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Vandals and scroats

And This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Trains.

'Door not in use' sticker on a defective saloon door of Comeng 1103T

Thursday 30 July 2015 14:02 PM
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(15 times this month, 53 times this year)

Missing tactile paving on the platform at Deer Park

Wednesday 15 July 2015 06:48 AM
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(3 times this month, 30 times this year)

Tactile paving with half of the dimples missing

Monday 15 June 2015 07:59 AM
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(7 times this month, 26 times this year)

Long way from home - Southern Cross Station luggage trolley dumped onboard a suburban train

Friday 12 June 2015 08:10 AM
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(3 times this week, 15 times this month, 56 times this year)

Suburban train in service with a set of defective front saloon doors

Too bad for any passengers in a wheelchair if the platform was on this side!

Thursday 11 June 2015 07:25 AM
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(1 time this week, 14 times this month, 51 times this year)

Alstom Comeng 697M in service with a set of defective front saloon doors

Too bad for any passengers in a wheelchair if the platform was on this side!

Thursday 11 June 2015 07:25 AM
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(18 times this month, 46 times this year)

Every suburban train window is scratched, but this one has also had a rock thrown at it

Friday 27 February 2015 18:06 PM
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(14 times this month, 41 times this year)

Rubbish ledge at North Melbourne station, thanks to the removal of rubbish bins

Thursday 22 January 2015 08:58 AM
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(6 times this month, 27 times this year)

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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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 28 times this year)

Open middle cab door of Comeng 521M

Friday 15 August 2014 08:44 AM
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(4 times this month, 57 times this year)

'Door not in use' sticker onboard a Siemens train

Monday 4 August 2014 08:22 AM
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(16 times this month, 73 times this year)

This Siemens might have Metro-branded seat fabrics, but it is still as filthy as all the rest

Friday 20 June 2014 17:48 PM
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(11 times this month, 41 times this year)

Broken glass in the railway station car park at Corio

Sunday 29 December 2013 17:58 PM
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(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 45 times this year)

Vandals are even muralling the roof of trains now

Comeng 535M

Friday 20 December 2013 18:30 PM
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(14 times this month, 43 times this year)

920M with an incomplete mural on the side

The vandals got interrupted before they could finish it?

Friday 18 October 2013 17:48 PM
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(2 times this month, 29 times this year)

Another day, another muralled train still running around in service

Because it never gets cleaned off, is it any wonder vandals are disabling in-service trains in order to graffiti them?

Monday 23 September 2013 08:45 AM
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(1 time this month, 24 times this year)

Exterior view of the cracked saloon window

Trains can be permitted to stay in service with broken windows - it depends on the pattern, number and depth of the cracks.

Monday 16 September 2013 08:51 AM
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(1 time this month, 29 times this year)

Cracked saloon window onboard an in-service Comeng train

Trains can be permitted to stay in service with broken windows - it depends on the pattern, number and depth of the cracks.

Monday 16 September 2013 08:31 AM
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(1 time this month, 52 times this year)

Comeng train in service with a graffiti mural on the side

Wednesday 31 July 2013 17:48 PM
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(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 69 times this year)

Station staff attempt to close the doors of a Siemens trains, after school children held them open

Their attempts were in vain: the doors were unable to be closed, so all of the passengers got turfed off and the train departed empty cars

Wednesday 24 April 2013 15:28 PM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 37 times this year)

Smashed saloon window onboard a Comeng train

Wednesday 13 March 2013 08:40 AM
Viewed 1355 times
(7 times this month, 60 times this year)

Kinda odd - massive mural on the side, but no 'P with arrow' on the cab

Graffiti vandals usually scrawl a 'P' on the front of the cab with an arrow pointing at the 'panel' so other vandals can get a photo of it

Thursday 7 February 2013 08:45 AM
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(16 times this month, 42 times this year)

Another day, another in-service Metro train with a giant mural on the side

Thursday 7 February 2013 08:44 AM
Viewed 2858 times
(1 time this week, 25 times this month, 84 times this year)

EDI Comeng 316M with three murals down the carriage side

Thursday 24 January 2013 18:11 PM
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(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 74 times this year)

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