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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.

Mud hole in the track outside Westall

Tuesday 7 December 2021 09:59 AM
Viewed 69 times, 69 times this year)

More mud holes in the down Caulfield Local track at Hawksburn

Tuesday 23 November 2021 14:35 PM
Viewed 67 times
(6 times this month, 67 times this year)

Mud holes in the down Caulfield Local track at Hawksburn

Tuesday 23 November 2021 14:34 PM
Viewed 64 times
(5 times this month, 64 times this year)

Cracked saloon flooring onboard a Comeng train

Tuesday 23 November 2021 14:32 PM
Viewed 74 times
(8 times this month, 74 times this year)

Temporary fishplate reinforces a flawed rail at Parkdale

Tuesday 23 November 2021 12:41 PM
Viewed 64 times
(4 times this month, 64 times this year)

'Lift out of order' sign displayed at Sunshine station despite the lift actually working

Tuesday 23 November 2021 08:43 AM
Viewed 70 times
(4 times this month, 70 times this year)

Mud hole in the down track at Lara station

Tuesday 9 November 2021 14:02 PM
Viewed 73 times
(1 time this month, 73 times this year)

Array of missing tactile markings along the platform at North Melbourne

Tuesday 2 November 2021 13:39 PM
Viewed 61 times, 61 times this year)

Mud hole in up suburban track at Anderson Road Junction

Thursday 28 October 2021 11:18 AM
Viewed 91 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 91 times this year)

Months later and the broken fence beside the railway line at Anderson Road, Albion still held together with wire

Sunday 24 October 2021 09:44 AM
Viewed 87 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 87 times this year)

Years of leaking water along the Footscray station footbridge have exposed the aggregate inside the concrete

Tuesday 28 September 2021 13:40 PM
Viewed 111 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 111 times this year)

Broken fence beside the railway line at Anderson Road, Albion still not fixed properly

Thursday 12 August 2021 11:59 AM
Viewed 109 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 109 times this year)

Broken fence beside the railway line at Anderson Road, Albion still not fixed properly

Tuesday 3 August 2021 14:18 PM
Viewed 125 times, 125 times this year)

Rain streams in through the 'walls' of the West Footscray station footbridge

Tuesday 3 August 2021 12:23 PM
Viewed 141 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 141 times this year)

Rain streams in through the 'walls' of the West Footscray station footbridge

Tuesday 3 August 2021 12:03 PM
Viewed 126 times, 126 times this year)

More missing ceiling panels at Melbourne Central station

Thursday 29 July 2021 14:03 PM
Viewed 136 times
(1 time this month, 136 times this year)

Filthy groundwater drips down the station walls at Melbourne Central

Thursday 29 July 2021 14:01 PM
Viewed 123 times
(1 time this month, 123 times this year)

Massive mud hole in the tracks at Richmond Junction

Thursday 29 July 2021 13:54 PM
Viewed 104 times
(1 time this month, 104 times this year)

Temporary fishplate reinforces a flawed rail at Glenroy

Thursday 29 July 2021 10:59 AM
Viewed 106 times
(1 time this month, 106 times this year)

Potholes cover the car park at Albion station

Saturday 17 July 2021 10:34 AM
Viewed 109 times
(4 times this month, 109 times this year)

Broken fence beside the railway line at Anderson Road, Albion tied back into place by a good samaritan

Saturday 17 July 2021 10:14 AM
Viewed 135 times
(4 times this month, 135 times this year)

Broken fence beside the railway line at Anderson Road, Albion tied back into place by a good samaritan

Saturday 17 July 2021 10:13 AM
Viewed 121 times
(8 times this month, 121 times this year)

Broken fence beside the railway line at Anderson Road, Albion tied back into place by a good samaritan

Saturday 17 July 2021 10:13 AM
Viewed 113 times
(6 times this month, 113 times this year)

Yellow line fading away at East Camberwell platform 2

Tuesday 13 July 2021 13:52 PM
Viewed 129 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 129 times this year)
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Viewed 5366 times (20 times this week, 55 times this month, 225 times this year)