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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.

Recently completed rail weld at Eaglemont station

21 November 2018 10:48 AM
Viewed 94 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 3 times this year)

Defective timber sleepers marked for replacement at Eaglemont station

21 November 2018 10:48 AM
Viewed 84 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 3 times this year)

Big step up into the train at Heidelberg platform 1

21 November 2018 10:19 AM
Viewed 92 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 3 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

17 November 2018 15:59 PM
Viewed 219 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 7 times this year)

Flawed rail marked for replacement at South Kensington

15 November 2018 09:31 AM
Viewed 83 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 5 times this year)

Platform subsidence at the back fence of South Kensington station

15 November 2018 09:18 AM
Viewed 102 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 3 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the suburban tracks at South Kensington

15 November 2018 09:18 AM
Viewed 117 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 11 times this year)

Failing retaining wall propped up in the Taylors Road underpass at Keilor Plains

14 November 2018 10:14 AM
Viewed 182 times
(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 9 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the running lines at Flinders Street Station

9 November 2018 13:48 PM
Viewed 91 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 7 times this year)

Bluestone platform face crumbling away at North Melbourne station

Cut away to increase the platform clearance, and the rest fell off?

9 November 2018 13:09 PM
Viewed 99 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 4 times this year)

Weeds cover the suburban tracks at North Melbourne

9 November 2018 08:32 AM
Viewed 87 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 6 times this year)

Waterfall at Middle Footscray station thanks to blocked guttering

6 November 2018 10:53 AM
Viewed 122 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 9 times this year)

Waterfall at Middle Footscray station thanks to blocked guttering

6 November 2018 10:53 AM
Viewed 184 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 8 times this year)

Mud hole at Mont Albert platform 3

4 November 2018 18:18 PM
Viewed 122 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 5 times this year)

Incredibly narrow platform at the up end of Mont Albert platform 2 and 3

4 November 2018 18:18 PM
Viewed 124 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 8 times this year)

Failing tactile paving at Surrey Hills platform 1 and 2

4 November 2018 18:16 PM
Viewed 90 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 8 times this year)

Crumbling surface at the up end of Chatham platform 1 and 2

4 November 2018 18:15 PM
Viewed 119 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 10 times this year)

Incredibly narrow platform and crumbling surface at the up end of Canterbury platform 1 and 2

4 November 2018 18:13 PM
Viewed 91 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 8 times this year)

Moss covered surface at East Camberwell platform 1 and 2

4 November 2018 18:11 PM
Viewed 90 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 7 times this year)

Failing tactile paving at Camberwell platform 1 and 2

4 November 2018 18:09 PM
Viewed 93 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 6 times this year)

Rotten timber sleeper at Auburn platform 3

4 November 2018 18:07 PM
Viewed 115 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 11 times this year)

Crumbling surface at Auburn platform 3

4 November 2018 18:07 PM
Viewed 107 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 9 times this year)

Failing tactile paving at Burnley platform 1 and 2

4 November 2018 18:02 PM
Viewed 108 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 7 times this year)

Repairing a faulty lift at Sunshine station

1 November 2018 08:50 AM
Viewed 90 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 9 times this year)
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