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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.

Broken down escalator at North Melbourne platform 6

July 25, 2017 08:54 AM
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Broken down escalator at North Melbourne platform 6

July 25, 2017 08:48 AM
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Mud hole in the Werribee suburban tracks at South Kensington

July 22, 2017 14:15 PM
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Temporary fish plate affixed to a flawed rail weld at Tottenham station

July 16, 2017 15:24 PM
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Temporary fish plate affixed to a flawed rail weld at Tottenham station

July 16, 2017 15:21 PM
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Missing pandrol clip in the middle of a mud hole at Sunshine

June 27, 2017 10:23 AM
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Mud hole in the up suburban track at Sunshine

June 27, 2017 10:22 AM
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Pile of bird shit beneath the concourse at Footscray station

Poor design provided a perfect place for birds to roost

June 22, 2017 11:38 AM
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Mud hole in the suburban tracks at Albion

Note the missing pantrol clip in one sleeper!

June 21, 2017 15:08 PM
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Pile of bird shit beneath the poorly designed roof at West Footscray station

June 01, 2017 16:21 PM
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Perfect spot for birds to perch and shit at West Footscray station

June 01, 2017 16:21 PM
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Mud hole in the platform road at Thornbury

May 24, 2017 15:48 PM
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Rotten sleepers in the platform road at Thornbury

May 24, 2017 15:48 PM
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Tactile paving peeling away from the asphalt, forming a trip hazard

May 18, 2017 16:13 PM
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'Door not in use' sticker onboard a Comeng train

May 08, 2017 08:55 AM
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Defective escalator under repair at North Melbourne platform 1

April 20, 2017 14:26 PM
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Defective escalator under repair at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

April 20, 2017 14:26 PM
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Defective escalator under repair at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

April 20, 2017 13:49 PM
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Crumpled 'Dumb Ways to Die' poster at Yarraville station

March 24, 2017 18:01 PM
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More mud holes in the up line near Hawksburn station

March 22, 2017 18:11 PM
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Failed retaining walls near Hawksburn station

March 22, 2017 18:09 PM
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(2 times this week, 7 times this month)

Mud hole in the up line near Toorak station

March 22, 2017 18:08 PM
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