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Commuter is hit by a train in Melbourne plunging the city into peak-hour chaos 

Commuter is hit by a train in Melbourne plunging the city into peak-hour chaos

  • The person was hit by a train near South Yarra station on Monday morning
  • Buses replaced trains from Elsternwick station to take people to Caulfield station
  • Commuters will wait an hour for replacement buses to arrive at Elsternwick

A commuter has been hit by a train in Melbourne, causing peak-hour chaos on Monday morning.

The person was hit near South Yarra station, prompting the Sandringham train line between Ripponlea and Prahran stations to be suspended. 


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Emergency services are on the scene, while buses have replaced trains from Elsternwick station to transfer passengers to Caulfield station.

The person was hit near South Yarra station, prompting the Sandringham train line between Ripponlea and Prahran stations to be suspended (stock image)

Commuters will be forced to wait about an hour for replacement buses to arrive at Elsternwick to connect with the Pakenham, Cranbourne and Frankston line trains at Caulfield

Commuters will be forced to wait about an hour for replacement buses to arrive at Elsternwick to connect with the Pakenham, Cranbourne and Frankston line trains at Caulfield

Commuters will be forced to wait about an hour for replacement buses to arrive at Elsternwick to connect with the Pakenham, Cranbourne and Frankston line trains at Caulfield.

‘Passengers between Ripponlea and Prahran are advised to consider local tram and bus services,’ Melbourne Metro said. 

Delays of up to 30 minutes are to be expected on the Frankston, Pakenham and Cranbourne lines.  

Passengers have been encouraged to use other transport options where possible.

More to come.

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