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Poor service from V/Line

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

Down Wendouree service skips the station at Sunshine, despite a crowd of waiting passengers

22 June 2017 18:07 PM
Viewed 282 times
(2 times this month, 37 times this year)

VLocity VL63 on a down Wendouree service approaches a crowd of waiting passengers at Sunshine

22 June 2017 18:06 PM
Viewed 197 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 39 times this year)

VLocity train passes a crowd of waiting Ballarat line passengers at Sunshine

22 June 2017 18:00 PM
Viewed 241 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 38 times this year)

Carriage sets stabled in the south end of platform 3 and 4, forcing arriving passengers onto the northern platforms

9 June 2017 11:11 AM
Viewed 263 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 36 times this year)

Crowded citybound service ex-Bacchus Marsh drops off passengers at Sunshine station

15 May 2017 08:17 AM
Viewed 248 times, 40 times this year)

Crowd of passengers needing help at the entrance to the country platforms at Southern Cross Station

19 April 2017 17:47 PM
Viewed 218 times
(5 times this month, 50 times this year)

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

10 April 2017 17:52 PM
Viewed 257 times
(1 time this month, 52 times this year)

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

10 April 2017 17:52 PM
Viewed 309 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 76 times this year)

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

10 April 2017 17:50 PM
Viewed 721 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 166 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 370 times, 65 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
Viewed 508 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 101 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 354 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 129 times this year)

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

31 January 2017 18:16 PM
Viewed 255 times
(4 times this month, 68 times this year)

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

31 January 2017 18:16 PM
Viewed 228 times
(1 time this month, 64 times this year)

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

31 January 2017 18:16 PM
Viewed 292 times
(3 times this month, 56 times this year)

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

31 January 2017 18:16 PM
Viewed 320 times
(2 times this month, 70 times this year)

Commuters wait to board their train at Southern Cross platform 15

12 January 2017 16:59 PM
Viewed 322 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 69 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
Viewed 764 times
(4 times this week, 9 times this month, 191 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
Viewed 336 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 50 times this year)

V/Line stabled empty trains in the platform at Southern Cross, forcing passengers to take a long walk

26 August 2016 08:38 AM
Viewed 326 times
(1 time this month, 57 times this year)

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

16 August 2016 17:27 PM
Viewed 339 times
(3 times this month, 68 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 412 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 69 times this year)
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Viewed 1892 times (7 times this week, 49 times this month, 632 times this year)