Two people have been killed and several more injured after an XPT train derailed close to Melbourne, Australia.
One of the deceased is believed to be the driver.
Those injured were being treated by emergency services and one person was airlifted to a hospital in Melbourne.
Five carriages and the locomotive left the tracks at 19:50 local time (08:50 GMT) on Thursday 20 February.
The train was supposedly carrying around 160 passengers.
The derailment occurred 45km north of Melbourne, and all train services on the affected line have been cancelled whilst authorities carry out an investigation.
For the time being, it remains unclear as to why the derailment happened.
More information to follow.
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