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Last updated Sunday December 4, 2016 (3 days ago)

46 photos added in the past 7 days, a total of photos sorted by when they were uploaded.

  • December 1 - 30 new photos in X'Trapolis transfer - December 2016, V/Line - Regional Rail Link and Melbourne stations and infrastructure

  • November 29 - 16 new photos in Metro Trains Melbourne, Apex quarry train, Yarra Trams - diverted and out of place, Melbourne broad gauge freight, Great Southern Rail - The Overland, Yarra Trams - Melbourne CBD and Docklands, Long Island steel train, Melbourne stations and infrastructure, V/Line workshops, yards and shunting and Failing rail infrastructure of Melbourne

  • November 28 - 5 new photos in Metro Trains Melbourne, Yarra Trams - diverted and out of place, Melbourne buses and Southern Cross Station

  • November 27 - 42 new photos in Melbourne stations and infrastructure, Locos, light engines, and lashups, Maryvale paper train, Metro Trains Melbourne, Yarra Trams - Melbourne's northern suburbs and Protective Services Officers

  • November 25 - 25 new photos in V/Line - Regional Rail Link, Melbourne stations and infrastructure and Mildura freight

Playing catchup after a trip to New South Wales

November 06, 2015 18:36 PM

In October I spent a week up in New South Wales, and managed to see some trains along the way - the photos of which I have just finished uploading!

8152 and 8169 lead a grain train north out of Cootamundra

As to what I saw:

  • Day 1 and day 2: driving north from Victoria via Albury and Goulburn.
  • Day 3 and day 4: out and about in Sydney.
  • Day 5: Cootamundra, Junee and Harefield.
  • Day 6: Wangaratta, Benalla and Violet Town.

Short trip to the Gold Coast

September 08, 2015 20:15 PM

Last week I paid a short visit to the Gold Coast - you can find my photos from the day here.

Flexity #11 stops at Cavill Avenue station

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V/Line, suburban, freight and heritage train action on the broad gauge of Victoria

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Photos of redevelopment work and trains at the main station in Melbourne, Southern Cross. Metro Trans Melbourne, V/Line, NSW TrainLink and Great Southern Rail all operate from the station

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V/Line operates passenger services all around Victoria with both locomotive hauled carriages and railcars

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Trains being worked on in the workshops

accidents

accidents

Ballarat

Ballarat

Stations, trams, workshops, V/Line, freight and special trains from around Ballarat

Buses

Buses

Urban and country buses from around Australia

Eastern Victoria

Eastern Victoria

V/Line, freight and heritage trains from the east of Victoria

El Zorro

El Zorro

El Zorro is a small freight operator based in Melbourne, running a mix of elderly locomotive and units hired from other operators and heritage groups

End of the line

End of the line

Scraping of wagons and locomotives once they reach the end of their useful lives

Freight

Freight

All kinds of freight from around Victoria, both standard and broad gauge

Geelong

Geelong

Photos of V/Line, broad and standard gauge freight, the Overland, track machines, and heritage trains around Geelong. My full set of infrastructure photos are at Rail Geelong

Heritage trains

Heritage trains

Heritage trains operated by both steam and diesel locomotives around Victoria

infrastructure

infrastructure

locos

locos

Melbourne

Melbourne

V/Line, suburban, freight and heritage trains, and train station in Melbourne and the surrounding suburbs

Melbourne trams

Melbourne trams

Trams and tramway infrastructure from around the Yarra Trams network in Melbourne

New South Wales

New South Wales

That wacky state up north, where two green lights is a valid signal, and Alco diesels were considered a good idea!

North East Victoria

North East Victoria

V/Line, freight and heritage trains on the North East line from Melbourne to Albury, via Seymour

Northern Victoria

Northern Victoria

V/Line and heritage trains on the lines running through Bendigo and the grain belt

Pacific National

Pacific National

Operator of freight services throughout Vicotria and the rest of Australia.

Queensland

Queensland

The land of the 'banana benders' and 3 foot 6 inch gauge electric trains.

Seymour Railway Heritage Centre

Seymour Railway Heritage Centre

Based in Seymour, the SRHC operates heritage trains across the state

South Australia

South Australia

Not like Victoria: diesel suburban trains and double stack freights!

Southwest Victoria

Southwest Victoria

V/Line, heritage and freight services on the line from Geelong to Warrnambool

Standard gauge

Standard gauge

Two standard gauge lines enter Victoria, from Adelaide and New South Wales. A variety of operators run freight trains over them, as well as interstate passenger trains by GSR and NSW TrainLink

Stations

Stations

Photos of railway stations around the state

Steam trains

Steam trains

Steam operated trains from around the state

Steamrail Victoria

Steamrail Victoria

Steamrail Victoria operates heritage trains all over Victoria

Suburban Melbourne

Suburban Melbourne

Metro Trains Melbourne operates the suburban railways of Melbourne with a fleet of electric multiple unit trains, taking over from Connex in 2009

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Ticketing systems

Transport ticketing systems from around Australia and the world

Trackwork

Trackwork

Track machines, ballast trains, and all of the other things that come out at odd times to keep the railways running

Trams of Australia

Trams of Australia

Trams from around Australia, both in normal service and preservation

Transfers

Transfers

Locomotive hauled transfers of electric multiple units and railcars

Western Victoria

Western Victoria

Trains in the west of Victoria