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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.

Damaged light diffuser onboard a Comeng train

25 September 2018 17:12 PM
Viewed 85 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 85 times this year)

Repairing a defective escalator in the middle of peak hour at Flagstaff station

21 September 2018 08:36 AM
Viewed 73 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 73 times this year)

Repairing a defective escalator in the middle of peak hour at Flagstaff station

21 September 2018 08:36 AM
Viewed 70 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 70 times this year)

Flawed rail marked for replacement at South Kensington, adjacent to a freshly replaced section of rail

20 September 2018 09:14 AM
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(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 100 times this year)

Flawed rail marked for replacement at South Kensington

20 September 2018 09:14 AM
Viewed 69 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 69 times this year)

Clean ballast above these sleepers at South Kensington is the beginning of a mud hole

20 September 2018 09:13 AM
Viewed 130 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 130 times this year)

'Lift out of order' at Sunshine station, due it to being stuck between floors

20 September 2018 08:58 AM
Viewed 58 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 58 times this year)

'Lift out of order' sign deployed at Sunshine station

20 September 2018 08:58 AM
Viewed 77 times
(4 times this week, 8 times this month, 77 times this year)

Flawed rail marked for replacement at Franklin Street

13 September 2018 08:22 AM
Viewed 76 times
(4 times this month, 76 times this year)

Still a big gap between train and platform at Essendon platform 2

7 September 2018 14:59 PM
Viewed 173 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 173 times this year)

Flaking paint and rusted steel beneath the Flinders Street Viaduct

4 September 2018 14:47 PM
Viewed 114 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 114 times this year)

Flooded mud hole in the up suburban track at Sunshine station

4 September 2018 08:23 AM
Viewed 79 times
(1 time this week, 79 times this year)

Platform drain flooded at Sunshine

1 September 2018 08:49 AM
Viewed 79 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 79 times this year)

Rail flaws marked on the rail at North Melbourne

30 August 2018 08:48 AM
Viewed 79 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 79 times this year)

Mud hole in the up Frankston suburban tracks at Cremorne

29 August 2018 14:02 PM
Viewed 87 times, 87 times this year)

'Door not in use' stickers inside a Comeng train

29 August 2018 13:32 PM
Viewed 107 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 107 times this year)

'Door not in use' stickers outside a Comeng train

29 August 2018 13:29 PM
Viewed 72 times
(3 times this month, 72 times this year)

Mud hole in the up suburban track at Sunshine station

28 August 2018 08:13 AM
Viewed 71 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 71 times this year)

Mud hole in the up suburban track at Sunshine station

28 August 2018 08:10 AM
Viewed 127 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 127 times this year)

Step up into a Siemens train at Newport station

26 August 2018 09:14 AM
Viewed 82 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 82 times this year)

Flawed fail marked for replacement at Franklin Street Junction

24 August 2018 10:50 AM
Viewed 111 times
(5 times this month, 111 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the suburban tracks outside Southern Cross

3 August 2018 14:16 PM
Viewed 129 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 129 times this year)

Queue of passengers waiting for the escalator at North Melbourne platform 5

3 August 2018 08:45 AM
Viewed 140 times
(4 times this month, 140 times this year)

Mud hole in the suburban tracks at Sunshine station

3 August 2018 08:23 AM
Viewed 90 times
(5 times this month, 90 times this year)
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Viewed 3225 times (1 time this week, 31 times this month, 195 times this year)