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New South Wales

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

Airport Link Sydney

June 11, 2017

A privately owned underground railway that runs between Sydney Central and Wolli Creek, with stations located at the International and Domestic airport terminals

Australian Technology Park, Sydney

July 24, 2012

Located on the side of the former Eveleigh Workshops at Redfern, south of the Sydney CBD

Bacardi Express 2009

March 27, 2009

In March 2009 the Bacardi company chartered the Southern Aurora consist from the New South Wales Rail Transport Museum to run a special train between Melbourne and Sydney, with a number of concerts along the way.

Canberra Railway Museum

October 16, 2009

Operated by the ARHS ACT division, they have a large collection of NSW rolling stock and locomotives, including Southern Aurora carriages and a number of steam locomotives

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

Endeavour and Xplorer railcar transfers

February 26, 2010

The Endeavour and Xplorer railcars are operated by CityRail and CountryLink in New South Wales. Originally built at Dandenong in Victoria, in 2007/08 they have been undergoing a refurbishment program at the same plant. To transfer the cars they are gauge converted from standard to broad at South Dynon, then hauled as unbraked wagons down to Dandenong. These transfer trains are being run by Pacific National depot at Geelong, with extra wagons for braking purposes which are stored at North Geelong Yard between runs

Freight around Sydney

November 16, 2014

Freight trains around the metropolitan Sydney area

Goulburn Railway Workshops

April 02, 2017

Located in the city of Goulburn on the Main South line, the Railway Workshops are used by CFCLA to maintain their fleet of locomotives and wagons

Infrastructure of the Sydney Monorail

March 24, 2013

More than just the trains that run on the Sydney Monorail

Lachlan Valley Railway

March 30, 2017

Lachlan Valley Railway is based in the New South Wales Central Western town of Cowra, but after the closure of the Demondrille to Cowra line in 2009, their fleet has been moved Cootamundra.

Lithgow Railway Workshops

March 31, 2017

Located in the Blue Mountains on the Main West line at Lithgow, the Lithgow Railway Workshops are used by Southern Southhaul Railroad to maintain their fleet of locomotives and rolling stock

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.

NSW freight

April 02, 2017

Freight around southern NSW: ranging from grain trains around Junee, cement and flour trains in the Southern Highlands, and a mix of other freight trains in between.

NSW Rail Transport Museum: Ararat 2007

April 25, 2007

Every so often the New South Wales Rail Transport Museum runs their heritage trains across the border and into 'Mexico' - this time 4201 and 4520 lead their Southern Auroa set through Melbourne to Ararat.

NSW Rail Transport Museum: Melbourne Cup Aurora 2011

November 01, 2011

Heritage locomotives 4490 lead 4520 on the 11 carriage train of ex-Southern Aurora carriages from NSW to Melbourne on November 01, 2011.

NSW Rail Transport Museum: Melbourne Cup Aurora 2012

November 06, 2012

Heritage locomotives 44211 lead 4490 on the 10 carriage train of ex-Southern Aurora carriages from NSW to Melbourne on November 06, 2012.

NSW Rail Transport Museum: Melbourne Cup Aurora 2015

November 03, 2015

CFCLA locomotives FL220 and HL203 lead a 13 carriage train of ex-Southern Aurora carriages from NSW to Melbourne on November 3, 2015.

NSW Rail Transport Museum Thirlmere

October 25, 2015

New South Wales Rail Transport Museum, located at Thirlmere.

NSWRTM - Southern Aurora 50th anniversary recreation, May 2012

May 26, 2012

On May 26, 2012 the New South Wales Rail Transport Museum ran a special 50th anniversary recreation of the Southern Aurora from Sydney to Melbourne. Heritage locomotives 4490 and 4306 led the train.

NSW stations and infrastructure

June 10, 2017

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

NSW TrainLink bits

June 11, 2017

Just bits and pieces of NSW TrainLink trains, carriages and railcars

NSW TrainLink intercity services

June 11, 2017

NSW TrainLink operates intercity services approximately 200 kilometres from Sydney, bounded by Dungog in the north. Scone in the north-west, Bathurst to the west, Goulburn in the south-west and Bomaderry to the south. Before the 2013 restructure of RailCorp, these services fell under the CityRail brand

NSW TrainLink in Victoria

July 15, 2017

NSW TrainLink, formerly CountryLink, is the operator of country passenger services in New South Wales. They also operate their XPT across the border into Melbourne.

NSW TrainLink regional services

June 11, 2017

NSW TrainLink, formerly CountryLink, is the operator of country passenger services in New South Wales. They also operate their XPT across the border into Victoria and Queensland.

Railway stations of suburban Sydney

June 11, 2017

Photos of the stations around suburban Sydney

Skitube

May 09, 2011

A standard gauge track electric rack railway in the Kosciuszko National Park in New South Wales, serving the ski fields during winter time.

Sydney's unfinished underground stations

July 24, 2012

Around Sydney there are a number of unfinished underground railway stations: St James, Central and Redfern

Sydney buses

June 11, 2017

Buses around Sydney

Sydney Light Rail

June 10, 2017

Now known as the 'Metro Light Rail', a fleet of 7 Variotrams operate between Central Station and the inner suburb of Lilyfield along the former alignment of the former Darling Harbour Goods Line.

Sydney Light Rail extension

June 10, 2017

The CBD and South East Light Rail is a new light rail network for Sydney, currently under construction. The 12km route will feature 19 stops, extending from Circular Quay along George Street to Central Station, through Surry Hills to Moore Park, then to Kensington and Kingsford via Anzac Parade and Randwick via Alison Road and High Street.

Sydney Monorail

March 24, 2013

Opened in 1988 as a 3.6 kilometres loop around the Sydney CBD and Darling Harbour, it was initially operated by TNT Harbourlink but is today known as the Metro Monorail. The last day of operations will be 30 June 2013.

Sydney Trains

June 11, 2017

Sydney Trains, formerly CityRail, operates the passenger rail service covering suburban Sydney

Sydney Trains trackwork

June 11, 2017

Trackwork and maintenance on the Sydney suburban railway network.

Sydney Tramway Museum

July 22, 2012

Located south of Sydney at Loftus, the museum has an extensive collection of trams from Sydney, other cities in Australia, plus a few from elsewhere in the world. It operates two lengths of track: one heading 1.5 km towards Sutherland, the other heading 2 km into the Royal National Park.

Ticketing systems of Sydney

June 10, 2017

Sydney uses a disparate collection of ticketing systems to collect fare on public transport: uses magstripe tickets, the multi-modal MyZone system covers much of the network, but each mode also issue their own tickets. T-Card was the first attempt at replacing it was a Smartcard system but failed, with the Opal system currently being introduced.

Transport Heritage Expo 2017

June 11, 2017

Between 10-12 June 2017 the NSW Transport Heritage Expo was held at Central Station, featuring heritage trains on display, as well as rides on steam, diesel, and electric rolling stock.

Underground stations of Sydney

June 11, 2017

Visiting the underground railway stations of Sydney: the 1920s stations of the City Circle, the 1970s stations of the Eastern Suburbs Railway, and the modern stations of the Epping to Chatswood rail link

XPT derailment - July 2014

May 01, 2017

On the morning of July 11, 2014 the Sydney-bound XPT derailed just outside Southern Cross Station, where the dual gauge tracks over the North Melbourne flyover split into separate standard and broad gauge tracks. The newly rebuilt tracks has just opened for service that morning.

Yass Railway Museum

April 02, 2017

A small railway museum in the NSW town of Yass, located off the Main South line

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