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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.

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)

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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.

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.

Playing catchup after a trip to New South Wales

6 November 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

8 September 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

Trip to Adelaide, plus R707 on the side

25 July 2015 15:58 PM

I've been busy for the past few weeks, but I've finally caught up with my backlog of photos.

First up - a long weekend featureing Melbourne to Adelaide on The Overland, a day exploring adelaide, and finally catching The Overland back east.

A-City 4013 ready to depart from Seaford

 And I also went out to see R707, R711 and R761 run a triple headed steam special to Seymour the week after.

R707 leads R761 and R711 through Newmarket on the down trip

Final batch of Queensland photos online

5 June 2015 14:14 PM

It has taken me a while, but my photos from the second half of my Queensland trip are now online.

Aurizon 4123 trails a coal train on the Newlands System

You can find the photos here:

  • April 21: trains and infrastructure between Bowen and Proserpine
  • April 22: more trains and such around Airlie Beach and Proserpine
  • April 24: Brisbane trains from the air

I also have photos from the Workshops Rail Museum and Whitsunday Transit buses.

Brisbane trip photos now online

11 May 2015 14:08 PM

It has taken a few weeks, but I have finally gotten around to uploading the photos I took my my recent trip to Brisbane.

QR 2158 leads a lightly longer consist out northbound at Normanby

You can find the photos here:

  • April 8: buses at Melbourne Airport and trains in inner Brisbane.
  • April 9: long distance, suburban and freight trains on the Exhibition Loop, as well as a visit to the Port of Brisbane.
  • April 11: suburban trains at Roma Street.
  • April 12: trackworks at Bowen Hills, and diverted trains via the Exhibition Loop.
  • April 13: suburban trains in inner Brisbane.

Still to follow are my photos from further (...)

Back on track after a few weeks off

28 April 2015 07:25 AM

After a busy few weeks of visiting Queensland, getting married and heading off on my honeymoon, I've finally cleared my backlog of photos taken in Melbourne during April. You can find them in the normal place, on the Recent Uploads page.

Coming up at a future date will be my photos from Queensland!