Fw: Sat.10.2.24 daily digest, austerity issue
  Roderick Smith

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Sat.10.2.24 MetroX
Public transport disruptions continue into December, January and February.  Check before you travel at https://bit.ly/2JeTzJJ.
Sunbury line: Buses replace trains North Melbourne - Sunshine until the last train of Sun 11 Feb (works).
Buses replace trains on sections of the Belgrave line until April (works).
Pakenham/Cranbourne lines: Buses replace trains on sections until the last train of Sun 11 Feb (works).
Frankston line: Trains will not stop at Parkdale until mid 2024 (level-crossing removal work). Shuttle buses will operate Mentone - Parkdale - Mordialloc, connecting with trains. No access to station facilities or platforms during this time.
- Buses replace trains city - Caulfield until 5.30 (works).
14.44 Major delays (police attending to trespassers in the Flemington Racecourse area). Trains may be held at or between stations for extended periods.  Stopping patterns may be changed.
- 14.53 clearing.  Trains may operate at a reduced speed between Showgrounds and Flemington Racecourse in both directions.
21.55 Frankston Line: Major delays (police at Mordialloc).  Trains may be held at platforms, or may terminate/originate at intermediate stations.
- 23.11 Now exacerbated by an 'operational incident' at Aspendale.
- 23.26 You suck!
- 0.14 clearing.