What have the train carriages in Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney, as well as Melbourne’s trams all got, that Melbourne’s trains don’t?
Internal carriage numbers.
On suburban trains in every other state in Australia, the carriage numbers are marked on the inside, which makes it easier for passengers to report issues such as vandalism, faults and incidents to emergency services and train/tram operators.
Perhaps it’s time this initiative reached Metro.
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