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Commuters have been warned to expect delays in Melbourne's south-east this morning after a tram derailed at a level crossing and came to rest across railway tracks.
Peak-hour train services on the Frankston line are expected to be delayed by up to 15 minutes after the the tram jumped off its tracks near Glenhuntly station - the second incident at the same crossing in just two days.
Yarra Trams spokesman Colin Tyrus said the route 67 tram was crossing the railway tracks about 6.15am when it derailed.
He said a recovery vehicle towed it off the lines about 6.50am, however delays are expected to continue on into peak hour.
It is the second break-down at the same level crossing in just two days.
On Wednesday, a power failure caused a tram to break down across three railway lines.
Passengers on one stranded train were forced into a freezing walk to Caulfield station to complete their journey.
Metro spokesman Chris Whitefield said the tram this morning was blocking one rail line for about 30 minutes.
Metro originally warned passengers on the Frankston line to expect delays of more than 30 minutes, however by 7am that had been revised down to 15-minute delays.
Route 67 trams are still running city-bound from Glenhuntly, however outbound services from Glenhuntly have been replaced with buses until the tram can be towed back to depot.
In a separate incident, a teenager has been taken to hospital after his car became wedged under a tram at Coburg North north this morning.
Ambulance Victoria spokeswoman Susannah Wilson said the 18-year-old was trapped in his vehicle for some time following the collision near the intersection of Sydney Road and Baker Street about 6am.
No passengers were on board the route 19 tram at the time of the crash, which occurred near the tram terminus.
The man suffered a suspected broken leg and wrist, and possible head injuries. He was taken to the Royal Melbourne Hospital in a serious but stable condition.
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