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El Zorro derailment - March 2010

A down El Zorro grain derailed at West Footscray Junction, with T320 and S303 coming off the rails (third and fourth units), along with 12 wagons.

Emergency truck now in place

March 09, 2010 11:17 AM
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From the up end looking west

March 09, 2010 11:14 AM
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View from the down end back towards the derailment

March 09, 2010 11:08 AM
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A few axles in the dirt

March 09, 2010 11:04 AM
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Checking the gauge of other tracks

March 09, 2010 11:01 AM
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Everything a bit lopsided

March 09, 2010 10:53 AM
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Cherry picker being used to remove overhead wires that are in the way of the crane

March 09, 2010 10:48 AM
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Crane extended

March 09, 2010 10:47 AM
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S303 on a lean

March 09, 2010 10:34 AM
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These wagons are a bit more off the rails

March 09, 2010 10:33 AM
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First crane in place for the recovery operation

March 09, 2010 10:33 AM
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One of many wagon bogies off the rails

March 09, 2010 10:33 AM
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Just a bit of a lean

March 09, 2010 10:32 AM
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Just a bit of a lean

March 09, 2010 10:32 AM
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T320 seems to be still on the rails, S303 is leaning

March 09, 2010 10:31 AM
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Trailing bogie of S303 in the dirt

March 09, 2010 10:30 AM
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VLocity on the passenger lines passes the derailment

March 09, 2010 10:30 AM
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