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Southern Cross Station

Southern Cross Station is the main interstate and regional station for Melbourne. The full set of photos is at my other site, Rail Geelong.

Train on platform 10 departs as the crowds struggle to clear the platform

21 February 2013 08:45 AM
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Morning commuters wait for the traffic lights at the corner of Spencer and Bourke Streets

19 February 2013 08:47 AM
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Empty platform 5A at Southern Cross

18 February 2013 09:05 AM
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'Smoke Free Zone' sign at the entrance to the station

8 February 2013 18:10 PM
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Pack of commuters waiting at the Collins Street Street traffic lights to cross Spencer Street

8 February 2013 17:33 PM
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Train departs platform 10, queue still to clear the escalators

26 November 2012 09:02 AM
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Crowds wait for the escalators at platform 9/10

26 November 2012 09:01 AM
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Timetable information / emergency assistance intercom on the suburban platforms

The units are manufactured by Dallas Delta Corporation

26 November 2012 09:00 AM
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'Press green button' spelt out both in normal writing and in Braille

How the hell is a blind person supposed to be able to find a green *coloured* button by touch?

26 November 2012 09:00 AM
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'City Loop platform 9' notice on the Collins Street concourse

Presumably in place to assist ex-Craigieburn passengers travelling on trains that now run direct to Flinders Street

23 November 2012 08:56 AM
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Platform 9 and 10 finally clearing of passengers, ready for the next train to disgorge another throng

22 November 2012 08:44 AM
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Slow moving queue of passengers for the escalators at Southern Cross platform 9 and 10

22 November 2012 08:44 AM
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Up train departs an incredibly congested platform 10 at Southern Cross

Having dwelled for an excessive length of time in the platform because the passengers blocked the driver's view of the doors

22 November 2012 08:43 AM
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'Sunbury trains depart from platform 11' signs on the country platforms at Southern Cross

21 November 2012 15:10 PM
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New stanchions for the traction overhead in place for platforms 14 and 15

10 October 2012 15:15 PM
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Overhead supports bolted directly to the piers supporting the overhead deck, instead of temporary structures

For the traction overhead over platforms 14 and 15

10 October 2012 15:14 PM
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New stanchions for the traction overhead in place for platforms 14 and 15

Bolted directly to the station piers supporting the overhead deck, not to temporary structures

10 October 2012 15:13 PM
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New Woolworths supermarket open on the mezzanine floor of the Collins Street concourse

19 September 2012 07:12 AM
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Red Rooster back displaying train information

22 August 2012 17:52 PM
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Red Rooster display at Southern Cross displaying a static info screen, not the realtime train information

22 August 2012 06:57 AM
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The two next train displays still in sync

The bigger question is why the data feed hasn't been released to someone other than an advertising company

8 August 2012 17:07 PM
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Red Rooster next train display post-breakfast time

Now they suggest chips, coke, burgers and wraps

8 August 2012 15:38 PM
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Both the real and Red Rooster screens in sync: Cranbourne train in 22 minutes on platform 12

8 August 2012 15:35 PM
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Maybe the Red Rooster screen skips a few trains? The 'real' display is yet to show a Craigieburn train in 23 minutes

7 August 2012 08:54 AM
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