Public Transport Victoria forum hears call for more Maryborough train services
State Government Commits to Developing Rail Infrastructure for Victoria
Horsham residents to be quizzed about future use of dormant rail corridor land
No choppers here: Malcolm Turnbull takes the train to Geelong
Opposition Leader Matthew Guy backs Melbourne Airport rail link
Jail time for train threats to Vline Staff
Premier Daniel Andrews hears efforts to address Central Goldfields disadvantage, push for more Maryborough trains
The Inland Rail Link Melbourne to Brisbane a Similar Case as the RAA's Bendigo - Geelong Rail Link
North-West Rail Alliance urges more council support amid push for return of Mildura passenger rail
Grampians Rail Trail: Shire calls for community to step up and manage facility
A train driver has been injured after rocks were thrown at a moving freight train south east of Melbourne overnight.
During the Rumour File this morning, Ross and John were told a steel train in the south-east was brought to a halt last night by stone-throwing youths.
It’s believed the driver was injured and train damaged and left at Tyabb railway station.
Police confirmed they are investigating the incident which occurred about 9pm last night.
Paramedics were called to the scene, where the man had injuries to the upper body.
He was taken to Frankston Hospital in a stable condition.
PTV say a relief driver arrived at 1am and moved the train on from Tyabb Railway station.
Luba Grigorovitch from the Rail, Tram and Bus Union told 3AW Breakfast the behaviour by these young people is totally unacceptable.
“It’s very unfortunate, the train was going along and it seems some young people have thrown some rocks through the train windows,” Luba said.
“To think anyone’s been silly enough to throw rocks at any moving vehicle is unacceptable.”
This article first appeared on www.3aw.com.au
About this website
Railpage version 3.10.0.0037
All logos and trademarks in this site are property of their respective owner. The comments are property of their posters, all the rest is © 2003-2020 Interactive Omnimedia Pty Ltd.
You can syndicate our news using one of the RSS feeds.