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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.

Pile of bird shit beneath the concourse at Footscray station

Poor design provided a perfect place for birds to roost

22 June 2017 11:38 AM
Viewed 174 times
(3 times this month, 97 times this year)

Mud hole in the suburban tracks at Albion

Note the missing pantrol clip in one sleeper!

21 June 2017 15:08 PM
Viewed 190 times
(3 times this month, 103 times this year)

'N' board for a speed restriction in the Northern Loop at Flagstaff station

13 June 2017 08:50 AM
Viewed 196 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 1 time this year)

Pile of bird shit beneath the poorly designed roof at West Footscray station

1 June 2017 16:21 PM
Viewed 214 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 4 times this year)

Perfect spot for birds to perch and shit at West Footscray station

1 June 2017 16:21 PM
Viewed 256 times, 3 times this year)

Mud hole in the platform road at Thornbury

24 May 2017 15:48 PM
Viewed 224 times
(4 times this month, 6 times this year)

Rotten sleepers in the platform road at Thornbury

24 May 2017 15:48 PM
Viewed 191 times
(1 time this month, 6 times this year)

Tactile paving peeling away from the asphalt, forming a trip hazard

18 May 2017 16:13 PM
Viewed 548 times
(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 19 times this year)

'Door not in use' sticker onboard a Comeng train

8 May 2017 08:55 AM
Viewed 342 times
(2 times this week, 13 times this month, 20 times this year)

Repairs concrete piers at the Hampshire Road bridge at Sunshine

29 April 2017 10:38 AM
Viewed 193 times, 12 times this year)

Defective escalator under repair at North Melbourne platform 1

20 April 2017 14:26 PM
Viewed 217 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 15 times this year)

Defective escalator under repair at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

20 April 2017 14:26 PM
Viewed 216 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 16 times this year)

Defective escalator under repair at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

20 April 2017 13:49 PM
Viewed 263 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 13 times this year)

Crumpled 'Dumb Ways to Die' poster at Yarraville station

24 March 2017 18:01 PM
Viewed 467 times
(7 times this week, 7 times this month, 69 times this year)

More mud holes in the up line near Hawksburn station

22 March 2017 18:11 PM
Viewed 223 times
(4 times this month, 23 times this year)

Failed retaining walls near Hawksburn station

22 March 2017 18:09 PM
Viewed 197 times
(2 times this month, 15 times this year)

Mud hole in the up line near Toorak station

22 March 2017 18:08 PM
Viewed 255 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 19 times this year)

Every single timber sleeper marked for replacement in the up line at Patterson station

22 March 2017 17:40 PM
Viewed 185 times
(1 time this month, 19 times this year)

Rotting timber sleepers at Westall station

22 March 2017 13:38 PM
Viewed 327 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 54 times this year)

Every single timber sleeper marked for replacement at Caulfield

22 March 2017 12:52 PM
Viewed 191 times
(1 time this month, 19 times this year)

Mud hole in the track near Burnley station

18 March 2017 11:56 AM
Viewed 349 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 28 times this year)

Mud hole in the track near Burnley station

18 March 2017 11:56 AM
Viewed 317 times
(3 times this month, 29 times this year)

Repairing a leaking ceiling at Parliament station platform 2

17 March 2017 17:19 PM
Viewed 193 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 18 times this year)

Repairing a leaking ceiling at Parliament station platform 2

17 March 2017 17:19 PM
Viewed 204 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 19 times this year)
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Viewed 3283 times (10 times this week, 20 times this month, 253 times this year)