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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 into the Elizabeth Street subway at Flinders Street Station

Friday 29 April 2016 14:11 PM
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(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 89 times this year)

Plenty of rain drenches the platform ramp at West Footscray station

Thursday 21 April 2016 17:39 PM
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(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 51 times this year)

Plenty of rain drenches the platform ramp at West Footscray station

Thursday 21 April 2016 17:39 PM
Viewed 646 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 56 times this year)

Plenty of rain drenches the platform at West Footscray station

Thursday 21 April 2016 17:37 PM
Viewed 1512 times, 65 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?

Monday 11 April 2016 13:48 PM
Viewed 685 times
(2 times this week, 10 times this month, 72 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?

Monday 11 April 2016 13:43 PM
Viewed 634 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 47 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?

Monday 11 April 2016 13:42 PM
Viewed 714 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 47 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?

Monday 11 April 2016 13:41 PM
Viewed 577 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 63 times this year)

One big mud hole in the suburban lines at Richmond Junction

Monday 4 April 2016 17:39 PM
Viewed 699 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 65 times this year)

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

Tuesday 22 March 2016 16:31 PM
Viewed 582 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 70 times this year)

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

Tuesday 22 March 2016 16:30 PM
Viewed 631 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 61 times this year)

Temporary fishplate affixed to a rail at Berwick

Tuesday 22 March 2016 11:29 AM
Viewed 652 times
(1 time this month, 72 times this year)

Check rail marked for replacement at Caulfield

Tuesday 22 March 2016 10:46 AM
Viewed 565 times
(1 time this month, 53 times this year)

Temporary fishplate affixed to a rail at Richmond Junction

Tuesday 22 March 2016 10:36 AM
Viewed 595 times, 53 times this year)

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

Saturday 19 March 2016 09:08 AM
Viewed 599 times
(1 time this month, 79 times this year)

Temporary fishplate immediately adjacent to a fresh rail weld

Wednesday 16 March 2016 17:48 PM
Viewed 494 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 48 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to a flawed rail outside Southern Cross Station

Wednesday 16 March 2016 17:48 PM
Viewed 530 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 51 times this year)

Big looking gap in a fishplated rail joint

Wednesday 2 March 2016 08:54 AM
Viewed 610 times
(3 times this week, 16 times this month, 79 times this year)

Big looking gap in a fishplated rail joint

Wednesday 2 March 2016 08:54 AM
Viewed 461 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 60 times this year)

Grass growing along the ramp to South Kensington station

Tuesday 1 March 2016 08:44 AM
Viewed 538 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 53 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to a flawed rail at North Melbourne station

Thursday 18 February 2016 13:26 PM
Viewed 533 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 50 times this year)

Repairing the escalator to North Melbourne platform 6

Wednesday 17 February 2016 13:25 PM
Viewed 578 times
(4 times this month, 51 times this year)

Open gate into the rail corridor at Richmond Junction

Tuesday 16 February 2016 13:22 PM
Viewed 707 times
(3 times this month, 60 times this year)

'These gates must be locked at all times' notice on an open set of gates

Tuesday 16 February 2016 13:22 PM
Viewed 859 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 57 times this year)
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Viewed 4851 times (4 times this week, 29 times this month, 474 times this year)