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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.

Patched up fence over the railway at Nicholson Street, Footscray

21 June 2020 07:30 AM
Viewed 44 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 44 times this year)

Broken manhole cover roped off at Footscray station

21 June 2020 07:05 AM
Viewed 38 times
(2 times this week, 38 times this year)

Patched up platform edge at Upper Ferntree Gully

13 March 2020 02:21 AM
Viewed 49 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 49 times this year)

Broken sections of tactile paving at Burnley station

13 March 2020 00:00 AM
Viewed 54 times, 54 times this year)

Inadequate roof at Ginifer station means water pools on the stairs down to the platform

19 February 2020 09:10 AM
Viewed 72 times
(3 times this week, 72 times this year)

Inadequate roof at Ginifer station means water pools on the edge of the concourse

19 February 2020 09:10 AM
Viewed 77 times
(3 times this week, 77 times this year)

Inadequate roof at Ginifer station means water pools on the stairs down to the platform

19 February 2020 09:10 AM
Viewed 76 times
(4 times this week, 76 times this year)

Wet floor thanks to a leaking roof at Sunshine station

31 January 2020 10:04 AM
Viewed 59 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 59 times this year)

Mud hole in the down track at Gowrie station

22 January 2020 11:02 AM
Viewed 90 times
(11 times this month, 90 times this year)

Mud hole in the down track at Gowrie station

22 January 2020 10:55 AM
Viewed 80 times
(8 times this month, 80 times this year)

Stalactites and stalagmites on the steel beams above Flinders Street platform 13

21 January 2020 13:24 PM
Viewed 86 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 86 times this year)

Puddles all over the concourse at Footscray station

21 January 2020 08:30 AM
Viewed 87 times
(9 times this month, 87 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail at South Kensington

20 January 2020 12:24 PM
Viewed 76 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 76 times this year)

Puddles all over the concourse at Sunshine station

6 January 2020 09:09 AM
Viewed 78 times
(6 times this month, 78 times this year)

Mud hole in the down track at Ascot Vale

5 December 2019 12:10 PM
Viewed 131 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 131 times this year)

Main entrance to Flagstaff station closed off due to a falled section of ceiling of the Commonwealth Law Courts above

22 November 2019 17:32 PM
Viewed 137 times
(11 times this month, 137 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail on the Craigieburn line

17 November 2019 12:19 PM
Viewed 98 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 98 times this year)

Concrete partial replacement sleepers in the broad gauge track at Albion Loop

17 November 2019 10:45 AM
Viewed 81 times
(4 times this week, 11 times this month, 81 times this year)

Mud hole on the suburban tracks at Albion

17 November 2019 10:42 AM
Viewed 92 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 92 times this year)

Loose brake block atop the City Loop portal at North Melbourne

17 November 2019 09:16 AM
Viewed 87 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 87 times this year)

Broken tactile paving at Newport station

17 November 2019 08:37 AM
Viewed 82 times
(4 times this week, 11 times this month, 82 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail at Flinders Street Station

10 November 2019 17:09 PM
Viewed 102 times
(2 times this week, 102 times this year)

Repairing the escalator at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

28 October 2019 10:48 AM
Viewed 111 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 111 times this year)

Anti-scratching film on the Siemens train door windows has crazed over

27 October 2019 09:26 AM
Viewed 100 times
(4 times this month, 100 times this year)
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