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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.

Staff inspect a failing retaining wall at the Taylors Road underpass at Keilor Plains

27 November 2017 11:55 AM
Viewed 259 times
(3 times this month, 0 times this year)

'Listen for announcements' message on a single screen at Flagstaff station

24 November 2017 17:59 PM
Viewed 293 times
(9 times this month, 3 times this year)

'Gate not on use' message on a defective set of Myki gates at Southern Cross

24 November 2017 11:48 AM
Viewed 234 times
(3 times this month, 2 times this year)

Repairing an escalator at North Melbourne station platform 1

24 November 2017 11:43 AM
Viewed 218 times
(1 time this month, 1 time this year)

Temporary fishplate bolted to the rails at North Melbourne

20 November 2017 17:56 PM
Viewed 218 times, 2 times this year)

Plastic film covers a cracked window on the Flinders Street Station concourse

17 November 2017 17:41 PM
Viewed 196 times, 2 times this year)

Damaged section of the concourse fenced off at North Melbourne station

14 November 2017 09:06 AM
Viewed 198 times, 6 times this year)

Flooded tracks above a mud hole at Sunshine station

3 November 2017 08:38 AM
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(1 time this month, 3 times this year)

Dip in the suburban tracks at Sunshine thanks to a mud hole

21 October 2017 17:37 PM
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(4 times this month, 8 times this year)

Caked and cracked mud on the tracks

17 October 2017 08:29 AM
Viewed 237 times
(8 times this month, 13 times this year)

Mud holes in the suburban tracks at Sunshine

25 September 2017 08:47 AM
Viewed 223 times
(3 times this month, 16 times this year)

Broken down lift at Sunshine station

25 September 2017 08:44 AM
Viewed 318 times
(3 times this month, 18 times this year)

Broken down lift at Sunshine station

25 September 2017 08:44 AM
Viewed 249 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 13 times this year)

Broken down lift at Sunshine station

25 September 2017 08:44 AM
Viewed 259 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 14 times this year)

Mud hole in the Northern Loop portal at North Melbourne

18 September 2017 08:33 AM
Viewed 213 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 18 times this year)

Mud holes in the tracks leading to Southern Cross Station platform 8

11 September 2017 08:51 AM
Viewed 178 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 19 times this year)

Mud holes in the tracks leading to Southern Cross Station platform 8

11 September 2017 08:51 AM
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(2 times this month, 18 times this year)

Mud holes in the tracks leading to Southern Cross Station platform 8

11 September 2017 08:51 AM
Viewed 237 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 19 times this year)

Mud hole in the up track at Ardeer station

24 August 2017 08:33 AM
Viewed 246 times
(7 times this month, 22 times this year)

Broken down escalator at Flagstaff station

22 August 2017 09:15 AM
Viewed 252 times
(3 times this week, 22 times this year)

Retrofitted drainage at Newmarket platform 2

12 August 2017 10:19 AM
Viewed 249 times
(1 time this month, 33 times this year)

Crumbling concrete platform edge at Newmarket platform 1

12 August 2017 10:19 AM
Viewed 187 times
(3 times this month, 24 times this year)

'Temporary' veranda attached to the station building at Newmarket platform 1

12 August 2017 10:17 AM
Viewed 242 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 28 times this year)
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