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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.

Patched up platform edge at Upper Ferntree Gully

13 March 2020 02:21 AM
Viewed 115 times
(4 times this week, 8 times this month, 115 times this year)

Broken sections of tactile paving at Burnley station

13 March 2020 00:00 AM
Viewed 114 times
(4 times this week, 5 times this month, 114 times this year)

Inadequate roof at Ginifer station means water pools on the stairs down to the platform

19 February 2020 09:10 AM
Viewed 131 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 5 times this year)

Inadequate roof at Ginifer station means water pools on the edge of the concourse

19 February 2020 09:10 AM
Viewed 136 times
(7 times this week, 8 times this month, 9 times this year)

Inadequate roof at Ginifer station means water pools on the stairs down to the platform

19 February 2020 09:10 AM
Viewed 140 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 6 times this year)

Wet floor thanks to a leaking roof at Sunshine station

31 January 2020 10:04 AM
Viewed 122 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 15 times this year)

Mud hole in the down track at Gowrie station

22 January 2020 11:02 AM
Viewed 151 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 20 times this year)

Mud hole in the down track at Gowrie station

22 January 2020 10:55 AM
Viewed 150 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 17 times this year)

Stalactites and stalagmites on the steel beams above Flinders Street platform 13

21 January 2020 13:24 PM
Viewed 135 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 13 times this year)

Puddles all over the concourse at Footscray station

21 January 2020 08:30 AM
Viewed 142 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 16 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail at South Kensington

20 January 2020 12:24 PM
Viewed 139 times
(4 times this week, 5 times this month, 16 times this year)

Puddles all over the concourse at Sunshine station

6 January 2020 09:09 AM
Viewed 143 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 20 times this year)

Mud hole in the down track at Ascot Vale

5 December 2019 12:10 PM
Viewed 193 times
(5 times this week, 7 times this month, 34 times this year)

Main entrance to Flagstaff station closed off due to a falled section of ceiling of the Commonwealth Law Courts above

22 November 2019 17:32 PM
Viewed 199 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 40 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail on the Craigieburn line

17 November 2019 12:19 PM
Viewed 152 times
(4 times this week, 5 times this month, 37 times this year)

Concrete partial replacement sleepers in the broad gauge track at Albion Loop

17 November 2019 10:45 AM
Viewed 141 times
(5 times this week, 5 times this month, 44 times this year)

Mud hole on the suburban tracks at Albion

17 November 2019 10:42 AM
Viewed 156 times
(5 times this week, 5 times this month, 41 times this year)

Loose brake block atop the City Loop portal at North Melbourne

17 November 2019 09:16 AM
Viewed 131 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 27 times this year)

Broken tactile paving at Newport station

17 November 2019 08:37 AM
Viewed 157 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 57 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail at Flinders Street Station

10 November 2019 17:09 PM
Viewed 163 times
(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 39 times this year)

Repairing the escalator at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

28 October 2019 10:48 AM
Viewed 173 times
(5 times this week, 10 times this month, 45 times this year)

Anti-scratching film on the Siemens train door windows has crazed over

27 October 2019 09:26 AM
Viewed 161 times
(5 times this week, 10 times this month, 46 times this year)

Crumbling concrete platform face at Mont Albert platform 1

26 October 2019 16:46 PM
Viewed 178 times
(33 times this week, 35 times this month, 77 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 157 times
(5 times this week, 6 times this month, 50 times this year)
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Viewed 4439 times (9 times this week, 16 times this month, 62 times this year)