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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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Burnt car on tracks stops Upfield line train at Campbellfield

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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.

The Heckler

Blake Garvey, bachelor no more.

HECKLER

Melbourne Grammar graduate to plead not guily to murder of homeless man Morgan Wayne 'Mouse' Perry

Wayne Perry 'Mousey'

Aisha Dow Former Melbourne Grammar School student Easton Woodhead, 20, will plead not guilty to the murder of a homeless man in Enterprize Park on January 5.

Fire breaks out at Great Southern Hotel in CBD

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Vanessa Deloires A fire has broken out at the Great Southern Hotel in Melbourne's CBD.

Accused 'Mouse' killer believed dad was a werewolf, court told

Wayne Perry 'Mousey'

Aisha Dow A former Melbourne private school student accused of murdering a homeless man told his victim that his father was a werewolf before attacking him, a court has heard.

On Saturday they protest: Melburnians rally on abortion, refugees and free parking

About 500 people took to the streets of Yarraville to protest a proposal to introduce paid parking.

Tom Cowie With finals football out of the way for another year and not a lot else to do, Melburnians rose up for string of different rallies promoting diverse causes on "protest Saturday".

Commuters feel safer with protective officers: poll

PSOs on duty at Southern Cross Station.

Andrew Dodd and Larry Schwartz The introduction of Protective Services Officers has led to a greater sense of passenger safety, according to a survey of rail commuters.  

Melbourne Express: September 30, 2014

Police lights, car

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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Major train delays follow death on tracks

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Yolanda Redrup Trains are returning to normal on the Cranbourne, Pakenham and Frankston lines after a person was killed on Thursday afternoon.