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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.

Failed escalator under repair at Box Hill station

23 June 2016 07:57 AM
Viewed 313 times
(8 times this month, 69 times this year)

Flooded trackside drains at East Richmond

21 June 2016 09:02 AM
Viewed 251 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 43 times this year)

'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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(3 times this month, 53 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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(5 times this month, 76 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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(10 times this month, 76 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
Viewed 265 times
(9 times this month, 66 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
Viewed 289 times
(9 times this month, 76 times this year)

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

21 June 2016 08:20 AM
Viewed 294 times
(6 times this month, 78 times this year)

Mud hole in the running lines at Berwick station

11 June 2016 16:06 PM
Viewed 301 times
(6 times this month, 63 times this year)

Tree growing out of the concrete cutting walls at Mitcham station

11 June 2016 08:33 AM
Viewed 585 times
(12 times this month, 128 times this year)

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

6 June 2016 10:22 AM
Viewed 401 times
(2 times this month, 80 times this year)

Crumbling tactile paving at Canterbury station

23 May 2016 07:30 AM
Viewed 351 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 71 times this year)

Signal trunking falling apart at Surrey Hills station

23 May 2016 07:26 AM
Viewed 294 times
(3 times this month, 41 times this year)

Signal trunking falling apart at Surrey Hills station

23 May 2016 07:26 AM
Viewed 347 times
(4 times this month, 59 times this year)

Massive gap between Siemens train and the platform at Essendon

19 May 2016 08:34 AM
Viewed 431 times
(14 times this month, 117 times this year)

Massive gap between Comeng train and the platform at Essendon

19 May 2016 08:32 AM
Viewed 736 times
(20 times this month, 178 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
Viewed 523 times
(8 times this month, 107 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
Viewed 633 times
(15 times this month, 144 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
Viewed 526 times
(17 times this month, 138 times this year)

Mud hole in the track at Syndal station

14 May 2016 16:48 PM
Viewed 422 times
(6 times this month, 96 times this year)

Rat traps in the station subway at Blackburn

13 May 2016 18:40 PM
Viewed 408 times
(11 times this month, 54 times this year)

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

13 May 2016 18:27 PM
Viewed 426 times
(5 times this month, 48 times this year)

Temporary fish plate in place at Richmond Junction

12 May 2016 07:41 AM
Viewed 421 times
(10 times this month, 84 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 562 times
(16 times this month, 154 times this year)
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