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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.

661M and 310M now apart further than before

5 May 2010 18:26 PM
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661M and 310M now apart further than before

5 May 2010 18:28 PM
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Collapsed scharfenberg coupler between the two M cars

5 May 2010 18:40 PM
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Getting out the oxy torch to separate the trains

5 May 2010 18:43 PM
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Cutting away at the remains of the coupler shank

5 May 2010 18:46 PM
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SES volunteers and rail workers looking on

5 May 2010 18:48 PM
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SES volunteers and rail workers looking on

5 May 2010 18:49 PM
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Cutting away at the coupler shank

5 May 2010 18:51 PM
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Chain secured between the trains to drag them apart

5 May 2010 19:00 PM
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Closeup of the collapsed coupler

5 May 2010 19:01 PM
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Chain secured between the trains so they can be dragged apart

5 May 2010 19:01 PM
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Getting ready to drag the carriages apart

5 May 2010 19:02 PM
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Chain tight between the two trains, hoping to separate the cars in the damaged leading set

5 May 2010 19:03 PM
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Unbraked carriage separated from the neighbour...

5 May 2010 19:03 PM
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Then rolls right back into it

5 May 2010 19:03 PM
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A broken saloon window from the impact on the frames

5 May 2010 19:06 PM
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310M now separated, minor panel damage

5 May 2010 19:28 PM
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Cutting off the coupler of 570M

5 May 2010 19:35 PM
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T402 arrives into Broadmeadows with the 'good' set

5 May 2010 20:04 PM
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T402 in platform 2 with the 'good' trailing set

5 May 2010 20:06 PM
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Transition coupler between the Comeng's scharfenberg and the loco's auto coupler

5 May 2010 20:07 PM
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Panel damage on the cab of 310M

5 May 2010 20:09 PM
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T402 places the set into the siding at Brodmeadows

5 May 2010 20:09 PM
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T402 places the set into the siding at Brodmeadows

5 May 2010 20:10 PM
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