Father claims PSOs ‘stomped’ on son’s ankle during Melbourne train station arrest

Father claims PSOs ‘stomped’ on son’s ankle during Melbourne train station arrest

Updated May 09, 2018 19:36:02 Victoria Police has denied their Protective Services Officers (PSO) were responsible for breaking a 16-year-old boy’s ankle by stomping on it while he was being arrested. The boy’s father, ‘Scott’, released mobile phone video on social media, showing his son’s arrest at the Bayswater railway …

Bondi Beach almost had a train station, but fear got in the way – Curious Sydney

Bondi Beach almost had a train station, but fear got in the way – Curious Sydney

Updated May 03, 2018 13:01:21 Photo: It can be a lot of push and shove to get on a bus to or from Bondi Junction train station. (Supplied: Daniel Bowen) Related Story: Sydney is rebuilding tram systems ripped out in the 1960s It is Australia’s most famous beach, but anyone …

North Melbourne train station evacuated after suspicious item found

North Melbourne train station evacuated after suspicious item found

Updated May 03, 2018 08:48:26 A suspicious item has prompted the evacuation of North Melbourne train station and trains on five lines have been ground to a halt. The Craigieburn, Upfield, Sunbury, Werribee and Williamstown lines have been affected after the station was closed around 8:00am. Metro Trains spokesman Marcus …

Budget 2018: How to stay up to date with ABC’s coverage from your couch or on the train home – Politics

Budget 2018: How to stay up to date with ABC’s coverage from your couch or on the train home – Politics

Posted May 02, 2018 14:57:20 Photo: ABC’s 2018 budget panellists will deliver the best analysis across digital, TV and audio platforms. (ABC) Next week the Federal Government will hand down its 2018 budget and the ABC has you covered, wherever you choose to tune in. Across digital, TV and radio …

Railway heritage clock collection tells the importance of time for train transport

Railway heritage clock collection tells the importance of time for train transport

Posted April 30, 2018 08:12:59 Photo: Clock conservator Doug Minty inside the Sydney Trains heritage clock collection. (ABC Radio Sydney: Luke Wong) Related Story: The clocks that made the trains (and an entire state) run on time Related Story: Sydney is rebuilding tram systems ripped out in the 1960s Hidden …

Vintage crime scene models used to train investigators on how to spot a clue

Vintage crime scene models used to train investigators on how to spot a clue

Posted April 28, 2018 05:19:13 Photo: Veteran police detective Guy Olivieri hones his observation and interpretation skills, examining this vintage miniature crime scene model. (ABC News: Stephanie March) Despite technological advancements in crime investigations, police investigators from around the world still turn to vintage crime scene models for training. Veteran …

11yo boy hit and killed by train in Sydney’s south after escaping from respite care

11yo boy hit and killed by train in Sydney’s south after escaping from respite care

Updated April 23, 2018 07:42:50 Photo: A bunch of flowers at Oatley station where the 11-year-old boy was hit by a train. (ABC News: Rachel Hayter) An 11-year-old boy who escaped from a care facility has been hit and killed by a train in Sydney’s south. The boy, who was …

Ellenbrook train debate follows eerily similar track to Mandurah railway line

Ellenbrook train debate follows eerily similar track to Mandurah railway line

Posted April 22, 2018 08:39:42 Photo: The Ellenbrook project is not the first time opponents have criticised a new rail line. (ABC News: Andrew O’Connor) Related Story: Is the Ellenbrook rail line WA’s biggest-ever political football? Related Story: The argument for Metronet to be scrapped to shore up the WA …

Why were the Gold Coast’s old train lines ripped up?

Why were the Gold Coast’s old train lines ripped up?

Posted April 20, 2018 06:39:59 Photo: Crowds wait for a Southport train on the old rail line. (Supplied: Lost Brisbane/Have you seen the old Gold Coast) On the Gold Coast, transport, and particularly how you get to Brisbane, is one of the city’s biggest frustrations and constant talking points. You …

Sydney fire: Passengers film flames as train drives through out-of-control blaze

Sydney fire: Passengers film flames as train drives through out-of-control blaze

Posted April 15, 2018 05:34:16 Video: Train drives through Sydney fire (ABC News) Related Story: Out-of-control bushfire still threatening homes in Sydney as inferno changes direction The moment a passenger train drove through Sydney’s bushfire was caught on camera, as more than 1,000 hectares in the city’s south-west went up …