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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.

Water leaking onto platform 8 at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 14:12 PM
Viewed 501 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 77 times this year)

Water leaking into the Elizabeth Street subway at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 14:11 PM
Viewed 648 times
(4 times this week, 11 times this month, 170 times this year)

Plenty of rain drenches the platform ramp at West Footscray station

21 April 2016 17:39 PM
Viewed 333 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 64 times this year)

Plenty of rain drenches the platform ramp at West Footscray station

21 April 2016 17:39 PM
Viewed 468 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 84 times this year)

Plenty of rain drenches the platform at West Footscray station

21 April 2016 17:37 PM
Viewed 1192 times
(5 times this week, 16 times this month, 206 times this year)

Every next train display at Flinders Street Station has broken down

With 14 platforms of trains listening for announcements isn't going to work - any which platform are you supposed to go to anyway?

11 April 2016 13:48 PM
Viewed 491 times
(3 times this month, 99 times this year)

Every next train display at Flinders Street Station has broken down

With 14 platforms of trains listening for announcements isn't going to work - any which platform are you supposed to go to anyway?

11 April 2016 13:43 PM
Viewed 473 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 100 times this year)

Every next train display at Flinders Street Station has broken down

With 14 platforms of trains listening for announcements isn't going to work - any which platform are you supposed to go to anyway?

11 April 2016 13:42 PM
Viewed 515 times
(3 times this month, 107 times this year)

Every next train display at Flinders Street Station has broken down

With 14 platforms of trains listening for announcements isn't going to work - any which platform are you supposed to go to anyway?

11 April 2016 13:41 PM
Viewed 411 times
(3 times this month, 65 times this year)

One big mud hole in the suburban lines at Richmond Junction

4 April 2016 17:39 PM
Viewed 506 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 86 times this year)

Blocked drains cause water to pool beside the tracks at Huntingdale station

22 March 2016 16:31 PM
Viewed 387 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 87 times this year)

Blocked drains cause water to pool beside the tracks at Huntingdale station

22 March 2016 16:30 PM
Viewed 437 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 98 times this year)

Temporary fishplate affixed to a rail at Berwick

22 March 2016 11:29 AM
Viewed 437 times
(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 94 times this year)

Check rail marked for replacement at Caulfield

22 March 2016 10:46 AM
Viewed 383 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 83 times this year)

Temporary fishplate affixed to a rail at Richmond Junction

22 March 2016 10:36 AM
Viewed 439 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 90 times this year)

The rain ended hours ago, but this puddle remains on the platform at Newmarket

19 March 2016 09:08 AM
Viewed 398 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 82 times this year)

Temporary fishplate immediately adjacent to a fresh rail weld

16 March 2016 17:48 PM
Viewed 337 times
(2 times this week, 70 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to a flawed rail outside Southern Cross Station

16 March 2016 17:48 PM
Viewed 384 times, 68 times this year)

Big looking gap in a fishplated rail joint

2 March 2016 08:54 AM
Viewed 397 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 59 times this year)

Big looking gap in a fishplated rail joint

2 March 2016 08:54 AM
Viewed 294 times, 54 times this year)

Grass growing along the ramp to South Kensington station

1 March 2016 08:44 AM
Viewed 384 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 89 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to a flawed rail at North Melbourne station

18 February 2016 13:26 PM
Viewed 383 times
(4 times this month, 73 times this year)

Repairing the escalator to North Melbourne platform 6

17 February 2016 13:25 PM
Viewed 441 times, 46 times this year)

Open gate into the rail corridor at Richmond Junction

16 February 2016 13:22 PM
Viewed 504 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 91 times this year)
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Viewed 3725 times (5 times this week, 4 times this month, 695 times this year)