Wongm's Rail Gallery » Evacuating a failed V/Line train at Albion, November 2015

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

Thursday 26 November 2015 18:14 PM
Viewed 963 times
(11 times this month, 54 times this year)

VLocity 3VL19 failed at Albion, with a suburban train waiting close behind

Thursday 26 November 2015 18:17 PM
Viewed 823 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 30 times this year)

VLocity 3VL19 failed at Albion, with a suburban train waiting close behind

Thursday 26 November 2015 18:23 PM
Viewed 736 times
(3 times this month, 29 times this year)

Failed V/Line train finally comes to life, and crawls towards the platform at Albion

Thursday 26 November 2015 18:33 PM
Viewed 775 times
(10 times this month, 48 times this year)

V/Line passengers finally able to exit their failed train

Thursday 26 November 2015 18:36 PM
Viewed 791 times
(5 times this month, 29 times this year)

V/Line passengers finally able to exit their failed train

Thursday 26 November 2015 18:43 PM
Viewed 738 times
(4 times this month, 32 times this year)

V/Line passengers waiting for a non-existent replacement bus service

Thursday 26 November 2015 18:48 PM
Viewed 729 times
(4 times this month, 33 times this year)

Authorised Officers prepare to assist suburban passengers to evacuate their train

Thursday 26 November 2015 18:53 PM
Viewed 843 times
(10 times this month, 44 times this year)

Suburban passengers board a replacement bus service at Albion

Thursday 26 November 2015 19:02 PM
Viewed 793 times
(4 times this month, 34 times this year)

V/Line passengers waiting for a non-existent replacement bus service

Thursday 26 November 2015 19:02 PM
Viewed 785 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 33 times this year)

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

Thursday 26 November 2015 19:04 PM
Viewed 869 times
(6 times this month, 31 times this year)

Passengers exit the suburban train at Albion via the leading cab door

Thursday 26 November 2015 19:08 PM
Viewed 850 times
(6 times this month, 32 times this year)

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.

Thursday 26 November 2015 19:19 PM
Viewed 1076 times
(7 times this month, 56 times this year)
Tags

Viewed 2236 times (1 time this week, 13 times this month, 127 times this year)