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Derailed tram at Spencer and Flinders Street, March 2019

On 28 March 2019 tram E2.6059 went to turn from Spencer into Flinders Street with a MCG bound football special service, when the first bogie of the middle section came off the tracks.

Yarra Trams operations and rolling stock staff attend to the derailment

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:22 PM
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First bogie of the middle section right off the tracks

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:23 PM
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Yarra Trams staff inspect the derailed bogie

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:23 PM
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Towbar in place at the tail end of the tram

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:25 PM
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Access doors open to the derailed bogie

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:25 PM
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Victoria Police direct traffic about the blocked intersection

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:27 PM
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Yarra Trams staff inspect the other bogies

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:29 PM
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Pantograph up in the air, but luckily it didn't take out any of the overhead

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:29 PM
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Towbar in place at the tail end of the tram

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:30 PM
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Access doors open to the derailed bogie

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:32 PM
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Yarra Trams staff inspect the other bogies

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:39 PM
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Yarra Trams staff inspect the overhead and overextended pantograph

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:46 PM
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Recovery truck now hooked up to the tail end of the derailed tram

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:46 PM
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Recovery truck now hooked up to the tail end of the derailed tram

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:47 PM
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Recovery truck now hooked up to the tail end of the derailed tram

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:47 PM
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Recovery truck now hooked up to the tail end of the derailed tram

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:48 PM
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With the overhead moved out of the way, Yarra Trams staff watch the pantograph lower

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:56 PM
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Yarra Trams staff screw the overhead back into place

Thursday 28 March 2019 17:58 PM
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Recovery truck now hooked up to the tail end of derailed tram E2.6059 at Spencer and Flinders Street

Thursday 28 March 2019 18:01 PM
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Gouges in the asphalt mark where the tram left the tracks

Thursday 28 March 2019 18:02 PM
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