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Nine hurt in train collision

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Nine people have been injured after two trains collided at Altona in Melbourne’s west.

Police said an eastbound passenger train was stopped near the level crossing at Maidstone Street when a Geelong train, also travelling east, collided with the rear of the stationary train at around 7:00pm on Friday.

Seven people from the passenger train and the driver and conductor from the Geelong train all suffered minor injuries.

It it believed there was around 60 passengers on the suburban train and only the two staff members on the Geelong train.