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Poor service from V/Line

Clutching failure from the jaws of success - that's the V/Line way.

Standing room only onboard a 3-car down Waurn Ponds service

40 minute service frequency and only a half sized train

Sunday 30 October 2022 11:26 AM
Viewed 23 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 23 times this year)

40 minute frequency on the Geelong line on weekends, and the up Warrnambool service is crammed full of standees

Sunday 16 October 2022 11:11 AM
Viewed 53 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 53 times this year)

40 minute frequency on the Geelong line on weekends, and the up Warrnambool service is crammed full of standees

Sunday 16 October 2022 11:11 AM
Viewed 38 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 38 times this year)

VLocity VL81 with wafer thin seats running a Wendouree service

Poor chumps stuck sitting in them for 60+ minutes!

Thursday 15 September 2022 21:02 PM
Viewed 41 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 41 times this year)

Overcrowded Wyndham Vale service at Footscray

Geelong line services disrupted due to a fatality at Little River

Thursday 15 September 2022 17:56 PM
Viewed 28 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 28 times this year)

Crowded V/Line platform at Footscray, Geelong line services disrupted due to a fatality at Little River

Thursday 15 September 2022 17:52 PM
Viewed 27 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 27 times this year)

Mud hole at the up end of Geelong station

Friday 1 April 2022 12:12 PM
Viewed 65 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 65 times this year)

6.30am on a Sunday morning, and no V/Line trains through Sunshine for at least the next hour

Sunday 27 March 2022 06:33 AM
Viewed 70 times
(3 times this month, 70 times this year)

A few minutes before departure time from Southern Cross, and V/Line passengers are finally allowed to board their waiting train

Friday 18 March 2022 18:53 PM
Viewed 151 times
(3 times this week, 2 times this month, 151 times this year)

Bike parked in the corridor of a 'short distance' VLocity set

Monday 14 March 2022 14:48 PM
Viewed 112 times
(2 times this month, 112 times this year)

Three bikes already onboard this 'short distance' VLocity set, and another passengers with a bike has joined us

Monday 14 March 2022 14:30 PM
Viewed 98 times
(3 times this month, 98 times this year)

Three bikes already onboard this 'short distance' VLocity set, and two more passengers with bikes just joined

Monday 14 March 2022 14:24 PM
Viewed 95 times
(2 times this month, 95 times this year)

The 'short distance' VLocity sets have more seats and one less toilet, but there still isn't enough space to park a pram

Monday 14 March 2022 11:09 AM
Viewed 117 times
(3 times this month, 117 times this year)

Big step down from a VLocity train to the platform at Little River

Saturday 25 December 2021 11:52 AM
Viewed 122 times
(4 times this month, 4 times this year)

PZ260 with an open luggage van door

There was a bike sitting in the luggage compartment - hopefully it didn't fall out when the train hit some rough track!

Wednesday 15 December 2021 12:35 PM
Viewed 149 times
(7 times this month, 7 times this year)

Warrnambool passengers waiting at Sunshine platform 1, having been booted off their V/Line service after signalling issues

Thursday 1 April 2021 21:16 PM
Viewed 232 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 75 times this year)

N459 departs Sunshine empty cars, having booted off Warrnambool passengers and leaving them to catch a suburban train

Thursday 1 April 2021 21:15 PM
Viewed 203 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 75 times this year)

Plenty of standees in the doorways of this down Waurn Ponds service run by a single 3-car VLocity

Thursday 25 March 2021 20:51 PM
Viewed 251 times
(3 times this month, 80 times this year)

And they've missed it!

It's a loooong run from Tarneit platform 2 to the bus interchange for connecting buses

Monday 28 December 2020 19:10 PM
Viewed 284 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 4 times this year)

Long run from Tarneit platform 2 to the bus interchange to try and make the connecting bus

Monday 28 December 2020 19:10 PM
Viewed 257 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 3 times this year)

Geelong line passengers wait as their late running train finally arrives into the platform at Southern Cross

Wednesday 15 January 2020 17:49 PM
Viewed 410 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 4 times this year)

Geelong line passengers wait as their late running train finally arrives into the platform at Southern Cross

Wednesday 15 January 2020 17:48 PM
Viewed 360 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 3 times this year)

Two Geelong services departing from the same platform 15 minutes apart

The train at the Collins Street end is departing second, so passengers need to run up to the north end to board the next train

Friday 10 January 2020 22:30 PM
Viewed 411 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 2 times this year)

Plenty of standees at 11pm at night on this down Wendouree service

When you're providing a suburban service to Melbourne;s west, three cars is no longer enough

Friday 6 December 2019 23:11 PM
Viewed 427 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 9 times this year)
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Viewed 3970 times (7 times this week, 23 times this month, 647 times this year)