Thirteen Metro Trains staff have been sent home to self-isolate after coming into contact with a Flinders Street employee who tested positive for coronavirus.

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Metro told workers that the individual did not perform any passenger-facing activities during this time and that after discovering the positive test they locked down parts of Flinders Street station to deep clean.

Last week Metro Trains staff working at Flinders Street Station expressed anger after they were not told a contract cleaner had tested positive to coronavirus before they inadvertently found out a week later.

Cleaning company ISS informed its staff that a cleaner who regularly worked at Flinders Street had been at the railway station while infectious on Monday, June 15.

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