Rail safety investigations & reports

Derailment of freight train 4VM9-V

Investigation number:
2004005
Status: Completed
Investigation completed

Summary

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The last four wagons of a 15 wagon bulk dry cement freight train, hauled by locomotive EL61, derailed between Glenrowan and Benalla.

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General details
Date: 23 September 2004   Investigation status: Completed  
Time: 0444 EST    
Location: Benalla    
State: Victoria    
Release date: 08 February 2006    
Report status: Final   Occurrence category: Accident  
  Highest injury level: Minor  

Train details

Train details
Train registration 4VM9-V  
Type of operation Freight Train  
Damage to train Minor  
Departure point Berrima, NSW  
Departure time 1655 22/09/04  
Destination Somerton, VIC  
Last update 23 November 2010