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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.

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

Monday 11 May 2015 08:33 AM
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(2 times this month, 21 times this year)

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

Saturday 25 April 2015 17:47 PM
Viewed 905 times, 17 times this year)

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

Friday 3 April 2015 10:57 AM
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(4 times this month, 14 times this year)

Lift still under repair at Sunshine station

Friday 20 March 2015 08:08 AM
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Lift under repair at Sunshine station

Wednesday 18 March 2015 08:34 AM
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'Lift out of order' sign at Sunshine station

Wednesday 18 March 2015 08:34 AM
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Another example of adjacent rail flaws, temporarily patched up by bolted on fishplates

Thursday 12 March 2015 17:18 PM
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(4 times this month, 18 times this year)

Pair of temporary fishplates fitted side by side

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

Friday 6 March 2015 09:52 AM
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(3 times this month, 13 times this year)

Escalator to North Melbourne platform 6 is dead yet again

Tuesday 3 March 2015 07:47 AM
Viewed 684 times
(4 times this month, 16 times this year)

'Mind the bloody big gap' at Auburn station

Tuesday 17 February 2015 18:24 PM
Viewed 841 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 15 times this year)

Crumbling platform surface at Albion station

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

Tuesday 10 February 2015 16:51 PM
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(4 times this month, 20 times this year)

Repairing the broken escalators at North Melbourne platform 6

Tuesday 10 February 2015 16:49 PM
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(2 times this month, 11 times this year)

A number of stairs removed so that the innards can be repaired

Escalators to North Melbourne platform 6 are broken again

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

Escalators to North Melbourne platform 6 are broken again

Tuesday 10 February 2015 16:49 PM
Viewed 700 times
(2 times this month, 13 times this year)

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

Tuesday 3 February 2015 07:42 AM
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(2 times this month, 21 times this year)

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

Tuesday 3 February 2015 07:41 AM
Viewed 1346 times
(1 time this month, 16 times this year)

'Temporary' fishplate bolted around a failing rail weld

Monday 2 February 2015 07:13 AM
Viewed 902 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 25 times this year)

Massive mud hole in the tracks over the Cremorne Bridge

Wednesday 3 December 2014 07:28 AM
Viewed 853 times
(4 times this month, 17 times this year)

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

Monday 1 December 2014 08:57 AM
Viewed 926 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 21 times this year)

Lift out of order at North Melbourne platform 6

Monday 1 December 2014 08:46 AM
Viewed 721 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 19 times this year)

More mud holes in the tracks at Hawksburn station

Friday 28 November 2014 07:34 AM
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(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 25 times this year)

Mud holes in the tracks at Hawksburn station

Friday 28 November 2014 07:34 AM
Viewed 800 times
(7 times this month, 24 times this year)

Steel girder and rod reinforces the cracked station building at Hawksburn platform 1

Friday 28 November 2014 07:31 AM
Viewed 1018 times
(1 time this month, 11 times this year)
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