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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.

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

6 February 2017 08:48 AM
Viewed 294 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 20 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 337 times
(3 times this month, 23 times this year)

Mud hole forming in the up suburban track at Sunshine station

6 February 2017 08:22 AM
Viewed 333 times
(2 times this month, 20 times this year)

Overhead stanchion with a disconnected grounding jumper

1 February 2017 15:22 PM
Viewed 378 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 28 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 578 times
(4 times this week, 9 times this month, 61 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 535 times
(5 times this week, 9 times this month, 63 times this year)

Mud hole in the up suburban track at Albion

21 January 2017 17:21 PM
Viewed 340 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 17 times this year)

Water pools on the concourse above Sunshine platform 2 and 3

20 January 2017 08:20 AM
Viewed 315 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 22 times this year)

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

20 January 2017 08:16 AM
Viewed 323 times
(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 33 times this year)

Defective escalator at North Melbourne platform 12

19 January 2017 17:52 PM
Viewed 276 times
(5 times this month, 25 times this year)

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

16 January 2017 09:07 AM
Viewed 264 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 21 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to a rail at Sandown Park

14 January 2017 11:54 AM
Viewed 412 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 25 times this year)

Mud hole in the up line at Carnegie

14 January 2017 10:10 AM
Viewed 1354 times
(3 times this week, 16 times this month, 67 times this year)

Broken down escalator to North Melbourne platform 6

9 January 2017 08:47 AM
Viewed 346 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 26 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 421 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 48 times this year)

Weeds grow on the footbridge at Roxburgh Park station

31 December 2016 14:48 PM
Viewed 390 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 21 times this year)

Weeds grow on the footbridge at Roxburgh Park station

31 December 2016 14:48 PM
Viewed 345 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 19 times this year)

Temporary fishplate in the down Sunbury line tracks at South Kensington

20 December 2016 17:37 PM
Viewed 325 times
(6 times this month, 23 times this year)

Temporary fishplate in the down Sunbury line tracks at South Kensington

20 December 2016 17:36 PM
Viewed 489 times
(6 times this month, 23 times this year)

Temporary fishplate in the down Sunbury line tracks at South Kensington

20 December 2016 17:36 PM
Viewed 312 times
(4 times this month, 23 times this year)

Mud hole in the down Sunbury line tracks at South Kensington

20 December 2016 17:34 PM
Viewed 303 times
(5 times this month, 20 times this year)

Defective section of rail marked for replacement near Southern Cross Station

20 December 2016 17:31 PM
Viewed 340 times
(7 times this month, 27 times this year)

Bulging asphalt on a station platform

20 December 2016 08:48 AM
Viewed 321 times
(3 times this month, 24 times this year)

Massive puddle at Sunshine thanks to poorly thought out drainage

20 December 2016 08:44 AM
Viewed 364 times
(6 times this month, 23 times this year)
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Viewed 4007 times (8 times this week, 28 times this month, 231 times this year)