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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.

Another example of adjacent rail flaws, temporarily patched up by bolted on fishplates

12 March 2015 17:18 PM
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Pair of temporary fishplates fitted side by side

Surely two rail flaws in one metre is a *really* bad thing

6 March 2015 09:52 AM
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Escalator to North Melbourne platform 6 is dead yet again

3 March 2015 07:47 AM
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'Mind the bloody big gap' at Auburn station

17 February 2015 18:24 PM
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Crumbling platform surface at Albion station

16 February 2015 18:14 PM
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Escalators to North Melbourne platform 6 are broken again

10 February 2015 16:51 PM
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Repairing the broken escalators at North Melbourne platform 6

10 February 2015 16:49 PM
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A number of stairs removed so that the innards can be repaired

Escalators to North Melbourne platform 6 are broken again

10 February 2015 16:49 PM
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Escalators to North Melbourne platform 6 are broken again

10 February 2015 16:49 PM
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(3 times this month, 67 times this year)

Technicians having to fix the dodgy escalators at North Melbourne yet again

3 February 2015 07:42 AM
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(4 times this month, 100 times this year)

This time an escalator at North Melbourne platform 2/3 has broken down

3 February 2015 07:41 AM
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'Temporary' fishplate bolted around a failing rail weld

2 February 2015 07:13 AM
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Massive mud hole in the tracks over the Cremorne Bridge

3 December 2014 07:28 AM
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(6 times this month, 83 times this year)

Yet another escalator out of service at North Melbourne platforms 4 and 5

1 December 2014 08:57 AM
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Lift out of order at North Melbourne platform 6

1 December 2014 08:46 AM
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More mud holes in the tracks at Hawksburn station

28 November 2014 07:34 AM
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Mud holes in the tracks at Hawksburn station

28 November 2014 07:34 AM
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Steel girder and rod reinforces the cracked station building at Hawksburn platform 1

28 November 2014 07:31 AM
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Cracked station building at Hawksburn platform 1

28 November 2014 07:31 AM
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Steel girder and rod reinforces the cracked station building at Hawksburn platform 1

28 November 2014 07:31 AM
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Friday morning, and the escalator out of Flagstaff station is still broken

21 November 2014 09:02 AM
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(1 time this month, 46 times this year)

Thursday morning, and the escalator out of Flagstaff station is still broken

20 November 2014 08:41 AM
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(1 time this month, 84 times this year)

Wednesday morning, and the escalator out of Flagstaff station is still broken

19 November 2014 08:48 AM
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(1 time this month, 48 times this year)

Tuesday morning, and an escalator out of Flagstaff station is broken

18 November 2014 09:06 AM
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(3 times this month, 79 times this year)
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