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Otago train derails, blocking lane of SH1

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 14/10/2016

A train has derailed in Otago, blocking part of State Highway 1.

The train derailed near a crossing with SH1 at Clinton, a Fire Service spokesman says.

There are no reports of injuries.

The freight train derailed at about 7.30pm on Friday on track between Gorge Road and Nelson Street, police say.

One wagon has derailed and is blocking one lane of the highway.

There was no collision with any road vehicles. Traffic is flowing on the highway, police say.

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