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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.

VLocity on the passenger lines passes the derailment

9 March 2010 10:30 AM
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Trailing bogie of S303 in the dirt

9 March 2010 10:30 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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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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One of many wagon bogies 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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These wagons are a bit more off the rails

9 March 2010 10:33 AM
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S303 on a lean

9 March 2010 10:34 AM
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Crane extended

9 March 2010 10:47 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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Everything a bit lopsided

9 March 2010 10:53 AM
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Checking the gauge of other tracks

9 March 2010 11:01 AM
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A few axles in the dirt

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.

9 March 2010 11:04 AM
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View from the down end back towards the derailment

9 March 2010 11:08 AM
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From the up end looking west

9 March 2010 11:14 AM
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Emergency truck now in place

9 March 2010 11:17 AM
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