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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.

Crumbling platform edge marked for replacement at Strathmore station

7 April 2018 12:11 PM
Viewed 242 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 39 times this year)

Crumbling platform edge marked for replacement at Strathmore station

7 April 2018 12:11 PM
Viewed 240 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 38 times this year)

Failing signal conduit at Oak Park platform 2

7 April 2018 11:34 AM
Viewed 344 times
(3 times this week, 10 times this month, 49 times this year)

Patched up fibreglass fairing on Comeng 357M

28 March 2018 14:18 PM
Viewed 421 times
(3 times this week, 1 time this month, 58 times this year)

Rotting sleepers and decrepit drainage pits at Hawksburn station

25 March 2018 15:15 PM
Viewed 300 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 51 times this year)

Almost level boarding at Nunawading platform 1

24 March 2018 18:34 PM
Viewed 245 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 38 times this year)

Step UP out of the train at Heatherdale platform 1

24 March 2018 18:32 PM
Viewed 296 times
(1 time this month, 45 times this year)

Stepping up out of the train at Ringwood station platform 2

24 March 2018 18:27 PM
Viewed 311 times
(1 time this month, 49 times this year)

Stepping up out of the train at Ringwood station platform 3

24 March 2018 15:44 PM
Viewed 250 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 44 times this year)

Stepping up out of the train at Heatherdale platform 2

24 March 2018 15:41 PM
Viewed 327 times
(2 times this month, 37 times this year)

Stepping up out of the train at Mitcham station platform 2

24 March 2018 15:39 PM
Viewed 237 times
(1 time this month, 33 times this year)

Temporary fishplate affixed to a flawed rail at the up end of Blackburn station

24 March 2018 15:33 PM
Viewed 278 times
(1 time this month, 37 times this year)

Broken tactile paving at the up end of Camberwell platform 2

24 March 2018 15:18 PM
Viewed 286 times
(1 time this month, 55 times this year)

Mud hole in the up track at Auburn station

24 March 2018 15:16 PM
Viewed 280 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 42 times this year)

Moss covered platform at Auburn station

24 March 2018 15:16 PM
Viewed 244 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 47 times this year)

Flayed rail marked for replacement, beside a 'grease pot' rail lubricator

24 March 2018 15:11 PM
Viewed 279 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 44 times this year)

Lengths of flawed rail already replaced, with more rail still to be inserted

24 March 2018 15:09 PM
Viewed 239 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 41 times this year)

Temporary fishplates affixed to flawed rail at East Richmond

24 March 2018 15:08 PM
Viewed 264 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 48 times this year)

Ad-hoc patching job completed to the platform edge at Richmond platform 10

24 March 2018 15:05 PM
Viewed 265 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 46 times this year)

Grass growing between the tracks at Richmond station

24 March 2018 14:59 PM
Viewed 458 times
(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 87 times this year)

Decaying tactile markers on the platform at Richmond station

24 March 2018 14:58 PM
Viewed 287 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 40 times this year)

It's a rainy day and the gutters leak, or the cleaner needs to mop down the platform at Flinders Street Station

24 March 2018 14:13 PM
Viewed 364 times
(4 times this week, 5 times this month, 74 times this year)

'No bikes first door' sign flaking away at Flinders Street Station

24 March 2018 14:12 PM
Viewed 269 times
(3 times this week, 3 times this month, 42 times this year)

Mapping the wet floor in the Elizabeth Street subway

24 March 2018 14:10 PM
Viewed 332 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 51 times this year)
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Viewed 4083 times (1 time this week, 3 times this month, 307 times this year)