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Poor service from V/Line

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

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

Friday 9 June 2017 11:11 AM
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(4 times this month, 23 times this year)

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

Friday 9 June 2017 11:11 AM
Viewed 568 times
(5 times this month, 24 times this year)

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

Monday 15 May 2017 08:17 AM
Viewed 521 times
(3 times this month, 27 times this year)

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

Wednesday 19 April 2017 17:47 PM
Viewed 499 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 35 times this year)

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

Monday 10 April 2017 17:52 PM
Viewed 590 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 53 times this year)

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

Monday 10 April 2017 17:52 PM
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(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 51 times this year)

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

Monday 10 April 2017 17:50 PM
Viewed 1388 times
(4 times this week, 8 times this month, 80 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

Tuesday 28 February 2017 18:21 PM
Viewed 663 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 49 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

Tuesday 28 February 2017 18:21 PM
Viewed 969 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 66 times this year)

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

Tuesday 28 February 2017 08:54 AM
Viewed 742 times, 48 times this year)

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

Tuesday 31 January 2017 18:16 PM
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(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 52 times this year)

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

Tuesday 31 January 2017 18:16 PM
Viewed 487 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 43 times this year)

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

Tuesday 31 January 2017 18:16 PM
Viewed 544 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 52 times this year)

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

Tuesday 31 January 2017 18:16 PM
Viewed 577 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 37 times this year)

Commuters wait to board their train at Southern Cross platform 15

Thursday 12 January 2017 16:59 PM
Viewed 628 times
(3 times this month, 45 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

Tuesday 3 January 2017 13:34 PM
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(5 times this week, 11 times this month, 103 times this year)

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

Friday 23 December 2016 14:22 PM
Viewed 598 times
(2 times this month, 46 times this year)

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

Friday 26 August 2016 08:39 AM
Viewed 647 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 41 times this year)

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

Friday 26 August 2016 08:38 AM
Viewed 602 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 44 times this year)

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

Tuesday 16 August 2016 17:27 PM
Viewed 646 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 48 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

Monday 18 April 2016 14:05 PM
Viewed 687 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 44 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!

Sunday 17 April 2016 10:14 AM
Viewed 763 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 50 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!

Sunday 17 April 2016 10:13 AM
Viewed 794 times
(2 times this month, 38 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!

Sunday 17 April 2016 10:13 AM
Viewed 623 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 42 times this year)
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Viewed 3816 times (17 times this week, 29 times this month, 493 times this year)