimberley Brady, Kimberley.brady@kiwirail.co.nz. Ph: 021 942 519