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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.

'All trains running as normal' notice at Box Hill station following the failure of the next train displays

21 June 2016 08:44 AM
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(1 time this month, 35 times this year)

One of five temporary fisplates affixed to the running rails at the down end of Box Hill

21 June 2016 08:29 AM
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(3 times this month, 48 times this year)

Two of five temporary fisplates affixed to the running rails at the down end of Box Hill

21 June 2016 08:26 AM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 48 times this year)

One of five temporary fisplates affixed to the running rails at the down end of Box Hill

21 June 2016 08:26 AM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 40 times this year)

One of five temporary fisplates affixed to the running rails at the down end of Box Hill

21 June 2016 08:24 AM
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(2 times this month, 47 times this year)

Mud hole in the tracks at the down end of Box Hill

21 June 2016 08:20 AM
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(5 times this month, 49 times this year)

Mud hole in the running lines at Berwick station

11 June 2016 16:06 PM
Viewed 275 times
(1 time this month, 37 times this year)

Tree growing out of the concrete cutting walls at Mitcham station

11 June 2016 08:33 AM
Viewed 529 times
(5 times this month, 72 times this year)

Escalator to North Melbourne platform 6 is out for repairs yet again

6 June 2016 10:22 AM
Viewed 376 times, 55 times this year)

Crumbling tactile paving at Canterbury station

23 May 2016 07:30 AM
Viewed 318 times
(1 time this month, 38 times this year)

Signal trunking falling apart at Surrey Hills station

23 May 2016 07:26 AM
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Signal trunking falling apart at Surrey Hills station

23 May 2016 07:26 AM
Viewed 324 times
(5 times this month, 36 times this year)

Massive gap between Siemens train and the platform at Essendon

19 May 2016 08:34 AM
Viewed 385 times
(8 times this month, 71 times this year)

Massive gap between Comeng train and the platform at Essendon

19 May 2016 08:32 AM
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(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 119 times this year)

Plants grow out of a crack in the retaining wall on the up side of Camberwell station

18 May 2016 08:08 AM
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(4 times this month, 64 times this year)

Plants grow out of a crack in the retaining wall on the up side of Camberwell station

18 May 2016 08:08 AM
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(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 86 times this year)

Plants grow out of a crack in the retaining wall on the up side of Camberwell station

18 May 2016 08:08 AM
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 80 times this year)

Mud hole in the track at Syndal station

14 May 2016 16:48 PM
Viewed 395 times
(6 times this month, 69 times this year)

Rat traps in the station subway at Blackburn

13 May 2016 18:40 PM
Viewed 380 times
(1 time this month, 26 times this year)

Inconsistent platform heights mean a step up OUT of the train at Camberwell station

13 May 2016 18:27 PM
Viewed 406 times
(3 times this month, 28 times this year)

Temporary fish plate in place at Richmond Junction

12 May 2016 07:41 AM
Viewed 377 times
(2 times this month, 40 times this year)

Metro staff watch water drip into the Burnley Loop tunnel at the west end of Melbourne Central

10 May 2016 08:00 AM
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(10 times this month, 91 times this year)

Water draining into the Blackburn station pedestrian subway

29 April 2016 18:37 PM
Viewed 546 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 68 times this year)

Cleaner sweeping water off the platforms at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 15:00 PM
Viewed 335 times
(1 time this month, 38 times this year)
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