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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.

Stinging nettle among the weeds growing in a forgotten garden bed at a railway station

Thursday 14 July 2022 12:29 PM
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Broken tactile paving along the platform edge at North Melbourne

Friday 24 June 2022 22:39 PM
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Step up from the platform to the train at Jewell station

Friday 24 June 2022 17:56 PM
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Tiles already falling off the recently restored Centre Subway walls at Flinders Street Station

Friday 17 June 2022 12:57 PM
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Moss overs the asphalt at Sunshine platform 3

Friday 17 June 2022 11:57 AM
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Failing retaining wall propped up in the Taylors Road underpass at Keilor Plains

Friday 17 June 2022 08:55 AM
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Flawed rail join reinforced by a temporary fishplate at Mont Albert

Sunday 17 April 2022 17:35 PM
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Massive step Siemens train floor and the platform at Essendon

Good thing they spent $$$ on the level crossing removal here, isn't it?

Sunday 27 March 2022 11:16 AM
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And yet another mud hole in the Flinders Street Viaduct marked for repair

Friday 11 March 2022 12:09 PM
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Another big mud hole in the Flinders Street Viaduct marked for repair

Friday 11 March 2022 12:09 PM
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Big mud hole in the Flinders Street Viaduct marked for repair

Friday 11 March 2022 12:09 PM
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Rail marked for replacement at South Yarra

Thursday 10 March 2022 18:23 PM
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Rails marked for replacement at Franklin Street Junction

Thursday 10 March 2022 18:03 PM
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Damaged LCD advertising panel at Footscray station

Wednesday 2 March 2022 14:53 PM
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Pile of rotten sleepers finally replaced along the Flinders Street Viaduct tracks

Wednesday 2 March 2022 13:04 PM
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Rail marked for replacement on the Flinders Street Viaduct

Wednesday 2 March 2022 13:03 PM
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Plastic barriers minus their connecting pin at West Footscray

Wednesday 2 March 2022 12:49 PM
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Connector pin for the plastic barriers dumped on the tracks at West Footscray

Wednesday 2 March 2022 12:49 PM
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Rusting footbridge above the overhead wires at Jacana

Tuesday 1 March 2022 12:42 PM
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Rusting footbridge above the overhead wires at Jacana

Tuesday 1 March 2022 12:41 PM
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Missing sections of tactile paving at North Melbourne station

Tuesday 1 March 2022 09:54 AM
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