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Ballarat line closure delays freight

<p>Part of Victoria’s Melbourne-Ballarat line could be closed to rail traffic for a further two days after the derailment of a V&#47Line Sprinter train on Saturday (November 15).</p> <p>Track workers are today (Monday, November 17) still removing damaged carriages and repairing track and ballast damage to the line between Ballan and Gordon.</p> <p>More than 60 people were injured when the train struck a ute, which is believed to have stopped on the tracks.</p> <p>Two men face charges at Ballarat Magistrates’ Court over the incident. </p> <br />