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Stonyford derailment -September 2009

On the night of Saturday 12 September 2009 the evening down Warrnambool service hat a pine tree that had fallen over the line, lead loco N452 ended up on it's side and at a 90 degree angle to the line, second loco N456 managed to stay coupled even through it came off the rails. Four out of the five cars came off the rails, the rear two were removed on the Monday, the other three were lifted on Tuesday then taken away by rail on Wednesday.

A62 stabled at Geelong loco, with damaged N452 (minus cow catchers and brakes) and N456 behind

21 September 2009 07:52 AM
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N452 minus front pilot and with the air line routed down the side catwalk

21 September 2009 07:52 AM
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Removed cow catcher and brake equipment at the leading end of N452

19 September 2009 11:20 AM
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Bent up cab roof of N452, where it hit the second tree

19 September 2009 11:20 AM
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Damaged side steps of N452

19 September 2009 11:19 AM
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Bashed up air reservoirs and engine room doors on N452

19 September 2009 11:19 AM
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Removed brake gear of N452

19 September 2009 11:18 AM
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Bashed up engine room doors of N452

19 September 2009 11:17 AM
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Oil leak under N452

19 September 2009 11:17 AM
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Brake gear cut off N452, cow catcher also removed

19 September 2009 11:17 AM
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Brake gear cut off N452, cow catcher also removed

19 September 2009 11:17 AM
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The downwards facing and more heavily damaged side of N452

19 September 2009 11:16 AM
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A62 in front of N452 and N456

19 September 2009 11:16 AM
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Side of N452 that ended up facing upwards, transferred with no brakes, the air line routed along the catwalk

19 September 2009 11:15 AM
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Trailing end of N452, cow catcher also removed

19 September 2009 11:15 AM
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Footprints on the side of N452

19 September 2009 11:15 AM
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Footprints on the side of N452

19 September 2009 11:15 AM
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N452 with cow catcher removed, HEP leads ripped out

19 September 2009 11:14 AM
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Ripped out MU cable sockets of N452, the front end also bashed up

19 September 2009 11:14 AM
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Bogie of N452 missing brake gear

19 September 2009 11:14 AM
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One end of N452, this end hit the tree and ended up in the fence

19 September 2009 11:13 AM
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Damaged anticlimber of N456

19 September 2009 11:13 AM
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Coupler cut off N456

19 September 2009 11:13 AM
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Coupler cut off N456

19 September 2009 11:13 AM
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