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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.

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

10 December 2018 17:08 PM
Viewed 872 times
(3 times this month, 100 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 143 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 49 times this year)

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

7 December 2018 08:36 AM
Viewed 131 times
(3 times this month, 35 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 149 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 43 times this year)

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

6 December 2018 09:18 AM
Viewed 144 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 45 times this year)

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

6 December 2018 09:18 AM
Viewed 145 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 43 times this year)

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

27 November 2018 08:47 AM
Viewed 146 times
(4 times this month, 43 times this year)

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

27 November 2018 08:46 AM
Viewed 142 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 49 times this year)

Flawed rail joint marked for replacement outside Flinders Street Station

26 November 2018 14:05 PM
Viewed 174 times
(5 times this month, 70 times this year)

Mud holes in the Caulfield Viaduct track over the Flinders Street Viaduct

26 November 2018 14:03 PM
Viewed 144 times
(5 times this month, 39 times this year)

Pair of flawed rail joints fitted with temporary fish plates at Tottenham

23 November 2018 08:32 AM
Viewed 178 times
(5 times this month, 69 times this year)

Timber surface at Thornbury platform 1

21 November 2018 11:38 AM
Viewed 118 times
(10 times this month, 46 times this year)

Crumbling platform face at Thornbury station

21 November 2018 11:38 AM
Viewed 113 times
(4 times this month, 35 times this year)

Stanchion in the middle of the up platform at Northcote station

21 November 2018 11:34 AM
Viewed 124 times
(4 times this month, 34 times this year)

Recently completed rail weld at Eaglemont station

21 November 2018 10:48 AM
Viewed 134 times
(2 times this month, 43 times this year)

Defective timber sleepers marked for replacement at Eaglemont station

21 November 2018 10:48 AM
Viewed 126 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 45 times this year)

Big step up into the train at Heidelberg platform 1

21 November 2018 10:19 AM
Viewed 142 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 53 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 324 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 112 times this year)

Flawed rail marked for replacement at South Kensington

15 November 2018 09:31 AM
Viewed 129 times, 51 times this year)

Platform subsidence at the back fence of South Kensington station

15 November 2018 09:18 AM
Viewed 145 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 46 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the suburban tracks at South Kensington

15 November 2018 09:18 AM
Viewed 188 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 82 times this year)

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

14 November 2018 10:14 AM
Viewed 321 times
(7 times this week, 6 times this month, 148 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the running lines at Flinders Street Station

9 November 2018 13:48 PM
Viewed 133 times
(1 time this month, 49 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 163 times
(3 times this month, 68 times this year)
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