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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.

Walking down the desolate road to Caroline Springs station

Thursday 6 January 2022 07:45 AM
Viewed 19 times
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10 days later, and the pedestrian subway beneath the goods line at Brooklyn is still flooded

Wednesday 22 December 2021 11:39 AM
Viewed 40 times
(7 times this week, 40 times this month, 40 times this year)

Who designs this crap - the seats at the new North Williamstown station are sky high

You'd have to be three metres tall to be able to put your feet on the ground while sitting!

Friday 17 December 2021 20:28 PM
Viewed 42 times
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Who designs this crap - the seats at the new North Williamstown station are sky high

You'd have to be three metres tall to be able to put your feet on the ground while sitting!

Friday 17 December 2021 20:19 PM
Viewed 39 times
(4 times this week, 39 times this month, 39 times this year)

Who designs this crap - the seats at the new North Williamstown station are sky high

You'd have to be three metres tall to be able to put your feet on the ground while sitting!

Friday 17 December 2021 20:06 PM
Viewed 23 times
(3 times this week, 23 times this month, 23 times this year)

Who designs this crap - the seats at the new North Williamstown station are sky high

You'd have to be three metres tall to be able to put your feet on the ground while sitting!

Friday 17 December 2021 20:05 PM
Viewed 35 times
(4 times this week, 35 times this month, 35 times this year)

Pedestrian subway beneath the goods line at Brooklyn is almost flooded up to the roof

Friday 17 December 2021 17:30 PM
Viewed 11 times
(11 times this month, 11 times this year)

Pedestrian subway beneath the goods line at Brooklyn is almost flooded up to the electrical wiring

Friday 17 December 2021 17:30 PM
Viewed 9 times
(9 times this month, 9 times this year)

Five days later, and the pedestrian subway beneath the goods line at Brooklyn is still flooded

Friday 17 December 2021 17:29 PM
Viewed 7 times
(7 times this month, 7 times this year)

Five days later, and the pedestrian subway beneath the goods line at Brooklyn is still flooded

Friday 17 December 2021 13:47 PM
Viewed 10 times
(10 times this month, 10 times this year)

Fallen ballast piles up against the cyclone fence at Kensington

Turning into a gabion wall - at least until the rocks get too heavy and the fence fails!

Tuesday 14 December 2021 12:16 PM
Viewed 12 times
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Flooded pedestrian subway beneath the goods line at Geelong Road, Brooklyn

Sunday 12 December 2021 11:28 AM
Viewed 9 times
(9 times this month, 9 times this year)

Mud hole at Moorabbin platform 1

Tuesday 7 December 2021 13:03 PM
Viewed 20 times
(2 times this week, 20 times this month, 20 times this year)

Fallen palm fronds beside the tracks at McKinnon station

Tuesday 7 December 2021 12:49 PM
Viewed 14 times
(2 times this week, 14 times this month, 14 times this year)

'Not in use' sticker on a defective clock at Westall station

Tuesday 7 December 2021 10:00 AM
Viewed 15 times
(1 time this week, 15 times this month, 15 times this year)

Mud hole in the track outside Westall

Tuesday 7 December 2021 09:59 AM
Viewed 18 times
(2 times this week, 18 times this month, 18 times this year)

More mud holes in the down Caulfield Local track at Hawksburn

Tuesday 23 November 2021 14:35 PM
Viewed 21 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 21 times this year)

Mud holes in the down Caulfield Local track at Hawksburn

Tuesday 23 November 2021 14:34 PM
Viewed 18 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 18 times this year)

Cracked saloon flooring onboard a Comeng train

Tuesday 23 November 2021 14:32 PM
Viewed 22 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 22 times this year)

Temporary fishplate reinforces a flawed rail at Parkdale

Tuesday 23 November 2021 12:41 PM
Viewed 19 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 19 times this year)

'Lift out of order' sign displayed at Sunshine station despite the lift actually working

Tuesday 23 November 2021 08:43 AM
Viewed 19 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 19 times this year)

Mud hole in the down track at Lara station

Tuesday 9 November 2021 14:02 PM
Viewed 23 times
(7 times this month, 23 times this year)

Array of missing tactile markings along the platform at North Melbourne

Tuesday 2 November 2021 13:39 PM
Viewed 25 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 25 times this year)

Mud hole in up suburban track at Anderson Road Junction

Thursday 28 October 2021 11:18 AM
Viewed 36 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 36 times this year)
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Viewed 5102 times (6 times this week, 46 times this month, 725 times this year)