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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.

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

13 October 2018 07:30 AM
Viewed 260 times
(3 times this week, 2 times this month, 39 times this year)

Cracked saloon window onboard a Comeng train

11 October 2018 08:51 AM
Viewed 269 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 57 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 339 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 65 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

1 October 2018 08:50 AM
Viewed 667 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 137 times this year)

Damaged light diffuser onboard a Comeng train

25 September 2018 17:12 PM
Viewed 290 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 62 times this year)

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

21 September 2018 08:36 AM
Viewed 221 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 50 times this year)

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

21 September 2018 08:36 AM
Viewed 206 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 39 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 238 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 42 times this year)

Flawed rail marked for replacement at South Kensington

20 September 2018 09:14 AM
Viewed 200 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 36 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 308 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 69 times this year)

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

20 September 2018 08:58 AM
Viewed 234 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 51 times this year)

'Lift out of order' sign deployed at Sunshine station

20 September 2018 08:58 AM
Viewed 345 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 67 times this year)

Flawed rail marked for replacement at Franklin Street

13 September 2018 08:22 AM
Viewed 237 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 64 times this year)

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

7 September 2018 14:59 PM
Viewed 539 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 149 times this year)

Flaking paint and rusted steel beneath the Flinders Street Viaduct

4 September 2018 14:47 PM
Viewed 478 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 124 times this year)

Flooded mud hole in the up suburban track at Sunshine station

4 September 2018 08:23 AM
Viewed 234 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 48 times this year)

Platform drain flooded at Sunshine

1 September 2018 08:49 AM
Viewed 266 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 59 times this year)

Rail flaws marked on the rail at North Melbourne

30 August 2018 08:48 AM
Viewed 242 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 50 times this year)

Mud hole in the up Frankston suburban tracks at Cremorne

29 August 2018 14:02 PM
Viewed 226 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 52 times this year)

'Door not in use' stickers inside a Comeng train

29 August 2018 13:32 PM
Viewed 819 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 301 times this year)

'Door not in use' stickers outside a Comeng train

29 August 2018 13:29 PM
Viewed 339 times
(5 times this week, 5 times this month, 116 times this year)

Mud hole in the up suburban track at Sunshine station

28 August 2018 08:13 AM
Viewed 218 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 49 times this year)

Mud hole in the up suburban track at Sunshine station

28 August 2018 08:10 AM
Viewed 391 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 87 times this year)

Step up into a Siemens train at Newport station

26 August 2018 09:14 AM
Viewed 243 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 57 times this year)
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Viewed 4436 times (6 times this week, 13 times this month, 59 times this year)