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Poor service from Metro Trains Melbourne

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

Zoo patrons at Royal Park need to wait another 20 minutes for the next train to the city

Waiting because the last train skipped the stop, because Metro needs to keep their on time running stats up

27 April 2013 17:09 PM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 3 times this year)

Up Upfield train runs express through Royal Park because Metro needs to keep their on time running stats up

And they are happy to screw over every passenger waiting along the way

27 April 2013 16:51 PM
Viewed 640 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 3 times this year)

Not going to fit on this City Loop train at North Melbourne

20 November 2012 08:28 AM
Viewed 718 times, 6 times this year)

Sign at the waiting room entrance - 'Diggers Rest station closed due to staff shortage'

8 November 2012 16:52 PM
Viewed 1378 times
(3 times this week, 1 time this month, 9 times this year)

'More staff at more stations' - Metro Trains caught with their pants on fire

In reality Metro seems quite happy to remove station staff: http://railgallery.wongm.com/melbourne-stations/E117_1538.jpg.html

2 November 2012 17:42 PM
Viewed 900 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this year)

Not going to fit!

Crush loaded Comeng train at Melbourne Central station during afternoon peak

24 September 2012 17:51 PM
Viewed 696 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this year)

Whiteboard outside the station - one train is 6 minutes late and the next one cancelled

At least the station hosts didn't write 'Have a nice day'!

6 September 2012 08:37 AM
Viewed 1259 times, 9 times this year)

Peak hour crowds pack aboard a Hitachi train

4 June 2012 18:03 PM
Viewed 962 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this year)

More confused passengers with the Northern Loop out of action, this time at Parliament station

Announcements that trains were not running towards North Melbourne were being made every few minutes, yet a dozen or so people just sat there waiting for a train that will never come.

4 June 2012 18:03 PM
Viewed 977 times, 6 times this year)

It's 6:45 pm and peak hour finished an hour ago, why are trains still crush loaded?

22 March 2012 18:45 PM
Viewed 1072 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 3 times this year)

Platform 1 at North Melbourne packed with passengers for the next City Loop bound service

24 January 2012 08:49 AM
Viewed 899 times, 11 times this year)

North Melbourne platform 6 packed with passengers for the next Werribee bound service

23 January 2012 18:02 PM
Viewed 884 times, 5 times this year)

A crush loaded Siemens struggles to unload passengers with just two doors per carriage

18 March 2011 08:54 AM
Viewed 1209 times, 3 times this year)

Passengers wander around confused at Footscray, no trains running after the overhead failed at Southern Cross a few hours earlier

27 July 2010 08:14 AM
Viewed 947 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 6 times this year)

Crowds of passengers after a suburban train on platform 1 was stopped in the platform for a sick passenger

4 May 2010 08:35 AM
Viewed 876 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this year)

One passenger has given up on boarding...

20 April 2010 08:19 AM
Viewed 965 times, 4 times this year)

Not going to fit onto a loop train at North Melbourne

20 April 2010 08:19 AM
Viewed 829 times, 7 times this year)
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Viewed 3295 times (10 times this week, 29 times this month, 85 times this year)