I don’t agree with the name change, but I do think the renovated Southern Cross Station is impressive.
Compare this picture from about a year ago to how it looks today (yep, there is a massive tram stop in front of it, seen here with a massive tram, so it’s a bit harder to see everything):
And here’s the view from inside:
(Click on either of the pictures to see them in full, unencumbered by the web page navigation.)
Marita was on the train at platform 2, heading to her parents’ for the day. Although there’s a sign for platform 1, it would appear you have to walk a good distance further north to get to it.