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Poor service from Metro Trains Melbourne

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

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

Yet another truck hit the low bridge in Racecourse Road

17 May 2021 17:25 PM
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(2 times this week, 37 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

17 May 2021 17:24 PM
Viewed 36 times
(3 times this week, 36 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

17 May 2021 17:23 PM
Viewed 32 times
(2 times this week, 32 times this year)

30 minute waits between Sunbury line services at night

22 February 2021 21:24 PM
Viewed 75 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 75 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

16 February 2021 13:47 PM
Viewed 75 times
(6 times this month, 75 times this year)

Locked up waiting room at West Richmond platform 2

20 January 2021 21:27 PM
Viewed 78 times
(2 times this week, 12 times this month, 78 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

10 January 2021 10:25 AM
Viewed 78 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 78 times this year)

Passengers from the Pakenham and Cranbourne lines 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

10 January 2021 10:22 AM
Viewed 93 times
(5 times this month, 93 times this year)

Crowded platform at Middle Footscray, the previous two trains carrying an extra load of passengers between them

17 May 2019 08:49 AM
Viewed 276 times
(6 times this month, 28 times this year)

Stranded trainload of passengers finally able to board a citybound service at West Footscray

17 May 2019 08:48 AM
Viewed 228 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 25 times this year)

Stranded trainload of passengers finally able to board a citybound service at West Footscray

17 May 2019 08:47 AM
Viewed 294 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 30 times this year)

Crowd of passengers still waiting at West Footscray

Left behind after their train developed a fault, the next train ran out of space, and two express trains ran past

17 May 2019 08:43 AM
Viewed 273 times
(2 times this week, 10 times this month, 25 times this year)

Siemens train on an express service holds short of the platform at West Footscray

An entire train load of passengers waiting after their train developed a fault, while express trains run through

17 May 2019 08:39 AM
Viewed 248 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 21 times this year)

Not going to fit - an entire train load of passengers waiting at West Footscray after their train developed a fault

17 May 2019 08:37 AM
Viewed 241 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 26 times this year)

Train finally arrives at West Footscray to pick up the waiting crowds

An entire train load of passengers waiting after their train developed a fault

17 May 2019 08:36 AM
Viewed 268 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 26 times this year)

Train finally arrives at West Footscray to pick up the waiting crowds

An entire train load of passengers waiting after their train developed a fault

17 May 2019 08:36 AM
Viewed 251 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 23 times this year)

Train load of passengers left at West Footscray due to a faulty train

17 May 2019 08:32 AM
Viewed 255 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 25 times this year)

Train load of passengers left at West Footscray due to the train developing a fault

17 May 2019 08:31 AM
Viewed 278 times
(10 times this month, 33 times this year)

Train load of passengers left at West Footscray due to the train developing a fault

17 May 2019 08:27 AM
Viewed 273 times
(7 times this month, 27 times this year)

Citybound train at West Footscray has developed a fault, so the driver has to get the passengers to exit

17 May 2019 08:27 AM
Viewed 277 times
(6 times this month, 25 times this year)

Crowded platform at Flagstaff platform 3 following an extended period without trains

17 January 2019 17:53 PM
Viewed 652 times
(10 times this month, 107 times this year)

Trainload of Upfield line passengers turfed off a defective train at North Melbourne station

Caused by a defective door that couldn't be proved shut

5 November 2018 17:37 PM
Viewed 391 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 121 times this year)

Trainload of Upfield line passengers turfed off a defective train at North Melbourne station

Caused by a defective door that couldn't be proved shut

5 November 2018 17:37 PM
Viewed 393 times, 102 times this year)

Even at 10:30 on a Sunday morning there are 40 minute gaps between Sunbury line trains!

28 October 2018 09:10 AM
Viewed 307 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 96 times this year)
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Viewed 4041 times (7 times this week, 8 times this month, 283 times this year)