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Recent albums

Occasionally I will add new albums that contain older photos, here are the most recently added. There are 717 in total.

V/Line - Maryborough line launch

July 24, 2010

V/Line services to Maryborough were officially launched on Saturday July 24, with VLocities VL34 and VL38 running special trains on the day, and Premier John Brumby and Public Transport Minister Martin Pakula there for the opening ceremonies.

The train carried passengers from Melbourne as far as Ballarat, then took invited guests to Creswick, where an opening ceremony for the new station was held. Locals were allowed to catch the train to Maryborough where another opening ceremony was held. Five shuttle trips were run between Maryborough and the 214 km post for the locals (originally six were planned) before VL38 headed back to Melbourne, VL34 stabled to run the first up service the next day.

Yarra Valley Tourist Railway

The Yarra Valley Tourist Railway operates out of Healesville, and are progressivly restoring the railway line back to Yarra Glen, Coldstream and Lilydale.

National Railway Museum, Port Adelaide

July 02, 2010

Located on the site of Port Dock railway station in South Australia, it has a collection of narrow, broad and standard gauge locomotives and rolling stock from the SAR, CR, AN and Silverton Tramways, plus a number of other private operators

Victor Harbor horse tramway

December 04, 2011

Running from Victor Harbor across a timber causeway to Granite Island, the first tram ran in 1894, the tourist service was restarted in 1986.

Tailem Bend

July 04, 2010

Once an important railway town, now the yard is full of stored wagons, the main action being the attachment of bank engines to trains about to tackle the Adelaide Hills.

Adelaide trams

July 12, 2015

Running from the Adelaide CBD to down to the beach at Glenelg, today a collection of Flexity and Citadis trams run the service.

Steamranger

December 04, 2011

Steamranger runs trains trains on the broad gauge Mount Barker - Goolwa - Victor Harbor railway line. The 'Cockle Train' runs regularly on the Goolwa - Victor Harbor section, their main depot is at Mount Barker.

TransAdelaide

July 13, 2015

TransAdelaide operates the Adelaide suburban railway network, using a fleet of DMUs made up of the 2000 class 'Jumbos' and the slightly newer 3000 class Comeng railcars, as well as the new 4000 class A-City EMUs

Adelaide buses

July 12, 2015

All of the route bus services in Adelaide are operated under the AdelaideMetro name and livery, but are contracted out to a number of private companies. As of 2011 a new red front livery is replacing the previous yellow fronted version.

Freight in the Adelaide Hills and Mount Lofty

December 05, 2011

Freight action headed west from Adelaide, headed up the hills and east towards Victoria.

Road coaches

March 10, 2017

Road coaches from across Australia

Bus stops and infrastructure

March 07, 2017

All kinds of bus infrastructure - bus stops, interchanges and depots

New VLocity livery - 3VL42

June 22, 2010

Fresh out of the factory, it looks like a stick of fairy floss!

Coolaroo station construction and opening day

June 06, 2010

Located between Broadmeadows and Roxburgh Park, the railway station at Coolaroo was constructed separately from the rest of the Craigieburn electrification project that was completed in 2007. As a result it did not opening to passengers until June 06, 2010.

Malvern tram depot centenary

May 30, 2010

Malvern Depot celebrated its centenary on 30 May 2010 when it hosted a function to commemorate the opening of the Prahran and Malvern Tramways Trust on 30 May 1910. Former P&MTT trams 44 and 84 were brought from Bendigo for the occasion with 44 running several special trips between the depot and Dandenong Road.

Newport Workshops: Steamrail and 707 Operations

January 21, 2012

Steamrail Victoria and 707 Operations have a large rolling stock fleet based at the West Block of Newport Workshops in Melbourne

Brooklyn wagon scrapping

June 05, 2010

Pacific National has started to clear out the multitudes of stored wagons at Tottenham Yard and selling them for scrap. A dozen or so at a time are being dragged at 20 km/h to Brooklyn, where they are being pushing into the VR tip siding to be cut up.

Tram infrastructure of Melbourne

July 03, 2015

Bits and pieces of tramway infrastructure from around the Yarra Trams network in Melbourne

Craigieburn collision - May 2010

May 05, 2010

Down Craigieburn service with 570M-T-M + 309M-T-M ran up the back of the down empty Apex train which was stopped at a signal outside Craigieburn station. 570M-T-M received most of the damage and needed to be cut apart; 309M-T-M was shunted off by T402 and taken to Broadmeadows as a complete train.

Ballarat line infrastructure

January 25, 2016

Photos of Ballarat station - a lot more are on my other site, Rail Geelong

SRHC - Tocumwal Picnic Train April 2010

April 03, 2010

T357 and T378 took a mix of E and S cars (and Parlor Car) from Seymour to Tocumwal and return, with a shuttle from Tocumwal to Strathmerton.

SRHC - Maryborough March 2010

March 12, 2010

On March 14 SRHC ran a train from Seymour - Melbourne - Geelong - Ballarat - Maryborough and return. B74 and T378 were the locos, with a mix of S and E cars used, along with State Car 4 and Parlor Car.

El Zorro derailment - March 2010

March 09, 2010

A down El Zorro grain derailed at West Footscray Junction, with T320 and S303 coming off the rails (third and fourth units), along with 12 wagons.