Flagstaff station is an oddity on Melbourne’s rail network, being the only station not to be open to passengers on the weekend. So how did it end up in this situation? Some background The story starts on May 27th 1985, when Flagstaff station was officially opened by then-Minister for Transport Tom Roper. Initially the entire […]
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The other month I was in Riddells Creek, so I stopped into the local railway station to snap a photo of the next train to pass through. I found a LED display beneath the veranda, that lookslike it should tell intending passengers how long it is until the next train. Unfortunately it does nothing of […]
Back in November 2009, Metro Trains Melbourne took over the operation of Melbourne’s suburban rail network, and bringing with them a long list of promised improvements to the system. So how well has their promise to improving staffing levels fared?