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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.

Desire line heads through the gardens on the west side of Sunshine station

6 May 2019 09:32 AM
Viewed 199 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 81 times this year)

'Caution wet floor' signs on Footcray's 'Colander Bridge'

It now 'just' leaks, following the addition of a roof as part of the Regional Rail Link project

29 April 2019 08:11 AM
Viewed 152 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 69 times this year)

Wet floor at North Melbourne station

24 April 2019 08:29 AM
Viewed 151 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 67 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail outside Flinders Street Station

10 April 2019 13:41 PM
Viewed 160 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 75 times this year)

Rust marks the concrete at the recently rebuilt West Footscray station

4 April 2019 17:52 PM
Viewed 156 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 74 times this year)

Broken down escalator to North Melbourne platforms 2 and 3

1 April 2019 17:38 PM
Viewed 164 times
(4 times this week, 10 times this month, 79 times this year)

Escalator out of service in morning peak at Flagstaff station

11 February 2019 08:59 AM
Viewed 184 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 93 times this year)

Both next train displays at Sunshine station have dropped dead

6 February 2019 12:43 PM
Viewed 172 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 81 times this year)

'The ne' is all that is displayed, due to half of the LEDs aboard this EDI Comeng train being broken

4 February 2019 09:02 AM
Viewed 207 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 118 times this year)

Escalator under repair at North Melbourne station

1 February 2019 11:42 AM
Viewed 206 times
(2 times this week, 14 times this month, 112 times this year)

Escalator under repair at North Melbourne station

1 February 2019 11:41 AM
Viewed 235 times
(1 time this week, 10 times this month, 126 times this year)

Temporary fencing behind a smashed pane of glass on the main Flinders Street Station concourse

31 January 2019 13:19 PM
Viewed 175 times
(6 times this month, 77 times this year)

Tree grows from a crack in the Kororoit Creek Road bridge

20 January 2019 08:05 AM
Viewed 320 times
(10 times this month, 190 times this year)

Bollard protects a loose manhole cover at Footscray station

14 January 2019 18:24 PM
Viewed 175 times
(3 times this month, 0 times this year)

Cracked concrete platform face at Darebin, with reinforcing bars exposed

28 December 2018 11:26 AM
Viewed 252 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 4 times this year)

Rotten timber sleepers in the up track outside Clifton Hill

28 December 2018 08:37 AM
Viewed 210 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 3 times this year)

Leaking water covers the concourse at Sunshine station

14 December 2018 19:02 PM
Viewed 180 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 5 times this year)

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

10 December 2018 17:08 PM
Viewed 955 times
(6 times this week, 12 times this month, 17 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

8 December 2018 19:41 PM
Viewed 214 times
(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 18 times this year)

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

7 December 2018 08:36 AM
Viewed 196 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 12 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 223 times
(3 times this week, 13 times this month, 23 times this year)

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

6 December 2018 09:18 AM
Viewed 210 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 13 times this year)

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

6 December 2018 09:18 AM
Viewed 203 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 12 times this year)

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

27 November 2018 08:47 AM
Viewed 211 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 11 times this year)
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Viewed 4320 times (8 times this week, 39 times this month, 544 times this year)