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Boom gates stuck

  • Boom gates stuck

V/Line apologises after boom gates disrupt traffic

V/Line has apologised to motorists after the boom gates on the Princes Highway level crossing at Birregurra became stuck for more than an hour.

A call came through Thursday morning around 8:20 to say that boom gates remained lowered following the passage of a train.

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Police were called to manage traffic at the level crossing and to allow vehicles to safely pass through.

A technician completed repairs on the boom gate at approximately 9:30 am and normal operations have resumed.

V/Line asks motorists to always obey road rules and signs, and not take risks around level crossings.