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Flinders Street Station

Flinders Street Station is the main suburban train station for Melbourne, Victoria

Information board for tourists outside the paid area at Flinders Street Station

Pity the Metro Trains information centre is located *inside* the paid area.

29 May 2012 18:01 PM
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Sheetmetal 'stonework' on the southern facade of the main station building

Each 'stone' is around 30cm x 60cm, the south facade was originally built this way because this side would have faced into the train shed over the platforms

26 May 2012 17:59 PM
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The normal platform step between platform and train at Flinders Street

26 May 2012 17:58 PM
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A bit of a bodge job when raising the levels at the east end of platform 1

26 May 2012 17:55 PM
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Congestion at the Richmond end of platform 4/5 due to MCG football crowds

19 May 2012 18:59 PM
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Crowds of commuters wait to cross Flinders Street at Elizabeth Street

2 May 2012 17:20 PM
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Police booth on the main concourse at Flinders Street Station

Apparently Metro want to move it, given that it blocks the installation of ticket barriers leading directly to the Federation Square tram stop

20 April 2012 22:41 PM
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South end ticket barriers, towards Princes Bridge

20 April 2012 22:39 PM
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'Wide barrier' markings on the floor

20 April 2012 22:35 PM
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Main exit barriers towards Flinders and Swanston Streets

20 April 2012 22:33 PM
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Relaid track with concrete sleepers on platform 1

14 March 2012 15:45 PM
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Faded 'Book here' signs above abandoned booking office windows

18 February 2012 01:03 AM
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Damn, this bit of Flinders Street station looks really grungy...

Metcard machine, myki machine, and the $4 photo booth

18 February 2012 01:02 AM
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Metcard barriers still powered up at the Elizabeth Street entrance, even though platform access is impossible

18 February 2012 01:01 AM
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Metcard and Myki machines beside the closed ticket office window

18 February 2012 00:59 AM
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Elizabeth Street entrance to Flinders Street station closed for the night

The quickest way in is to jump the fence...

18 February 2012 00:58 AM
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Air compressor / pump that operates the mist cooling system at Flinders Street platforms 2/3 and 4/5

11 February 2012 08:44 AM
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Air compressor / pump that operates the mist cooling system at Flinders Street platforms 2/3 and 4/5

11 February 2012 08:43 AM
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Detail of the spray jets of the mist cooling system installed on platform 2/3 and 4/5 at Flinders Street

11 February 2012 08:42 AM
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Metro customer service centre in the middle the paid area: would it be more useful having part of it face the outside?

8 February 2012 16:55 PM
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Bottleneck of passengers trying to enter the platforms from the Federation Square tram stop

Plus a queue at the Metcard machines

8 February 2012 16:53 PM
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The massive 'Merry Christmas' sign at Flinders Street Station finally finished!

22 December 2011 13:16 PM
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Looking down Elizabeth Street to the incomplete $200,000 Merry Christmas sign

14 December 2011 17:26 PM
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Sitting on scaffolding above Flinders Street doesn't look very safe to me...

14 December 2011 17:21 PM
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