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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.

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

27 June 2017 10:23 AM
Viewed 636 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 2 times this year)

Mud hole in the up suburban track at Sunshine

27 June 2017 10:22 AM
Viewed 324 times
(3 times this month, 0 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 279 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 2 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 268 times
(3 times this month, 1 time this year)

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

13 June 2017 08:50 AM
Viewed 269 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 4 times this year)

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

1 June 2017 16:21 PM
Viewed 270 times
(3 times this month, 6 times this year)

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

1 June 2017 16:21 PM
Viewed 336 times
(5 times this month, 6 times this year)

Mud hole in the platform road at Thornbury

24 May 2017 15:48 PM
Viewed 310 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 10 times this year)

Rotten sleepers in the platform road at Thornbury

24 May 2017 15:48 PM
Viewed 266 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 8 times this year)

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

18 May 2017 16:13 PM
Viewed 733 times
(5 times this week, 14 times this month, 29 times this year)

Failed lift out of service at Flinders Street Station platform 4 and 5

9 May 2017 14:05 PM
Viewed 631 times
(5 times this week, 5 times this month, 37 times this year)

'Door not in use' sticker onboard a Comeng train

8 May 2017 08:55 AM
Viewed 467 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 20 times this year)

Repairs concrete piers at the Hampshire Road bridge at Sunshine

29 April 2017 10:38 AM
Viewed 273 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 12 times this year)

Defective escalator under repair at North Melbourne platform 1

20 April 2017 14:26 PM
Viewed 304 times
(6 times this month, 18 times this year)

Defective escalator under repair at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

20 April 2017 14:26 PM
Viewed 308 times
(6 times this month, 19 times this year)

Defective escalator under repair at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

20 April 2017 13:49 PM
Viewed 334 times
(3 times this month, 14 times this year)

Crumpled 'Dumb Ways to Die' poster at Yarraville station

24 March 2017 18:01 PM
Viewed 715 times
(2 times this week, 20 times this month, 85 times this year)

More mud holes in the up line near Hawksburn station

22 March 2017 18:11 PM
Viewed 302 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 26 times this year)

Failed retaining walls near Hawksburn station

22 March 2017 18:09 PM
Viewed 255 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 21 times this year)

Mud hole in the up line near Toorak station

22 March 2017 18:08 PM
Viewed 318 times
(4 times this month, 16 times this year)

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

22 March 2017 17:40 PM
Viewed 264 times
(2 times this month, 25 times this year)

Rotting timber sleepers at Westall station

22 March 2017 13:38 PM
Viewed 512 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 44 times this year)

Every single timber sleeper marked for replacement at Caulfield

22 March 2017 12:52 PM
Viewed 276 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 17 times this year)

Mud hole in the track near Burnley station

18 March 2017 11:56 AM
Viewed 468 times
(3 times this month, 39 times this year)
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Viewed 3999 times (5 times this week, 20 times this month, 223 times this year)