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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.

Front of N456, coupler cut off and HEP lead damaged

19 September 2009 11:12 AM
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N456 minus the front coupler

19 September 2009 11:12 AM
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Sun sets on the derailed locos

15 September 2009 17:27 PM
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Cranes parked for the night

15 September 2009 17:23 PM
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Packed up for the night

15 September 2009 17:19 PM
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Locos at 90 degrees to each other

15 September 2009 17:19 PM
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Cab of N452 speared into the stone wall

15 September 2009 17:18 PM
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All carriages now lifted from the damaged track

15 September 2009 16:58 PM
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Nothing odd in the background here!

15 September 2009 16:49 PM
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Finished for the day

15 September 2009 16:47 PM
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Remains of the pine tree

15 September 2009 16:37 PM
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Cows go moo

15 September 2009 16:36 PM
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Another swamp to the north

15 September 2009 16:36 PM
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Crews packing up for the day

15 September 2009 16:34 PM
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Moving a new track panel into place

15 September 2009 16:33 PM
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Moving a new track panel into place

15 September 2009 16:32 PM
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Loose stone walls line the railway

15 September 2009 16:31 PM
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N452 is somehow stable

15 September 2009 16:08 PM
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Engine room door damaged, as well as the handrails

15 September 2009 16:07 PM
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N452 twisted away from N456

15 September 2009 16:07 PM
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Cranes move out of the way

15 September 2009 16:07 PM
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Placing the BTN car back down to earth

15 September 2009 16:06 PM
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Placing the BTN car back down to earth

15 September 2009 16:03 PM
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BTN car being moved sideways

15 September 2009 16:01 PM
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