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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.

Tactile edge markings flaking away from the platform at Burnley

24 December 2015 14:13 PM
Viewed 536 times
(7 times this month, 91 times this year)

Temporary fishplate at Richmond station

24 December 2015 14:00 PM
Viewed 531 times
(5 times this month, 82 times this year)

Temporary fishplate bolted to a broken rail at Spotswood

10 October 2015 09:14 AM
Viewed 1934 times
(7 times this month, 461 times this year)

Broken tactile paving on the platform at Richmond station

17 September 2015 08:18 AM
Viewed 596 times
(1 time this week, 17 times this month, 114 times this year)

VicTrack fibre optic cables cabletied to a fence at Richmond station

17 September 2015 08:17 AM
Viewed 845 times
(1 time this week, 26 times this month, 231 times this year)

Temporary fishplate in the tracks near Richmond Junction

16 September 2015 08:56 AM
Viewed 555 times
(6 times this month, 98 times this year)

Mud hole in the soon to be decommissioned track at Gardiner station

16 September 2015 08:13 AM
Viewed 739 times
(16 times this month, 137 times this year)

Broken off bits of rubber platform edge at Heyington station

16 September 2015 08:06 AM
Viewed 1540 times
(1 time this week, 28 times this month, 312 times this year)

Temporary fishplate affixed to the rails on the Upfield line

12 September 2015 08:28 AM
Viewed 546 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 112 times this year)

Defective escalator at Flagstaff station

3 September 2015 15:12 PM
Viewed 606 times
(1 time this month, 101 times this year)

Inadequate weather protection results in a soaked platform 4 at Sunshine station

2 September 2015 18:13 PM
Viewed 502 times
(3 times this month, 94 times this year)

Inadequate weather protection results in a soaked platform 4 at Sunshine station

2 September 2015 18:13 PM
Viewed 503 times
(2 times this month, 86 times this year)

Inadequate weather protection results in a soaked platform 4 at Sunshine station

2 September 2015 18:12 PM
Viewed 678 times
(1 time this month, 113 times this year)

Temporary fishplate in the Frankston line tracks at Bentleigh

23 August 2015 17:30 PM
Viewed 509 times
(4 times this month, 84 times this year)

Temporary fishplate in the Frankston line tracks at McKinnon

23 August 2015 17:14 PM
Viewed 577 times
(5 times this month, 88 times this year)

Loose dogspike in the Frankston line tracks at Glenhuntly

23 August 2015 16:16 PM
Viewed 519 times
(5 times this month, 86 times this year)

Buckets on the concourse at Flagstaff station to catch drips from the ceiling

19 August 2015 14:29 PM
Viewed 766 times
(5 times this month, 146 times this year)

Buckets on the concourse at Flagstaff station to catch drips from the ceiling

19 August 2015 08:36 AM
Viewed 749 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 117 times this year)

Mud hole in the Cranbourne line at Evans Road

8 August 2015 17:00 PM
Viewed 599 times
(3 times this month, 118 times this year)

Passengers queue for the lift at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3 due to the escalators breaking down yet again

5 August 2015 08:49 AM
Viewed 610 times
(1 time this month, 98 times this year)

Escalators at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3 broken yet again

5 August 2015 08:48 AM
Viewed 544 times, 141 times this year)

Temporary fishplate bolted to a flawed rail near Southern Cross Station

30 July 2015 13:57 PM
Viewed 660 times
(1 time this month, 126 times this year)

'Mind the Gap' notice at South Kensington, in front of a rotting timber platform edge

18 June 2015 08:27 AM
Viewed 538 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 104 times this year)

Another temporary fishplate, this time linking a new section of rail to the old

12 June 2015 08:26 AM
Viewed 459 times
(1 time this month, 85 times this year)
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