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Back in the saddle!

18 March 2019 20:27 PM

After two weeks on holiday in Hong Kong I'm finally back online and uploading new photos from back home - you can find my overseas stuff over on my other site, Checkerboard Hill.

Reorganising my bus photos

4 January 2019 12:28 PM
When I first launched this site over a decade ago, any photos I happened to take of buses ended up in a single album titled 'buses'. Fast forward to now, and there are now 1500+ photos across 60+ pages in that album!
 
To make life easier I've sorted them into albums by bus operator - you can find the full set here, along with a feed of just newly uploaded bus photos.
 
X'Trapolis 5M departs Keon Park station, with a route 902 bus waiting at the level crossing
 
Finally for those you you not interested in buses or trams, I've got a page of just the latest train photos.

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19 December 2018 18:21 PM

As well as taking photos I occasionally switch my camera over to video mode - you can find the results on my YouTube channel

image aussiewongm on YouTube.

Get more updates via Facebook and Twitter

17 December 2018 13:27 PM

You might have noticed the gaps between updates at Wongm's Rail Gallery are getting longer - life sure gets busy! If you have, then follow me on Facebook or Twitter you'll get early access to photos of newsworthy events, as well as peek into the archives with my daily 'on this day' posts, and take a deeper look back in time with my 'photos from ten years ago' series each month.

Photos from my 2016 trip to Hong Kong

4 April 2018 20:40 PM

It has taken me almost 18 months, but I have finally finished uploading the photographs I took on my 2016 trip to Hong Kong.

MTR East Rail train passes Shatin to Central Link works at Hung Hom station

My itinerary.

  • Day 1: arrival
  • Day 2: Kowloon
  • Day 3: Peng Chau and Kowloon
  • Day 4: Kowloon and Hong Kong Island
  • Day 5: Lamma Island and Tai O
  • Day 6: Shek O
  • Day 7: MTR Light Rail
  • Day 8: Hong Kong Island
  • Day 9: Sha Tin and Ma On Shan
  • Day 10: Macau
  • Day 11: Mong Kok
  • Day 12: Hong Kong Airport

I also spent another 24 hours in Hong Kong, staying overnight at the Regal Airport Hotel overlooking Hong (...)

1000 likes on Facebook

13 February 2018 16:10 PM

It has taken a few years, but the Wongm's Rail Gallery page on Facebook has hit 1000 likes.

1000 likes on Facebook

(And if you take a really close look at the image, you might see a few familiar photos)

Follow me on Facebook and Twitter

30 January 2018 14:17 PM

If you haven't already, now is the perfect time to follow Wongm's Rail Gallery on Facebook or Twitter.  Find out when new photos are uploaded to the site, peek into the archives with my daily 'on this day' posts, and take a deeper look back in time with my 'photos from ten years ago' series each month.

Unusual workings for the V/Line P class locomotives

28 August 2017 12:05 PM

Over the years V/Line's fleet of P class locomotives have been seen on some unusual workings. Here is a selection.

Freight Australia liveried P23 on hire to V/Line, leading an eight car push-pull H set out of Geelong on a Commonwealth Games special (March 24, 2006)

Freight Australia liveried P23 leads a push-pull H set out of Geelong

This website is now mobile friendly

30 December 2016 13:27 PM

If you've tried to visit this using using your mobile phone before now, you've probably had to do lots of scrolling around in order to see the photos.

But scroll no more - I've updated the look and feel of this site so it automatically resizes for smaller screens, so that it doesn't matter what device you are using.

Yet another visit to Hong Kong

28 September 2016 00:00 AM

Time flies as you get older, and for me it is no different - I've just returned from yet another visit to Hong Kong. This time around my young son was also along for the ride, with twelve days spent visiting family and sightseeing around Hong Kong, plus a short stopover on the way back home from somewhere else.

Looking down on the still to be completed West Kowloon Terminus of the Hong Kong Section of Guangzhou–Shenzhen–Hong Kong Express Rail Link (XRL)

I still managed to visit a number of new places in Hong Kong - the village of Tai O on Lantau Island, Shek O beach on Hong Kong Island, a visit to the quiet island of Peng Chau, and a night spent in a hotel overlooking Hong (...)