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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.

Weeds growing on the suburban tracks at Sunshine

5 January 2018 08:38 AM
Viewed 325 times
(4 times this month, 10 times this year)

Plenty of water still leaking into the 'upgraded' footbridge at Footscray

29 December 2017 17:49 PM
Viewed 290 times, 11 times this year)

Plenty of water still leaking into the 'upgraded' footbridge at Footscray

29 December 2017 17:48 PM
Viewed 326 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 15 times this year)

Mud holes in the suburban tracks at South Kensington

29 December 2017 09:08 AM
Viewed 316 times, 11 times this year)

Broken escalator at North Melbourne platform 6

12 December 2017 08:50 AM
Viewed 473 times
(1 time this month, 19 times this year)

Broken escalator at North Melbourne platform 6

12 December 2017 08:49 AM
Viewed 345 times, 21 times this year)

Loose cable dangling from the veranda at North Melbourne station

8 December 2017 09:04 AM
Viewed 314 times
(3 times this month, 15 times this year)

Wet stairs at St Albans station thanks to the useless roof

4 December 2017 08:48 AM
Viewed 504 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 25 times this year)

Broken section of fence along the railway corridor at Sunshine

4 December 2017 08:33 AM
Viewed 334 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 39 times this year)

Another fallen pine tree on the embankment beside Tottenham Yard

27 November 2017 18:10 PM
Viewed 316 times, 21 times this year)

Trunk of a fallen pine tree on the embankment beside Tottenham Yard

27 November 2017 18:10 PM
Viewed 317 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 30 times this year)

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

27 November 2017 11:55 AM
Viewed 377 times
(3 times this week, 29 times this year)

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

24 November 2017 17:59 PM
Viewed 511 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 46 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 358 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 35 times this year)

Repairing an escalator at North Melbourne station platform 1

24 November 2017 11:43 AM
Viewed 303 times, 21 times this year)

Temporary fishplate bolted to the rails at North Melbourne

20 November 2017 17:56 PM
Viewed 304 times, 24 times this year)

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

17 November 2017 17:41 PM
Viewed 294 times, 24 times this year)

Passengers waiting to pass through the ticket gates overflow onto the footpath at Elizabeth and Flinders Street

17 November 2017 17:36 PM
Viewed 358 times
(2 times this month, 27 times this year)

Damaged section of the concourse fenced off at North Melbourne station

14 November 2017 09:06 AM
Viewed 311 times
(1 time this month, 30 times this year)

Flooded tracks above a mud hole at Sunshine station

3 November 2017 08:38 AM
Viewed 357 times
(5 times this month, 34 times this year)

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

21 October 2017 17:37 PM
Viewed 418 times, 32 times this year)

Caked and cracked mud on the tracks

17 October 2017 08:29 AM
Viewed 336 times
(1 time this month, 32 times this year)

Mud holes in the suburban tracks at Sunshine

25 September 2017 08:47 AM
Viewed 344 times, 48 times this year)

Broken down lift at Sunshine station

25 September 2017 08:44 AM
Viewed 482 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 55 times this year)
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