Cane bins derailed near Proserpine early this morning.
Cane bins derailed near Proserpine early this morning. Stuart Quinn

Train derailment blocked Bruce Highway

THE Bruce Highway was blocked north of Proserpine early Thursday morning after a cane train derailed.

A Wilmar Sugar representative said five full cane bins derailed at a level crossing about 2.10am.

Police controlled traffic around the Gregory-Cannon Valley Rd intersection while Wilmar civil employees cleared the road.

The road was reduced to one-lane traffic until after 4am.

The representative said the loco did not derail and no one was injured in the incident.


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