Passenger Trains Details Near Wallan North Of Melbourne

Passenger Trains Details Near Wallan North Of Melbourne

It has been confirmed that two people have died after a train derailed in north of Melbourne.

Key points:

  • Two people have been died after the Sydney to Melbourne XPT service derailed with about 150 on board
  • A passenger have said that there was a sudden stop and it was a really “scary experience”
  • More then three passenger cars derailed

 

TRAIN RUNNING LATE

The train, which had left Central Station in Sydney at 7:40am was running more than two hours late at the time of the crash and passengers said the driver had been trying to make up time.

Emergency services were called about 7:46pm.

An Ambulance Victoria spokesperson said one person was being airlifted to Melbourne and one person was taken to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in a stable condition, and other eight people were taken to the Northern Hospital with minor injuries and three people were admitted to Kilmore Hospital with minor injuries.

Dr Rickard said she was stuck on the train for about 10 minutes after it derailed and said it was a scary experience.

Passenger Trains Details Near Wallan North Of Melbourne
Passenger Trains Details Near Wallan North Of Melbourne

She said that people in her carriage only appeared to suffer from minor injuries.

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