Posts Tagged ‘Flinders Street Station’

The more things change…

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Australian War Memorial image #126587 - Miss Peace Harber, one of the first women railway employees, changing the indicator clocks at the Degraves Street entrance of Flinders Street Station.

Photos from ten years ago: September 2006

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is September 2006, where the only thing I appear to have photographed was trains.

Grassy track at North Shore

Arbory Bar eats Flinders Street Station

Back in March 2015 a new bar and restaurant opened at Flinders Street Station, located on the site of the dismantled platform 11.

Looking across to Flinders Street platform 10 from Arbory Bar

Melbourne Metro – details finally revealed?

In recent years the Melbourne Metro rail tunnel has been an on and off again project, which to the public has just been a line drawn north-south over a map of the Melbourne CBD. I pieced together whatever plans I could find a few years ago, but the recent publication of the Melbourne Metro business case dated December 2011 was a big win – it features the gory technical details I have been hanging out for. So let’s take a look!

Figure 5-8 Concept for CBD North Station

The pointlessness of voting in the Flinders Street Station design competition

Yesterday the big media announcement was the six shortlisted designs for the redevelopment of Melbourne’s Flinders Street Station were revealing. But what will the public judging process actually deliver?

Biggest. Cliché. Ever.