The newly expanded Footscray station – last week I dissected the new but misleading next train displays on the V/Line platforms, but now I’ll look at a bigger problem – the useless next train displays on the main concourses. The problem – Footscray station now has six platforms, yet passengers are only told the next […]
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Last week another part of the Regional Rail Link project opened to passengers – the pair of V/Line-only tracks between Southern Cross Station and Sunshine. Along with these tracks are two new platforms at Footscray station, which were provided with a new style of next train display screen. Can you spot the errors?
All over Melbourne, the Liberal Government is covering the city with posters promoting cuts to zone 2 public transport fares, as part of their ‘Moving Victoria’ propaganda campaign. Meanwhile a more insidious fare rise is hiding in the wings, yet to be publicised.
Earlier this week Yarra Trams staff held a rally outside head office to protest the recent sackings of tram drivers, as well as union claims of harsh treatment by management. However it was something else that caught my interest.
As part of the 2014-15 Victoria State Budget, Denis Napthine unveiled his new “Melbourne Rail Link” vision for the city with a flashy video. Other people have already dissected the project, so instead I’m dive into the dribble filled pit of railfan minutiae.