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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.

Temporary fishplate attached to the rails at South Kensington

29 September 2019 14:01 PM
Viewed 10 times
(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 10 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the dual gauge track at Middle Footscray

25 September 2019 08:39 AM
Viewed 7 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 7 times this year)

Temporary fishplate reinforces a flawed rail joint at Tottenham

24 September 2019 12:42 PM
Viewed 8 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 8 times this year)

Both escalators under repair at Footscray platform 2 and 3

11 September 2019 17:29 PM
Viewed 22 times
(1 time this week, 22 times this year)

Main concourse at Flinders Street Station is dark and dingy

9 September 2019 13:50 PM
Viewed 450 times
(108 times this week, 426 times this month, 450 times this year)

Water still leaks in the centre subway ar Flinders Street Station

9 September 2019 11:56 AM
Viewed 34 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 34 times this year)

Palm tree grows out of the Flinders Street Viaduct at Spencer Street

9 September 2019 11:30 AM
Viewed 19 times
(2 times this month, 19 times this year)

Mud hole in the up track at North Melbourne platform 5

2 September 2019 17:37 PM
Viewed 31 times
(4 times this month, 31 times this year)

Platform drainage doing sweet FA at Sunshine station

29 August 2019 08:13 AM
Viewed 25 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 25 times this year)

Deteriorating tactile paving at the down end of Caulfield station

25 August 2019 11:52 AM
Viewed 31 times
(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 31 times this year)

Another temporary fishplate on the rails at Flinders Street platform 3

28 July 2019 13:32 PM
Viewed 15 times
(3 times this month, 15 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the rails at Flinders Street platform 3

28 July 2019 13:29 PM
Viewed 19 times
(2 times this month, 19 times this year)

Leaking guttering at Flinders Street platform 3

26 July 2019 17:03 PM
Viewed 29 times
(2 times this month, 29 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail at South Kensington

9 July 2019 13:02 PM
Viewed 38 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 38 times this year)

Faded yellow line at South Kensington platform 2

9 July 2019 13:02 PM
Viewed 60 times
(4 times this week, 3 times this month, 60 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail at South Kensington

9 July 2019 12:55 PM
Viewed 24 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 24 times this year)

Prefabricated concrete signal equipment room at Melbourne Yard, reinforced to prevent it falling over

9 July 2019 12:30 PM
Viewed 60 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 60 times this year)

Repairing the escalator to Flinders Street platform 4 and 5

24 June 2019 12:52 PM
Viewed 42 times
(4 times this month, 42 times this year)

Big step up to a Comeng train at Richmond platform 1

24 June 2019 12:46 PM
Viewed 46 times
(4 times this month, 46 times this year)

Queue for the escalators at Flagstaff platform 3 and 4

17 June 2019 08:37 AM
Viewed 49 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 49 times this year)

Mud hole in the down suburban track at Sunshine station

17 June 2019 08:15 AM
Viewed 59 times
(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 59 times this year)

Water covers the concourse at Sunshine station, thanks to the walls only being steel mesh

3 June 2019 17:33 PM
Viewed 48 times
(1 time this month, 48 times this year)

New tactile paving at Tottenham station, and the bits are already missing

31 May 2019 16:37 PM
Viewed 34 times
(3 times this month, 34 times this year)

Both escalators at the east side of the Footscray station footbridge out of service

6 May 2019 10:06 AM
Viewed 92 times
(5 times this month, 92 times this year)
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