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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.

Lamborghini crashes into Flinders shop

IMAGES SUPPLIED by witness via Chris Vedelago for Lamborghini smash story THE SUNDAY AGE Pub date 29th March 2014 Online

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...

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.

Teenage girl 'body-slammed' at Flinders Street Station

Body slam

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.

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

Flinders Street Station clock

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: Friday, November 21, 2014

Larissa Nicholson Melbourne Express is a live daily blog bringing you what you need to hit the ground running today - news, weather and transport updates, and compelling stories from The Age and beyond.

Visit Melbourne's top 15 best unprotected interiors

Sisto Malaspina of Pelligrini's.

Aisha Dow Heritage activists are calling for a more nuanced approach to preserving Melbourne's finer buildings.

Hundreds rally against East West Link

Protesters show their support at the Anti East-West toll road protest, on November 15, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. The rally has united the groups around three main demands: Scrap the East-West Link, rip up the contracts signed and for investment in public transport as an alternative to toll roads.

Anna Whitelaw Hundreds of protesters rallying against East West Link brought the city to a standstill on Saturday afternoon.

Greens launch election campaign by taking swipes at ALP

Alana Schetzer The Greens launched their election campaign by taking a swipe at Labor's environmental track record and pledges, saying voters can't afford to trust the "old parties".

Troubled Frankston railway station area promised makeover whoever wins marginal seat

Frankston train station

Henrietta Cook Marginal seat has politicians promising change.

Remembrance day diary: Melburnians salute WWI sacrifice at Shrine

The Shrine of Remembrance: Keeper of the flame.

Luke Costin A day of remembrance is planned to mark those who gave their lives and the anniversary of the opening of Melbourne's Shrine.

Melbourne Cup: plan your route with care

By tram is one method of getting to Flemington for the Melbourne Cup.

Peter Barrett How are you going to get to the Melbourne Cup? We check out nine possible means of transport there and, perhaps more importantly, back.

Melbourne storms: long delays for commuters after transport system meltdown

Metro train.

Deborah Gough Melbourne's train system went into storm-induced meltdown on Monday morning as lightning strikes and power surges caused up to 60 minute delays and suspended lines.

Burnt car on tracks stops Upfield line train at Campbellfield

train tracks

Deborah Gough A train was stopped in its tracks after thieves left a burning car on the Upfield railway line, at Campbellfield, in the early hours of Tuesday.