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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

Puddles at Southern Cross platform 7 and 8 thanks to a leaking roof

Wednesday 14 September 2022 07:54 AM
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Puddles at Southern Cross platform 7 and 8 thanks to a leaking roof

Wednesday 14 September 2022 07:53 AM
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Southern Cross platform 13 and 14 still in the dark

Thursday 8 September 2022 18:06 PM
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No bins at Southern Cross Station, so people just dump their rubbish on the platform seats

Saturday 3 September 2022 14:22 PM
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'Toilets out of service due to damage' notice at the Bourke Street end of Southern Cross Station

Tuesday 30 August 2022 14:04 PM
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'Lift out of service' notice at the Bourke Street end of platform 9 and 10

These rinky dink lifts up to the Bourke Street Bridge dates back to the early-2000s station upgrade

Tuesday 30 August 2022 12:26 PM
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Rinky dink early-2000s lifts up to the Bourke Street Bridge, only big enough for a pram or a wheelchair, and nobody else!

Tuesday 30 August 2022 12:24 PM
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'Max 9 persons, load 612 kg' plaque inside the rinky dink early-2000s lifts up to the Bourke Street Bridge

Tuesday 30 August 2022 12:24 PM
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New style station signs at Southern Cross platform 14, but the 'interim lighting solution' from 2016 is still in place

Tuesday 30 August 2022 12:22 PM
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Lift out of service at the Bourke Street end of Southern Cross platform 9 and 10

Saturday 30 July 2022 22:24 PM
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No rubbish bins at Southern Cross Station, so it's no wonder people dump their empty fast food wrappers on the platform

Saturday 9 July 2022 00:32 AM
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'Escalator 32 out of service' notice at the Bourke Street end of Southern Cross platform 1 and 2

Thursday 30 June 2022 19:31 PM
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'Escalator 32 out of service' notice at the Bourke Street end of Southern Cross platform 1 and 2

Thursday 30 June 2022 19:31 PM
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The 'interim lighting solution' at Southern Cross platform 13 and 14 no longer making much difference to the incredibly dark platform

Monday 25 April 2022 18:37 PM
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Smashed glass balustrade above Southern Cross platform 11

Friday 11 March 2022 12:03 PM
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Seagulls and a pigeon picking at food scraps on the ground

Friday 11 March 2022 12:01 PM
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Cold steel benches in the Southern Cross Station waiting room

Friday 11 March 2022 11:55 AM
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Puddle at Southern Cross platform 1 thanks to a leak in the roof

Friday 11 March 2022 11:48 AM
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Bollards protect left over power cables for a decommissioned ATM

Friday 10 December 2021 11:14 AM
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Escalator out of service for repairs at Southern Cross platform 12

Friday 10 December 2021 11:13 AM
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Protective plastic film applied to broken glass lift door

Tuesday 23 November 2021 09:57 AM
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Ramp down into the pedestrian subway closed for maintenance

Tuesday 13 July 2021 09:35 AM
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Escalator at Southern Cross platforms 11 and 12 under repair

Monday 5 July 2021 11:21 AM
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Escalator at Southern Cross platforms 11 and 12 under repair

Monday 5 July 2021 11:19 AM
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