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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.

Cracked concrete platform face at Darebin, with reinforcing bars exposed

28 December 2018 11:26 AM
Viewed 98 times, 98 times this year)

Rotten timber sleepers in the up track outside Clifton Hill

28 December 2018 08:37 AM
Viewed 95 times
(3 times this month, 95 times this year)

Leaking water covers the concourse at Sunshine station

14 December 2018 19:02 PM
Viewed 93 times
(8 times this month, 93 times this year)

LCD PIDS at Sunshine station on the fritz, stuck on a white screen

10 December 2018 17:08 PM
Viewed 769 times
(1 time this month, 769 times this year)

Congestion at the Parliament station escalators at platform 3 and 4 in morning peak

7 December 2018 08:36 AM
Viewed 94 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 94 times this year)

With three escalators running upwards at Flagstaff station and none down, passengers are directed towards the lift

6 December 2018 09:19 AM
Viewed 102 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 102 times this year)

Three escalators running upwards at Flagstaff station, with the fourth out of service

6 December 2018 09:18 AM
Viewed 98 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 98 times this year)

Three escalators running upwards at Flagstaff station, with the fourth out of service

6 December 2018 09:18 AM
Viewed 100 times, 100 times this year)

'C' sign indicates an upcoming 60 km/h speed restriction at Werribee

27 November 2018 08:47 AM
Viewed 101 times
(2 times this month, 101 times this year)

'W' sign indicates an upcoming 60 km/h speed restriction at Werribee

27 November 2018 08:46 AM
Viewed 91 times
(2 times this month, 91 times this year)

Flawed rail joint marked for replacement outside Flinders Street Station

26 November 2018 14:05 PM
Viewed 101 times
(3 times this week, 7 times this month, 101 times this year)

Mud holes in the Caulfield Viaduct track over the Flinders Street Viaduct

26 November 2018 14:03 PM
Viewed 102 times
(1 time this month, 102 times this year)

Pair of flawed rail joints fitted with temporary fish plates at Tottenham

23 November 2018 08:32 AM
Viewed 107 times
(4 times this month, 107 times this year)

Timber surface at Thornbury platform 1

21 November 2018 11:38 AM
Viewed 72 times
(2 times this month, 72 times this year)

Crumbling platform face at Thornbury station

21 November 2018 11:38 AM
Viewed 78 times
(3 times this month, 78 times this year)

Stanchion in the middle of the up platform at Northcote station

21 November 2018 11:34 AM
Viewed 89 times
(4 times this month, 89 times this year)

Recently completed rail weld at Eaglemont station

21 November 2018 10:48 AM
Viewed 90 times
(4 times this month, 90 times this year)

Defective timber sleepers marked for replacement at Eaglemont station

21 November 2018 10:48 AM
Viewed 81 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 81 times this year)

Big step up into the train at Heidelberg platform 1

21 November 2018 10:19 AM
Viewed 89 times
(3 times this month, 89 times this year)

The new anti-vandal film on the Siemens train windows is cheap rubbish, and already crazing without any help from the vandals

17 November 2018 15:59 PM
Viewed 213 times
(2 times this week, 12 times this month, 1 time this year)

Flawed rail marked for replacement at South Kensington

15 November 2018 09:31 AM
Viewed 79 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 1 time this year)

Platform subsidence at the back fence of South Kensington station

15 November 2018 09:18 AM
Viewed 100 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 1 time this year)

Temporary fishplate on the suburban tracks at South Kensington

15 November 2018 09:18 AM
Viewed 107 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 1 time this year)
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Viewed 3620 times (1 time this week, 9 times this month, 590 times this year)