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El Zorro derailment, March 2010

A down El Zorro grain derailed at West Footscray Junction, with T320 and S303 coming off the rails (third and fourth units), along with 12 wagons.

Emergency truck now in place

9 March 2010 11:17 AM
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From the up end looking west

9 March 2010 11:14 AM
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View from the down end back towards the derailment

9 March 2010 11:08 AM
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A few axles in the dirt

9 March 2010 11:04 AM
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Checking the gauge of other tracks

9 March 2010 11:01 AM
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Everything a bit lopsided

9 March 2010 10:53 AM
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Cherry picker being used to remove overhead wires that are in the way of the crane

9 March 2010 10:48 AM
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Crane extended

9 March 2010 10:47 AM
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S303 on a lean

9 March 2010 10:34 AM
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These wagons are a bit more off the rails

9 March 2010 10:33 AM
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First crane in place for the recovery operation

9 March 2010 10:33 AM
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One of many wagon bogies off the rails

9 March 2010 10:33 AM
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Just a bit of a lean

9 March 2010 10:32 AM
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Just a bit of a lean

9 March 2010 10:32 AM
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T320 seems to be still on the rails, S303 is leaning

9 March 2010 10:31 AM
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Trailing bogie of S303 in the dirt

9 March 2010 10:30 AM
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VLocity on the passenger lines passes the derailment

9 March 2010 10:30 AM
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