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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.

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

18 May 2016 08:08 AM
Viewed 437 times
(5 times this month, 49 times this year)

No train information displayed on the SmartBus PIDS at Blackburn station

17 May 2016 07:01 AM
Viewed 413 times
(9 times this month, 35 times this year)

Mud hole in the track at Syndal station

14 May 2016 16:48 PM
Viewed 355 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 29 times this year)

Rat traps in the station subway at Blackburn

13 May 2016 18:40 PM
Viewed 373 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 19 times this year)

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

13 May 2016 18:27 PM
Viewed 394 times
(4 times this month, 16 times this year)

Temporary fish plate in place at Richmond Junction

12 May 2016 07:41 AM
Viewed 365 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 28 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
Viewed 444 times
(2 times this week, 12 times this month, 36 times this year)

Water draining into the Blackburn station pedestrian subway

29 April 2016 18:37 PM
Viewed 513 times
(11 times this month, 35 times this year)

Cleaner sweeping water off the platforms at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 15:00 PM
Viewed 319 times
(6 times this month, 22 times this year)

Water leaking into the Centre Subway at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 14:54 PM
Viewed 411 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 34 times this year)

Insulated rail joint starting to crack up at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 14:47 PM
Viewed 853 times
(1 time this week, 24 times this month, 74 times this year)

Water leaking onto platform 10 at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 14:43 PM
Viewed 310 times
(6 times this month, 27 times this year)

Water leaking onto platform 8 at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 14:12 PM
Viewed 459 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 35 times this year)

Water leaking into the Elizabeth Street subway at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 14:11 PM
Viewed 563 times
(3 times this week, 39 times this month, 85 times this year)

Plenty of rain drenches the platform ramp at West Footscray station

21 April 2016 17:39 PM
Viewed 292 times
(4 times this month, 23 times this year)

Plenty of rain drenches the platform ramp at West Footscray station

21 April 2016 17:39 PM
Viewed 417 times
(10 times this month, 33 times this year)

Plenty of rain drenches the platform at West Footscray station

21 April 2016 17:37 PM
Viewed 1072 times
(2 times this week, 20 times this month, 86 times this year)

Every next train display at Flinders Street Station has broken down

With 14 platforms of trains listening for announcements isn't going to work - any which platform are you supposed to go to anyway?

11 April 2016 13:48 PM
Viewed 424 times
(3 times this month, 32 times this year)

Every next train display at Flinders Street Station has broken down

With 14 platforms of trains listening for announcements isn't going to work - any which platform are you supposed to go to anyway?

11 April 2016 13:43 PM
Viewed 401 times
(2 times this month, 28 times this year)

Every next train display at Flinders Street Station has broken down

With 14 platforms of trains listening for announcements isn't going to work - any which platform are you supposed to go to anyway?

11 April 2016 13:42 PM
Viewed 449 times
(7 times this month, 41 times this year)

Every next train display at Flinders Street Station has broken down

With 14 platforms of trains listening for announcements isn't going to work - any which platform are you supposed to go to anyway?

11 April 2016 13:41 PM
Viewed 372 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 26 times this year)

One big mud hole in the suburban lines at Richmond Junction

4 April 2016 17:39 PM
Viewed 454 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 34 times this year)

Blocked drains cause water to pool beside the tracks at Huntingdale station

22 March 2016 16:31 PM
Viewed 330 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 30 times this year)

Blocked drains cause water to pool beside the tracks at Huntingdale station

22 March 2016 16:30 PM
Viewed 373 times
(4 times this week, 7 times this month, 34 times this year)
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Viewed 3284 times (11 times this week, 21 times this month, 254 times this year)