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30-year-old railway computers take a byte out of the past

Adam Carey Melbourne's train network is still run by a vintage computer system that was rolled out in 1982, two years before Apple released its first Mac.

901 bus service 'flawed'

901 bus to the Airport

Adam Carey The high-frequency public bus to Melbourne Airport has not dented the overwhelming dominance of car travel to Tullamarine.

The odyssey

Bus Driver Eril Mitchell who drives the 901 bus which is Melbourne's longest running from Frankston to Ringwood to the Airport.

Adam Carey I'm standing at the airport waiting for a bus. Midday. Friday. Tullamarine. An axis through which 30 million people pass each year, barely any of them on a public bus.

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Airport keeps buses at bay

melbourne airport parking

Adam Carey There are 23,000 car parking spaces at Melbourne Airport - and one public bus stop.

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Metro staff hit with pepper spray in row

PSO officer.

Adam Carey Staff at Broadmeadows railway station were exposed to second-hand pepper spray after protective services officers clashed with a man who refused to show them his ticket.