The ATSB is investigating the parting of passenger train TD 3817 at Croydon, Victoria, on 9 November 2018.
At about 1557, the Metro Trains Melbourne 1607 Down service six-car set from Flinders Street to Lilydale, Victoria, separated into two 3-car sets. There were no injuries to passengers or damage to the train.
This investigation is being led by the Chief Investigator Transport Safety (CITS). CITS conducts rail investigations in Victoria on behalf of the ATSB under the Transport Safety Investigation Act 2003.
As part of the investigation, the ATSB will interview relevant persons and gather additional information.
A final report will be released at the end of the investigation.
Should a critical safety issue be identified during the course of the investigation, the ATSB will immediately notify those affected and seek safety action to address the issue.
|Date:||09 November 2018||Investigation status:||Active|
|Time:||1557 EST||Investigation level:||Defined - click for an explanation of investigation levels|
|Location:||Between Croydon and Mooroolbark||Investigation phase:||Evidence collection|
|Report status:||Pending||Highest injury level:||None|
|Anticipated completion:||4th Quarter 2019|
|Line operator||Metro Trains Melbourne|
|Train operator||Metro Trains Melbourne|
|Type of operation||Passenger|
|Sector||Passenger - metropolitan|
|Damage to train||Nil|
|Departure point||Flinders Street Railway Station, Vic.|
|Destination||Lilydale Railway Station, Vic.|