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Accidents and dimwits

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

Going for a walk over five mainline tracks at Sunshine

Thursday 14 April 2022 17:13 PM
Viewed 42 times
(1 time this week, 42 times this month, 42 times this year)

Dead pigeon on the tracks

Tuesday 3 August 2021 11:00 AM
Viewed 120 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 120 times this year)

Train approaching, and this idiot pedestrian strolls across the tracks on Glenroy Road at Glenroy

Thursday 29 July 2021 11:04 AM
Viewed 132 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 132 times this year)

Idiot motorist queuing across the tracks on Glenroy Road at Glenroy

Thursday 29 July 2021 11:03 AM
Viewed 126 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 126 times this year)

Motorists queue over the Old Geelong Road level crossing at Hoppers Crossing

Saturday 15 May 2021 14:48 PM
Viewed 155 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 155 times this year)

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

Saturday 2 January 2021 19:53 PM
Viewed 191 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 44 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

Tuesday 22 December 2020 15:36 PM
Viewed 250 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 56 times this year)

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

Friday 18 December 2020 12:32 PM
Viewed 219 times
(4 times this month, 54 times this year)

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

Tuesday 15 December 2020 14:22 PM
Viewed 234 times
(6 times this month, 56 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

Wednesday 3 June 2020 15:13 PM
Viewed 494 times
(23 times this month, 279 times this year)

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

Friday 28 February 2020 16:44 PM
Viewed 422 times
(14 times this month, 65 times this year)

Dumbarse motorists queue over the Groves Street level crossing in Aspendale

Tuesday 24 December 2019 15:36 PM
Viewed 411 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 106 times this year)

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

Sunday 8 December 2019 15:13 PM
Viewed 369 times
(4 times this month, 75 times this year)

VLocity side fairing beside the tracks at Southern Cross

Sunday 17 November 2019 16:16 PM
Viewed 352 times, 61 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

Sunday 17 November 2019 10:44 AM
Viewed 384 times
(1 time this month, 79 times this year)

Pedestrian runs across a closed level crossing at Altona station

Sunday 17 November 2019 08:23 AM
Viewed 464 times
(3 times this month, 103 times this year)

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

Sunday 10 November 2019 14:48 PM
Viewed 577 times
(3 times this month, 118 times this year)

Damaged VLocity train fairing beside the tracks at Little River

Tuesday 29 October 2019 12:21 PM
Viewed 391 times
(5 times this month, 92 times this year)

VLocity train side fairing beside the tracks at South Geelong

Sunday 13 October 2019 12:18 PM
Viewed 378 times
(3 times this month, 59 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

Tuesday 21 May 2019 16:10 PM
Viewed 523 times
(3 times this month, 170 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

Tuesday 21 May 2019 16:09 PM
Viewed 648 times
(1 time this month, 177 times this year)

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

Wednesday 6 February 2019 16:15 PM
Viewed 522 times
(3 times this month, 35 times this year)

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

Sunday 27 January 2019 16:33 PM
Viewed 615 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 52 times this year)
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Viewed 18735 times (1 time this week, 30 times this month, 254 times this year)