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XPT derailment - July 2014

On the morning of July 11, 2014 the Sydney-bound XPT derailed just outside Southern Cross Station, where the dual gauge tracks over the North Melbourne flyover split into separate standard and broad gauge tracks. The newly rebuilt tracks has just opened for service that morning.

Power car XP2003 at the Melbourne end

July 11, 2014 13:47 PM
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Rear view of the derailed train

July 11, 2014 13:47 PM
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Last two carriages of the derailed train

July 11, 2014 13:41 PM
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Derailed bogies of carriages five and six

July 11, 2014 13:34 PM
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Derailed bogies of carriages six and seven

July 11, 2014 13:34 PM
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Overview of the derailed train

July 11, 2014 13:33 PM
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Rear two carriages derailed

July 11, 2014 13:32 PM
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Lead power car at the Sydney end

July 11, 2014 13:31 PM
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