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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.

Queues form thanks to a broken down escalator at the Collins Street end of platform 13 and 14

7 February 2017 08:58 AM
Viewed 383 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 60 times this year)

Queues form thanks to a broken down escalator at the Collins Street end of platform 13 and 14

7 February 2017 08:57 AM
Viewed 391 times
(6 times this month, 75 times this year)

Broken down escalator at the Collins Street end of platform 13 and 14

7 February 2017 08:56 AM
Viewed 351 times
(5 times this month, 56 times this year)

Broken down escalator at the Collins Street end of platform 13 and 14

7 February 2017 08:56 AM
Viewed 438 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 56 times this year)

Escalator out of service on the main Spencer Street concourse

6 February 2017 08:54 AM
Viewed 490 times
(5 times this month, 57 times this year)

Escalator out of service on the main Spencer Street concourse

6 February 2017 08:54 AM
Viewed 349 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 44 times this year)

Broken down escalator at the Collins Street end of platform 13 and 14

6 February 2017 08:48 AM
Viewed 324 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 50 times this year)

Queues form thanks to a broken down escalator at the Collins Street end of platform 13 and 14

6 February 2017 08:48 AM
Viewed 366 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 52 times this year)

Mud hole forming in the up suburban track at Sunshine station

6 February 2017 08:22 AM
Viewed 364 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 51 times this year)

Overhead stanchion with a disconnected grounding jumper

1 February 2017 15:22 PM
Viewed 405 times
(8 times this month, 55 times this year)

Failed lift at Melbourne Central results in the railway station being inaccessible from Swanston Street

29 January 2017 10:51 AM
Viewed 619 times
(14 times this month, 102 times this year)

Failed lift at Melbourne Central results in the railway station being inaccessible from Swanston Street

29 January 2017 10:48 AM
Viewed 602 times
(17 times this month, 130 times this year)

Mud hole in the up suburban track at Albion

21 January 2017 17:21 PM
Viewed 367 times
(1 time this month, 44 times this year)

Water pools on the concourse above Sunshine platform 2 and 3

20 January 2017 08:20 AM
Viewed 351 times
(5 times this month, 58 times this year)

Water pools beneath the 'shelter' at Sunshine platform 2 and 3

20 January 2017 08:16 AM
Viewed 358 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 68 times this year)

Defective escalator at North Melbourne platform 12

19 January 2017 17:52 PM
Viewed 304 times
(2 times this month, 53 times this year)

Defective escalator linking Flagstaff stations platform 1/2 and 3/4

16 January 2017 09:07 AM
Viewed 290 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 47 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to a rail at Sandown Park

14 January 2017 11:54 AM
Viewed 439 times, 52 times this year)

Mud hole in the up line at Carnegie

14 January 2017 10:10 AM
Viewed 1449 times
(3 times this week, 22 times this month, 162 times this year)

Broken down escalator to North Melbourne platform 6

9 January 2017 08:47 AM
Viewed 387 times
(6 times this month, 67 times this year)

Fallen pine trees along the Tottenham yard embankment

It fell down a few months previously, and took out the overhead wires on the parallel tracks, disruption suburban services

3 January 2017 18:18 PM
Viewed 457 times
(8 times this month, 84 times this year)

Weeds grow on the footbridge at Roxburgh Park station

31 December 2016 14:48 PM
Viewed 414 times, 45 times this year)

Weeds grow on the footbridge at Roxburgh Park station

31 December 2016 14:48 PM
Viewed 366 times, 40 times this year)

Temporary fishplate in the down Sunbury line tracks at South Kensington

20 December 2016 17:37 PM
Viewed 354 times
(2 times this month, 52 times this year)
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