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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.

Failing tactile paving at Burnley platform 1 and 2

4 November 2018 18:02 PM
Viewed 115 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 14 times this year)

Repairing a faulty lift at Sunshine station

1 November 2018 08:50 AM
Viewed 95 times, 14 times this year)

Repairing a faulty lift at Sunshine station

1 November 2018 08:26 AM
Viewed 114 times, 18 times this year)

Repairing a faulty lift at Sunshine station

1 November 2018 08:24 AM
Viewed 112 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 19 times this year)

Faulty lift taken out of service at Sunshine station

1 November 2018 08:24 AM
Viewed 158 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 36 times this year)

Failed timber sleeper marked for replacement at North Melbourne

29 October 2018 08:58 AM
Viewed 107 times, 12 times this year)

Plants grow in the cracks at Footscray platform 3

28 October 2018 09:03 AM
Viewed 125 times
(2 times this month, 17 times this year)

The up track at Sunshine was fixed, but the down track is still rough as guts

28 October 2018 08:39 AM
Viewed 146 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 23 times this year)

Someone left the gate to the track at Sunshine unlocked

28 October 2018 08:36 AM
Viewed 146 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 18 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the running lines at North Williamstown station

27 October 2018 13:41 PM
Viewed 108 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 15 times this year)

Flaking paint on the ceiling of the Footscray station footbridge

27 October 2018 11:36 AM
Viewed 134 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 20 times this year)

Broken concrete sleeper at Sunshine platform 2

23 October 2018 08:06 AM
Viewed 231 times
(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 25 times this year)

Temporary fishplate reinforces a failed rail joint at Seddon station

20 October 2018 07:41 AM
Viewed 152 times
(10 times this month, 26 times this year)

No pedestrian crossing provided at the Maddox Road level crossing in Newport

13 October 2018 07:34 AM
Viewed 202 times
(1 time this week, 15 times this month, 46 times this year)

Bidirectional bike line on Maddox Road in Newport, with no boom barriers provided on the south side

13 October 2018 07:30 AM
Viewed 148 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 24 times this year)

Cracked saloon window onboard a Comeng train

11 October 2018 08:51 AM
Viewed 126 times
(3 times this week, 7 times this month, 27 times this year)

Error message displayed on the PIDS onboard an EDI Comeng train

It cycles through "10145001G 220C / Clock Chip / 32K RAM / [time] / Serial Address = AA" then attempts to display the proper display, but reboots instead

11 October 2018 08:28 AM
Viewed 181 times
(2 times this week, 13 times this month, 36 times this year)

Damaged light diffuser onboard a Comeng train

25 September 2018 17:12 PM
Viewed 143 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 20 times this year)

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

21 September 2018 08:36 AM
Viewed 121 times
(1 time this month, 17 times this year)

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

21 September 2018 08:36 AM
Viewed 119 times
(2 times this month, 19 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
Viewed 147 times
(1 time this month, 19 times this year)

Flawed rail marked for replacement at South Kensington

20 September 2018 09:14 AM
Viewed 114 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 23 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 189 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 23 times this year)
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Viewed 3726 times (1 time this week, 5 times this month, 696 times this year)