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Accidents and dimwits

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

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

Sunday 27 January 2019 16:33 PM
Viewed 603 times
(1 time this week, 15 times this month, 94 times this year)

Ambulance parked outside Sunshine station while attending an incident

Friday 7 December 2018 22:53 PM
Viewed 482 times
(2 times this month, 53 times this year)

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

Thursday 8 November 2018 13:30 PM
Viewed 616 times
(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 82 times this year)

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

Thursday 8 November 2018 13:30 PM
Viewed 568 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 93 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

Tuesday 9 October 2018 13:29 PM
Viewed 602 times
(4 times this month, 92 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

Tuesday 11 September 2018 13:07 PM
Viewed 586 times
(5 times this month, 98 times this year)

Pedestrian jumps the centre fence at the State Library tram stop

Thursday 16 August 2018 14:00 PM
Viewed 814 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 203 times this year)

Brake block lineside at Strathmore

Saturday 7 April 2018 11:16 AM
Viewed 564 times
(6 times this month, 32 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

Thursday 29 March 2018 14:11 PM
Viewed 647 times
(2 times this week, 14 times this month, 41 times this year)

Gouge down the side of X'Trapolis carriage 883M

Saturday 24 March 2018 17:35 PM
Viewed 497 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 21 times this year)

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

Thursday 23 November 2017 10:50 AM
Viewed 639 times
(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 102 times this year)

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

Sunday 16 July 2017 13:36 PM
Viewed 765 times
(2 times this week, 13 times this month, 164 times this year)

Dead bird on the roof of a VLocity train

Saturday 29 April 2017 10:31 AM
Viewed 753 times
(2 times this week, 10 times this month, 20 times this year)

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

Friday 17 March 2017 13:15 PM
Viewed 885 times
(2 times this week, 12 times this month, 42 times this year)

Police to attend to a stopped train at Albion station

Sunday 5 February 2017 10:48 AM
Viewed 801 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 37 times this year)

Siemens train stopped at Albion station for police to attend

Sunday 5 February 2017 10:48 AM
Viewed 730 times
(1 time this month, 27 times this year)

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

Monday 27 June 2016 12:58 PM
Viewed 793 times
(3 times this week, 17 times this month, 49 times this year)

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

Saturday 14 May 2016 16:39 PM
Viewed 840 times, 23 times this year)

Damaged signal trunking at Burnley, after a dumbarse drove through a 'T' intersection

Monday 1 February 2016 16:30 PM
Viewed 867 times
(8 times this month, 34 times this year)

Accident damaged E.6009 stabled out the back of Southbank Depot

Saturday 30 January 2016 16:14 PM
Viewed 1049 times
(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 39 times this year)

Gouge marks in the asphalt at the Harbour Esplanade crossover on La Trobe Street

Tuesday 5 January 2016 13:39 PM
Viewed 1730 times
(1 time this week, 20 times this month, 57 times this year)

Siemens train in service but with one of the pantographs in the down position

Thursday 17 September 2015 08:27 AM
Viewed 877 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 28 times this year)

Pedestrian runs across the closed level crossing at Gardiner station

Wednesday 16 September 2015 08:33 AM
Viewed 928 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 42 times this year)

Accident damaged D1.3502 heads along Swanston Street, with the recovery truck following behind

Monday 7 September 2015 13:03 PM
Viewed 840 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 21 times this year)
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Viewed 18862 times (24 times this week, 86 times this month, 381 times this year)