Police have removed a second protestor who obstructed the rail lines at Sandgate this morning after a woman was earlier assisted down from a 20 metre electrical pylon around 6am.
The man, who also streamed the stunt online and is affiliated with the same activist group as the woman and another man who staged a similar protest yesterday, barricaded himself inside an immobilised car on the rail lines for around half an hour.
Police earlier employed a cherrypicker crane to assist the 20 year-old woman to the ground from an steel platform suspended on an electrical pylon at Sandgate, secured by a monopole over the rail lines near a bridge connecting trains to and from Port of Newcastle.
The latest protest comes in the wake of an earlier stunt on Monday by the same activist group where a man suspended himself from a nine-metre tripod structure over the rail lines around the same time. He was arrested and taken to Waratah Police Station.
The details of this report are developing. It will be updated.
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