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Failing infrastructure at Southern Cross Station

Southern Cross Station was only finished a decade ago, but the building is already starting to fall apart

Damaged bluestone wall at the Spencer Street entrance to Southern Cross

5 September 2019 08:47 AM
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Broken glass all over the ground, and only a bollard to warn people

29 August 2019 12:36 PM
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Queue for the escalators at Southern Cross platform 13 and 14

26 August 2019 08:50 AM
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Platforms 13 through 15 still in the dark at Southern Cross Station

16 August 2019 17:15 PM
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Platforms 13 through 15 still in the dark at Southern Cross Station

16 August 2019 17:15 PM
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Queue to exit Southern Cross platform 13 and 14

1 August 2019 08:36 AM
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Southern Cross platforms 13 and 14 still dark and dank

26 July 2019 08:19 AM
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Empty bottles and other rubbish on the roof of a food stall

5 July 2019 08:57 AM
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Pile of rubbish covers the tracks at the V/Line platforms

4 July 2019 08:56 AM
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Concourse at Southern Cross Station is so cold that V/Line gate staff need their own heater

3 July 2019 13:18 PM
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Leaking water on the main Spencer Street concourse

3 June 2019 08:14 AM
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Leaking roof at Southern Cross platform 3 and 4

31 May 2019 14:06 PM
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Leaking roof at Southern Cross platform 3 and 4

31 May 2019 14:06 PM
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Leaking roof at Southern Cross platform 3 and 4

31 May 2019 14:02 PM
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Escalators at Southern Cross platform 11 and 12 can't keep up with patronage in morning peak

22 May 2019 08:45 AM
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All escalators working at Southern Cross platform 9 and 10, but they still can't keep up with patronage in morning peak

22 May 2019 08:38 AM
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Escalators at Southern Cross platform 13 and 14 can't keep up with patronage in morning peak

22 May 2019 08:37 AM
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Escalators at Southern Cross platform 13 and 14 can't keep up with patronage in morning peak

22 May 2019 08:37 AM
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Passengers waiting for the next train on platform 9 block those trying to exit

10 May 2019 08:14 AM
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Congestion at the Bourke Street end of Southern Cross platform 9 due to a lack of escalator access at the other end

Due to one of the three escalators still being under repair

10 May 2019 08:12 AM
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One of the three escalator down to Southern Cross platform 9 and 10 is still under repair

The sign reads 'Due to a major component replacement, this escalator is currently under repair and will be returned to service as soon as possible'

10 May 2019 08:09 AM
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X'Trapolis train arrives into Southern Cross platform 10, one of the escalators still broken

9 May 2019 08:34 AM
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