Mother spent 15 minutes, separated from her baby, after the doors of a metro network were closed, and left her baby alone in a pram on the carriage
- Mother separated herself from the child when she boarded a train in Melbourne on Thursday
- The woman could not have pushed the pram into the pram until the doors were closed
- Emergency workers took care of baby before mother took the next train
- Incident is surrounded by alarming statistics on child divorce in Australia
A mother was separated from her baby after she pushed the child onto a train carriage in a pram only in front of the doors of the metro to close her face.
The terrifying ordeal lasted a full 15 minutes before the pair was finally reunited at Heyington Station in eastern Melbourne on Thursday night.
The mother had initially arrived with her child at Burnley station, The age reported.
As she put the pram on the train, the doors of the pram closed and left her child alone on the train.
A mother had only succeeded in pushing her baby into a pram on a train carriage before the doors were closed and separated the couple (stock image)
The mother initially arrived with her child at Burnley station (photo)
Fortunately, the caregivers were able to take care of the baby before the mother could catch the next train.
The incident comes in the aftermath of surprising statistics that Melbourne has the highest parent-child divorce rates on public transportation in the country.
Once every two weeks, a child is separated from its parent on the rail network.
A mother was only separated from her child for four minutes in May when the train doors closed after she pushed the pram onto the pram.
Brisbane came close to Melbourne with one child-divorce happening every five and a half weeks.
There is one divorce every three months in Perth and last year there were only three in Sydney.
Adelaide had only a few incidents in two years.
Melbourne & # 39; s Metro Trains safety boss Anthony Fewster said the fares were unacceptably high.
& # 39; It is definitely too much, & # 39; Mr. Fewster said.
& # 39; We want to keep people as safe as possible (and) we've seen the trend drop in relation to train doors, etc. Over the past six months. & # 39;
The incident comes in the aftermath of surprising statistics that Melbourne has the highest parent-child divorce rates on public transportation in the country (stock image)
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