Freight train damaged

 

News article: Freight train damaged

POLICE are investigating after a freight train was tampered with in Stawell on Monday night.

  JoppaJunction Chief Train Controller

Location: Banned
POLICE are investigating after a freight train was tampered with in Stawell on Monday night.Police believe two steel bars were deliberately placed on the train tracks, rupturing the train’s fuel tank.
Freight train damaged


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Was 2MA5 which did set back into Stawell.

Coming through Stawell initially

https://www.railpage.com.au/railcams/stawellhd/photo/18345897981

Then returning.  Had NR29 on the front.

https://www.railpage.com.au/railcams/stawellhd/photo/18160501508

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  bevans Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
I had heard about this on ABC radio tuesday morning but details were light on.  Just stupid. Could have been a lot worse like a derailment.  The camera shows the train backed up into Stawell but number 1 road.

Anyone know how long the train was delayed at Stawell?
  Donald Chief Commissioner

Location: Donald. Duck country.
Two men, aged 19 and 26 charged with causing $70,000 damage.
  Pressman Spirit of the Vine

Location: Wherever the Tin Chook or Qantas takes me
Two men, aged 19 and 26 charged with causing $70,000 damage.
Donald
Hope someone uses their heads to bend some rail

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