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Poor service from V/Line

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

Mud hole at the up end of Geelong station

Friday 1 April 2022 12:12 PM
Viewed 36 times
(1 time this month, 36 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 39 times, 39 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 66 times
(4 times this month, 66 times this year)

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

Monday 14 March 2022 14:48 PM
Viewed 65 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 65 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 66 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 66 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 62 times
(2 times this month, 62 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 72 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 72 times this year)

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

Saturday 25 December 2021 11:52 AM
Viewed 82 times, 82 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 102 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 102 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 194 times
(7 times this month, 37 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 167 times
(4 times this month, 39 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 215 times
(7 times this month, 44 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 246 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 79 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 225 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 65 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 377 times, 79 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 309 times, 54 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 381 times
(1 time this month, 68 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 389 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 85 times this year)

Passengers overflow the unreserved carriage of a down Warrnambool service at Southern Cross

Sunday 17 November 2019 12:56 PM
Viewed 489 times, 195 times this year)

1:09pm and the next four down trains at Sunshine an hour late, and counting

The up Swan Hill train caught fire at North Melbourne blocking all V/Line services

Tuesday 29 October 2019 13:10 PM
Viewed 362 times
(2 times this month, 99 times this year)

Two trains worth of passengers allowed to board their train again at Little River

The up Swan Hill train caught fire at North Melbourne blocking all V/Line services, so a late running up Geelong service was coupled up to the service 20 minutes behind it

Tuesday 29 October 2019 12:25 PM
Viewed 416 times
(1 time this month, 109 times this year)

Two trains worth of passengers kicked off their trains at Little River so the trains can be coupled together

The up Swan Hill train caught fire at North Melbourne blocking all V/Line services, so a late running up Geelong service was coupled up to the service 20 minutes behind it

Tuesday 29 October 2019 12:23 PM
Viewed 452 times
(1 time this month, 85 times this year)

Two trains worth of passengers kicked off their trains at Little River so the trains can be coupled together

The up Swan Hill train caught fire at North Melbourne blocking all V/Line services, so a late running up Geelong service was coupled up to the service 20 minutes behind it

Tuesday 29 October 2019 12:23 PM
Viewed 347 times
(1 time this month, 74 times this year)

VLocity VL00 about to couple up to VL48 at Little River

The up Swan Hill train caught fire at North Melbourne blocking all V/Line services, so a late running up Geelong service was coupled up to the service 20 minutes behind it

Tuesday 29 October 2019 12:23 PM
Viewed 345 times
(1 time this month, 92 times this year)
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Viewed 3750 times (6 times this week, 10 times this month, 427 times this year)