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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.

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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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 60 times this year)

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

21 June 2016 08:20 AM
Viewed 283 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 67 times this year)

Mud hole in the running lines at Berwick station

11 June 2016 16:06 PM
Viewed 292 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 54 times this year)

Tree growing out of the concrete cutting walls at Mitcham station

11 June 2016 08:33 AM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 106 times this year)

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

6 June 2016 10:22 AM
Viewed 391 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 70 times this year)

Crumbling tactile paving at Canterbury station

23 May 2016 07:30 AM
Viewed 337 times, 57 times this year)

Signal trunking falling apart at Surrey Hills station

23 May 2016 07:26 AM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 32 times this year)

Signal trunking falling apart at Surrey Hills station

23 May 2016 07:26 AM
Viewed 337 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 49 times this year)

Massive gap between Siemens train and the platform at Essendon

19 May 2016 08:34 AM
Viewed 411 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 97 times this year)

Massive gap between Comeng train and the platform at Essendon

19 May 2016 08:32 AM
Viewed 711 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 153 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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(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 88 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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(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 122 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 501 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 113 times this year)

Mud hole in the track at Syndal station

14 May 2016 16:48 PM
Viewed 412 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 86 times this year)

Rat traps in the station subway at Blackburn

13 May 2016 18:40 PM
Viewed 393 times, 39 times this year)

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

13 May 2016 18:27 PM
Viewed 417 times, 39 times this year)

Temporary fish plate in place at Richmond Junction

12 May 2016 07:41 AM
Viewed 401 times
(2 times this month, 64 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 532 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 124 times this year)

Water draining into the Blackburn station pedestrian subway

29 April 2016 18:37 PM
Viewed 586 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 108 times this year)

Cleaner sweeping water off the platforms at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 15:00 PM
Viewed 348 times, 51 times this year)

Water leaking into the Centre Subway at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 14:54 PM
Viewed 457 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 80 times this year)

Insulated rail joint starting to crack up at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 14:47 PM
Viewed 965 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 186 times this year)

Water leaking onto platform 10 at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 14:43 PM
Viewed 342 times
(1 time this month, 59 times this year)

Water leaking onto platform 8 at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 14:12 PM
Viewed 491 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 67 times this year)
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