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Poor service from V/Line

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

V/Line passengers having to walk to the north end of the platforms for their train

10 April 2017 17:52 PM
Viewed 241 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 36 times this year)

Wyndham Vale passengers wait for their train at Southern Cross platform 1

10 April 2017 17:52 PM
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(6 times this month, 34 times this year)

Wyndham Vale passengers wait for their train at Southern Cross platform 1

10 April 2017 17:50 PM
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(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 110 times this year)

Which train is this - Waurn Ponds and Bacchus Marsh trains both advertised as 'next'

It was actually a Bacchus Marsh service, despite the screen showing 'Waurn Ponds' in large text

28 February 2017 18:21 PM
Viewed 350 times, 45 times this year)

Confused passengers try to board an overcrowded V/Line service at Sunshine in evening peak

To make things worse the screen was showing 'Waurn Ponds' but it was actually a Bacchus Marsh service

28 February 2017 18:21 PM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 63 times this year)

V/Line passengers crowd the escalator between platform 3/4 and the Bourke Street bridge

28 February 2017 08:54 AM
Viewed 279 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 54 times this year)

Passengers struggle to board a crush loaded Bacchus Marsh bound service at Sunshine

31 January 2017 18:16 PM
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(2 times this month, 47 times this year)

Passengers struggle to board a crush loaded Bacchus Marsh bound service at Sunshine

31 January 2017 18:16 PM
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(3 times this month, 51 times this year)

Passengers struggle to board a crush loaded Bacchus Marsh bound service at Sunshine

31 January 2017 18:16 PM
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Passengers struggle to board a crush loaded Bacchus Marsh bound service at Sunshine

31 January 2017 18:16 PM
Viewed 296 times
(1 time this month, 46 times this year)

Commuters wait to board their train at Southern Cross platform 15

12 January 2017 16:59 PM
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(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 50 times this year)

Only two trains moving at Southern Cross, yet V/Line has managed to route them into conflicting platforms!

VLocity VL63 departing, with Sprinter 7002 trailing two classmates

3 January 2017 13:34 PM
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(1 time this week, 19 times this month, 99 times this year)

After two minutes waiting on the North Melbourne flyover at a red signal, VLocity VL47 finally proceeds towards Southern Cross

23 December 2016 14:22 PM
Viewed 263 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 41 times this year)

After their train arrives at Southern Cross V/Line passengers take a long walk towards Collins Street

26 August 2016 08:39 AM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 35 times this year)

Crowd of V/Line commuters await boarding time at Southern Cross Station

16 August 2016 17:27 PM
Viewed 320 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 49 times this year)

Passengers can't board their service yet, thanks to a Waurn Ponds service departing from the far end of the platform

V/Line has a dozen platforms at Southern Cross, yet they put departures to different destinations on the same platform at the same time, creating the potential for confused passengers

18 April 2016 14:05 PM
Viewed 390 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 47 times this year)

Citybound Ballarat service finally gets a clear signal at Deer Park Junction

Only two citybound trains per hour on a weekend - and some idiot timetabled them to pass through the junction at the same time!

17 April 2016 10:14 AM
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(4 times this month, 69 times this year)

VLocity VL32 and classmate on an up Ballarat service have to slow at Deer Park Junction for an up Geelong service

Only two citybound trains per hour on a weekend - and some idiot timetabled them to pass through the junction at the same time!

17 April 2016 10:13 AM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 61 times this year)

Up Geelong service cruises towards Deer Park Junction

Only two citybound trains per hour on a weekend - and some idiot timetabled them to pass through the junction at the same time!

17 April 2016 10:13 AM
Viewed 335 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 49 times this year)

Passengers waiting to board their service to Bacchus Marsh service

29 January 2016 17:47 PM
Viewed 347 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 44 times this year)

VLocity 3VL40 on a down Bacchus Marsh service departs a platform crowded with abandoned Wyndham Vale passengers at Sunshine

8 December 2015 18:04 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 52 times this year)

VLocity 3VL40 on a down Bacchus Marsh service arrives into a platform crowded with abandoned Wyndham Vale passengers at Sunshine

8 December 2015 18:03 PM
Viewed 373 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 47 times this year)

Sprinter railcars on a down Waurn Ponds service depart Sunshine, leaving behind a crowd of waiting passengers

8 December 2015 18:02 PM
Viewed 335 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 53 times this year)
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