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Evacuating Metrol

On 18 June 2015 the Metrol train control centre was evacuated due to a false fire alarm, which resulted in every train in Melbourne having to stop for 15 minutes until train controllers could return.

Up Werribee service held by a home signal at South Kensington, after Metrol was evacuated

18 June 2015 08:31 AM
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Citybound V/Line service with P11 trailing passes South Kensington on the RRL tracks

18 June 2015 08:32 AM
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Suburban trains still stopped at South Kensington, as another V/Line train heads into town via the RRL tracks

18 June 2015 08:41 AM
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Home signal finally cleared at South Kensington, after Metrol staff are allowed return to the building

18 June 2015 08:46 AM
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MFB fire truck parked on Collins Street, down the road from Metrol after the false fire alarm

18 June 2015 09:19 AM
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