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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.

Patched up fence over the railway at Nicholson Street, Footscray

21 June 2020 07:30 AM
Viewed 20 times
(20 times this month, 20 times this year)

Broken manhole cover roped off at Footscray station

21 June 2020 07:05 AM
Viewed 14 times
(14 times this month, 14 times this year)

Patched up platform edge at Upper Ferntree Gully

13 March 2020 02:21 AM
Viewed 26 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 26 times this year)

Broken sections of tactile paving at Burnley station

13 March 2020 00:00 AM
Viewed 28 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 28 times this year)

Inadequate roof at Ginifer station means water pools on the stairs down to the platform

19 February 2020 09:10 AM
Viewed 51 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 51 times this year)

Inadequate roof at Ginifer station means water pools on the edge of the concourse

19 February 2020 09:10 AM
Viewed 55 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 55 times this year)

Inadequate roof at Ginifer station means water pools on the stairs down to the platform

19 February 2020 09:10 AM
Viewed 54 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 54 times this year)

Wet floor thanks to a leaking roof at Sunshine station

31 January 2020 10:04 AM
Viewed 38 times, 38 times this year)

Mud hole in the down track at Gowrie station

22 January 2020 11:02 AM
Viewed 69 times
(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 69 times this year)

Mud hole in the down track at Gowrie station

22 January 2020 10:55 AM
Viewed 59 times
(4 times this month, 59 times this year)

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

21 January 2020 13:24 PM
Viewed 66 times
(6 times this month, 66 times this year)

Puddles all over the concourse at Footscray station

21 January 2020 08:30 AM
Viewed 67 times
(7 times this month, 67 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail at South Kensington

20 January 2020 12:24 PM
Viewed 58 times
(6 times this month, 58 times this year)

Puddles all over the concourse at Sunshine station

6 January 2020 09:09 AM
Viewed 56 times, 56 times this year)

Mudhole in the down track at Ascot Vale

5 December 2019 12:10 PM
Viewed 108 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 108 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 107 times
(4 times this month, 107 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail on the Craigieburn line

17 November 2019 12:19 PM
Viewed 69 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 69 times this year)

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

17 November 2019 10:45 AM
Viewed 62 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 62 times this year)

Mud hole on the suburban tracks at Albion

17 November 2019 10:42 AM
Viewed 72 times
(4 times this month, 72 times this year)

Loose brake block atop the City Loop portal at North Melbourne

17 November 2019 09:16 AM
Viewed 66 times
(4 times this month, 66 times this year)

Broken tactile paving at Newport station

17 November 2019 08:37 AM
Viewed 64 times
(7 times this month, 64 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail at Flinders Street Station

10 November 2019 17:09 PM
Viewed 81 times
(7 times this month, 81 times this year)

Repairing the escalator at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

28 October 2019 10:48 AM
Viewed 93 times
(1 time this week, 93 times this year)

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

27 October 2019 09:26 AM
Viewed 82 times
(1 time this week, 82 times this year)
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