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Wimmera Intermodal Freight Hub
9 August 2013
Hopetoun - Hamilton Mineral Sands Trains
29 September 2015
Rainbow (Yaapeet Line)
29 September 2015
Horsham Goods Services
28 October 2013
2002 Kiata Derailment
26 Jan 2002
Pinnaroo AWB Grain Flow Centre
30 Sept 2007


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Special passenger train to the Wimmera this weekend
Thursday 19th May 2022
 As part of Murtoa’s 150th-anniversary celebrations this year, a special passenger train will visit the town this weekend.

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Overland mishap in Horsham
Thursday 17th February 2022
 At around 1.35 pm this afternoon, the Melbourne-bound ‘Overland’ passengers train clipped the back of a truck at the Edith Street level crossing in Horsham.

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Hopetoun-Hamilton mineral sand trains - 2011 to 2017
Friday 5th November 2021
 The last of Iluka’s mineral sands trains operated between Hopetoun to Hamilton on this day in 2017 after six years

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Earthquake suspends ARTC trains
Wednesday 22nd September 2021
 Trains across the ARTC network in Victoria were halted for a number of hours on Wednesday due to an earthquake in the state’s northeast.

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Rainbow railway line upgrade continues
Monday 12th October 2020
 Work on the next stage of the upgrade of the Dimboola to Rainbow railway line will ramp up this week.

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Upgraded railway takes trucks off the road
Sunday 23rd August 2020
 Since rehabilitation and reopening earlier this year, the Dimboola to Rainbow railway line has seen thirty-three return grain trains which adds up to over 1,600 B-double trips off the roads.

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Overland train gains reprieve for another three years
Monday 6th July 2020
 After months of speculation, a new funding deal was announced, on the day that the previous arrangement ran out, to keep the Overland passenger train going for another three years.

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Has the last Overland run?
Sunday 22nd March 2020
 With Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions announcement today that all their passenger trains will be suspended it is possible that the last ‘Overland’ has run between Melbourne and Adelaide.

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2001 | ATN Access in Western Victoria
Friday 24th May 2019
 The introduction of ATN Access to western Victorian in 2000 led to more variety in motive power on grain trains.

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2002 | Container flats on the Yaapeet branch
Wednesday 22nd May 2019
 Since the last regular goods train operated north of Dimboola in April 1976, the line to Yaapeet has rarely seen any rail traffic other than grain and the very occasional works train.

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