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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.

Tape used to patch up broken tiles on the platform at Flinders Street Station

Wednesday 3 February 2021 14:05 PM
Viewed 194 times
(6 times this week, 7 times this month, 46 times this year)

Weeds grow out of the guttering at Sunshine station

Saturday 30 January 2021 19:03 PM
Viewed 166 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 42 times this year)

Mud hole at the up end of Surrey Hills

Tuesday 12 January 2021 11:31 AM
Viewed 177 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 48 times this year)

Broken window leading into an equipment room

Sunday 10 January 2021 19:58 PM
Viewed 180 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 53 times this year)

Cracked brick platform face at Caulfield

Sunday 10 January 2021 10:00 AM
Viewed 291 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 74 times this year)

Mud hole in the up Caulfield Through track at Armadale

Sunday 10 January 2021 09:28 AM
Viewed 166 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 46 times this year)

Rotten timber sleepers on the Caulfield Through tracks at Armadale station

Sunday 10 January 2021 09:13 AM
Viewed 211 times
(4 times this week, 5 times this month, 68 times this year)

Failed retaining wall beside the signalling equipment access stair at Armadale

Sunday 10 January 2021 08:55 AM
Viewed 217 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 66 times this year)

Shotcrete covers a failed section of brick retaining wall at Armadale

Sunday 10 January 2021 08:54 AM
Viewed 247 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 72 times this year)

'DANGER NO ENTRY' sign outside the failed retaining wall at Armadale

Sunday 10 January 2021 08:54 AM
Viewed 188 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 52 times this year)

What's the point of this shelter - rain falls between the roof and the wall, soaking the seat!

Sunday 27 December 2020 20:22 PM
Viewed 221 times
(4 times this week, 13 times this month, 59 times this year)

Cracked brick retaining wall at South Yarra reinforced by bolted on steel beams

Sunday 27 December 2020 10:03 AM
Viewed 220 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 51 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the down line between Albion and Ginifer

Sunday 13 December 2020 12:56 PM
Viewed 188 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 63 times this year)

Pine needles cover the tracks at Jolimont

Friday 11 December 2020 11:59 AM
Viewed 180 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 61 times this year)

Mix of timber and concrete sleepers in the down track at Flemington Bridge

Saturday 24 October 2020 15:25 PM
Viewed 215 times
(4 times this week, 85 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the down track at Seddon

Saturday 24 October 2020 11:12 AM
Viewed 219 times
(3 times this week, 74 times this year)

Flooded pedestrian subway at Sunshine North

Saturday 24 October 2020 10:33 AM
Viewed 227 times
(3 times this week, 70 times this year)

Mud hole in the up suburban track at Sunshine

Monday 19 October 2020 13:03 PM
Viewed 249 times
(3 times this week, 1 time this month, 92 times this year)

Crumbing section of platform at the down end of Albion platform 2

Wednesday 30 September 2020 12:18 PM
Viewed 703 times
(1 time this week, 20 times this month, 144 times this year)

Dank slime down the walls at Sunshine where water drips down the ramps

Sunday 27 September 2020 08:46 AM
Viewed 315 times
(2 times this week, 17 times this month, 123 times this year)

Patched up fence over the railway at Nicholson Street, Footscray

Sunday 21 June 2020 07:30 AM
Viewed 291 times
(3 times this week, 2 times this month, 4 times this year)

Broken manhole cover roped off at Footscray station

Sunday 21 June 2020 07:05 AM
Viewed 275 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 4 times this year)

Patched up platform edge at Upper Ferntree Gully

Friday 13 March 2020 02:21 AM
Viewed 274 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 28 times this year)

Broken sections of tactile paving at Burnley station

Friday 13 March 2020 00:00 AM
Viewed 268 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 23 times this year)
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Viewed 5390 times (10 times this week, 6 times this month, 249 times this year)