Pregnant woman and friend brawl on Melbourne train

Passengers on a train watched in horror as a two women - one of them pregnant - fought and abused each other on a train.

The fight lasted for eight minutes as the combatants traded kicks, punches, and insults while Melbourne commuters fled the carriage.

The pregnant woman stops to check whether she is bleeding early in the fight, but moments later is pushed and struck in the face. 

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Passengers scattered as two women (pictured, left, centre) traded blows on a Melbourne train

Passengers scattered as two women (pictured, left, centre) traded blows on a Melbourne train

One of the women (pictured, right) said she was five months pregnant and checked whether she was bleeding or not

One of the women (pictured, right) said she was five months pregnant and checked whether she was bleeding or not

The knowledge that one woman was carrying a child did not stop the violence from continuing

The knowledge that one woman was carrying a child did not stop the violence from continuing

Horrified commuters rush to get out of the path of the women who walk down the carriage pushing and swearing at each other.

'I don't wanna kill your f***ing kid!' screams the woman in the dark jacket.

'If I lose this kid I swear to God it's on,' says the woman in grey. 

The wild brawl sent other commuters (pictured, centre) rushing out of the way of the women

The wild brawl sent other commuters (pictured, centre) rushing out of the way of the women

The melee may have been sparked by a post on social media, as one (pictured, left) accused the other (pictured, left) of putting something on Facebook.

The melee may have been sparked by a post on

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