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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.

Rain, lightning cause transport, power, traffic chaos

Lightning over Melbourne's CBD.

Carolyn Webb, Deborah Gough, Caroline Zielinski Lightning and rain cause more than 20,000 Victorians to lose power, parts of train system to shut down, traffic lights and rail crossings to fail and floods and flight delays.

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

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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.

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.

Fishermen winched off rocks to safety

Deborah Gough Three fishermen were winched by helicopter to safety after getting caught on a reef off Flinders on the Mornington Peninsula.

Napthine says Federation Square East project will go ahead despite challenges

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Deborah Gough A development over the problematic eyesore of Flinders Street's rail yards would "face the river", Premier Denis Napthine has said.

Bicycle Network pushes to close door on Melbourne accidents

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Deborah Gough Cassandra Devine was riding along Flinders Street when a door flew open, throwing her from her bike.

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Bike lanes give false sense of security, officer says

Adam Carey and Deborah Gough Confusion about Melbourne's ill-defined network of bike lanes is putting cyclists in harm's way, Victoria's most senior bicycle police officer says.

Anzac Day weekend

What's open on Anzac Day

Melbourne's Shrine of Remembrance.

Deborah Gough Emergencies

Mini bike riders in alleged fence post assault

Deborah Gough Mini bike riders allegedly assaulted and seriously injured a man and killed his dog in an attack with a fence post on Friday night.

Peak-hour delays plague morning commute

Metro.

Deborah Gough Widespread train delays that hit the Melbourne morning commuter peak on Monday are now cleared and services are running as normal, Metro Trains has said.

Station staff do not deter thugs

Railway station

Deborah Gough More than three-quarters of all reported attacks at Melbourne train stations occur at staffed facilities.