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Craigieburn collision, May 2010

Down Craigieburn service with 570M-T-M + 309M-T-M ran up the back of the down empty Apex train which was stopped at a signal outside Craigieburn station. 570M-T-M received most of the damage and needed to be cut apart; 309M-T-M was shunted off by T402 and taken to Broadmeadows as a complete train.

Leading car 570M

May 05, 2010 17:29 PM
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End of 661M / 1135T

May 05, 2010 17:32 PM
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Hacking away at the tail end of the Apex train

May 05, 2010 17:35 PM
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661M and 310M very close, the scharfenberg coupler collapsed as designed

May 05, 2010 17:36 PM
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Mangled cab of 570M

May 05, 2010 17:44 PM
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Leading carriages of the train

May 05, 2010 17:45 PM
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SES volunteers and rail workers on the scene

May 05, 2010 17:48 PM
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Getting ready for the 6 PM news at 5:50 PM

May 05, 2010 17:49 PM
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Mangled ends of 570M / 1135T

May 05, 2010 17:52 PM
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Looking through the trees

May 05, 2010 17:56 PM
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A fair few locals watching the TV news broadcast

May 05, 2010 18:03 PM
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Channel 7 6 PM news on location

May 05, 2010 18:05 PM
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Channel 7 6 PM news on location

May 05, 2010 18:05 PM
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Channel 9 6 PM news also on location

May 05, 2010 18:06 PM
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Leading car 570M

May 05, 2010 18:07 PM
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Second car 1135T mangled at both ends

May 05, 2010 18:08 PM
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T402 arrives to separate the carriages

May 05, 2010 18:13 PM
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Second car 1135T up against it's neighbours

May 05, 2010 18:15 PM
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T402 getting ready to pull 309M and co away

May 05, 2010 18:17 PM
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T402 getting ready to pull 309M and co away

May 05, 2010 18:19 PM
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T402 getting ready to pull 309M and co away

May 05, 2010 18:21 PM
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Overview by floodlight

May 05, 2010 18:22 PM
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661M and 310M now apart further than before

May 05, 2010 18:25 PM
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