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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.

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail at Flinders Street Station

Sunday 10 November 2019 17:09 PM
Viewed 332 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 82 times this year)

Repairing the escalator at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

Monday 28 October 2019 10:48 AM
Viewed 384 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 119 times this year)

Anti-scratching film on the Siemens train door windows has crazed over

Sunday 27 October 2019 09:26 AM
Viewed 372 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 121 times this year)

Crumbling concrete platform face at Mont Albert platform 1

Saturday 26 October 2019 16:46 PM
Viewed 413 times
(4 times this month, 93 times this year)

Repairing a broken down escalator in evening peak at North Melbourne platform 2 and 3

An escalator to platform 4 and 5 was also broken down

Thursday 24 October 2019 17:37 PM
Viewed 350 times
(1 time this month, 102 times this year)

Lift still under repair at Sunshine station

Wednesday 23 October 2019 08:33 AM
Viewed 322 times
(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 82 times this year)

Lift under repair at Sunshine station

Tuesday 22 October 2019 13:03 PM
Viewed 306 times
(1 time this week, 67 times this year)

Repairing a broken down escalator in evening peak at Flagstaff station

Friday 18 October 2019 17:38 PM
Viewed 327 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 85 times this year)

Broken down escalator in evening peak at Flagstaff station

Friday 18 October 2019 17:38 PM
Viewed 358 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 91 times this year)

Escalator under repair at Flinders Street platform 6 and 7

Monday 14 October 2019 14:34 PM
Viewed 293 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 76 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to the rails at South Kensington

Sunday 29 September 2019 14:01 PM
Viewed 338 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 92 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the dual gauge track at Middle Footscray

Wednesday 25 September 2019 08:39 AM
Viewed 323 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 87 times this year)

Temporary fishplate reinforces a flawed rail joint at Tottenham

Tuesday 24 September 2019 12:42 PM
Viewed 480 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 216 times this year)

Both escalators under repair at Footscray platform 2 and 3

Wednesday 11 September 2019 17:29 PM
Viewed 292 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 85 times this year)

Main concourse at Flinders Street Station is dark and dingy

Monday 9 September 2019 13:50 PM
Viewed 723 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 85 times this year)

Water still leaks in the centre subway ar Flinders Street Station

Monday 9 September 2019 11:56 AM
Viewed 359 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 92 times this year)

Palm tree grows out of the Flinders Street Viaduct at Spencer Street

Monday 9 September 2019 11:30 AM
Viewed 322 times
(4 times this week, 7 times this month, 96 times this year)

Mud hole in the up track at North Melbourne platform 5

Monday 2 September 2019 17:37 PM
Viewed 335 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 102 times this year)

Platform drainage doing sweet FA at Sunshine station

Thursday 29 August 2019 08:13 AM
Viewed 417 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 145 times this year)

Deteriorating tactile paving at the down end of Caulfield station

Sunday 25 August 2019 11:52 AM
Viewed 345 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 120 times this year)

Another temporary fishplate on the rails at Flinders Street platform 3

Sunday 28 July 2019 13:32 PM
Viewed 275 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 2 times this year)

Temporary fishplate on the rails at Flinders Street platform 3

Sunday 28 July 2019 13:29 PM
Viewed 367 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 5 times this year)

Leaking guttering at Flinders Street platform 3

Friday 26 July 2019 17:03 PM
Viewed 290 times
(3 times this month, 3 times this year)

Temporary fishplate attached to flawed rail at South Kensington

Tuesday 9 July 2019 13:02 PM
Viewed 323 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 5 times this year)
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Viewed 5470 times (12 times this week, 30 times this month, 329 times this year)