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Poor service from Metro Trains Melbourne

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

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

Sunday 10 January 2021 10:22 AM
Viewed 219 times, 3 times this year)

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

Friday 17 May 2019 08:49 AM
Viewed 493 times
(6 times this month, 84 times this year)

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

Friday 17 May 2019 08:48 AM
Viewed 360 times
(4 times this month, 50 times this year)

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

Friday 17 May 2019 08:47 AM
Viewed 421 times
(3 times this month, 44 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

Friday 17 May 2019 08:43 AM
Viewed 452 times
(2 times this month, 70 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

Friday 17 May 2019 08:39 AM
Viewed 437 times
(7 times this month, 50 times this year)

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

Friday 17 May 2019 08:37 AM
Viewed 375 times
(6 times this month, 47 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

Friday 17 May 2019 08:36 AM
Viewed 424 times
(4 times this month, 54 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

Friday 17 May 2019 08:36 AM
Viewed 386 times
(5 times this month, 42 times this year)

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

Friday 17 May 2019 08:32 AM
Viewed 377 times
(2 times this month, 43 times this year)

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

Friday 17 May 2019 08:31 AM
Viewed 420 times
(7 times this month, 57 times this year)

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

Friday 17 May 2019 08:27 AM
Viewed 420 times
(5 times this month, 61 times this year)

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

Friday 17 May 2019 08:27 AM
Viewed 473 times
(4 times this month, 74 times this year)

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

Thursday 17 January 2019 17:53 PM
Viewed 937 times
(8 times this month, 4 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

Monday 5 November 2018 17:37 PM
Viewed 597 times
(8 times this month, 21 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

Monday 5 November 2018 17:37 PM
Viewed 570 times
(3 times this month, 11 times this year)

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

Sunday 28 October 2018 09:10 AM
Viewed 421 times
(6 times this month, 9 times this year)

40 minutes between Sunbury line trains on a Sunday morning!

Sunday 28 October 2018 08:34 AM
Viewed 411 times
(4 times this month, 8 times this year)

Passengers try to squeeze onboard an up Sunbury service at Middle Footscray

Monday 3 September 2018 08:28 AM
Viewed 447 times
(5 times this month, 18 times this year)

Passengers try to squeeze onboard an up Sunbury service at Middle Footscray

Monday 3 September 2018 08:28 AM
Viewed 397 times
(3 times this month, 17 times this year)

Crowded ticket gates at Flagstaff station

Friday 10 August 2018 08:48 AM
Viewed 497 times
(4 times this month, 30 times this year)

9:20 down Sunbury service arrives into Sunshine station 16 minutes late

Tuesday 29 May 2018 09:36 AM
Viewed 535 times
(3 times this month, 50 times this year)

Citybound Sunbury line train running 6 minutes late in morning peak, and a 15 minute gap until the next one

Monday 28 May 2018 08:37 AM
Viewed 505 times
(6 times this month, 40 times this year)

Crash loaded Comeng train on a citybound off-peak Sunbury line service at Footscray

Friday 25 May 2018 09:40 AM
Viewed 853 times
(10 times this month, 89 times this year)
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Viewed 4743 times (35 times this month, 455 times this year)