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Metro Trains Melbourne stuffups, April 2013

Over five days over the Anzac Day break there was a shutdown for Regional Rail Link related works at Viaduct Junction. April 26 was a normal workday but with limited platforms available at Southern Cross Station, resulting in all kinds of delays.

'Flinders Street' on the destination board, but this train is terminating at Southern Cross platform 12

26 April 2013 08:46 AM
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'Please Listen to the PA' message on every suburban PID screen

26 April 2013 08:44 AM
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Passengers pack platform 9, hoping to board the only City Loop trains

Since it's the Clifton Hill group, the train doesn't help people wanting to get to Flinders Street

26 April 2013 08:41 AM
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Platform 12 at Southern Cross packed with ex-Werribee passengers wanting to get to Flinders Street

26 April 2013 08:40 AM
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Another load of ex-Werribee passengers get dumped on platform 12 at Southern Cross

26 April 2013 08:40 AM
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Passengers look at the next train boards, hoping to find a non-existent train to Flinders Street

26 April 2013 08:39 AM
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Escalators struggling to clear the crowds at Southern Cross platform 12

26 April 2013 08:37 AM
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Slow Myki gates cause a queue to exit Southern Cross at the Bourke Street end

26 April 2013 08:29 AM
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Siemens train ex-Werribee disgorges a train load of passengers wanting to go to Flinders Street

26 April 2013 08:27 AM
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Arrivals on Southern Cross platform 12 running about 30 minute behind

26 April 2013 08:26 AM
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Williamstown-bound train departs Southern Cross platform 12

26 April 2013 08:09 AM
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Craigieburn trains running around 25 minutes late

26 April 2013 08:09 AM
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Myki gates closed to use - someone through they were too close to the closed platforms?

26 April 2013 08:08 AM
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Dual banks of Myki gates closed to use at the Bourke Street end of Southern Cross

Someone through they were too close to the closed platforms?

26 April 2013 08:00 AM
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PIDS displays at Southern Cross having troubles yet again

26 April 2013 07:58 AM
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'Please Listen to the PA' message on the suburban PIDSs

26 April 2013 07:57 AM
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Craigieburn trains running around 20 minutes late

26 April 2013 07:55 AM
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Normal Burnley Group timetable still displayed, despite none of them actually running today

26 April 2013 07:46 AM
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Sunbury-bound train on platform 10, due to no Burnley Group trains

26 April 2013 07:42 AM
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Comeng train closing in on a delayed train at Southern Cross platform 10

26 April 2013 07:42 AM
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Burnley and Caulfield Group displays blanked out at Southern Cross, due to no trains running

26 April 2013 07:39 AM
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Safeworking staff talk to a train driver outside Southern Cross platform 10

26 April 2013 07:37 AM
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Longwinded and convoluted explanation of the Metro Trains services changes over the Anzac Day long weekend

26 April 2013 07:31 AM
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Improvised notices informing passengers Belgrave, Lilydale, Glen Waverley, Pakenham, Cranbourne, Frankston and Sandringham lines that there are no trains for them at Southern Cross

Jump on a route 75 tram they suggest!

26 April 2013 07:30 AM
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