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Evacuating a failed V/Line train at Albion, November 2015

On November 26, 2015 a down Bendigo train failed outside Albion station, blocking the Sunbury line for hours. Eventually the V/Line train was limped into the platform at Albion, allowing passenger to wait for buses, with the suburban train behind being eventually evacuated as well

Comeng 642M waits at Albion for the failed V/Line train ahead of it

26 November 2015 18:14 PM
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VLocity 3VL19 failed at Albion, with a suburban train waiting close behind

26 November 2015 18:17 PM
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VLocity 3VL19 failed at Albion, with a suburban train waiting close behind

26 November 2015 18:23 PM
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Failed V/Line train finally comes to life, and crawls towards the platform at Albion

26 November 2015 18:33 PM
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V/Line passengers finally able to exit their failed train

26 November 2015 18:36 PM
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V/Line passengers finally able to exit their failed train

26 November 2015 18:43 PM
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V/Line passengers waiting for a non-existent replacement bus service

26 November 2015 18:48 PM
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Authorised Officers prepare to assist suburban passengers to evacuate their train

26 November 2015 18:53 PM
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Suburban passengers board a replacement bus service at Albion

26 November 2015 19:02 PM
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V/Line passengers waiting for a non-existent replacement bus service

26 November 2015 19:02 PM
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Passengers exit the suburban train at Albion via the leading cab door

V/Line train had failed, so the suburban train had to close up behind it to allow passengers to exit

26 November 2015 19:04 PM
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Passengers exit the suburban train at Albion via the leading cab door

26 November 2015 19:08 PM
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Evacuating passengers at Albion from the rear half of the train via the intermediate cab doors

Passengers have to walk to the end of the trailing 3 car set, exit the train via the cab door, walk down the ballast, climb back into the lead half of the train, then walk to the front of the other half of the train.

26 November 2015 19:19 PM
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