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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.

Mudhole in the down track at Ascot Vale

5 December 2019 12:10 PM
Viewed 3 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 3 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
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(25 times this month, 25 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail on the Craigieburn line

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

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

17 November 2019 10:45 AM
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(5 times this month, 5 times this year)

Mud hole on the suburban tracks at Albion

17 November 2019 10:42 AM
Viewed 4 times
(4 times this month, 4 times this year)

Loose brake block atop the City Loop portal at North Melbourne

17 November 2019 09:16 AM
Viewed 6 times
(6 times this month, 6 times this year)

Broken tactile paving at Newport station

17 November 2019 08:37 AM
Viewed 6 times
(6 times this month, 6 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail at Flinders Street Station

10 November 2019 17:09 PM
Viewed 12 times
(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 12 times this year)

Repairing the escalator at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

28 October 2019 10:48 AM
Viewed 26 times
(26 times this month, 26 times this year)

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

27 October 2019 09:26 AM
Viewed 15 times
(15 times this month, 15 times this year)

Crumbling concrete platform face at Mont Albert platform 1

26 October 2019 16:46 PM
Viewed 11 times
(1 time this week, 11 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 12 times, 12 times this year)

Lift still under repair at Sunshine station

23 October 2019 08:33 AM
Viewed 10 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 10 times this year)

Lift under repair at Sunshine station

22 October 2019 13:03 PM
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Repairing a broken down escalator in evening peak at Flagstaff station

18 October 2019 17:38 PM
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(5 times this month, 17 times this year)

Broken down escalator in evening peak at Flagstaff station

18 October 2019 17:38 PM
Viewed 18 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 18 times this year)

Escalator under repair at Flinders Street platform 6 and 7

14 October 2019 14:34 PM
Viewed 16 times
(1 time this month, 16 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to the rails at South Kensington

29 September 2019 14:01 PM
Viewed 19 times, 19 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the dual gauge track at Middle Footscray

25 September 2019 08:39 AM
Viewed 17 times, 17 times this year)

Temporary fishplate reinforces a flawed rail joint at Tottenham

24 September 2019 12:42 PM
Viewed 19 times, 19 times this year)

Both escalators under repair at Footscray platform 2 and 3

11 September 2019 17:29 PM
Viewed 29 times
(3 times this month, 29 times this year)

Main concourse at Flinders Street Station is dark and dingy

9 September 2019 13:50 PM
Viewed 457 times
(3 times this month, 457 times this year)

Water still leaks in the centre subway ar Flinders Street Station

9 September 2019 11:56 AM
Viewed 43 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 43 times this year)

Palm tree grows out of the Flinders Street Viaduct at Spencer Street

9 September 2019 11:30 AM
Viewed 25 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 25 times this year)
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