A train came off its tracks approximately 200m from Mount Isa Mine resulting in all traffic to be suspended for almost 24 hours.
The incident took place on Wednesday October 9 around 3.23pm with repairs getting the train back on track by Thursday afternoon.
Queensland Rail CEO Nick Easy said they were advised that the front wheel set of an Aurizon freight train had derailed while the train was travelling approximately five kilometres per hour.
Mr Easy said no one was hurt in the incident and the train remained undamaged.
"The train remained upright and all goods were contained," Mr Easy said.
Mr Easy said as a result of this incident, all other rail traffic was required to be suspended through the area.
Aurizon had teams on site on Thursday October 10 to recover the train while Queensland Rail inspected the track infrastructure and conducted minor repairs.
"As with any incident of this nature, it has been reported to the Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator and will be investigated by all parties," he said.
Rail traffic resumed by 2.40pm on Thursday October 10.
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