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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.

Caked and cracked mud on the tracks

17 October 2017 08:29 AM
Viewed 279 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 55 times this year)

Mud holes in the suburban tracks at Sunshine

25 September 2017 08:47 AM
Viewed 273 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 66 times this year)

Broken down lift at Sunshine station

25 September 2017 08:44 AM
Viewed 402 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 102 times this year)

Broken down lift at Sunshine station

25 September 2017 08:44 AM
Viewed 332 times
(3 times this week, 7 times this month, 96 times this year)

Broken down lift at Sunshine station

25 September 2017 08:44 AM
Viewed 334 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 89 times this year)

Mud hole in the Northern Loop portal at North Melbourne

18 September 2017 08:33 AM
Viewed 254 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 59 times this year)

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

11 September 2017 08:51 AM
Viewed 221 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 62 times this year)

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

11 September 2017 08:51 AM
Viewed 251 times
(2 times this week, 79 times this year)

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

11 September 2017 08:51 AM
Viewed 281 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 63 times this year)

Mud hole in the up track at Ardeer station

24 August 2017 08:33 AM
Viewed 287 times
(4 times this month, 63 times this year)

Broken down escalator at Flagstaff station

22 August 2017 09:15 AM
Viewed 317 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 87 times this year)

Retrofitted drainage at Newmarket platform 2

12 August 2017 10:19 AM
Viewed 292 times
(2 times this week, 76 times this year)

Crumbling concrete platform edge at Newmarket platform 1

12 August 2017 10:19 AM
Viewed 225 times
(2 times this week, 62 times this year)

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

12 August 2017 10:17 AM
Viewed 327 times
(1 time this week, 113 times this year)

Burnt in TramTracker display at Newmarket platform 2

12 August 2017 10:15 AM
Viewed 297 times
(3 times this week, 61 times this year)

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

11 August 2017 09:03 AM
Viewed 492 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 76 times this year)

Mud hole in the up track at Ardeer

10 August 2017 16:35 PM
Viewed 345 times
(7 times this month, 93 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 266 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 69 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 399 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 133 times this year)

Broken down escalator at North Melbourne platform 6

25 July 2017 08:54 AM
Viewed 252 times
(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 71 times this year)

Broken down escalator at North Melbourne platform 6

25 July 2017 08:48 AM
Viewed 642 times
(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 134 times this year)

Mud hole in the Werribee suburban tracks at South Kensington

22 July 2017 14:15 PM
Viewed 313 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 76 times this year)

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

16 July 2017 15:24 PM
Viewed 768 times
(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 173 times this year)

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

16 July 2017 15:21 PM
Viewed 1049 times
(9 times this week, 38 times this month, 275 times this year)
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Viewed 3999 times (5 times this week, 20 times this month, 223 times this year)