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Infrastructure

Photos of all kinds of rail infrastructure from around Australia

Adelaide stations and infrastructure

July 13, 2015

Photos of railway infrastructure around the TransAdelaide network in suburban Adelaide - stations, signals, and such

Avoca line signalling and infrastructure

February 14, 2010

The Avoca line runs from Ararat to Maryborough, and was converted to standard gauge in the mid-1990s along with the mainline west to Adelaide

Ballarat line infrastructure

January 25, 2016

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

Brisbane stations and infrastructure

April 13, 2015

Railway stations and other infrastructure around Brisbane

Broadmeadows standard gauge platform construction

March 05, 2012

Former terminus of the suburban electric services, in 2010 it was upgraded to have a third platform on the parallel standard gauge line.

Burke Road level crossing removal project

July 04, 2016

The tram/train level crossing at Burke Road, Glen Iris is being removed, with the railway being relocated beneath the road and the adjacent Gardiner station also being rebuilt

Cairns station

August 25, 2014

Photos of Cairns station and the railway infrastructure around the area.

Cardinia Road station construction

August 25, 2012

A new railway station on the Pakenham line between Officer and Pakenham stations

Caulfield - Dandenong level crossing removal project

July 01, 2017

In early 2016 it was announced that all nine level crossings between Caulfield and Dandenong would be eliminated by the construction of three sections of elevated railway line, now known as 'Skyrail'

Coolaroo station construction and opening day

January 21, 2011

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.

Craigieburn electrification project and train maintenance depot

December 31, 2016

Photos of Craigieburn station, along the electrification works completed in 2007, as well as the later upgrades to the stabling yard and train maintenance depot

Crumbling station building at Armadale

July 01, 2017

A look at the crumbling citybound station kiosk at Armadale station on the Frankston/Dandenong lines, where everything is falling apart and ready to fall down onto the platform below.

Crumbling station building at Newmarket

June 30, 2014

A look at the crumbling citybound station building at Newmarket station on the Craigieburn line, where everything is falling apart. The cantilevered platform verandah was reinforced with acrow props in 2012 and demolished in 2013. As for the piers holding everything up, even bigger acrow props have been installed to counteract the failing concrete piers and beams.

Deniliquin line signalling and infrastructure

March 04, 2012

Signalling and infrastructure on the line to Deniliquin - despite being in NSW it's all broad gauge and Victorian Railways operated

Eastern region stations and infrastructure

May 08, 2011

Stations and infrastructure in the east of the state

Echuca station and stored wagons

March 04, 2012

Photos of the station yard, abandoned and stored rolling stock, steam locomotive A2 996, wharf siding, the Murray River bridge and the former station at Moama

Failing infrastructure at Southern Cross Station

August 07, 2017

Southern Cross Station was only finished a decade ago, but the building is already starting to fall apart

Failing rail infrastructure of Melbourne

September 11, 2017

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

Flemington Racecourse line

May 19, 2012

The Flemington Racecourse line is a short branch off the Broadmeadows line in the inner north-west of Melbourne. It is used for special events at the Flemington racecourse and the showgrounds.

Footbridges between Flinders Street and Richmond

February 12, 2013

Between Flinders Street Station and Richmond a number of footbridges cross the rail corridor.

Furlong Main level crossing removal project

June 12, 2017

In 2014 work commenced on the grade separation of the Main Road level crossing at St Albans station, with the Ginifer Road level crossing at Ginifer station later being added to the project scope.

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

Geelong region stations and infrastructure

July 20, 2017

The full selection of images is on my other site, Rail Geelong

Goulburn Valley stations and infrastructure

March 21, 2016

Bits and pieces on the line North from Seymour towards Shepparton and Tocumwal

Heatherdale grade separation project

June 03, 2017

The railway line at Heatherdale will be sunk beneath Heatherdale Road, but the existing station is not being rebuilt.

