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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.

Massive mud hole in the tracks at Richmond Junction

Thursday 29 July 2021 13:54 PM
Viewed 112 times
(4 times this month, 0 times this year)

Temporary fishplate reinforces a flawed rail at Glenroy

Thursday 29 July 2021 10:59 AM
Viewed 116 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 0 times this year)

Potholes cover the car park at Albion station

Saturday 17 July 2021 10:34 AM
Viewed 120 times
(1 time this month, 2 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 145 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 2 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 135 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 5 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 123 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 2 times this year)

Yellow line fading away at East Camberwell platform 2

Tuesday 13 July 2021 13:52 PM
Viewed 139 times
(2 times this month, 4 times this year)

Tree stumps in the railway embankment west of Box Hill station

Tuesday 13 July 2021 13:43 PM
Viewed 110 times, 3 times this year)

The yellow platform edge line has disappeared from Ringwood East station

Tuesday 13 July 2021 13:25 PM
Viewed 117 times
(2 times this month, 4 times this year)

Remains of a fallen tree beside the railway line at Croydon

Tuesday 13 July 2021 13:23 PM
Viewed 128 times
(1 time this month, 3 times this year)

Damaged tactile platform edge at Mooroolbark station

Tuesday 13 July 2021 13:15 PM
Viewed 125 times
(2 times this month, 5 times this year)

Remains of a fallen tree beside the railway line at Mooroolbark

Tuesday 13 July 2021 11:57 AM
Viewed 114 times, 2 times this year)

Remains of a fallen tree beside the railway line at Mooroolbark

Tuesday 13 July 2021 11:56 AM
Viewed 112 times
(1 time this month, 3 times this year)

Mud hole in the up track at Camberwell

Tuesday 13 July 2021 11:25 AM
Viewed 122 times, 2 times this year)

Barbed wire at neck height beside the footpath under Ballarat Road at Albion station

Thursday 10 June 2021 15:54 PM
Viewed 215 times
(2 times this week, 14 times this month, 24 times this year)

Cracking concrete parapets on the Ballarat Road bridge at Albion

Thursday 10 June 2021 15:22 PM
Viewed 436 times
(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 26 times this year)

Timber deck platform extension at the up end of Albion station

Thursday 10 June 2021 15:14 PM
Viewed 361 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 17 times this year)

Rotten timber pole holding up the roof at Albion station

Thursday 10 June 2021 15:12 PM
Viewed 137 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 20 times this year)

Platform clocks on the fritz at Sunshine station - they keep resetting to 12:00:00 then jumping around

Tuesday 8 June 2021 15:16 PM
Viewed 184 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 19 times this year)

Platform clocks on the fritz at Sunshine station - the time is now '2'

Tuesday 8 June 2021 15:16 PM
Viewed 126 times
(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 23 times this year)

Platform clocks on the fritz at Sunshine station - showing different times, neither being correct

Tuesday 8 June 2021 15:13 PM
Viewed 128 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 16 times this year)

Plastic insulation cover coming away from an overhead stanchion

Monday 24 May 2021 14:50 PM
Viewed 142 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 18 times this year)

Brake block dropped between the tracks at North Melbourne

Monday 17 May 2021 15:59 PM
Viewed 168 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 26 times this year)

Mud hole in the suburban tracks north of Southern Cross Station

Thursday 8 April 2021 17:58 PM
Viewed 156 times
(4 times this week, 6 times this month, 31 times this year)
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Viewed 5470 times (12 times this week, 30 times this month, 329 times this year)