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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.

Signalling staff repair a failed trainstop at the city end of Box Hill station

24 June 2016 08:04 AM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 2 times this year)

One train has cleared the signal fault at Box Hill, as a second train closes in

24 June 2016 08:03 AM
Viewed 350 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 3 times this year)

X'Trapolis train crawls into Box Hill station due to a signal fault

24 June 2016 08:02 AM
Viewed 336 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 2 times this year)

Mud hole in the centre track at Camberwell station

23 June 2016 08:44 AM
Viewed 337 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 2 times this year)

Massive cracks, and plywood covered steel supports reinforcing the station building at Camberwell platform 3

23 June 2016 08:42 AM
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(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 4 times this year)

Plywood covered steel supports reinforcing the station building at Camberwell platform 3

23 June 2016 08:42 AM
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(3 times this week, 12 times this month, 4 times this year)

Failed escalator under repair at Box Hill station

23 June 2016 07:57 AM
Viewed 330 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 2 times this year)

Flooded trackside drains at East Richmond

21 June 2016 09:02 AM
Viewed 268 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 2 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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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 2 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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(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 2 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, 6 times this month, 2 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, 11 times this month, 1 time 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 307 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 2 times this year)

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

21 June 2016 08:20 AM
Viewed 312 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 3 times this year)

Mud hole in the running lines at Berwick station

11 June 2016 16:06 PM
Viewed 317 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 1 time this year)

Tree growing out of the concrete cutting walls at Mitcham station

11 June 2016 08:33 AM
Viewed 624 times
(3 times this week, 14 times this month, 7 times this year)

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

6 June 2016 10:22 AM
Viewed 425 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 2 times this year)

Crumbling tactile paving at Canterbury station

23 May 2016 07:30 AM
Viewed 364 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 2 times this year)

Signal trunking falling apart at Surrey Hills station

23 May 2016 07:26 AM
Viewed 303 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 2 times this year)

Signal trunking falling apart at Surrey Hills station

23 May 2016 07:26 AM
Viewed 360 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 4 times this year)

Massive gap between Siemens train and the platform at Essendon

19 May 2016 08:34 AM
Viewed 463 times
(3 times this week, 13 times this month, 5 times this year)

Massive gap between Comeng train and the platform at Essendon

19 May 2016 08:32 AM
Viewed 761 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 2 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 549 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 5 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, 9 times this month, 2 times this year)
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Viewed 3870 times (3 times this week, 32 times this month, 94 times this year)