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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.

Crumbling concrete platform face at Mont Albert platform 1

26 October 2019 16:46 PM
Viewed 81 times
(1 time this month, 81 times this year)

Repairing a broken down escalator in evening peak at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

An escalator to platform 4 and 5 was also broken down

24 October 2019 17:37 PM
Viewed 86 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 86 times this year)

Lift still under repair at Sunshine station

23 October 2019 08:33 AM
Viewed 94 times
(2 times this month, 94 times this year)

Lift under repair at Sunshine station

22 October 2019 13:03 PM
Viewed 73 times
(1 time this month, 73 times this year)

Repairing a broken down escalator in evening peak at Flagstaff station

18 October 2019 17:38 PM
Viewed 70 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 70 times this year)

Broken down escalator in evening peak at Flagstaff station

18 October 2019 17:38 PM
Viewed 87 times
(3 times this month, 87 times this year)

Escalator under repair at Flinders Street platform 6 and 7

14 October 2019 14:34 PM
Viewed 87 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 87 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to the rails at South Kensington

29 September 2019 14:01 PM
Viewed 85 times
(3 times this month, 85 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the dual gauge track at Middle Footscray

25 September 2019 08:39 AM
Viewed 76 times
(2 times this month, 76 times this year)

Temporary fishplate reinforces a flawed rail joint at Tottenham

24 September 2019 12:42 PM
Viewed 73 times
(4 times this month, 73 times this year)

Both escalators under repair at Footscray platform 2 and 3

11 September 2019 17:29 PM
Viewed 80 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 80 times this year)

Main concourse at Flinders Street Station is dark and dingy

9 September 2019 13:50 PM
Viewed 518 times
(7 times this month, 518 times this year)

Water still leaks in the centre subway ar Flinders Street Station

9 September 2019 11:56 AM
Viewed 126 times
(9 times this month, 126 times this year)

Palm tree grows out of the Flinders Street Viaduct at Spencer Street

9 September 2019 11:30 AM
Viewed 93 times
(9 times this month, 93 times this year)

Mud hole in the up track at North Melbourne platform 5

2 September 2019 17:37 PM
Viewed 104 times, 104 times this year)

Platform drainage doing sweet FA at Sunshine station

29 August 2019 08:13 AM
Viewed 103 times
(1 time this month, 103 times this year)

Deteriorating tactile paving at the down end of Caulfield station

25 August 2019 11:52 AM
Viewed 86 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 86 times this year)

Another temporary fishplate on the rails at Flinders Street platform 3

28 July 2019 13:32 PM
Viewed 68 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 2 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the rails at Flinders Street platform 3

28 July 2019 13:29 PM
Viewed 115 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 6 times this year)

Leaking guttering at Flinders Street platform 3

26 July 2019 17:03 PM
Viewed 89 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 2 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail at South Kensington

9 July 2019 13:02 PM
Viewed 110 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 8 times this year)

Faded yellow line at South Kensington platform 2

9 July 2019 13:02 PM
Viewed 138 times
(2 times this week, 10 times this month, 12 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail at South Kensington

9 July 2019 12:55 PM
Viewed 98 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 8 times this year)

Prefabricated concrete signal equipment room at Melbourne Yard, reinforced to prevent it falling over

9 July 2019 12:30 PM
Viewed 148 times
(3 times this week, 9 times this month, 13 times this year)
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Viewed 4051 times (4 times this week, 31 times this month, 275 times this year)