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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.

Retroreflective survey targets affixed to the cracked brick retaining wall at Toorak platform 4

Used to check that if the brick wall is still moving

Tuesday 15 February 2022 13:25 PM
Viewed 57 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 57 times this year)

Big stop up into a Comeng train at Glenhuntly platform 2

Tuesday 15 February 2022 11:59 AM
Viewed 42 times
(1 time this month, 42 times this year)

HCMT set 26 beside yet another massive mud hole in the up track at Westall

Tuesday 15 February 2022 10:33 AM
Viewed 72 times
(2 times this month, 72 times this year)

HCMT set 26 beside another massive mud hole in the up track at Westall

Tuesday 15 February 2022 10:32 AM
Viewed 48 times
(1 time this month, 48 times this year)

HCMT set 26 passes a massive mud hole in the up track at Westall

Tuesday 15 February 2022 10:26 AM
Viewed 43 times, 43 times this year)

Big gap between a Siemens train and Hawksburn platform 1

Tuesday 1 February 2022 12:04 PM
Viewed 50 times
(7 times this month, 50 times this year)

Big gap between a Siemens train and Hawksburn platform 1

Tuesday 1 February 2022 12:04 PM
Viewed 51 times
(7 times this month, 51 times this year)

Walking down the desolate road to Caroline Springs station

Thursday 6 January 2022 07:45 AM
Viewed 81 times
(6 times this month, 81 times this year)

10 days later, and the pedestrian subway beneath the goods line at Brooklyn is still flooded

Wednesday 22 December 2021 11:39 AM
Viewed 104 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 104 times this year)

Who designs this crap - the seats at the new North Williamstown station are sky high

You'd have to be three metres tall to be able to put your feet on the ground while sitting!

Friday 17 December 2021 20:28 PM
Viewed 127 times
(14 times this month, 127 times this year)

Who designs this crap - the seats at the new North Williamstown station are sky high

You'd have to be three metres tall to be able to put your feet on the ground while sitting!

Friday 17 December 2021 20:19 PM
Viewed 108 times
(14 times this month, 108 times this year)

Who designs this crap - the seats at the new North Williamstown station are sky high

You'd have to be three metres tall to be able to put your feet on the ground while sitting!

Friday 17 December 2021 20:06 PM
Viewed 91 times
(15 times this month, 91 times this year)

Who designs this crap - the seats at the new North Williamstown station are sky high

You'd have to be three metres tall to be able to put your feet on the ground while sitting!

Friday 17 December 2021 20:05 PM
Viewed 109 times
(13 times this month, 109 times this year)

Pedestrian subway beneath the goods line at Brooklyn is almost flooded up to the roof

Friday 17 December 2021 17:30 PM
Viewed 67 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 67 times this year)

Pedestrian subway beneath the goods line at Brooklyn is almost flooded up to the electrical wiring

Friday 17 December 2021 17:30 PM
Viewed 66 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 66 times this year)

Five days later, and the pedestrian subway beneath the goods line at Brooklyn is still flooded

Friday 17 December 2021 17:29 PM
Viewed 60 times
(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 60 times this year)

Five days later, and the pedestrian subway beneath the goods line at Brooklyn is still flooded

Friday 17 December 2021 13:47 PM
Viewed 66 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 66 times this year)

Fallen ballast piles up against the cyclone fence at Kensington

Turning into a gabion wall - at least until the rocks get too heavy and the fence fails!

Tuesday 14 December 2021 12:16 PM
Viewed 57 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 57 times this year)

Flooded pedestrian subway beneath the goods line at Geelong Road, Brooklyn

Sunday 12 December 2021 11:28 AM
Viewed 61 times
(5 times this week, 9 times this month, 61 times this year)

Mud hole at Moorabbin platform 1

Tuesday 7 December 2021 13:03 PM
Viewed 73 times
(3 times this week, 73 times this year)

Fallen palm fronds beside the tracks at McKinnon station

Tuesday 7 December 2021 12:49 PM
Viewed 59 times
(2 times this week, 59 times this year)

'Not in use' sticker on a defective clock at Westall station

Tuesday 7 December 2021 10:00 AM
Viewed 65 times
(2 times this week, 65 times this year)

Mud hole in the track outside Westall

Tuesday 7 December 2021 09:59 AM
Viewed 69 times
(2 times this week, 69 times this year)

More mud holes in the down Caulfield Local track at Hawksburn

Tuesday 23 November 2021 14:35 PM
Viewed 66 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 66 times this year)
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Viewed 5355 times (9 times this week, 44 times this month, 214 times this year)