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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.

Lift still under repair at Sunshine station

23 October 2019 08:33 AM
Viewed 164 times
(5 times this week, 17 times this month, 45 times this year)

Lift under repair at Sunshine station

22 October 2019 13:03 PM
Viewed 138 times
(2 times this week, 16 times this month, 40 times this year)

Repairing a broken down escalator in evening peak at Flagstaff station

18 October 2019 17:38 PM
Viewed 147 times
(8 times this week, 8 times this month, 57 times this year)

Broken down escalator in evening peak at Flagstaff station

18 October 2019 17:38 PM
Viewed 153 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 45 times this year)

Escalator under repair at Flinders Street platform 6 and 7

14 October 2019 14:34 PM
Viewed 141 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 37 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to the rails at South Kensington

29 September 2019 14:01 PM
Viewed 157 times
(6 times this week, 9 times this month, 60 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the dual gauge track at Middle Footscray

25 September 2019 08:39 AM
Viewed 145 times
(5 times this week, 8 times this month, 58 times this year)

Temporary fishplate reinforces a flawed rail joint at Tottenham

24 September 2019 12:42 PM
Viewed 137 times
(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 53 times this year)

Both escalators under repair at Footscray platform 2 and 3

11 September 2019 17:29 PM
Viewed 138 times
(4 times this week, 5 times this month, 51 times this year)

Main concourse at Flinders Street Station is dark and dingy

9 September 2019 13:50 PM
Viewed 572 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 46 times this year)

Water still leaks in the centre subway ar Flinders Street Station

9 September 2019 11:56 AM
Viewed 197 times
(5 times this week, 9 times this month, 63 times this year)

Palm tree grows out of the Flinders Street Viaduct at Spencer Street

9 September 2019 11:30 AM
Viewed 155 times
(4 times this week, 5 times this month, 55 times this year)

Mud hole in the up track at North Melbourne platform 5

2 September 2019 17:37 PM
Viewed 159 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 52 times this year)

Platform drainage doing sweet FA at Sunshine station

29 August 2019 08:13 AM
Viewed 177 times
(4 times this week, 8 times this month, 67 times this year)

Deteriorating tactile paving at the down end of Caulfield station

25 August 2019 11:52 AM
Viewed 152 times
(6 times this week, 14 times this month, 63 times this year)

Another temporary fishplate on the rails at Flinders Street platform 3

28 July 2019 13:32 PM
Viewed 125 times
(4 times this week, 7 times this month, 59 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the rails at Flinders Street platform 3

28 July 2019 13:29 PM
Viewed 201 times
(5 times this week, 6 times this month, 92 times this year)

Leaking guttering at Flinders Street platform 3

26 July 2019 17:03 PM
Viewed 141 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 54 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail at South Kensington

9 July 2019 13:02 PM
Viewed 158 times
(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 56 times this year)

Faded yellow line at South Kensington platform 2

9 July 2019 13:02 PM
Viewed 234 times
(31 times this week, 33 times this month, 108 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail at South Kensington

9 July 2019 12:55 PM
Viewed 211 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 121 times this year)

Prefabricated concrete signal equipment room at Melbourne Yard, reinforced to prevent it falling over

9 July 2019 12:30 PM
Viewed 228 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 93 times this year)

Repairing the escalator to Flinders Street platform 4 and 5

24 June 2019 12:52 PM
Viewed 164 times
(3 times this week, 65 times this year)

Big step up to a Comeng train at Richmond platform 1

24 June 2019 12:46 PM
Viewed 167 times
(3 times this week, 67 times this year)
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Viewed 4439 times (9 times this week, 16 times this month, 62 times this year)