Wongm's Rail Gallery » Failing rail infrastructure of Melbourne

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.

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
Viewed 1145 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 43 times this year)

'Temporary' timber supports on the down platform verandah at Kensington - it has been like this for months now...

16 May 2010 08:49 AM
Viewed 1242 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 73 times this year)

They cover over the top of the new Footscray footbridge, but use perforated panels that let water through?

11 April 2010 09:53 AM
Viewed 1727 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 67 times this year)

Reinforcement bars exposed in the piers of the Hampshire Road bridge at Sunshine

10 April 2010 08:27 AM
Viewed 912 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 43 times this year)

Reinforcement bars exposed in the piers of the Hampshire Road bridge at Sunshine

10 April 2010 08:27 AM
Viewed 963 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 36 times this year)

Reinforcement bars exposed in the piers of the Hampshire Road bridge at Sunshine

10 April 2010 08:27 AM
Viewed 923 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 44 times this year)

That can't be good - cracked up concrete piers of the Hampshire Road bridge at Sunshine

10 April 2010 08:26 AM
Viewed 1062 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 47 times this year)

Weeds growing between the tracks at Glenferrie

31 March 2010 17:27 PM
Viewed 910 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 38 times this year)

Wet, wet, wet at North Melbourne - the 'roof' is useless...

8 December 2009 08:53 AM
Viewed 1554 times
(3 times this week, 7 times this month, 57 times this year)

50 km/h speed restriction for the disused oil siding at Paisley - the points are falling apart

24 November 2009 08:36 AM
Viewed 1120 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 51 times this year)

The new next train display at Flinders Street Station are already faulty...

27 March 2007 08:10 AM
Viewed 1358 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 89 times this year)

The new next train display at Flinders Street Station are already faulty...

27 March 2007 08:07 AM
Viewed 1651 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 86 times this year)

Temporary fix for a damaged rail at Glenferrie Station

21 November 2006 12:25 PM
Viewed 1100 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 56 times this year)

Cracked rail head at Glenferrie

29 June 2006 11:34 AM
Viewed 1005 times
(2 times this week, 14 times this month, 77 times this year)

Cracked rail head at Glenferrie

29 June 2006 11:34 AM
Viewed 1028 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 48 times this year)

Crap track outside Southern Cross Station - a giant mud hole!

11 May 2006 15:46 PM
Viewed 1217 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 50 times this year)
Tags

Viewed 4746 times (6 times this week, 2 times this month, 369 times this year)