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Flinders Street Station threatens to be a hot election item as heritage groups pick up steam

Shane Green The National Trust is calling for election pledges to revive the crumbling Flinders Street Station, as the first anniversary approaches of the selection of a winning design to revitalise the...

New operators hope to resurrect 1980s yuppie haven in Flinders Lane

The interior will go under the new office block plan.

Clay Lucas Rosati pioneered Melbourne’s avant-garde dining scene when it opened in 1986. New operators hope to renew the buzz.

Truck slams into Flinders Street rail bridge causing delays

Photo of truck stuck in the corner of Flinders and Spencer st in Melbourne on Saturday 5 April 2014 .

Alana Schetzer and Laura Banks Melbourne has been hit by public transport woes as a truck accident and maintenance works cause significant disruptions.

Lamborghini crashes into Flinders shop

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Chris Vedelago A birthday spin in a rented Lamborghini Gallardo came to crashing halt on Saturday after the driver lost control of the $180,000 sports car and plowed into a vacant surf shop in the seaside town of...

Teenage girl 'body-slammed' at Flinders Street Station

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Adam Carey Two teenage girls have been charged with assault after a confrontation with ticket inspectors in which one girl was picked up and slammed into the ground after hitting an officer in the face.

Teenager choked women until they passed out during horrific sex attacks in Melbourne CBD

Teenager pleads guilty to series of horrific sex attacks in Melbourne's CBD.

Mark Russell A Colombian teenage skateboarder has pleaded guilty to a series of horrific sex attacks on women in Melbourne’s CBD.

Teen sexually assaulted in brazen Flinders St attack

Flinders Street sex attack

Adrian Lowe A young woman was sexually assaulted at the city's busiest train station at the weekend, police say, in a daylight attack on a platform.

History for Flinders St in makeover

Flinders Street Station.

Adam Carey To stand inside the disused gymnasium on the third floor of Flinders Street Station is to witness the slow, hard forces of ageing at work.

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Flinders Street Station designs revealed

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Aisha Dow Six ambitious new designs to propel Flinders Street Station into the 21st century will be unveiled to the public today.

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Colombian students chase Flinders St design dream

Aisha Dow It is Flinders Street Station's very own fairytale - and it begins with three Colombian university students who enter a prestigious design contest.

Safety fears over leaky Flinders Street Station

Flinders Street Station.

Deborah Gough Fears over the safety of Flinders Street Station's roof has forced staff to vacate a floor of the historic station, it was revealed on a tour of the station on Wednesday.

Flinders Street redesign competition won by HASSELL + Herzog & de Meuron

Winning Flinders Street design.

Adam Carey A joint design by Melbourne and Swiss firm HASSELL + Herzog & de Meuron has won the prestigious Flinders Street Station redesign competition.

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Melbourne Express: September 30, 2014

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Timna Jacks Melbourne Express is a live daily blog bringing you what you need to hit the day running - news, weather and transport updates, and compelling content from The Age and beyond.

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Woman's head bashed in racial attack on train

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Nino Bucci A woman has been left traumatised after her head was smashed into the side of train carriage during an apparent racial attack in Melbourne's north.

Train station bins removed in new terror alert security measures

Metro trains.

Deborah Gough and Liam Mannix Bins at key inner Melbourne train stations have been removed as part of a range of new security measures across the network.

Tourists may prefer to foot it to the many attractions outside free tram zone

Some attractions outside the Hoddle grid will require a Myki.

Richard Willingham and Jason Dowling New free CBD tram travel may confuse visitors when it is introduced next year as key visitor sites are outside the zone.

Car hits, kills pedestrian in Melbourne's south-east

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Goya Dmytryshchak A pedestrian was killed by a car at Endeavour Hills in Melbourne’s south-east on Sunday afternoon.

Police officer accused of assaulting a train commuter feared he was going to be spat on

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Adam Cooper A police officer charged with assaulting a train commuter by forcing him into a cell wall has defended his actions in court, by maintaining he feared he was going to be spat on.

'Black hole of Melbourne' likely to swallow another vision for Jolimont rail yards

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Clay Lucas Premier Denis Napthine dubs it "the black hole of Melbourne", but he, like his predecessors, appears unlikely to do anything about it.

Mernda rail extension plans on the drawing board

Adam Carey Plans for a new rail line in Melbourne’s booming outer north are quietly being drawn up by the Napthine government, just three months out from a state election in which transport issues are...