PT Problem of the Day: Flinders Street Station’s leaking underpasses

Wet floor: Flinders Street station, Degraves Street subway

There’s perhaps no more obvious sign of the neglect of Flinders Street station than the underpasses, where on rainy days water drips down from above, causing puddles and a slippery floor.

Perhaps one day our busiest railway station will be returned to its former glory, but in the mean time, watch your step.

Any upgrades to the station of course must prioritise passengers — rather than putting commercial interests first, as the 2003 “upgrade” of Melbourne Central did.

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