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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.

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail outside Flinders Street Station

10 April 2019 13:41 PM
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Rust marks the concrete at the recently rebuilt West Footscray station

4 April 2019 17:52 PM
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(9 times this month, 9 times this year)

Broken down escalator to North Melbourne platforms 2 and 3

1 April 2019 17:38 PM
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Escalator out of service in morning peak at Flagstaff station

11 February 2019 08:59 AM
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Both next train displays at Sunshine station have dropped dead

6 February 2019 12:43 PM
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(2 times this month, 23 times this year)

'The ne' is all that is displayed, due to half of the LEDs aboard this EDI Comeng train being broken

4 February 2019 09:02 AM
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(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 31 times this year)

Escalator under repair at North Melbourne station

1 February 2019 11:42 AM
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Escalator under repair at North Melbourne station

1 February 2019 11:41 AM
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Temporary fencing behind a smashed pane of glass on the main Flinders Street Station concourse

31 January 2019 13:19 PM
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(3 times this month, 26 times this year)

Tree grows from a crack in the Kororoit Creek Road bridge

20 January 2019 08:05 AM
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(11 times this month, 42 times this year)

Bollard protects a loose manhole cover at Footscray station

14 January 2019 18:24 PM
Viewed 30 times
(2 times this week, 30 times this year)

Cracked concrete platform face at Darebin, with reinforcing bars exposed

28 December 2018 11:26 AM
Viewed 38 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 38 times this year)

Rotten timber sleepers in the up track outside Clifton Hill

28 December 2018 08:37 AM
Viewed 37 times
(4 times this week, 7 times this month, 37 times this year)

Leaking water covers the concourse at Sunshine station

14 December 2018 19:02 PM
Viewed 44 times
(2 times this week, 44 times this year)

LCD PIDS at Sunshine station on the fritz, stuck on a white screen

10 December 2018 17:08 PM
Viewed 49 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 49 times this year)

Congestion at the Parliament station escalators at platform 3 and 4 in morning peak

7 December 2018 08:36 AM
Viewed 53 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 53 times this year)

With three escalators running upwards at Flagstaff station and none down, passengers are directed towards the lift

6 December 2018 09:19 AM
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(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 53 times this year)

Three escalators running upwards at Flagstaff station, with the fourth out of service

6 December 2018 09:18 AM
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Three escalators running upwards at Flagstaff station, with the fourth out of service

6 December 2018 09:18 AM
Viewed 49 times
(3 times this week, 7 times this month, 49 times this year)

'C' sign indicates an upcoming 60 km/h speed restriction at Werribee

27 November 2018 08:47 AM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 51 times this year)

'W' sign indicates an upcoming 60 km/h speed restriction at Werribee

27 November 2018 08:46 AM
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(4 times this week, 5 times this month, 41 times this year)

Flawed rail joint marked for replacement outside Flinders Street Station

26 November 2018 14:05 PM
Viewed 41 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 41 times this year)

Mud holes in the Caulfield Viaduct track over the Flinders Street Viaduct

26 November 2018 14:03 PM
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(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 54 times this year)
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