Since taking the reins of our rail network, Metro Trains Melbourne has been known for their pursuit of profit over service provision. The best example of this is station skipping – a practice that first emerged in early 2012 as a way for late trains make up time and avoid fines for poor performance, but soon reached plague proportions. As a result PTV started collecting data on the practice in April 2015, but Metro Trains has already found a new way to fudge their performance statistics – ‘stepping down’ services.
Posts Tagged ‘Metro Trains Melbourne’
September 16th, 2015 12 Comments
September 8th, 2015 13 Comments
When travelling by train in Melbourne, there is a question that not many people ask – which carriage should I travel in?
August 21st, 2015 14 Comments
Melbourne is a city known for bad weather – so why is finding adequate weather protection at our railway stations so hard?