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ATTEMPTED TRAIN WRECKING.

An attempt was made to wreck a traiflr near Taradale railway station, Victoria, :,. on Wednesday night, or early on Thursday morning, March 12. The place wh«M the act was committed was about a chaJa from tho northern end of the passenger, platform, and n similar distance from the-, goods ehed. Two large wire ropes, used for shunting purposes, wore put in folds across tlie rails, upon whiefc some ■ horse-shoes, wire staples, and ether small articles were also placed. Aα aiigiiio of tlie early morning goods train ens the ,xl **- rope into pieces, and flattened out tfc»^ ( horse shoes. No other damage wa» do»%-

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ATTEMPTED TRAIN WRECKING. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 66, 18 March 1909

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