Rio Tinto has three systems to stop runaway trains that BHP does not

A DOCUMENT provided to Rio Tinto drivers in the wake of the November 5 derailment of a BHP iron ore train shows Rio Tinto has three systems that could have prevented the incident that BHP does not.

Rio Tinto has three systems to stop runaway trains that BHP does not Rio Tinto has three systems to stop runaway trains that BHP does not Rio Tinto has three systems to stop runaway trains that BHP does not Rio Tinto has three systems to stop runaway trains that BHP does not Rio Tinto has three systems to stop runaway trains that BHP does not

Rio Tinto says it has three systems that could have prevented the November 5 BHP train derailment.

The information was shared with Rio Tinto train drivers in late January.

The document also highlighted the difference in the procedures BHP and Rio Tinto drivers have.

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