A train has crashed into another in Melbourne's west,
injuring passengers and staff.
The rear-end collision occurred about 7pm with both trains on
the same line, heading east towards central Melbourne.
A passenger train carrying about 60 people had come to a stop
near the Maidstone St level crossing, in Altona.
Police say another train from Geelong, with only a driver and
conductor on board, ran into the rear of the stationary
Nine people - seven from the passenger train and the two from
the Geelong train - had minor injuries, police say.
Police and emergency workers have remained at the crash site
well into the evening.