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A train that derailed at Wallan, north of Melbourne, was travelling more than six times the speed limit. Two people died and more than 40 were injured in the crash in February. @AKunowski  #7NEWS 

A Sydney to Melbourne passenger train that derailed at Wallan last month, killing two people, was travelling more than six times times the speed limit when it crashed. #7NEWS 

A preliminary report into February's deadly XPT crash at Wallan has found the train was travelling at more than 100 kilometres an hour, when it should have been doing just 15. @andrew_lund  #9News 

JUST IN | A @atsbinfo  report into the fatal Wallan train derailment on 20 February has found the XPT passenger train was travelling at a speed of more than 100 km/h when the speed limit was 15 km/h.

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A report into the deadly derailment at Wallan has identified one major contributing factor: speed. It's found the train was travelling 75 kilometres an hour above the speed limit when it came off the tracks. | @GeorgieALove 

A preliminary report into the deadly train crash north of Melbourne has revealed the XPT train was travelling more than 85km/h above the speed limit when it derailed through a passing loop at Wallan. #9News 

The emergency brake had been applied on a train before it derailed and killed its train and pilot near Wallan — but it was still travelling more than five times the speed limit.

The train that derailed at Wallan, killing its driver and pilot, entered a passing loop at more than 100kph, despite a limit of 15kph. #7NEWS 

A long-awaited upgrade to a troubled section of track between Melbourne and Albury had been delayed by a year before the deadly Wallan derailment.

The train line running through Wallan has now reopened a week after the deadly derailment. #7NEWS 


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Two people killed as Sydney to Melbourne express train derails near town of Wallan, Australian media reports

Breaking: The Sydney to Melbourne XPT train has derailed near the town of Wallan about 45 kilometres north of Melbourne | @paul_sakk 

We're on scene after a train derailed at Wallan tonight. It's believed the train travelling from Sydney to Melbourne derailed near the Hume Freeway just before 8pm. Two people have died at the scene and a number of others are injured. More info will be provided when available.

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BREAKING: A passenger train has derailed in Wallan, north of Melbourne, which was carrying 160 passengers on board. Special coverage on The Latest tonight with @michaelusher . Photo credit: Richard Sherman#TheLatest  #7NEWS 

#BREAKING : Two people have died after the Sydney to Melbourne XPT train was derailed at Wallan, 45km north of Melbourne #9News  More Details:

BREAKING Sydney-Melbourne train has come off the tracks at Wallan more to come

Ambulance Victoria says two people have died in the XPT Wallan crash. One person is being airlifted to hospital. A “large number” of people are being assessed but are not believed to be seriously injured @9NewsMelb  @9NewsSyd 

#BREAKING : Emergency services have been called to the scene of a train derailment north of Melbourne. It is understood the train has come off the rails near the town of Wallan.

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Wallan teenager Annet Jacobs. ? →

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