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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.

Mud hole at the up end of Surrey Hills

12 January 2021 11:31 AM
Viewed 4 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 4 times this year)

Broken window leading into an equipment room

10 January 2021 19:58 PM
Viewed 15 times
(2 times this week, 15 times this month, 15 times this year)

Cracked brick platform face at Caulfield

10 January 2021 10:00 AM
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(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 8 times this year)

Mudhole in the up Caulfield Through track at Armadale

10 January 2021 09:28 AM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 9 times this year)

Rotten timber sleepers on the Caulfield Through tracks at Armadale station

10 January 2021 09:13 AM
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(2 times this week, 13 times this month, 13 times this year)

Failed retaining wall beside the signalling equipment access stair at Armadale

10 January 2021 08:55 AM
Viewed 22 times
(3 times this week, 22 times this month, 22 times this year)

Shotcrete covers a failed section of brick retaining wall at Armadale

10 January 2021 08:54 AM
Viewed 14 times
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'DANGER NO ENTRY' sign outside the failed retaining wall at Armadale

10 January 2021 08:54 AM
Viewed 16 times
(1 time this week, 16 times this month, 16 times this year)

What's the point of this shelter - rain falls between the roof and the wall, soaking the seat!

27 December 2020 20:22 PM
Viewed 26 times
(3 times this week, 26 times this month, 26 times this year)

Cracked brick retaining wall at South Yarra reinforced by bolted on steel beams

27 December 2020 10:03 AM
Viewed 31 times
(2 times this week, 31 times this month, 31 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the down line between Albion and Ginifer

13 December 2020 12:56 PM
Viewed 27 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 27 times this year)

Pine needles cover the tracks at Jolimont

11 December 2020 11:59 AM
Viewed 24 times
(6 times this month, 24 times this year)

Mix of timber and concrete sleepers in the down track at Flemington Bridge

24 October 2020 15:25 PM
Viewed 40 times
(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 40 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the down track at Seddon

24 October 2020 11:12 AM
Viewed 47 times
(16 times this month, 47 times this year)

Flooded pedestrian subway at Sunshine North

24 October 2020 10:33 AM
Viewed 54 times
(1 time this week, 16 times this month, 54 times this year)

Mud hole in the up suburban track at Sunshine

19 October 2020 13:03 PM
Viewed 48 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 48 times this year)

Crumbing section of platform at the down end of Albion platform 2

30 September 2020 12:18 PM
Viewed 111 times
(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 111 times this year)

Dank slime down the walls at Sunshine where water drips down the ramps

27 September 2020 08:46 AM
Viewed 62 times
(3 times this week, 18 times this month, 62 times this year)

Patched up fence over the railway at Nicholson Street, Footscray

21 June 2020 07:30 AM
Viewed 94 times, 94 times this year)

Broken manhole cover roped off at Footscray station

21 June 2020 07:05 AM
Viewed 79 times, 79 times this year)

Patched up platform edge at Upper Ferntree Gully

13 March 2020 02:21 AM
Viewed 100 times
(2 times this month, 100 times this year)

Broken sections of tactile paving at Burnley station

13 March 2020 00:00 AM
Viewed 100 times, 100 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 117 times
(12 times this month, 117 times this year)

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

19 February 2020 09:10 AM
Viewed 118 times
(10 times this month, 118 times this year)
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