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Failing tram infrastructure of Melbourne

Melbourne's tram network is held together with bubblegum and duct tape - here are examples of the way that it is falling apart.

Tram platform finally repaired at RMIT stop 7 on Swanston Street

Way back in November 2020 the bluestone edge started falling towards the tracks, so was replaced by a steel plate

Tuesday 1 February 2022 13:46 PM
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Tram platform finally repaired at RMIT stop 7 on Swanston Street

Way back in November 2020 the bluestone edge started falling towards the tracks, so was replaced by a steel plate

Tuesday 1 February 2022 13:43 PM
Viewed 61 times
(5 times this month, 61 times this year)

Buckled asphalt over the tram tracks at Errol and Queensberry Street in North Melbourne

Monday 17 May 2021 16:19 PM
Viewed 152 times
(8 times this month, 10 times this year)

Temporary metal edge to the platform at RMIT stop 7 on Swanston Street

Back in November 2020 the bluestone edge moved towards the track and blocking trams, so was hacked away

Wednesday 10 March 2021 14:20 PM
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Temporary metal edge to the platform at RMIT stop 7 on Swanston Street

Back in November 2020 the bluestone edge moved towards the track and blocking trams, so was hacked away

Wednesday 10 March 2021 14:20 PM
Viewed 233 times, 37 times this year)

Advertising decals on the side of C2.5106 so worn out that they've turned plain white

Wednesday 10 March 2021 13:05 PM
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(2 times this week, 35 times this year)

Temporary metal edge to the platform at RMIT stop 7 on Swanston Street

Back in November 2020 the bluestone edge moved towards the track and blocking trams, so was hacked away

Sunday 7 March 2021 11:52 AM
Viewed 179 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 43 times this year)

Flooded tram tracks at Bourke and Elizabeth Street

Monday 3 June 2019 12:53 PM
Viewed 289 times
(11 times this month, 5 times this year)

Failing rail joint southbound at Swanston and La Trobe Street

Saturday 25 May 2019 14:00 PM
Viewed 315 times
(2 times this month, 10 times this year)

'Made in Melbourne for Melbourne' decals peel from the window of E.6008

Monday 29 April 2019 13:43 PM
Viewed 490 times
(13 times this month, 26 times this year)

Paint starting to peel from the doors of E.6008

Monday 29 April 2019 13:42 PM
Viewed 347 times
(12 times this month, 23 times this year)

Paint starting to peel from the doors of E.6008

Monday 29 April 2019 13:42 PM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 18 times this year)

Grey paint on the side of B2.2006 looking worn and tattered

Wednesday 28 March 2018 14:40 PM
Viewed 502 times
(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 30 times this year)

Defective destination board of B2.2033 on route 86

Monday 17 July 2017 09:15 AM
Viewed 568 times
(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 98 times this year)
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