Train derailed overnight

The Australian Rail Track Corporation has confirmed the derailment last night about 8 o’clock of a north-bound bank engine south of Willow Tree.

The incident happened between Ardglen and Kankool and Emergency services and ARTC infrastructure team personnel attended the derailment site.

Safety investigators are attending the site this morning and the 9.30am Sydney train to Tamworth and Armidale will terminate at Muswellbrook and coaches will be used to carry passengers northward.