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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

Passengers waiting for the lift down to Southern Cross platform 9 and 10

One of the escalators has been fixed, the other still to come

15 April 2019 08:56 AM
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One of the escalators to Southern Cross platform 9 and 10 has been fixed, the other still to come

15 April 2019 08:56 AM
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One of the escalators to Southern Cross platform 9 and 10 has been fixed, the other still to come

15 April 2019 08:54 AM
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X'Trapolis train finally crawls into Southern Cross platform 10

Due to two out of three escalators breaking down at the Collins Street end

12 April 2019 09:02 AM
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Congestion in the Burnley Loop at Southern Cross, with a second train held right behind the first

Due to two out of three escalators breaking down at the Collins Street end

12 April 2019 09:02 AM
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'Normal' crowd waiting to exit Southern Cross platform 13 and 14

12 April 2019 08:48 AM
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Security staff restart the escalator to Southern Cross platform 11 and 12 after it shutdown

With one dumbarse passengers trying to push past

12 April 2019 08:42 AM
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Massive crowd at the Collins Street end of Southern Cross platform 9 and 10

Due to two out of three escalators breaking down

12 April 2019 08:36 AM
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Metro staff on crowd control at Southern Cross platform 10

Due to two out of three escalators breaking down at the Collins Street end

12 April 2019 08:32 AM
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Metro staff on crowd control at Southern Cross platform 10

Due to two out of three escalators breaking down at the Collins Street end

12 April 2019 08:31 AM
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Metro staff on crowd control at Southern Cross platform 10

Due to two out of three escalators breaking down at the Collins Street end

12 April 2019 08:29 AM
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Massive crowd at the Collins Street end of Southern Cross platform 9 and 10

Due to two out of three escalators breaking down

12 April 2019 08:28 AM
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Metro staff on crowd control at Southern Cross platform 10

Due to two out of three escalators breaking down at the Collins Street end

12 April 2019 08:28 AM
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Massive crowd at the Bourke Street end of Southern Cross platform 9 and 10

Due to two out of three escalators breaking down at the Collins Street end

12 April 2019 08:28 AM
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Massive crowd at the Bourke Street end of Southern Cross platform 9 and 10

Due to two out of three escalators breaking down at the Collins Street end

12 April 2019 08:27 AM
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Cracked paving and loose tactiles at Southern Cross platform 3

10 April 2019 14:02 PM
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Passengers waiting to access Southern Cross platform 9 and 10 have to use the lift

Due to two out of the three escalators having failed!

10 April 2019 13:49 PM
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Two defective escalators at Southern Cross platform 9 and 10 have crippled the rail network

Some Burnley Loop trains in morning peak have had to run express through Southern Cross Station due to platform congestion

10 April 2019 13:49 PM
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Two defective escalators at Southern Cross platform 9 and 10 have crippled the rail network

Some Burnley Loop trains in morning peak have had to run express through Southern Cross Station due to platform congestion

10 April 2019 13:46 PM
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Innards of the defective escalator at Southern Cross platform 9 and 10

Some Burnley Loop trains in morning peak have had to run express through Southern Cross Station due to platform congestion

10 April 2019 13:46 PM
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Long queue of passengers waiting to pass through the two myki gates at the exit of Southern Cross platform 1

25 March 2019 09:36 AM
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(6 times this month, 52 times this year)

Long queue of passengers waiting to pass through the two myki gates at the exit of Southern Cross platform 1

25 March 2019 09:35 AM
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Faulty lighting means that the escalators to Southern Cross platform 13 and 14 are in the dark

16 March 2019 20:18 PM
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(8 times this month, 43 times this year)
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