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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 in the tracks at Flinders Street Station platform 3

Sunday 14 February 2016 14:36 PM
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(3 times this month, 52 times this year)

Temporary fishplate in the tracks at Flinders Street Station platform 3

Sunday 14 February 2016 14:35 PM
Viewed 737 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 58 times this year)

Massive gap between the train and the platform at Auburn station

Monday 1 February 2016 16:37 PM
Viewed 788 times
(2 times this week, 14 times this month, 79 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to a flawed rail joint at Hawthorn

Monday 1 February 2016 16:33 PM
Viewed 1645 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 63 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to a flawed rail joint at Burnley

Monday 1 February 2016 16:32 PM
Viewed 1422 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 77 times this year)

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

Friday 29 January 2016 18:03 PM
Viewed 823 times
(3 times this week, 9 times this month, 99 times this year)

Big gap between the train and the platform at Ginifer station

Monday 18 January 2016 08:34 AM
Viewed 1439 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 130 times this year)

Mud hole in the down track at Officer station

Saturday 9 January 2016 16:07 PM
Viewed 687 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 74 times this year)

Signal trunking coming loose from the retaining wall at Mont Albert

Thursday 24 December 2015 16:32 PM
Viewed 907 times
(4 times this week, 5 times this month, 84 times this year)

Crumbling concrete in the platform face at Mont Albert

Thursday 24 December 2015 16:32 PM
Viewed 608 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 43 times this year)

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

Thursday 24 December 2015 16:19 PM
Viewed 859 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 72 times this year)

Tactile edge markings flaking away from the platform at Burnley

Thursday 24 December 2015 14:14 PM
Viewed 591 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 52 times this year)

Tactile edge markings flaking away from the platform at Burnley

Thursday 24 December 2015 14:13 PM
Viewed 601 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 60 times this year)

Temporary fishplate at Richmond station

Thursday 24 December 2015 14:00 PM
Viewed 596 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 58 times this year)

Temporary fishplate bolted to a broken rail at Spotswood

Saturday 10 October 2015 09:14 AM
Viewed 2103 times
(4 times this week, 13 times this month, 150 times this year)

Broken tactile paving on the platform at Richmond station

Thursday 17 September 2015 08:18 AM
Viewed 687 times
(2 times this month, 82 times this year)

VicTrack fibre optic cables cabletied to a fence at Richmond station

Thursday 17 September 2015 08:17 AM
Viewed 992 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 127 times this year)

Temporary fishplate in the tracks near Richmond Junction

Wednesday 16 September 2015 08:56 AM
Viewed 631 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 66 times this year)

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

Wednesday 16 September 2015 08:13 AM
Viewed 823 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 73 times this year)

Broken off bits of rubber platform edge at Heyington station

Wednesday 16 September 2015 08:06 AM
Viewed 1696 times
(7 times this week, 8 times this month, 137 times this year)

Temporary fishplate affixed to the rails on the Upfield line

Saturday 12 September 2015 08:28 AM
Viewed 624 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 64 times this year)

Defective escalator at Flagstaff station

Thursday 3 September 2015 15:12 PM
Viewed 660 times
(2 times this month, 47 times this year)

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

Wednesday 2 September 2015 18:13 PM
Viewed 555 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 49 times this year)

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

Wednesday 2 September 2015 18:13 PM
Viewed 558 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 48 times this year)
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Viewed 4852 times (5 times this week, 30 times this month, 475 times this year)