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14 photos taken on Friday, 3 October 2014.

'Latina Fresh' promotion blocking the main entrance to Southern Cross Station

Friday 3 October 2014 17:37 PM
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In album: Commercialising commuters

Difference in height between the raised (left) and original (right) sections of the platform stop

Friday 3 October 2014 17:38 PM
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In album: Melbourne tram stop platform rebuilds

Resurfacing works almost completed at the south end of the Southern Cross Station platform stop on Spencer Street

Friday 3 October 2014 17:38 PM
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In album: Melbourne tram stop platform rebuilds

A handful of railway magazines available from the newsagent at Southern Cross

Australian Railway History, Railway Digest, Australian Model Railway Magazine, and Great British Model Railways

Friday 3 October 2014 17:39 PM
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In album: Southern Cross Station

'If you see something, say something' advertisement on the screen beneath the Water Tower Clock

Friday 3 October 2014 17:40 PM
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In album: Commercialising commuters

'Latina Fresh' promotion blocking the main entrance to Southern Cross Station

Friday 3 October 2014 17:42 PM
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In album: Commercialising commuters

N453 departs platform 15 with an eastbound service

Friday 3 October 2014 17:44 PM
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In album: V/Line at Southern Cross Station

Siemens 770M headed empty cars to Flinders Street via Southern Cross track 10A, with a massive graffiti mural on the side

Friday 3 October 2014 17:49 PM
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In album: Vandals and scroats

Dirt marks where the rubbish bins at Southern Cross used to be

Yet another knee jerk reaction to the supposed 'increased threat of terrorism'

Friday 3 October 2014 17:49 PM
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In album: Southern Cross Station

PTC-era 'this gate will be closed as soon as train stops' sign at Footscray station

In the days of station staff at each station the ticket checkers would close the gate when the train arrived, then open it after departure.

Friday 3 October 2014 17:59 PM
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In album: Signage at Melbourne stations

V/Line conductor flicks the switch to close the doors of a H set

Due to the recent spate of H set doors failing open, conductors now have to visually verify that the doors have closed

Friday 3 October 2014 18:00 PM
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In album: V/Line bits and pieces

Driver at Footscray platform 5 looking at the SPOT monitor to check all of the doors are clear before departing

Installed back in the 1990s when guards were eliminated from Melbourne trains, SPOT stands for 'Single Person Operated Trains'

Friday 3 October 2014 18:02 PM
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In album: Melbourne signals and signalling equipment