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Y129 derailment at Southern Cross, January 2017

On January 3, 2017 Y129 derailed Southern Cross Station, while shunting around with the carriage yards with an N class locomotive. It was rerailed with the assistance of a heavy life crane.

Y129 derailed on the main set of points leading into the yard

January 03, 2017 13:27 PM
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Metcalf Crane Services and their Grove GMK5250L 250 tonne crane has arrived at the scene

January 03, 2017 13:38 PM
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Franna crane ready to assist the erection of the 250 tonne crane

January 03, 2017 13:41 PM
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Three semi trailer loads of counterweights following the Grove GMK5250L 250 tonne crane

January 03, 2017 13:41 PM
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Y129 derailed on the main set of points leading into the yard

January 03, 2017 13:45 PM
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Grove GMK5250L 250 tonne crane enters the railyard

January 03, 2017 13:49 PM
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Grove GMK5250L 250 tonne crane enters the railyard

January 03, 2017 13:51 PM
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Grove GMK5250L 250 tonne crane enters the railyard

January 03, 2017 13:52 PM
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Extending the outriggers on the Grove GMK5250L 250 tonne crane

January 03, 2017 13:57 PM
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Cranes pack up, as Y161 moves a rerailed Y129 away from the site

January 03, 2017 17:20 PM
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Y161 moves a rerailed Y129 away from the site

January 03, 2017 17:20 PM
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Packing up the cranes after Y129 has been rerailed

January 03, 2017 17:20 PM
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Y161 moves a rerailed Y129 away from the site

January 03, 2017 17:22 PM
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Placing a 'Points locked' sign on the points leading to the derailment site

January 03, 2017 17:25 PM
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Y161 moves a rerailed Y129 away from the site

January 03, 2017 17:27 PM
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Packing up the cranes after Y129 has been rerailed

January 03, 2017 17:28 PM
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Y129 back in service, with clean looking wheelsets underneath

January 10, 2017 08:36 AM
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