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Summary

Pacific National (PN) operated Melbourne to Perth freight train 4MP5, was being propelled during a shunting movement inside PN's yard and passed yard departure signal 214U displaying a stop indication. The shunting movement continued for a distance and then derailed on a set of catch points before colliding with the scheduled Sydney to Melbourne RailCorp operated eXpress Passenger Train (XPT), numbered 8622, running on the main line.

 
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