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Melbourne suburban passenger information displays

Next train displays at Melbourne suburban railway stations.

New LCD next train display for V/Line services at Footscray platform 4

16 July 2014 08:18 AM
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(13 times this month, 93 times this year)

Six platforms at Footscray station, yet passengers are only told the next four trains!

16 July 2014 08:00 AM
Viewed 1017 times
(7 times this month, 68 times this year)

Metro using the PIDS at Richmond station to promote Channel 7 TV show 'House Rules'

One of the contestants on the show - 'Lisa' - is an employee at Metro Trains Melbourne head office

4 July 2014 18:07 PM
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(2 times this month, 68 times this year)

PIDS at Richmond station displaying the stopping pattern portion of their message

4 July 2014 18:07 PM
Viewed 737 times
(2 times this month, 43 times this year)

Useless PIDS at Footscray - six platforms, and it only tells you the next four trains

7 May 2014 08:29 AM
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(2 times this month, 50 times this year)

Flipdot LED next train displays at Craigieburn platform 2

12 April 2014 16:42 PM
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(9 times this month, 100 times this year)

Flipdot LED next train display on the main concourse at Craigieburn

12 April 2014 16:41 PM
Viewed 914 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 50 times this year)

Footscray has trains to almost a dozen different termini, but only the next two down trains can be displayed at one time

Williamstown, Laverton, Werribee, Sunbury, Geelong, Warrnambool, Bacchus Marsh, Ballarat, Ararat, Maryborough, Kyneton, Bendigo, Swan Hill, Echuca...

7 February 2014 18:02 PM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 54 times this year)

Three sets of PIDS per suburban platform appears to be the new standard at Melbourne stations

Now to roll out at least one PIDS unit to every other platform on the network!

25 January 2014 13:13 PM
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(2 times this month, 56 times this year)

New LCD screen PIDS installed at the west end of platform 12 and 13

18 December 2013 13:43 PM
Viewed 989 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 65 times this year)

'Metro Wishes You a Happy Diwali' message on the PIDS at Flinders Street Station

2 November 2013 17:38 PM
Viewed 902 times
(7 times this month, 45 times this year)

It's good to know PTV has bothered to rebrand this temporary sign at Footscray station

2 October 2013 15:33 PM
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(7 times this month, 49 times this year)

The next two trains on platform 3 are both in six minutes - that isn't going to work...

3 July 2013 18:05 PM
Viewed 830 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 57 times this year)

Why is the train in 8 minutes time displayed before the train that is 3 minutes away?

7 June 2013 18:00 PM
Viewed 1016 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 60 times this year)

No trains through the Burnley Loop this morning!

3 June 2013 08:49 AM
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 51 times this year)

Showgrounds train displayed on the suburban PIDS at Southern Cross Station

25 May 2013 09:04 AM
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(6 times this month, 52 times this year)

It's 0850 in the morning: why is the 0807 train just arriving now, and the 0836 and 0848 trains still to come?

23 May 2013 08:50 AM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 58 times this year)

'No trains depart from this platform' message at Southern Cross due to weekend trackwork

9 March 2013 07:46 AM
Viewed 752 times
(7 times this month, 42 times this year)

Recently added 'stand clear / train departing' message on the screens at Flinders Street Station

22 February 2013 17:51 PM
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(8 times this month, 64 times this year)

7 minute gap between City Loop trains in the middle of peak hour

4 February 2013 08:49 AM
Viewed 812 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 48 times this year)

All aboard the Sydenham train that terminates at Watergardens station

22 November 2012 17:40 PM
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(3 times this week, 36 times this month, 107 times this year)

Disused Bathgate indicator at Essendon station

11 October 2012 08:18 AM
Viewed 1498 times
(11 times this month, 63 times this year)

Sticker indicating the red button on the PRIDE box can be used for customer assistance, not just emergencies

Part of a six month long trial along the Craigieburn and Upfield lines, host station staff withdrawn and replaced by full time CCTV monitoring

9 October 2012 18:04 PM
Viewed 1445 times
(8 times this month, 105 times this year)

The PRIDE system screens are labelled 'minutes to departure' but they actually display time until arrival

The flaws are apparent at Eltham, where trains need to wait for 5 minutes for a cross

26 August 2012 17:06 PM
Viewed 846 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 61 times this year)
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