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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.

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

Wednesday 2 September 2015 18:12 PM
Viewed 759 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 72 times this year)

Temporary fishplate in the Frankston line tracks at Bentleigh

Sunday 23 August 2015 17:30 PM
Viewed 569 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 54 times this year)

Temporary fishplate in the Frankston line tracks at McKinnon

Sunday 23 August 2015 17:14 PM
Viewed 630 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 46 times this year)

Loose dogspike in the Frankston line tracks at Glenhuntly

Sunday 23 August 2015 16:16 PM
Viewed 590 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 64 times this year)

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

Wednesday 19 August 2015 14:29 PM
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Buckets on the concourse at Flagstaff station to catch drips from the ceiling

Wednesday 19 August 2015 08:36 AM
Viewed 821 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 64 times this year)

Mud hole in the Cranbourne line at Evans Road

Saturday 8 August 2015 17:00 PM
Viewed 670 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 64 times this year)

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

Wednesday 5 August 2015 08:49 AM
Viewed 678 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 60 times this year)

Escalators at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3 broken yet again

Wednesday 5 August 2015 08:48 AM
Viewed 612 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 63 times this year)

Temporary fishplate bolted to a flawed rail near Southern Cross Station

Thursday 30 July 2015 13:57 PM
Viewed 726 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 59 times this year)

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

Thursday 18 June 2015 08:27 AM
Viewed 605 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 61 times this year)

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

Friday 12 June 2015 08:26 AM
Viewed 521 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 56 times this year)

Temporary fishplate reinforcing a flawed rail weld

Friday 12 June 2015 08:26 AM
Viewed 661 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 61 times this year)

Tactile paving at Seddon leading the vision impaired right into a stanchion

Friday 12 June 2015 08:12 AM
Viewed 669 times
(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 65 times this year)

Leaking water from rusted out gutting at North Melbourne station

Wednesday 13 May 2015 08:47 AM
Viewed 630 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 56 times this year)

Wet day at North Melbourne, and the modern verandas do nothing to shelter passengers

Monday 11 May 2015 08:37 AM
Viewed 1007 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 66 times this year)

Wet day at North Melbourne, and the original verandas protect passengers from the rain

Monday 11 May 2015 08:35 AM
Viewed 628 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 62 times this year)

Wet day at North Melbourne, and the original verandas protect passengers from the rain

Monday 11 May 2015 08:35 AM
Viewed 944 times
(2 times this week, 14 times this month, 84 times this year)

Escalator at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3 is out of order yet again

Monday 11 May 2015 08:33 AM
Viewed 788 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 60 times this year)

'Caution Wet Floor' sign beneath a leaking veranda at Flinders Street platform 3

Saturday 25 April 2015 17:47 PM
Viewed 829 times
(1 time this month, 58 times this year)

Resurfaced roadway already breaking up at the Park Street level crossing in Moonee Ponds

Friday 3 April 2015 10:57 AM
Viewed 753 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 64 times this year)

Lift still under repair at Sunshine station

Friday 20 March 2015 08:08 AM
Viewed 598 times
(1 time this month, 47 times this year)

Lift under repair at Sunshine station

Wednesday 18 March 2015 08:34 AM
Viewed 844 times
(1 time this month, 46 times this year)

'Lift out of order' sign at Sunshine station

Wednesday 18 March 2015 08:34 AM
Viewed 1866 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 73 times this year)
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Viewed 4852 times (5 times this week, 30 times this month, 475 times this year)