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Accidents and dimwits

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

VLocity train side fairing beside the tracks at South Geelong

13 October 2019 12:18 PM
Viewed 6 times
(6 times this week, 6 times this month, 6 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 84 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 84 times this year)

Idiot truck drive 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 110 times
(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 110 times this year)

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

6 February 2019 16:15 PM
Viewed 96 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 96 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 119 times
(4 times this week, 10 times this month, 119 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 101 times
(5 times this week, 9 times this month, 101 times this year)

Ambulance parked outside Sunshine station while attending an incident

7 December 2018 22:53 PM
Viewed 96 times
(6 times this week, 9 times this month, 96 times this year)

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

8 November 2018 13:30 PM
Viewed 164 times
(4 times this week, 14 times this month, 164 times this year)

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

8 November 2018 13:30 PM
Viewed 114 times
(4 times this week, 12 times this month, 114 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 166 times
(8 times this week, 36 times this month, 6 times this year)

N469 derailed on the points leading into the Wagon Storage Yard at North Melbourne

Recovery crews placing timber blocks beneath the wheels in order to drive it back onto the rails

11 September 2018 13:07 PM
Viewed 207 times
(2 times this week, 13 times this month, 14 times this year)

Pedestrian jumps the centre fence at the State Library tram stop

16 August 2018 14:00 PM
Viewed 220 times
(5 times this week, 14 times this month, 27 times this year)

Brake block lineside at Strathmore

7 April 2018 11:16 AM
Viewed 179 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 62 times this year)

Ignorant motorist gives up beeping their horn at a stopped bus, and decides to reverse out of the bus interchange at Sunshine station

29 March 2018 14:11 PM
Viewed 247 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 56 times this year)

Gouge down the side of X'Trapolis carriage 883M

24 March 2018 17:35 PM
Viewed 180 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 56 times this year)

Down Sunbury service held at Tottenham station due to a trespassers blocking the tracks

23 November 2017 10:50 AM
Viewed 270 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 104 times this year)

Protip: pedestrian crossings on dual gauge tracks still swallow your foot

16 July 2017 13:36 PM
Viewed 319 times
(5 times this week, 11 times this month, 28 times this year)

Dead bird on the roof of a VLocity train

29 April 2017 10:31 AM
Viewed 360 times
(5 times this week, 4 times this month, 51 times this year)

Smashed up BMW on Collins Street, thanks to an excursion into the tram lane

17 March 2017 13:15 PM
Viewed 422 times
(5 times this week, 8 times this month, 92 times this year)

Police to attend to a stopped train at Albion station

5 February 2017 10:48 AM
Viewed 410 times
(7 times this week, 11 times this month, 71 times this year)

Siemens train stopped at Albion station for police to attend

5 February 2017 10:48 AM
Viewed 418 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 68 times this year)

Damaged level crossing equipment at Cootamundra is repaired after a car hit it

27 June 2016 12:58 PM
Viewed 446 times
(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 51 times this year)

Pedestrian walks across the tracks at the down end of Syndal station

14 May 2016 16:39 PM
Viewed 551 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 63 times this year)
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Viewed 15476 times (26 times this week, 59 times this month, 836 times this year)