Melbourne's trains start later on Sunday than any other Australian city

 

News article: Melbourne's trains start later on Sunday than any other Australian city

Melbourne has the sleepiest Sunday morning train timetable in Australia, with new analysis finding its trains start later than every other mainland capital city.

  JoppaJunction Chief Train Controller

Location: Banned
Melbourne has the sleepiest Sunday morning train timetable in Australia, with new analysis finding its trains start later than every other mainland capital city.
Melbourne's trains start later on Sunday than any other Australian city


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  freightgate Minister for Railways

Location: Albury, New South Wales
Are we splitting hairs here or is there legitimate concern services could start a few minutes earlier ?
  Pressman Spirit of the Vine

Location: Wherever the Tin Chook or Qantas takes me
A remanant of the old "Everyone goes to church on Sunday morning" doctrine?
  Bogong Chief Commissioner

Location: Essendon Aerodrome circa 1980
Nah, it's because Melbourne people are party animals and no one gets up at sparrow fart on a Sunday. Wink
  Pressman Spirit of the Vine

Location: Wherever the Tin Chook or Qantas takes me
Nah, it's because Melbourne people are party animals and no one gets up at sparrow fart on a Sunday. Wink
"Bogong"

mmmm the Adelaide party animals use early sunday am services to go home and get some sleep!
  Madjikthise Deputy Commissioner

"A later Sunday start time provides a long window for any necessary engineering or maintenance works to take place," she said. "These works are undertaken to ensure assets perform reliably during peak times."

Once again we see an excuse for poor service which other networks seem to cope with quite nicely with minimal or no stoppages in their timetable.
  YM-Mundrabilla Minister for Railways

Location: Mundrabilla but I'd rather be in Narvik
"A later Sunday start time provides a long window for any necessary engineering or maintenance works to take place," she said. "These works are undertaken to ensure assets perform reliably during peak times."

Once again we see an excuse for poor service which other networks seem to cope with quite nicely with minimal or no stoppages in their timetable.
Madjikthise

They have an excuse for everything!

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