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Metro Trains Melbourne, often known simply as Metro, is the franchise operator of the electrified suburban passenger service on the Melbourne rail network. Metro Trains Melbourne is a joint venture between MTR Corporation (60%), John Holland Group (20%) and UGL Rail (20%). The three constituent companies are also partners in the Metro Trains Sydney joint venture, which operates the Sydney Metro network since 2019.Metro Trains Melbourne operates a fleet of 220 six-car train sets on 965 kilometres (600 mi) of track. There are fifteen regular service train lines and one special events train line. Metro Trains Melbourne is also responsible for 219 railway stations and employs a workforce of 3,500 rail professionals including train drivers, mechanical and electrical engineers, network operations specialists and customer service representatives.The railway track, infrastructure and rolling stock is owned by VicTrack on behalf of the State Government, and is leased to Public Transport Victoria which then sub-leases them to Metro Trains Melbourne. The State Government now also owns the name 'Metro,' and it will probably stay even if there is a change of operators. Metro Trains has faced criticism in the past and was voted the worst rail system in Australia in 2011.

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    VIC Traffic Law - Failure to Produce Valid Ticket on Metro Trains Melbourne

    I refuse to pay fine for not having valid ticket. I touch on and off every day and this day it didn't work. They ignored my plea to withdraw (even the police give you a chance) and called me a fare evader and i'm not. I have now received an enforcement order notice and want to know what happens...
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    VIC Metro Trains Penalty - Failing to Produce Valid Ticket

    I currently received a penalty for failing to produce a valid train ticket (Melbourne - VIC), but my name on that penalty is misspelled with 1 letter. Do I still need to pay for it?