Wongm's Rail Gallery » El Zorro derailment - March 2010

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

March 09, 2010 11:17 AM
Viewed 724 times
(1 time this month)

From the up end looking west

March 09, 2010 11:14 AM
Viewed 774 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month)

View from the down end back towards the derailment

March 09, 2010 11:08 AM
Viewed 733 times
(1 time this month)

A few axles in the dirt

March 09, 2010 11:04 AM
Viewed 911 times
(1 time this month)

Checking the gauge of other tracks

March 09, 2010 11:01 AM
Viewed 741 times
(2 times this month)

Everything a bit lopsided

March 09, 2010 10:53 AM
Viewed 794 times
(2 times this month)

Cherry picker being used to remove overhead wires that are in the way of the crane

March 09, 2010 10:48 AM
Viewed 692 times
(2 times this month)

Crane extended

March 09, 2010 10:47 AM
Viewed 698 times
(4 times this month)

S303 on a lean

March 09, 2010 10:34 AM
Viewed 801 times
(4 times this month)

These wagons are a bit more off the rails

March 09, 2010 10:33 AM
Viewed 749 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month)

First crane in place for the recovery operation

March 09, 2010 10:33 AM
Viewed 719 times
(2 times this month)

One of many wagon bogies off the rails

March 09, 2010 10:33 AM
Viewed 778 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month)

Just a bit of a lean

March 09, 2010 10:32 AM
Viewed 703 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month)

Just a bit of a lean

March 09, 2010 10:32 AM
Viewed 686 times
(1 time this month)

T320 seems to be still on the rails, S303 is leaning

March 09, 2010 10:31 AM
Viewed 776 times
(4 times this month)

Trailing bogie of S303 in the dirt

March 09, 2010 10:30 AM
Viewed 811 times
(2 times this month)

VLocity on the passenger lines passes the derailment

March 09, 2010 10:30 AM
Viewed 754 times
(3 times this month)
Tags

Viewed 4065 times (1 time this week, 4 times this month)