XPT train crash – Driver told friend of train network deficiencies

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Saying that “it’s what John would have wanted”, Clive Williams – who is a Professor at the ANU’s Centre for Military and Security of Law and good friend of one of the two men who were killed in Thursday’s XPT derailment – shared an email that the Canberra-based train driver had sent him just weeks before his death.

It detailed deficiencies in the train network that appear to be related to the train crash.

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Monday, February 24 2020
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Featured in storyStewart Prins, National Executive Officer, Rail, Train and Bus UnionClive Williams, Professor at the Centre for Military and Security of Law, Australian National University
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