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Failing rail infrastructure of Melbourne

Melbourne's railway network is held together with bubblegum and duct tape - here are examples of the way that it is falling apart.

Repairing the escalator to North Melborne platform 4 and 5

23 March 2021 12:31 PM
Viewed 17 times
(2 times this week, 17 times this month, 17 times this year)

Palm tree growing in the trackside drain on the Flinders Street Viaduct

23 March 2021 12:26 PM
Viewed 16 times
(2 times this week, 16 times this month, 16 times this year)

Repairing the escalator to Flinders Street Station platform 1

23 March 2021 08:58 AM
Viewed 12 times
(2 times this week, 12 times this month, 12 times this year)

Palm tree growing in the trackside drain on the Flinders Street Viaduct

23 March 2021 08:55 AM
Viewed 12 times
(2 times this week, 12 times this month, 12 times this year)

Step up out of an X'Trapolis train at Camberwell platform 3

27 February 2021 14:27 PM
Viewed 23 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 23 times this year)

Missing sections of ceiling panel at Parliament station platform 1

3 February 2021 14:31 PM
Viewed 39 times
(1 time this month, 39 times this year)

Tape used to patch up broken tiles on the platform at Flinders Street Station

3 February 2021 14:05 PM
Viewed 38 times
(2 times this month, 38 times this year)

Weeds grow out of the guttering at Sunshine station

30 January 2021 19:03 PM
Viewed 35 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 35 times this year)

Mud hole at the up end of Surrey Hills

12 January 2021 11:31 AM
Viewed 31 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 31 times this year)

Broken window leading into an equipment room

10 January 2021 19:58 PM
Viewed 46 times
(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 46 times this year)

Cracked brick platform face at Caulfield

10 January 2021 10:00 AM
Viewed 87 times
(1 time this week, 20 times this month, 87 times this year)

Mudhole in the up Caulfield Through track at Armadale

10 January 2021 09:28 AM
Viewed 41 times
(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 41 times this year)

Rotten timber sleepers on the Caulfield Through tracks at Armadale station

10 January 2021 09:13 AM
Viewed 47 times
(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 47 times this year)

Failed retaining wall beside the signalling equipment access stair at Armadale

10 January 2021 08:55 AM
Viewed 56 times
(2 times this week, 13 times this month, 56 times this year)

Shotcrete covers a failed section of brick retaining wall at Armadale

10 January 2021 08:54 AM
Viewed 44 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 44 times this year)

'DANGER NO ENTRY' sign outside the failed retaining wall at Armadale

10 January 2021 08:54 AM
Viewed 47 times
(2 times this week, 15 times this month, 47 times this year)

What's the point of this shelter - rain falls between the roof and the wall, soaking the seat!

27 December 2020 20:22 PM
Viewed 62 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 62 times this year)

Cracked brick retaining wall at South Yarra reinforced by bolted on steel beams

27 December 2020 10:03 AM
Viewed 73 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 73 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the down line between Albion and Ginifer

13 December 2020 12:56 PM
Viewed 55 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 55 times this year)

Pine needles cover the tracks at Jolimont

11 December 2020 11:59 AM
Viewed 52 times
(3 times this week, 9 times this month, 52 times this year)

Mix of timber and concrete sleepers in the down track at Flemington Bridge

24 October 2020 15:25 PM
Viewed 73 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 73 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the down track at Seddon

24 October 2020 11:12 AM
Viewed 77 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 77 times this year)

Flooded pedestrian subway at Sunshine North

24 October 2020 10:33 AM
Viewed 92 times
(4 times this week, 7 times this month, 92 times this year)

Mud hole in the up suburban track at Sunshine

19 October 2020 13:03 PM
Viewed 93 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 93 times this year)
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Viewed 4515 times (7 times this week, 28 times this month, 138 times this year)