Hump Yard and West Tower

May 08, 2012

Located between the main passenger lines and Victoria Dock, Melbourne Yard has been swallowed up by the Dockland redevelopments. The hump itself is the last bit left, located between the Melbourne Steel Terminal and North Melbourne station

Hurstbridge Rail Line Upgrade

May 20, 2017

The Hurstbridge Rail Line Upgrade is duplicating the section of single track between Heidelberg and Rosanna, raising the railway line over Lower Plenty Road, and rebuilding Rosanna station.

IEV100 track evaluation vehicle

June 24, 2017

Formerly known as EM100, IEV100 is a track evaluation vehicle that traverses the Victorian railway network to test track quality. Diesel powered, it has both standard and broad gauge bogies.

Infrastructure Evaluation Vehicle IEV102 transfer, January 2017

January 05, 2017

Metro Trains Melbourne's Infrastructure Evaluation Vehicle IEV102 developed a brake issue in December 2016, with the T-IEV-T consist having having to be transferred back to Melbourne behind B76 and B80. In January IEV102 was transferred to Bendigo behind B76 and B80, with six freight wagons (BODX 2301C, BQCX 2202B, BQIX 2461D, IEV 102, BQCX 2201P, BQIX 2459V and BODX 2460V) along for the ride to counteract the unbraked carriage.

Infrastructure of the Sydney Monorail

March 24, 2013

More than just the trains that run on the Sydney Monorail

Kensington Racecourse Essendon resignalling

March 19, 2016

In 2013-14 new signalling was installed on the Craigieburn and Flemington Racecourse lines, between Kensington and Essendon stations.

Kew line

August 17, 2005

Photos of the remnants of the Kew Line in Melbourne, a two station branch from Hawthorn station that closed in the 1950s.

Lynbrook station construction

January 14, 2012

A new railway station on the Cranbourne line between Dandenong and Merinda Park.

Maffra line

December 10, 2008

Remains of the Maffra line that ran from Traralgon to Stratford

Maldon - Dombarton bridge

June 10, 2017

A partially completed bridge over the Cordeaux River near Maldon, it forms part of the Maldon - Dombarton line that commenced construction in the 1980s and was cancelled soon after.

Melbourne Metro Rail Tunnel preliminary work

September 11, 2017

Preliminary geotechnical investigation work on the Melbourne Metro Rail Tunnel commenced in 2015.

Melbourne stations and infrastructure

August 22, 2017

Photos of railway infrastructure in suburban Melbourne - stations, signals, and such

Melbourne trams

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

Melbourne tramway squares

August 08, 2016

Melbourne has four 'tramway squares' where 1500 V DC powered trains cross the tracks of 600 V DC powered trams on the level. They are located at Glenhuntly, Riversdale, Kooyong and Gardiner stations

Metcard

March 22, 2017

Equipment and infrastructure for the Metcard automated ticketing system used throughout Melbourne

Metro Trains Melbourne - Infrastructure Evaluation Vehicle IEV102

August 22, 2017

Converted from carriage MTH102 by SSR Bendigo in 2010, as of March 2011 this inspection carriage has been used to check up of the status of the overhead wiring along Melbourne's suburban railway network.

Mildura line signalling and infrastructure

February 20, 2010

Infrastructure along the Mildura line, all the way along the line through Dunolly and Maryborough to Ballarat

Mitcham level crossing removal project

January 07, 2014

In 2013-2014 two level crossings at Mitcham were removed from the Lilydale / Belgrave line, when the railway line was lowered beneath Rooks Road and Mitcham Road, with the station at Mitcham also having to be rebuilt.

Myki

September 16, 2017

Photos of bits and pieces to do with the new 'Myki' smartcard ticketing system

North McKinnon Centre level crossing removal project

March 22, 2017

In 2015/16 three level level crossings on the Frankston line were removed - North Road, McKinnon Road, and Centre Road with Ormond, McKinnon and Bentleigh stations also being rebuilt

NSW stations and infrastructure

June 10, 2017

Photos of stations and stuff from the wacky land up north - mostly in the southern areas.

Queensland stations and infrastructure

April 22, 2015

Railway stations and other infrastructure around Queensland

Rail infrastructure

July 13, 2017

Photos of all kinds of rail infrastructure and doodads from around Victoria

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