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Subject: Mon.20.11.23 daily digest, austerity edition
Mon.20.11.23 Metro Twitter
14.44 Mernda/Hurstbridge lines: All trains will run direct to/from Flinders St (an equipment fault). Passengers from loop & Melbourne Southern Cross should catch a Flinders St train..
- 15.32 Trains will now resume running via the loop.
16.32 Clifton Hill: Trains may depart from altered platforms (an ill passenger requiring an ambulance).
- 16.50 Normal platforming has resumed.
Pakenham/Cranbourne lines: Buses replace trains Caulfield - Dandenong from 20.45 until the last train (maintenance works). Change from/to a Frankston train.
Lilydale/Belgrave/Alamein/Glen Waverley lines: All trains direct to/from Flinders St from 21.00 until the last train (works). From loop stations, take a Flinders St train (Frankston anticlockwise? special city circle?).
Sunbury/Craigieburn/Upfield lines: All trains direct to/from Flinders St from 21.00 until the last train (works). From loop stations, take a Flinders St train.
23.05 Craigieburn line: Major delays due to an equipment fault in the Kensington area. Trains may remain stationary for extended periods at or between stations.
- 23.54 clearing. Ttrains may terminate/originate at intermediate stations.
Photos, from early works, kicking off in January 2017, to tbm Joan, starting the big dig in May 2020. Fast forward to May 2023 when we laid the last tracks, followed by first test train entering the tunnel in July.
Public transport disruptions continue into December, January and February. Check before you travel at https://bit.ly/2JeTzJJ.