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Poor service from Metro Trains Melbourne

Woeful service from Metro Trains Melbourne is a running joke - here are some examples.

Plenty of passengers onboard this Siemens train thanks to the Anzac Day football match

Monday 25 April 2022 18:32 PM
Viewed 51 times
(9 times this month, 51 times this year)

Fantastic service on the Sunbury line - 35 and 62 minutes until the next service from Watergardens to Sunbury

Friday 8 April 2022 08:47 AM
Viewed 36 times
(9 times this month, 36 times this year)

20 minutes between trains on the Sunbury line, and I'm only 12 minutes from the city

Friday 1 April 2022 10:12 AM
Viewed 32 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 32 times this year)

9pm on a Thursday night, and it's 56 minutes until the next Sunbury line train towards the city

Thursday 31 March 2022 21:07 PM
Viewed 47 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 47 times this year)

It's almost 10am on a Sunday, and there are still 40 minute gaps between trains on the Sunbury line

Sunday 27 March 2022 09:42 AM
Viewed 30 times
(8 times this month, 30 times this year)

Metro Trains rubbish bin ticketed by the City of Melbourne for blocking a footpath

Sunday 27 March 2022 09:27 AM
Viewed 41 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 41 times this year)

Metro Trains rubbish bin ticketed by the City of Melbourne for blocking a footpath

Sunday 27 March 2022 09:27 AM
Viewed 58 times
(7 times this month, 58 times this year)

Escalator between the footbridge and Footscray platform 4 and 5 closed

The route is so roundabout that nobody uses it, so Metro has probably switched it off to save power

Wednesday 2 March 2022 14:51 PM
Viewed 42 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 42 times this year)

Escalator between the footbridge and Footscray platform 4 and 5 closed

The route is so roundabout that nobody uses it, so Metro has probably switched it off to save power

Wednesday 2 March 2022 14:51 PM
Viewed 33 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 33 times this year)

Escalator between the footbridge and Footscray platform 4 and 5 closed

The route is so roundabout that nobody uses it, so Metro has probably switched it off to save power

Wednesday 2 March 2022 14:51 PM
Viewed 40 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 40 times this year)

Train at Sunshine platform 2 now forming an up service to the City Loop

Sunday 13 February 2022 10:48 AM
Viewed 55 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 55 times this year)

'Arrival - train not taking passengers' message on the PIDS at Sunshine for the next down train to terminate

Sunday 13 February 2022 10:45 AM
Viewed 65 times
(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 65 times this year)

'Train services disrupted between Sunshine and Sunbury' message on the PIDS at Sunshine

Sunday 13 February 2022 10:34 AM
Viewed 66 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 66 times this year)

Escalators at the platform 6 end of the Footscray station switched off for the night

Passengers having to use the steps instead

Friday 24 December 2021 20:13 PM
Viewed 75 times
(11 times this month, 75 times this year)

Big gaps between Craigieburn line trains at Kensington station

Tuesday 14 December 2021 10:53 AM
Viewed 71 times, 71 times this year)

Three up Sunbury trains running two minutes apart following a disruption

Tuesday 23 November 2021 09:18 AM
Viewed 77 times
(5 times this month, 77 times this year)

Better catch this train - the next Sunbury line service on a Sunday morning is 40 minutes away!

Sunday 31 October 2021 08:32 AM
Viewed 122 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 122 times this year)

North Melbourne platform 2 overflowing due to a disruption on the Craigieburn line

Yet another truck hit the low bridge in Racecourse Road

Monday 17 May 2021 17:25 PM
Viewed 134 times
(2 times this week, 10 times this month, 14 times this year)

North Melbourne platform 2 overflowing due to a disruption on the Craigieburn line

Down Seymour service given permission to proceed after the truck was cleared from beneath the low bridge in Racecourse Road

Monday 17 May 2021 17:24 PM
Viewed 129 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 9 times this year)

North Melbourne platform 2 overflowing due to a disruption on the Craigieburn line

Yet another truck hit the low bridge in Racecourse Road

Monday 17 May 2021 17:23 PM
Viewed 127 times
(4 times this week, 8 times this month, 10 times this year)

30 minute waits between Sunbury line services at night

Monday 22 February 2021 21:24 PM
Viewed 173 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 31 times this year)

It only looks like a 10 minute off-peak service on the Sunbury line

It's really just the usual 20 minute service with one train running 10 minutes late

Tuesday 16 February 2021 13:47 PM
Viewed 213 times
(3 times this week, 57 times this year)

Locked up waiting room at West Richmond platform 2

Wednesday 20 January 2021 21:27 PM
Viewed 182 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 43 times this year)

Pakenham and Cranbourne line passengers force to change trains at Caulfield

The Caulfield Local tracks closed due to trackwork, and it's too busy to send City Loop trains over to the other track pair, so passengers have to transfer instead

Sunday 10 January 2021 10:25 AM
Viewed 183 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 54 times this year)
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Viewed 4515 times (3 times this week, 45 times this month, 227 times this year)