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Vandals and scroats

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

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!

11 June 2015 07:25 AM
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Every suburban train window is scratched, but this one has also had a rock thrown at it

27 February 2015 18:06 PM
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Rubbish ledge at North Melbourne station, thanks to the removal of rubbish bins

22 January 2015 08:58 AM
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Siemens 770M headed empty cars to Flinders Street via Southern Cross track 10A, with a massive graffiti mural on the side

3 October 2014 17:49 PM
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Open middle cab door of Comeng 521M

15 August 2014 08:44 AM
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'Door not in use' sticker onboard a Siemens train

4 August 2014 08:22 AM
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This Siemens might have Metro-branded seat fabrics, but it is still as filthy as all the rest

20 June 2014 17:48 PM
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Broken glass in the railway station car park at Corio

29 December 2013 17:58 PM
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Vandals are even muralling the roof of trains now

20 December 2013 18:30 PM
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920M with an incomplete mural on the side

The vandals got interrupted before they could finish it?

18 October 2013 17:48 PM
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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?

23 September 2013 08:45 AM
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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.

16 September 2013 08:51 AM
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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.

16 September 2013 08:31 AM
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Comeng train in service with a graffiti mural on the side

31 July 2013 17:48 PM
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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

24 April 2013 15:28 PM
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Smashed saloon window onboard a Comeng train

13 March 2013 08:40 AM
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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

7 February 2013 08:45 AM
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Another day, another in-service Metro train with a giant mural on the side

7 February 2013 08:44 AM
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EDI Comeng 316M with three murals down the carriage side

24 January 2013 18:11 PM
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'Door not in use' sticker on a Comeng saloon door

21 January 2013 17:58 PM
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Smeared texta tags onboard a Hitachi train

7 December 2012 08:53 AM
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The other mural on the X'Trapolis

6 December 2012 23:03 PM
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One of two murals on the side of an X'Trapolis

6 December 2012 23:03 PM
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Comeng train covered with three different murals on the side

23 November 2012 08:47 AM
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