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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.

Temporary fish plate in place at Richmond Junction

12 May 2016 07:41 AM
Viewed 543 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 110 times this year)

Metro staff watch water drip into the Burnley Loop tunnel at the west end of Melbourne Central

10 May 2016 08:00 AM
Viewed 801 times
(5 times this week, 7 times this month, 214 times this year)

Water draining into the Blackburn station pedestrian subway

29 April 2016 18:37 PM
Viewed 815 times
(9 times this week, 13 times this month, 171 times this year)

Cleaner sweeping water off the platforms at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 15:00 PM
Viewed 495 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 118 times this year)

Water leaking into the Centre Subway at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 14:54 PM
Viewed 609 times
(13 times this week, 18 times this month, 119 times this year)

Insulated rail joint starting to crack up at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 14:47 PM
Viewed 1232 times
(4 times this week, 7 times this month, 202 times this year)

Water leaking onto platform 10 at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 14:43 PM
Viewed 440 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 80 times this year)

Water leaking onto platform 8 at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 14:12 PM
Viewed 655 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 136 times this year)

Water leaking into the Elizabeth Street subway at Flinders Street Station

29 April 2016 14:11 PM
Viewed 798 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 120 times this year)

Plenty of rain drenches the platform ramp at West Footscray station

21 April 2016 17:39 PM
Viewed 417 times
(2 times this week, 4 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 567 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 85 times this year)

Plenty of rain drenches the platform at West Footscray station

21 April 2016 17:37 PM
Viewed 1425 times
(14 times this week, 17 times this month, 204 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 598 times
(7 times this month, 88 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 570 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 81 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 647 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 114 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 495 times
(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 66 times this year)

One big mud hole in the suburban lines at Richmond Junction

4 April 2016 17:39 PM
Viewed 607 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 81 times this year)

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

22 March 2016 16:31 PM
Viewed 481 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 85 times this year)

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

22 March 2016 16:30 PM
Viewed 545 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 88 times this year)

Temporary fishplate affixed to a rail at Berwick

22 March 2016 11:29 AM
Viewed 556 times
(3 times this month, 102 times this year)

Check rail marked for replacement at Caulfield

22 March 2016 10:46 AM
Viewed 491 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 97 times this year)

Temporary fishplate affixed to a rail at Richmond Junction

22 March 2016 10:36 AM
Viewed 522 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 67 times this year)

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

19 March 2016 09:08 AM
Viewed 506 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 84 times this year)

Temporary fishplate immediately adjacent to a fresh rail weld

16 March 2016 17:48 PM
Viewed 432 times
(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 80 times this year)
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Viewed 4319 times (7 times this week, 38 times this month, 543 times this year)