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Post Wed Nov 27, 2013 2:43 pm

Rail corridors arn't for 4x4ing

Maybe the train had a load of Methylamine

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Post Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:11 pm

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HOLY SHIT! a couple of changes of underwear required there!
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Post Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:13 pm

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10 years ago I thought I knew everything about 4WDing. Now I look back and realise I didn't. In another 10 years ill be able to drive through the first and maybe second layer of gravity.
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Post Wed Nov 27, 2013 3:33 pm

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SCANAS wrote:10 years ago I thought I knew everything about 4WDing. Now I look back and realise I didn't. In another 10 years ill be able to drive through the first and maybe second layer of gravity.




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Post Wed Nov 27, 2013 6:09 pm

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It's true though, my first gig as a sales manager the boss told me " I know you think you know everything and that you'll teach us everything we need to know but in 5 years from now you'll realise you didn't know it all and still won't know it all" < it's wasn't a confucious moment but it's true, you never stop learning and I don't want to.

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Post Wed Nov 27, 2013 11:14 pm

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SCANAS wrote:It's true though, my first gig as a sales manager the boss told me " I know you think you know everything and that you'll teach us everything we need to know but in 5 years from now you'll realise you didn't know it all and still won't know it all" < it's wasn't a confucious moment but it's true, you never stop learning and I don't want to.

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Post Thu Nov 28, 2013 3:12 am

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That's a horror scenario for the PN drivers. Stuff the dickhead in the Nissan. He deserves to have his vehicle written off by the train. The only thing that has saved him is the excellent line of sight that the train drivers would have had. That's assuming no other train hadn't already made an emergency call regarding a vehicle on track. He deserves the book being thrown at him. The fence isn't there for nothing. Imagine if instead of a straight clear track, that vehicle was just around a corner, and the track speed was 80 or 100kph. Bye bye dickhead. Longlux will back up my words.

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Post Thu Nov 28, 2013 4:22 am

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Apparently happened at Laverton Loop in Melbourne recently, the train was heading towards a red signal so it had enough time to pull-up.
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Post Thu Nov 28, 2013 8:06 am

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Its a Patrol Boofhead, pretty good behaviour for the one of them really.
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Post Thu Nov 28, 2013 8:07 am

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My brother had a 79 series stuck across the tracks near Miriamvale,pulled up about 5 metres from it , on perpose to put the wind up them.there was a crossing 200 metres up the track.
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Post Thu Nov 28, 2013 11:43 am

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At least the dickheads face, and rego are clearly visible, so he should have already had a visit from RN or his mates.

We have similar issues up this way, trespassers on the access tracks, mainly in 4wds, especially after rain.

Any time I have a vehicle run across a level crossing in front of me, when the lights are flashing and/or the gates are down, and I can get a rego number, its an immediate report to control, who contact the police, who issue a fine. No ifs, buts , or maybes. I don't want your life on my conscience for the rest of my life.
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Post Thu Nov 28, 2013 12:28 pm

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So some things I dont get:
Is he stuck, or broken down? Did he have it in 4wd or was too ignorant to know? Doesnt appear to be any wheelspin evidence around either front wheel?
And why is he standing on the rear bumper?
And why the fluk would you drive there anyway?
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Post Thu Nov 28, 2013 12:56 pm

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Left rear appears buried. Nothing around the fronts, so either not in 4wd or 4wd broke.

I have got to agree, what the hell is he doing in there. No evidence of slide marks on the grass, so doesn't appear to have lost control. I cant believe anyone is stupid enough to believe they would be able to drive across 4 tracks.
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A speed camera would have prevented that!

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Post Thu Nov 28, 2013 3:36 pm

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Frankeh wrote:Maybe the train had a load of Methylamine

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Victorian registered vehicle but did this occur in Vic or elsewhere?

Our Transit Section is interested.

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Post Thu Nov 28, 2013 4:10 pm

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I posted where it apparently took place up higher RN.
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A speed camera would have prevented that!

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Post Thu Nov 28, 2013 4:12 pm

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Frankeh wrote:I posted where it apparently took place up higher RN.



Gotcha...looks like two trains involved. Photos taken from the one depicting another in the back ground????
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Post Thu Nov 28, 2013 5:01 pm

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From a rail industry forum I frequent.

Quote-XXXX appears to be right, I used to live near there; it's west of Newport station. The lines on the left are the Altona/Werribee line, the middle track is the broad gauge freight link and the vehicle is actually stuck on the standard gauge ARTC line. It's also possible it could be a bit further out at Galvin where there's a similar set-up with two freight tracks and the suburban lines?

And Quote - This location is I believe Laverton Loop

And Quote - This is at Laverton loop with the train facing Melbourne.

RN, if you would like the link to that particular forum and page, please PM me, and I will pass it on. The particular page also shows the presumed location on Google Earth with coordinates.
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Post Thu Nov 28, 2013 6:44 pm

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Book 'im Danno ............ farkwit that he is didn't even have the common sense to duck .
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Post Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:35 am

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What can happen. This is from Brisbane last year.

http://au.news.yahoo.com/qld/a/20076610/train-collision/
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A speed camera would have prevented that!

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Post Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:46 am

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Info has been forwarded to Transit for investigation. Not sure if I will be kept abreast of any results. If the plates aren't dodgy the investigators will have somewhere to start.

cheers...
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Post Sun Dec 01, 2013 12:41 pm

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stupid clown, did he not stop and think well yeh maybe its not a good idea
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Post Sun Dec 01, 2013 11:09 pm

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familybus wrote:stupid clown, did he not stop and think well yeh maybe its not a good idea


Nope have never seen one that goes thru that thought process and gets that result yet.

I mean I have only been doing this job for 29 years.
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Post Mon Dec 02, 2013 1:08 am

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Doesn't this look staged to antbody else.? Look at the angle the pics are taken from, maybe some sort of railways advertising campaign being made.
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Post Mon Dec 02, 2013 2:03 am

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Nope, the shots have been taken by the traincrew travelling in an opposing train, which is a natural thing to do. "Publicity" shots like this would be set up on an out of the way track, not a mainline, as the slots are too valuable to lose time for such a purpose.
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Post Mon Dec 02, 2013 2:07 pm

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i wonder how he got off the tracks in the end?
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Post Mon Dec 02, 2013 2:16 pm

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stockhorse wrote:Doesn't this look staged to antbody else.? Look at the angle the pics are taken from, maybe some sort of railways advertising campaign being made.


A training video? :lol:
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Post Mon Dec 02, 2013 3:16 pm

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j-top paj wrote:i wonder how he got off the tracks in the end?


My information is that some trackworkers extricated the twit with a truck. The pictured traincrew should have assisted him off track, with the loco, at about 10kph.
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Post Mon Dec 02, 2013 4:58 pm

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BundyRumandCoke wrote:The pictured traincrew should have assisted him off track, with the loco, at about 10kph.



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