Here’s another in my series of photos from ten years ago: January 2012.
Between Southern Cross and North Melbourne, the Regional Rail Link was taking shape. This new bridge on the western side of the tracks was adding capacity to feed into new SoCross platforms 15 and 16. Apologies for the slightly dodgy photo snapped through a bus window.
Haymarket (aka the roundabout of death) with flags for both the Australian Open and (presumably) for Australia Day. The roundabout has since been redesigned with a lot more traffic lights, and less tram priority. In the background the new Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre has been built.
This poster summarising how to report vandalised Myki readers seems to have been put up in public view accidentally.
Someone’s little joke about social media
I think these screens at Flagstaff station were new at the time. Possibly they were having teething problems, or possibly the Frankston and Sandringham lines were having a really bad day.
How to incite a burglary
From this old post, these people were taking home a new 50 inch TV on the bus.
…and here’s Cheltenham station, also completely rebuilt, in 2020.