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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.

Burnt in TramTracker display at Newmarket platform 2

12 August 2017 10:15 AM
Viewed 251 times, 15 times this year)

'C' caution board in the Northern Loop between Melbourne Central and Parliament

11 August 2017 09:03 AM
Viewed 442 times
(1 time this month, 26 times this year)

Mud hole in the up track at Ardeer

10 August 2017 16:35 PM
Viewed 282 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 30 times this year)

Lights go out onboard a Comeng train on the Sunbury line, after a train headed the other way takes out the overhead

31 July 2017 18:15 PM
Viewed 218 times
(2 times this month, 21 times this year)

Lights go out onboard a Comeng train on the Sunbury line, after a train headed the other way takes out the overhead

31 July 2017 18:15 PM
Viewed 304 times
(6 times this month, 38 times this year)

Broken down escalator at North Melbourne platform 6

25 July 2017 08:54 AM
Viewed 203 times, 22 times this year)

Broken down escalator at North Melbourne platform 6

25 July 2017 08:48 AM
Viewed 553 times, 45 times this year)

Mud hole in the Werribee suburban tracks at South Kensington

22 July 2017 14:15 PM
Viewed 270 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 33 times this year)

Temporary fish plate affixed to a flawed rail weld at Tottenham station

16 July 2017 15:24 PM
Viewed 657 times
(5 times this month, 62 times this year)

Temporary fish plate affixed to a flawed rail weld at Tottenham station

16 July 2017 15:21 PM
Viewed 869 times
(3 times this month, 95 times this year)

Missing pandrol clip in the middle of a mud hole at Sunshine

27 June 2017 10:23 AM
Viewed 562 times
(5 times this month, 74 times this year)

Mud hole in the up suburban track at Sunshine

27 June 2017 10:22 AM
Viewed 280 times
(4 times this month, 39 times this year)

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 222 times
(1 time this week, 45 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 224 times, 34 times this year)

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

13 June 2017 08:50 AM
Viewed 226 times
(2 times this month, 31 times this year)

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

1 June 2017 16:21 PM
Viewed 237 times
(2 times this month, 27 times this year)

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

1 June 2017 16:21 PM
Viewed 289 times
(2 times this month, 36 times this year)

Mud hole in the platform road at Thornbury

24 May 2017 15:48 PM
Viewed 262 times
(4 times this month, 44 times this year)

Rotten sleepers in the platform road at Thornbury

24 May 2017 15:48 PM
Viewed 227 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 42 times this year)

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

18 May 2017 16:13 PM
Viewed 622 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 93 times this year)

'Door not in use' sticker onboard a Comeng train

8 May 2017 08:55 AM
Viewed 395 times
(4 times this month, 73 times this year)

Repairs concrete piers at the Hampshire Road bridge at Sunshine

29 April 2017 10:38 AM
Viewed 231 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 50 times this year)

Defective escalator under repair at North Melbourne platform 1

20 April 2017 14:26 PM
Viewed 255 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 53 times this year)

Defective escalator under repair at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

20 April 2017 14:26 PM
Viewed 250 times, 50 times this year)
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Viewed 3667 times (7 times this week, 56 times this month, 637 times this year)