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Crime crackdown on Melbourne passenger rail

<p>Melbourne’s passenger rail system will introduce a crime stoppers operation to deal with station crime and commuter fears about safety, according to the <em>Sunday Age.</em> </p> <p>The scheme will include noticeboards being erected at railway stations to carry the images of offenders and details of crimes committed on trains and at stations and a crime stoppers number, the paper said (March 9).</p> <p>The initiative will be tested on two lines &#8211 the Frankston line for the network previously operated by M>Train, and Connex’s Epping line.</p> <p>The scheme is due to be announced just days before a campaign is launched by the Rail, Tram and Bus Union to coincide with International Rail Safety Day, on March 14, the <em>Sunday Age</em> predicted.</p> <br />