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(AUS) Train crash at Altona leaves nine injured

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From The Age:


Train crash at Altona leaves nine injured

Nine people were injured when two trains crashed near the Maidstone Street crossing in Altona at about 7pm on Friday.

Police say a passenger train travelling east, towards the CBD, had stopped near the crossing when a Geelong train smashed into it from behind.

 


Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/train-crash-at-altona-leaves-nine-injured-20140822-107h4m.html#ixzz3B7g9pIS2

Looks like it's hit it with a bit of force.
It's a bit of a strange one considering the Mainline between Newport and Laverton is straight and very flat.
You would have plenty of time to see and to react if Rule 1 section 3 was followed correctly.

Might make tommrow interesting. I can't see them running every train via the Altona loop. Which is single track except for one passing loop. I suspect V/Line trains(Which use the Mainline all the time) Metro isn't as bad as all trains run via the loop on weekends.
Edited by Pakenhamtrain

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