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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 temporary fishplate bolted to a flawed rail

22 November 2011 08:40 AM
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Temporary fishplate bolted to a flawed rail

22 November 2011 08:40 AM
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Temporary fishplates bolted to flawed rail at Ascot Vale

22 November 2011 08:40 AM
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Weeds between the tracks at Ascot Vale, dying off for summer

29 October 2011 13:33 PM
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Flooded subway at Ascot Vale: is it really that hard to maintain drains?

17 February 2011 08:39 AM
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Interface between Metro and V/Line track underneath the signals at Franklin Street

Note the grass covered bit of non-electrified suburban track that Metro is supposed to be maintaining

13 February 2011 08:09 AM
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'Temporary' timber supports on the down platform verandah at Kensington - it has been like this for months now...

16 May 2010 08:49 AM
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They cover over the top of the new Footscray footbridge, but use perforated panels that let water through?

11 April 2010 09:53 AM
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Reinforcement bars exposed in the piers of the Hampshire Road bridge at Sunshine

10 April 2010 08:27 AM
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Reinforcement bars exposed in the piers of the Hampshire Road bridge at Sunshine

10 April 2010 08:27 AM
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Reinforcement bars exposed in the piers of the Hampshire Road bridge at Sunshine

10 April 2010 08:27 AM
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That can't be good - cracked up concrete piers of the Hampshire Road bridge at Sunshine

10 April 2010 08:26 AM
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Weeds growing between the tracks at Glenferrie

31 March 2010 17:27 PM
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Wet, wet, wet at North Melbourne - the 'roof' is useless...

8 December 2009 08:53 AM
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50 km/h speed restriction for the disused oil siding at Paisley - the points are falling apart

24 November 2009 08:36 AM
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The new next train display at Flinders Street Station are already faulty...

27 March 2007 08:10 AM
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The new next train display at Flinders Street Station are already faulty...

27 March 2007 08:07 AM
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(5 times this week, 4 times this month, 17 times this year)

Temporary fix for a damaged rail at Glenferrie Station

21 November 2006 12:25 PM
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Cracked rail head at Glenferrie

29 June 2006 11:34 AM
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Cracked rail head at Glenferrie

29 June 2006 11:34 AM
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Crap track outside Southern Cross Station - a giant mud hole!

11 May 2006 15:46 PM
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