Fw: Tues.9.7.24 daily digest, austerity issue
  Roderick Smith

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Roderick

Tues.9.7.24 Metro X
Frankston line: Trains will not stop at Parkdale until spring 2024 (level-crossing removal work).
8.18 & 10.01 Craigieburn line: Major delays due to an equipment fault in the Coolaroo area.  Outbound trains may operate at a reduced speed between Broadmeadows and Coolaroo.  Select trains may terminate/originate at intermediate stations.
- It's comical at this point
- 10.17  Buses to replace trains Broadmeadows - Craigieburn.  Buses ordered, ETA 60 min. Consider alternative transport.
- 11.02 Buses operating, adding [unspecified] travel time.
- 11.39 Trains resumem, with delays. First train: 11.17 ex Flinders St; 11.55 ex Craigieburn.
8.24 Werribee line: Major delays due (an equipment fault in the Laverton area).  Citybound trains may operate at a reduced speed between Laverton and Newport; and may arrive out of timetable order between Newport and the city.  Trains may terminate/originate at intermediate stations.
- 9.26 Clearing.
- Time to fix this..I have been in the same situation last month. And it lasted 45 min...Not reliable. Late for my meeting again today..what is in gov. mind for reducing parking spots and not improving this rubbish.
- WHEN WILL YOU FIX THIS?  It's beyond a joke.  Trains crawling and lurching to a stop, throwing people around the carriage is not ok.  You have a signal fault that sets off the emergency brakes on over crowded trains.  This is so unsafe and infuriating.
Buses replace trains Clifton Hill - Mernda from 19.40 until the last train (maintenance and renewal works).

https://www.msn.com/en-au/news/australia/jacinta-allan-dashes-hopes-about-melbourne-s-airport-rail-link/vi-BB1pDduh

https://www.examiner.com.au/story/8688791/mums-outrage-after-daughters-bus-attack-at-st-marys-school