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City Loop

Stations and trains around the Melbourne Underground Rail Loop (Parliament, Melbourne Central, and Flagstaff stations)

Fine welded mesh covers the top of the draft relief shaft

The vertical shaft ends about 13 metres below the surface, where another tunnel heads sideways towards the underground draught relief structure

20 July 2011 08:59 AM
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Vent structure on La Trobe Street for Flagstaff Station

Connected to the draft relief shafts at the west end of the Flagstaff Station platforms

20 July 2011 08:57 AM
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Upper level of the Flagstaff Gardens draft relief shaft

Located on La Trobe Street at the west end of the Flagstaff Station platforms

20 July 2011 08:56 AM
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Another morning. Another massive queue at the Flagstaff ticket barriers

19 July 2011 08:54 AM
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Opening plaque at Flagstaff Station: unveiled by Minister for Transport Tom Roper on May 27th 1985

Note the Metropolitan Transit Authority branding, having absorbed the Melbourne Underground Rail Loop Authority (MURLA) in 1983.

7 July 2011 17:41 PM
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Metcard 'Concession travel is only for concession card holders' billboard at Melbourne Central

10+ years old and counting!

6 July 2011 19:01 PM
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Red, green, blue and black: nothing on the next train displays at Flagstaff station

The original City Loop colours were red for the Clifton Hill Group, green for Burnley Group, blue for Caulfield Group, and black / yellow for Northern Group.

5 July 2011 17:53 PM
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Massive queues at the Flagstaff ticket barriers to exit the station

23 May 2011 08:56 AM
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MURLA plaque marking the commencing of construction at Museum Station, April 5 1973

3 May 2011 18:23 PM
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MURLA plaque marking the completion of Museum Station stage one and the first two loop tunnels, November 14 1980

3 May 2011 18:23 PM
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MURLA plaque marking the completion of Museum Station, April 5 1982

3 May 2011 18:23 PM
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Collection of commemorative plaques featuring the MURLA logo, at the Swanston Street entrance to Melbourne Central station

3 May 2011 18:23 PM
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'V.R. Upper Level' listed on the elevator floors at Flagstaff station

4 January 2011 17:38 PM
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Departing Parliament station

27 October 2010 15:53 PM
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Whoa! Am I suffering from blurred vision?

It's actually a cropped photo from out of a Hitachi window departing Melbourne Central

27 October 2010 15:51 PM
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Departing Melbourne Central platform 4, passing the coffee kiosk

27 October 2010 15:51 PM
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The new A through F signage is also at Flagstaff station platform 4

26 August 2010 18:07 PM
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New platform signage at Parliament station platform 4 - dividing the platform into sections A,B, C, D, E and F - each about 1 carriage long

A smart alec would say they are doing a Southern Cross, and will be running six single car Sprinters from the platform off peak!

20 August 2010 15:57 PM
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Collins Street entry to platforms 3/4 at Parliament station

10 August 2010 14:17 PM
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Looking down the escalators at Parliament station

10 August 2010 14:17 PM
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Collins Street concourse at Parliament station platform 1/2

10 August 2010 14:16 PM
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Escalators from the Melbourne Central concourse down to platform 3/4

10 August 2010 14:07 PM
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McDonalds window facing the Swanston Street concourse of Melbourne Central

10 August 2010 14:07 PM
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Escalators at Flagstaff - three of the four banks only have 2 escalators and a set of stairs

3 August 2010 08:51 AM
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