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Runaway train travels nearly 60 miles in Australia before being deliberately derailed, officials say

November 5, 2018 2:53 PM
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Runaway train travels nearly 60 miles in Australia before being deliberately derailed, officials say

A runaway BHP iron ore train traveled for nearly 60 miles before it was deliberately derailed on Monday, according to officials. (Fairfax Media/Fairfax Media via Getty Images)

A driverless, 268-car iron ore train was derailed in Western Australia on Monday -- but only after it traveled nearly 60 miles without an engineer, officials said.

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