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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.

Wet floor thanks to a leaking roof at Sunshine station

31 January 2020 10:04 AM
Viewed 6 times
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Mud hole in the down track at Gowrie station

22 January 2020 11:02 AM
Viewed 18 times
(3 times this week, 18 times this month, 18 times this year)

Mud hole in the down track at Gowrie station

22 January 2020 10:55 AM
Viewed 22 times
(3 times this week, 22 times this month, 22 times this year)

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

21 January 2020 13:24 PM
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(1 time this week, 27 times this month, 27 times this year)

Puddles all over the concourse at Footscray station

21 January 2020 08:30 AM
Viewed 26 times
(2 times this week, 26 times this month, 26 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail at South Kensington

20 January 2020 12:24 PM
Viewed 21 times
(3 times this week, 21 times this month, 21 times this year)

Puddles all over the concourse at Sunshine station

6 January 2020 09:09 AM
Viewed 24 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 24 times this year)

Mudhole in the down track at Ascot Vale

5 December 2019 12:10 PM
Viewed 51 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 51 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 55 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 55 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail on the Craigieburn line

17 November 2019 12:19 PM
Viewed 26 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 26 times this year)

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

17 November 2019 10:45 AM
Viewed 24 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 24 times this year)

Mud hole on the suburban tracks at Albion

17 November 2019 10:42 AM
Viewed 28 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 28 times this year)

Loose brake block atop the City Loop portal at North Melbourne

17 November 2019 09:16 AM
Viewed 24 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 24 times this year)

Broken tactile paving at Newport station

17 November 2019 08:37 AM
Viewed 28 times
(4 times this week, 9 times this month, 28 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail at Flinders Street Station

10 November 2019 17:09 PM
Viewed 37 times
(2 times this week, 37 times this year)

Repairing the escalator at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

28 October 2019 10:48 AM
Viewed 50 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 50 times this year)

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

27 October 2019 09:26 AM
Viewed 35 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 35 times this year)

Crumbling concrete platform face at Mont Albert platform 1

26 October 2019 16:46 PM
Viewed 32 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 32 times this year)

Repairing a broken down escalator in evening peak at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

An escalator to platform 4 and 5 was also broken down

24 October 2019 17:37 PM
Viewed 37 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 37 times this year)

Lift still under repair at Sunshine station

23 October 2019 08:33 AM
Viewed 35 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 35 times this year)

Lift under repair at Sunshine station

22 October 2019 13:03 PM
Viewed 31 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 31 times this year)

Repairing a broken down escalator in evening peak at Flagstaff station

18 October 2019 17:38 PM
Viewed 33 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 33 times this year)

Broken down escalator in evening peak at Flagstaff station

18 October 2019 17:38 PM
Viewed 41 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 41 times this year)

Escalator under repair at Flinders Street platform 6 and 7

14 October 2019 14:34 PM
Viewed 39 times
(2 times this week, 10 times this month, 39 times this year)
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