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V/Line - Failed Sprinter, June 2014

Around 7am outside North Melbourne V/Line service operated by Sprinter railcars and bound for Bacchus Marsh failed. Two Comeng trains ended up behind the failed consist, but didn't appear to assist in the recovery.

One Comeng stopped at North Melbourne platform 4, following close behind a classmate

Thursday 12 June 2014 08:36 AM
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Railway staff in hi-vis attend to the failed Sprinter on the down track

With a Comeng train right on the tail

Thursday 12 June 2014 08:51 AM
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Alstom Comeng 655M very close to the back of the failed Sprinter consist

Thursday 12 June 2014 09:04 AM
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With the V/Line train now fixed, Sprinter 7004 trails the consist as they move off under their own power

Thursday 12 June 2014 09:10 AM
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