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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.

Crumbling platform at the down end of Darling station

Wednesday 1 February 2023 10:54 AM
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Mud holes in the tracks at Richmond Junction

Saturday 28 January 2023 15:25 PM
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Grass grows in the guttering of the Sports Subway entrance at Richmond station

Saturday 28 January 2023 15:25 PM
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Another mud hole in the down Sandringham line track at Cremorne

Saturday 28 January 2023 15:03 PM
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Mud hole in the down Sandringham line track at Cremorne

Saturday 28 January 2023 15:03 PM
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Temporary fishplate attached to a rail at Newport

Wednesday 18 January 2023 11:33 AM
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Missing sections of tactile paving at Newport platform 1

Wednesday 18 January 2023 11:30 AM
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Flawed rail joint reinforced by a temporary fishplate at Seddon station

Wednesday 18 January 2023 11:03 AM
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Repairing the escalator at the Bunbury Street end of the Footscray station footbridge

Wednesday 18 January 2023 11:00 AM
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Repairing the escalator at the Bunbury Street end of the Footscray station footbridge

Wednesday 18 January 2023 10:59 AM
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Mud holes in the Northern and Caulfield Viaduct track outside Southern Cross

Tuesday 29 November 2022 15:28 PM
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Mud hole in the Northern Viaduct track outside Southern Cross

Tuesday 29 November 2022 15:28 PM
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Large gap between train and curved platform at West Richmond station

Tuesday 29 November 2022 15:13 PM
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Large gap between train and curved platform at West Richmond station

Tuesday 29 November 2022 15:13 PM
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Grounding jumper between overhead stanchion and rail snakes along the platform fence at Thornbury

Tuesday 29 November 2022 14:57 PM
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Grounding jumper between overhead stanchion and rail snakes along the platform fence at Thornbury

Tuesday 29 November 2022 14:57 PM
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Flaking paint and no tactile edge indicators along the platform at Thornbury

Tuesday 29 November 2022 14:47 PM
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Unpainted plywood panels replace broken timberwork on the Thornbury station building

Tuesday 29 November 2022 14:46 PM
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(6 times this month, 18 times this year)

Broken section of veranda cladding along the Swanston Street frontage of Flinders Street Station

Presumably ripped off by careless truck drivers

Friday 25 November 2022 13:59 PM
Viewed 14 times, 14 times this year)

Next station display still stuck showing 'Glenbervie' onboard an Alstom Comeng train running on the Sunbury line

Friday 25 November 2022 13:14 PM
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(1 time this week, 16 times this year)
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