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AustraliaPeak-hour commuter chaos in Melbourne after a woman is killed when she falls on train tracks - sparking major delays

14:15  15 april  2019
14:15  15 april  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

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Melbourne commuters are facing major delays after a woman was tragically killed when she fell on the train tracks during peak-hour.

Buses replaced trains on the Sandringham line after a woman was fatally struck in Hampton, south-east of the CBD, on Monday afternoon.

Passengers lined up for buses at Flinders Street Station amid the lengthy delays.

Peak-hour commuter chaos in Melbourne after a woman is killed when she falls on train tracks - sparking major delays© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Melbourne commuters are facing major delays after a woman was killed from falling on the train tracks during peak-hour

Photos show scores of workers bunched together as they desperately try to get themselves home.

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Metro Trains urged commuters to consider alternative transport following the accident.

'Plan ahead for your trip home if you usually take the Sandringham line,' Metro Trains tweeted.

'Services have been affected due to a person being hit by a train.'

'Our engineers will keep an eye on the roads and tweak traffic lights to help replacement buses get where they need to.'

Trains services resumed between Flinders Street and Sandringham at about 6.30pm but commuters continue to face major delays.

Peak-hour commuter chaos in Melbourne after a woman is killed when she falls on train tracks - sparking major delays© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Buses replaced trains on the Sandringham line after a woman was fatally struck in Hampton, south-east of the CBD, on Monday afternoon

'We are anticipating delays as we recover the timetable,' Metro Trains said.

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Passengers travelling between Elsternwick and Sandringham were advised to take a replacement bus from the Arts Centre.

Peak-hour commuter chaos in Melbourne after a woman is killed when she falls on train tracks - sparking major delays© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Photos show scores of workers bunched together as they desperately try to get themselves home Those between Ripponlea and South Yarra were also told to take a replacement bus or catch the Yarra Trams route 58.

There is little known about the incident but the death is understood to have been an accident.

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.


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