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On 28 November 2003, Pacific National freight train 2PW4-N travelling between Perth and Wollongong via Melbourne derailed two wagons after traversing a buckled rail at Ararat in Western Victoria. No injuries resulted from the derailment.

Ararat is located on the main railway corridor between Melbourne and Adelaide, approximately 265 kilometres from Spencer Street Station in Melbourne.

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General details
Date: 28 November 2003 Investigation status: Completed 
Time: 1408  
Location:Ararat Investigation type: Occurrence Investigation 
State: Victoria  
Release date: 09 February 2005  
Report status: Final Occurrence category: Accident 
 Highest injury level: None 

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Last update 29 May 2014