The 2.86km-long train travelled along BHP's Newman to Port Hedland line for about 50 minutes. Photo: ATSB

Crew blundered in BHP runaway train drama

A BHP Group rail maintenance crew applied brakes to the wrong locomotive when they tried to help the driver of a runaway iron ore train, which ended up being deliberately derailed in the Pilbara region.


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Total Shareholder Return as at 28/02/19

1 year TSR5 year TSR
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730 WA (and selected non WA) listed companies ranked by 1 year TSR relative to other companies with similar revenue
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