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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 fishplate attached to a flawed rail at North Melbourne station

18 February 2016 13:26 PM
Viewed 512 times, 29 times this year)

Repairing the escalator to North Melbourne platform 6

17 February 2016 13:25 PM
Viewed 557 times
(8 times this month, 30 times this year)

Open gate into the rail corridor at Richmond Junction

16 February 2016 13:22 PM
Viewed 682 times
(10 times this month, 35 times this year)

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

16 February 2016 13:22 PM
Viewed 831 times
(5 times this month, 29 times this year)

Temporary fishplate in the tracks at Flinders Street Station platform 3

14 February 2016 14:36 PM
Viewed 566 times
(8 times this month, 27 times this year)

Temporary fishplate in the tracks at Flinders Street Station platform 3

14 February 2016 14:35 PM
Viewed 712 times
(13 times this month, 33 times this year)

Massive gap between the train and the platform at Auburn station

1 February 2016 16:37 PM
Viewed 750 times
(12 times this month, 41 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to a flawed rail joint at Hawthorn

1 February 2016 16:33 PM
Viewed 1622 times
(8 times this month, 40 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to a flawed rail joint at Burnley

1 February 2016 16:32 PM
Viewed 1385 times
(11 times this month, 40 times this year)

'Colander Bridge' at Footscray station has been mostly sealed, but rain still gets inside

29 January 2016 18:03 PM
Viewed 782 times
(20 times this month, 58 times this year)

Big gap between the train and the platform at Ginifer station

18 January 2016 08:34 AM
Viewed 1398 times
(4 times this week, 17 times this month, 89 times this year)

Mud hole in the down track at Officer station

9 January 2016 16:07 PM
Viewed 652 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 39 times this year)

Signal trunking coming loose from the retaining wall at Mont Albert

24 December 2015 16:32 PM
Viewed 869 times, 46 times this year)

Crumbling concrete in the platform face at Mont Albert

24 December 2015 16:32 PM
Viewed 588 times
(1 time this month, 23 times this year)

Metal cover coming adrift from a between track drain at Surrey Hills

24 December 2015 16:19 PM
Viewed 826 times
(1 time this month, 39 times this year)

Tactile edge markings flaking away from the platform at Burnley

24 December 2015 14:14 PM
Viewed 572 times
(2 times this month, 33 times this year)

Tactile edge markings flaking away from the platform at Burnley

24 December 2015 14:13 PM
Viewed 581 times
(1 time this month, 40 times this year)

Temporary fishplate at Richmond station

24 December 2015 14:00 PM
Viewed 572 times
(5 times this week, 7 times this month, 34 times this year)

Temporary fishplate bolted to a broken rail at Spotswood

10 October 2015 09:14 AM
Viewed 2035 times
(1 time this week, 27 times this month, 82 times this year)

Broken tactile paving on the platform at Richmond station

17 September 2015 08:18 AM
Viewed 652 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 47 times this year)

VicTrack fibre optic cables cabletied to a fence at Richmond station

17 September 2015 08:17 AM
Viewed 945 times
(9 times this month, 80 times this year)

Temporary fishplate in the tracks near Richmond Junction

16 September 2015 08:56 AM
Viewed 600 times
(2 times this month, 35 times this year)

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

16 September 2015 08:13 AM
Viewed 792 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 42 times this year)

Broken off bits of rubber platform edge at Heyington station

16 September 2015 08:06 AM
Viewed 1641 times
(7 times this month, 82 times this year)
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Viewed 4665 times (8 times this week, 55 times this month, 288 times this year)