North Melbourne train station evacuated after suspicious item found

Police officers stand outside North Melbourne station.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 Williams said North Melbourne station was closed and trains were being held at the platforms where possible.

via North Melbourne train station evacuated after suspicious item found – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)