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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 on the running lines at Bonbeach station

12 April 2018 13:50 PM
Viewed 337 times
(4 times this month, 52 times this year)

Tactile paving falling apart at Malvern station

12 April 2018 10:27 AM
Viewed 293 times
(7 times this month, 72 times this year)

Mud hole in the up track at Broadmeadows station

7 April 2018 14:31 PM
Viewed 300 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 63 times this year)

Rotten timber sleepers at Glenbervie station

7 April 2018 13:43 PM
Viewed 296 times, 52 times this year)

Mix of concrete and timber sleepers at Pascoe Vale station

7 April 2018 12:19 PM
Viewed 290 times
(1 time this month, 50 times this year)

Crumbling platform edge marked for replacement at Strathmore station

7 April 2018 12:11 PM
Viewed 230 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 49 times this year)

Crumbling platform edge marked for replacement at Strathmore station

7 April 2018 12:11 PM
Viewed 268 times
(1 time this month, 65 times this year)

Crumbling platform edge marked for replacement at Strathmore station

7 April 2018 12:11 PM
Viewed 266 times
(2 times this month, 64 times this year)

Failing signal conduit at Oak Park platform 2

7 April 2018 11:34 AM
Viewed 363 times, 68 times this year)

Patched up fibreglass fairing on Comeng 357M

28 March 2018 14:18 PM
Viewed 445 times
(2 times this month, 82 times this year)

Rotting sleepers and decrepit drainage pits at Hawksburn station

25 March 2018 15:15 PM
Viewed 315 times
(1 time this month, 66 times this year)

Almost level boarding at Nunawading platform 1

24 March 2018 18:34 PM
Viewed 259 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 52 times this year)

Step UP out of the train at Heatherdale platform 1

24 March 2018 18:32 PM
Viewed 323 times
(4 times this month, 72 times this year)

Stepping up out of the train at Ringwood station platform 2

24 March 2018 18:27 PM
Viewed 338 times
(1 time this week, 5 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 266 times
(2 times this month, 60 times this year)

Stepping up out of the train at Heatherdale platform 2

24 March 2018 15:41 PM
Viewed 344 times
(1 time this month, 54 times this year)

Stepping up out of the train at Mitcham station platform 2

24 March 2018 15:39 PM
Viewed 254 times
(3 times this month, 50 times this year)

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

24 March 2018 15:33 PM
Viewed 295 times
(1 time this month, 54 times this year)

Broken tactile paving at the up end of Camberwell platform 2

24 March 2018 15:18 PM
Viewed 316 times
(5 times this month, 85 times this year)

Mud hole in the up track at Auburn station

24 March 2018 15:16 PM
Viewed 300 times
(2 times this month, 62 times this year)

Moss covered platform at Auburn station

24 March 2018 15:16 PM
Viewed 262 times
(3 times this month, 65 times this year)

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

24 March 2018 15:11 PM
Viewed 317 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 82 times this year)

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

24 March 2018 15:09 PM
Viewed 258 times, 60 times this year)

Temporary fishplates affixed to flawed rail at East Richmond

24 March 2018 15:08 PM
Viewed 280 times
(1 time this month, 64 times this year)
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