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Melbourne suburban passenger information displays

Next train displays at Melbourne suburban railway stations.

New V/Line next train displays displaying non-stations like Parwan Loop, as well as superfluous express running

It appears that the system is being driven by the WTT (working timetable) - with a cross at Parwan Loop, and no stops at Deer Park West Junction, Bank Box Loop, Bungaree Loop East, Bungaree Loop West, Ballarat East or North Ballarat Junction

Wednesday 16 July 2014 08:18 AM
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(5 times this month, 29 times this year)

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

Wednesday 16 July 2014 08:18 AM
Viewed 1692 times
(8 times this month, 38 times this year)

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

Wednesday 16 July 2014 08:00 AM
Viewed 1120 times
(2 times this month, 18 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

Friday 4 July 2014 18:07 PM
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(8 times this month, 27 times this year)

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

Friday 4 July 2014 18:07 PM
Viewed 820 times
(2 times this month, 19 times this year)

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

Wednesday 7 May 2014 08:29 AM
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(4 times this month, 13 times this year)

Flipdot LED next train displays at Craigieburn platform 2

Saturday 12 April 2014 16:42 PM
Viewed 1174 times
(1 time this week, 14 times this month, 42 times this year)

Flipdot LED next train display on the main concourse at Craigieburn

Saturday 12 April 2014 16:41 PM
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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...

Friday 7 February 2014 18:02 PM
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(2 times this month, 15 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!

Saturday 25 January 2014 13:13 PM
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(6 times this month, 19 times this year)

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

Wednesday 18 December 2013 13:43 PM
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(6 times this month, 19 times this year)

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

Saturday 2 November 2013 17:38 PM
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(1 time this month, 25 times this year)

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

Wednesday 2 October 2013 15:33 PM
Viewed 904 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 24 times this year)

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

Wednesday 3 July 2013 18:05 PM
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(1 time this month, 15 times this year)

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

Friday 7 June 2013 18:00 PM
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(5 times this month, 20 times this year)

No trains through the Burnley Loop this morning!

Monday 3 June 2013 08:49 AM
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Showgrounds train displayed on the suburban PIDS at Southern Cross Station

Saturday 25 May 2013 09:04 AM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 29 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?

Thursday 23 May 2013 08:50 AM
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(1 time this month, 17 times this year)

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

Saturday 9 March 2013 07:46 AM
Viewed 843 times
(2 times this month, 24 times this year)

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

Friday 22 February 2013 17:51 PM
Viewed 911 times
(1 time this month, 19 times this year)

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

Monday 4 February 2013 08:49 AM
Viewed 898 times
(1 time this month, 20 times this year)

All aboard the Sydenham train that terminates at Watergardens station

Thursday 22 November 2012 17:40 PM
Viewed 4036 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 41 times this year)

Disused Bathgate indicator at Essendon station

Thursday 11 October 2012 08:18 AM
Viewed 1619 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 19 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

Tuesday 9 October 2012 18:04 PM
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(6 times this month, 31 times this year)
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