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Flinders Street Station

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

Trio of electric vehicles used to deliver dodgy dim sims to the Flinders Street Station platform kiosks

Parked on the disused milk dock platform

Thursday 18 October 2012 08:07 AM
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1980s-era tiles line the stairs up from platform 12 and 13

Friday 12 October 2012 22:02 PM
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Storage lockers along platform 13

Presumably used by the retailers on the concourse to store their excess stock

Friday 12 October 2012 22:01 PM
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Elizabeth Street clocktower viewed from the west

Tuesday 2 October 2012 14:17 PM
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Entombed stairs that once lead to the west end of platform 10

Taken out of use in the early 1990s as they lead off the unpaid side of the Elizabeth Street subway

Friday 28 September 2012 17:56 PM
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Did the 'Dancing Baby' piss itself?

Nope - Flinders Street Station is leaking as per normal

Thursday 13 September 2012 17:51 PM
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Free Wi-Fi at Flinders Street Station, as the rest of the station falls apart

Thursday 13 September 2012 17:51 PM
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Massive poster promoting free Wi-Fi now available at Flinders Street Station

Illustrated with different internet memes

Wednesday 29 August 2012 17:21 PM
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Wi-Fi access point mounted to the underside of the platform canopy

Wednesday 29 August 2012 17:19 PM
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'Free Wi-Fi has arrived at Flinders Street Station' stickers

Not quite pop tart cat

Wednesday 29 August 2012 17:19 PM
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Another 'Free Wi-Fi has arrived at Flinders Street Station' sticker

This time it is Charlie the Unicorn

Wednesday 29 August 2012 17:17 PM
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Directional arrows painted on the ground at the west end of platform 10

Wednesday 15 August 2012 16:28 PM
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Directional arrows painted on the ground at the east end of platform 10

Wednesday 15 August 2012 16:26 PM
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Looking east down Flinders Street past the Elizabeth Street clocktower

Sunday 29 July 2012 16:04 PM
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Sandridge Bridge, the former Flinders Street 'A' box and the current signalling relay room

Sunday 29 July 2012 15:55 PM
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Renovated police booth on the Swanston Street concourse of Flinders Street Station

The one way glass has been replaced by normal glass, so you can see the actual police (or lack thereof)

Friday 27 July 2012 12:09 PM
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Everything old is new again - the unused Altona Line clock

Given that Laverton trains run most of the time, they could actually start to use this clock again

Tuesday 29 May 2012 18:02 PM
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'No change given for ticket machines' sign at the florist under the Flinders Street Station clocks

Tuesday 29 May 2012 18:02 PM
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Information board for tourists outside the paid area at Flinders Street Station

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

Tuesday 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

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

Saturday 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

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

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

Wednesday 2 May 2012 17:20 PM
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