Investigation of a railway accident at Bjøråneset level crossing on the Røros line

Description

On 29 November 2018, one person was killed in a collision between train 2384 and a lorry at Bjøråneset level crossing.

The southbound train 2384 was en route from Røros to Hamar when the accident took place. The lorry crossed the unprotected level crossing to collect cargo on the western side of the Røros line.

The train hit the lorry near the drive shaft, and the lorry rotated as a result of the impact. The driver of the lorry died in the accident. Three passengers on board the train also received minor injuries.

The investigation will clarify the sequence of events and identify possible causal factors. Any underlying conditions that may have contributed to the incident will be mapped and analysed.

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Photos: AIBN

Latest update: 07.12.2018

Location
Bjøråneset level-crossing
Occurrence date
29.11.2018
Train No
2384
Type of Transportation
Passenger train
Type of occurrence
Level-crossing, Collision
Rolling Stock
Multippel Unit (MU)
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