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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.

Stepping up out of the train at Ringwood station platform 2

24 March 2018 18:27 PM
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(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 76 times this year)

Stepping up out of the train at Ringwood station platform 3

24 March 2018 15:44 PM
Viewed 201 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 72 times this year)

Stepping up out of the train at Heatherdale platform 2

24 March 2018 15:41 PM
Viewed 285 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 72 times this year)

Stepping up out of the train at Mitcham station platform 2

24 March 2018 15:39 PM
Viewed 199 times
(2 times this month, 66 times this year)

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

24 March 2018 15:33 PM
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(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 83 times this year)

Broken tactile paving at the up end of Camberwell platform 2

24 March 2018 15:18 PM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 78 times this year)

Mud hole in the up track at Auburn station

24 March 2018 15:16 PM
Viewed 229 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 69 times this year)

Moss covered platform at Auburn station

24 March 2018 15:16 PM
Viewed 195 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 60 times this year)

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

24 March 2018 15:11 PM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 67 times this year)

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

24 March 2018 15:09 PM
Viewed 192 times
(2 times this month, 68 times this year)

Temporary fishplates affixed to flawed rail at East Richmond

24 March 2018 15:08 PM
Viewed 210 times, 60 times this year)

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

24 March 2018 15:05 PM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 62 times this year)

Grass growing between the tracks at Richmond station

24 March 2018 14:59 PM
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(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 170 times this year)

Decaying tactile markers on the platform at Richmond station

24 March 2018 14:58 PM
Viewed 236 times
(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 77 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 284 times
(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 104 times this year)

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

24 March 2018 14:12 PM
Viewed 216 times
(3 times this week, 5 times this month, 70 times this year)

Mapping the wet floor in the Elizabeth Street subway

24 March 2018 14:10 PM
Viewed 269 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 94 times this year)

It's a rainy day and the 'caution wet floor' warning signs are out in the Elizabeth Street subway

24 March 2018 14:10 PM
Viewed 282 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 105 times this year)

It's a rainy day and the 'caution wet floor' warning signs are out in the Elizabeth Street subway

24 March 2018 14:10 PM
Viewed 468 times
(6 times this week, 8 times this month, 151 times this year)

Mud holes in both suburban tracks at Sunshine station

24 March 2018 13:43 PM
Viewed 204 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 64 times this year)

Mud holes in both suburban tracks at Sunshine station

24 March 2018 13:43 PM
Viewed 195 times
(2 times this week, 3 times this month, 76 times this year)

Mud hole in the tracks at Malvern station

13 March 2018 15:43 PM
Viewed 215 times
(2 times this month, 76 times this year)

Rail marked for replacement at the down end of Oakleigh platform 1

13 March 2018 13:22 PM
Viewed 204 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 67 times this year)

Big gap between train at platform at Glenhuntly station

13 March 2018 11:45 AM
Viewed 260 times
(5 times this month, 123 times this year)
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