Flemington racegoers stuck as Melbourne train lines crash: ‘Trapped for over an hour’
Another exaggerating and totally misleading headline. It appears services were affected on the Burnley group only. What trains run between Caulfield and Darling?I thought it may have been a fluff media piece but some members here just love to bash Railway Companies for the look at me i hate,Metro,PN,GWA etc etc despite never having worked on the Railways yet they know exactly how in their own minds incompetent these companies are.
I thought it may have been a fluff media piece but some members here just love to bash Railway Companies for the look at me i hate,Metro,PN,GWA etc etc despite never having worked on the Railways yet they know exactly how in their own minds incompetent these companies are.Or it could be that some of us have been around for a while, and were part of it when it was done well
Most Train Fans have complete respect for the companies and their employees but some appear to just be haters for the sake of it which is probaby due to simple jealousy.
Yes indeed some of us may have been employees for 25 years even who saw the waste corruption,nepotism,bullying,harrasment and promotion of incompetent staff into managment positions in the so call good old days with a core of hard working dedicated employees in both Blue and White collar postions keeping the systems going despite the millstones around our necks.And despite all the negatives, we did our damnest to keep trains running, providing service
So its days old news and what does it have to do with this waste of electrons thread.The article I posted is not "days old news" it is from yesterday afternoon at 4.18pm and it was all over Melbourne radio this morning. If you don't think that a loaded passenger train coming within 60 M of hitting a Hi Rail is big news that is your prerogative.
The fact that Metro BSd about it and then kept on saying in the face of evidence to the contrary that it was a signal failure is worthy of a post in my opinion.Why doesn't anyone actually Read The Forking Article these days?
Rail Safety enquiry already underway.
Metro Trains was notified of the maintenance vehicle about 10:15am and "launched an investigation immediately to understand all factors involved", said spokesman Marcus Williams.The signalling response disrupted regular operations - isn't that a 'signalling issue'?
The train is said to have slowed and stopped more than 60 metres from the maintenance vehicle, and was moved to a platform at Flinders Street, where passengers disembarked.
The incident triggered a signalling response, which brought all trains in the vicinity to a stop.
"Trains were stopped while we ensured we had eliminated any safety risk and apologise to our passengers for the delays this caused, which we know were frustrating," said Mr Williams.