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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 in the platform road at Thornbury

24 May 2017 15:48 PM
Viewed 253 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 35 times this year)

Rotten sleepers in the platform road at Thornbury

24 May 2017 15:48 PM
Viewed 217 times, 32 times this year)

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

18 May 2017 16:13 PM
Viewed 610 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 81 times this year)

'Door not in use' sticker onboard a Comeng train

8 May 2017 08:55 AM
Viewed 381 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 59 times this year)

Repairs concrete piers at the Hampshire Road bridge at Sunshine

29 April 2017 10:38 AM
Viewed 217 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 36 times this year)

Defective escalator under repair at North Melbourne platform 1

20 April 2017 14:26 PM
Viewed 243 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 41 times this year)

Defective escalator under repair at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

20 April 2017 14:26 PM
Viewed 245 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 45 times this year)

Defective escalator under repair at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

20 April 2017 13:49 PM
Viewed 288 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 38 times this year)

Crumpled 'Dumb Ways to Die' poster at Yarraville station

24 March 2017 18:01 PM
Viewed 541 times, 143 times this year)

More mud holes in the up line near Hawksburn station

22 March 2017 18:11 PM
Viewed 246 times, 46 times this year)

Failed retaining walls near Hawksburn station

22 March 2017 18:09 PM
Viewed 211 times, 29 times this year)

Mud hole in the up line near Toorak station

22 March 2017 18:08 PM
Viewed 277 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 41 times this year)

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

22 March 2017 17:40 PM
Viewed 216 times
(1 time this month, 50 times this year)

Rotting timber sleepers at Westall station

22 March 2017 13:38 PM
Viewed 401 times
(4 times this month, 128 times this year)

Every single timber sleeper marked for replacement at Caulfield

22 March 2017 12:52 PM
Viewed 217 times
(1 time this month, 45 times this year)

Mud hole in the track near Burnley station

18 March 2017 11:56 AM
Viewed 377 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 56 times this year)

Mud hole in the track near Burnley station

18 March 2017 11:56 AM
Viewed 350 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 62 times this year)

Repairing a leaking ceiling at Parliament station platform 2

17 March 2017 17:19 PM
Viewed 212 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 37 times this year)

Repairing a leaking ceiling at Parliament station platform 2

17 March 2017 17:19 PM
Viewed 224 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 39 times this year)

Failed escalator at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3 forces passengers to queue for the lift

17 March 2017 08:34 AM
Viewed 285 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 61 times this year)

Repairing a failed escalator at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

17 March 2017 08:32 AM
Viewed 256 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 55 times this year)

Repairing a failed escalator at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

17 March 2017 08:32 AM
Viewed 239 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 51 times this year)

Failed escalator at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

17 March 2017 08:31 AM
Viewed 218 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 46 times this year)

Defective escalator blocked out of service at North Melbourne platform 1

11 March 2017 15:36 PM
Viewed 268 times
(3 times this month, 41 times this year)
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