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Accidents and dimwits

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

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

Monday 7 September 2015 13:03 PM
Viewed 771 times
(10 times this month, 114 times this year)

Dimwits frolicking about on the edge of Flinders Street platform 12

Wednesday 29 July 2015 13:42 PM
Viewed 1022 times
(15 times this month, 125 times this year)

Cast iron brake block sitting beside the tracks at Seddon station

Friday 12 June 2015 08:38 AM
Viewed 969 times
(9 times this month, 125 times this year)

All trains between Richmond and Flinders Street stopped due to a trespasser on the tracks

Saturday 25 April 2015 20:42 PM
Viewed 996 times
(9 times this month, 116 times this year)

Crowds at Richmond after all trains towards Flinders Street were stopped due to a trespasser on the tracks

Saturday 25 April 2015 20:30 PM
Viewed 812 times
(8 times this month, 110 times this year)

Football crowds at Richmond, after all trains towards Flinders Street were stopped due to a trespasser on the tracks

Saturday 25 April 2015 20:28 PM
Viewed 1088 times
(6 times this month, 136 times this year)

Football crowds at Richmond, after all trains towards Flinders Street were stopped due to a trespasser on the tracks

Saturday 25 April 2015 20:25 PM
Viewed 854 times
(5 times this month, 113 times this year)

More wingnuts queuing through the Main Road level crossing in St Albans

Wednesday 25 February 2015 08:43 AM
Viewed 1043 times
(14 times this month, 157 times this year)

Another pedestrian races across the level crossing as a stopping train approaches

No wonder so many people are killed at the Main Road level crossing in St Albans!

Saturday 7 February 2015 08:46 AM
Viewed 1479 times
(21 times this month, 205 times this year)

Shattered bits of orange, red and clear plastic mark multiple crashes at the Bell Street level crossing in Coburg

Tuesday 9 December 2014 17:57 PM
Viewed 1043 times
(6 times this month, 124 times this year)

Car in the left lane almost cleans up an elderly lady stepping out from a stopped route 57 tram on Maribyrnong Road, Ascot Vale

Saturday 11 October 2014 16:26 PM
Viewed 1076 times
(8 times this month, 112 times this year)

Gouge marks where a northbound tram derailed at the corner of Flinders Lane and Market Street

Tuesday 12 August 2014 13:10 PM
Viewed 963 times
(7 times this month, 119 times this year)

Z3.212 abandoned on route 57 outside Flemington Racecourse, due to sticking brakes

Friday 23 May 2014 07:45 AM
Viewed 1021 times
(11 times this month, 118 times this year)

Distracted pedestrian strolls right into the construction site at Footscray

Wednesday 30 April 2014 15:02 PM
Viewed 1233 times
(8 times this month, 137 times this year)

Clueless passengers run in front of a departing tram at Bourke and Swanston Streets

Thursday 13 March 2014 15:25 PM
Viewed 944 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 99 times this year)

With the Craigieburn line dead, passengers waiting for the route 57 tram at Newmarket

Tuesday 11 March 2014 09:11 AM
Viewed 1023 times
(4 times this month, 102 times this year)

Boom gates stuck down at Ascot Vale Road in Flemington, due to a signal failure on the Craigieburn line

Tuesday 11 March 2014 09:09 AM
Viewed 1032 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 130 times this year)

N466 on an up Seymour service crawls into the city at Ascot Vale, the signals all dark in the section due to an equipment failure

Tuesday 11 March 2014 08:43 AM
Viewed 1056 times
(5 times this month, 96 times this year)

Close shave for this concrete pump truck on Racecourse Road, Newmarket

About 30 cm or so spare - hopefully the driver got under because of skill and knowing the height of his truck, and not just luck!

Friday 28 February 2014 18:03 PM
Viewed 1327 times
(1 time this week, 16 times this month, 186 times this year)

Lighting and airconditioning back to normal onboard the Siemens train

Thursday 23 January 2014 18:48 PM
Viewed 938 times
(7 times this month, 116 times this year)

Up train passes the driver of our train, waiting for an update from Metrol

It took 10 minutes for Metrol to make the first radio call, then another 20 minutes to announce that things would soon be back to normal.

Thursday 23 January 2014 18:44 PM
Viewed 880 times
(11 times this month, 117 times this year)

Stuck onboard a Siemens train after the overhead power died on the Craigieburn line

Only emergency lighting in operation, and the air conditioners stepped down to fan only

Thursday 23 January 2014 18:27 PM
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(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 115 times this year)

Clueless sheeple stroll in front of trams on Bourke Street

Crossing against the red is perfectly safe as long as you look where the hell you are walking!

Wednesday 22 January 2014 17:58 PM
Viewed 982 times
(7 times this month, 77 times this year)

Damaged front panel on the front of tram C.3005

Notice the 'Drivers Beware' livery that covers the rest of the tram!

Wednesday 8 January 2014 17:11 PM
Viewed 992 times
(12 times this month, 129 times this year)
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