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Accidents and dimwits

Miscellaneous accidents from around the place: derailments, clueless passengers, and broken bits and pieces.

Scraped paint on the ends of X'Trapolis train carriages

X'Trapolis trains bounce around more and ride lower than the rest of the fleet, so they hit the rubber gap filling panels at platforms

2 January 2021 19:53 PM
Viewed 21 times
(2 times this week, 21 times this month, 21 times this year)

Boom barrier ready to come down on top of a motorist queued across the level crossing

They quickly reversed and were able to clear the crossing

22 December 2020 15:36 PM
Viewed 48 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 48 times this year)

Dumbarse motorists queue over the Ascot Vale Road level crossing in Ascot Vale

18 December 2020 12:32 PM
Viewed 33 times
(3 times this month, 33 times this year)

Broken boom barriers beside the tracks at the Mt Derrimut Road, Deer Park level crossing

15 December 2020 14:22 PM
Viewed 32 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 32 times this year)

Boom barrier sits over the top of a truck at the Dock Link Road level crossing

The gate went up then down again a minute later, landing on top of the truck

3 June 2020 15:13 PM
Viewed 134 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 134 times this year)

Damaged 'railway crossing' signage at the Fitzgerald Road, Ardeer level crossing

28 February 2020 16:44 PM
Viewed 135 times
(9 times this week, 8 times this month, 135 times this year)

Dumbarse motorists queue over the Groves Street level crossing in Aspendale

24 December 2019 15:36 PM
Viewed 164 times
(3 times this week, 9 times this month, 12 times this year)

Dumbarse motorists drives along the footpath at the Sunshine station bus interchange

8 December 2019 15:13 PM
Viewed 156 times, 18 times this year)

VLocity side fairing beside the tracks at Southern Cross

17 November 2019 16:16 PM
Viewed 161 times
(4 times this week, 14 times this month, 29 times this year)

'Asbestos materials beneath geofabric lining' warning at Albion Loop

Having blown into the rail corridor from the former asbestos factory next door

17 November 2019 10:44 AM
Viewed 172 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 28 times this year)

Pedestrian runs across a closed level crossing at Altona station

17 November 2019 08:23 AM
Viewed 180 times
(3 times this week, 15 times this month, 33 times this year)

'Caution wet floor' sign on the tracks at Flinders Street Station

10 November 2019 14:48 PM
Viewed 255 times
(4 times this week, 33 times this year)

Damaged VLocity train fairing beside the tracks at Little River

29 October 2019 12:21 PM
Viewed 160 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 37 times this year)

VLocity train side fairing beside the tracks at South Geelong

13 October 2019 12:18 PM
Viewed 199 times
(2 times this week, 42 times this year)

Having stopped short of the level crossing due to the truck under the boom gate, 8114 is now back on the move

21 May 2019 16:10 PM
Viewed 305 times
(2 times this week, 15 times this month, 123 times this year)

Idiot truck driver managed to stop under the boom gate on Somerville Road, Brooklyn

Another truckie had to come over and lift the boom gate up so the truck could reverse out

21 May 2019 16:09 PM
Viewed 382 times
(3 times this week, 16 times this month, 132 times this year)

Walking down the tram tracks at the Flinders and Swanston Street tram stop

6 February 2019 16:15 PM
Viewed 296 times
(3 times this week, 163 times this year)

Land subsidence in the front yard of a house atop the Bunbury Street tunnel in Footscray

27 January 2019 16:33 PM
Viewed 361 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 197 times this year)

Land subsidence in the front yard of a house atop the Bunbury Street tunnel in Footscray

27 January 2019 16:33 PM
Viewed 327 times
(2 times this week, 13 times this month, 190 times this year)

Ambulance parked outside Sunshine station while attending an incident

7 December 2018 22:53 PM
Viewed 254 times
(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 1 time this year)

Duct tape holds on the front fairing of tram C.3014

8 November 2018 13:30 PM
Viewed 377 times
(5 times this week, 16 times this month, 50 times this year)

Duct tape holds on the front fairing of tram C.3014

8 November 2018 13:30 PM
Viewed 327 times
(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 36 times this year)

Fire truck delayed by tram Z3.133 on Swanston Street, which is in turn delayed by a fire truck parked over the tram tracks

9 October 2018 13:29 PM
Viewed 401 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 44 times this year)
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Viewed 17196 times (16 times this week, 12 times this month, 1258 times this year)