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Last updated Sunday June 25, 2017 (1 day ago)

76 photos added in the past 3 days, 231 photos added in the past 7 days, a total of 48,282 photos sorted by when they were uploaded.

  • June 24 - 73 new photos in Steamrail - Steam Spectacular 2017, Mildura freight, Stored trams at Newport Workshops, Metro Trains Melbourne trackwork, V/Line - Regional Rail Link, Newport Workshops, SkyBus Melbourne, NSW TrainLink in Victoria, SCT Logistics trains, IEV100 track evaluation vehicle, Melbourne standard gauge freight, V/Line workshops, yards and shunting, Locos, light engines, and lashups, V/Line bits and pieces, Great Southern Rail - The Overland and V/Line at Southern Cross Station

  • June 23 - 3 new photos in Yarra Trams - Melbourne CBD and Docklands

  • June 22 - 61 new photos in Melbourne Metro Rail Tunnel preliminary work, Melbourne tram tracks, Melbourne stations and infrastructure, Yarra Trams - Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs, V/Line - Regional Rail Link, Metro Trains Melbourne - Northern group, Metro Trains Melbourne trackwork, Locos, light engines, and lashups, Failing rail infrastructure of Melbourne and Melbourne tram bits and pieces

  • June 21 - 58 new photos in Metro Trains Melbourne - Northern group, V/Line - Regional Rail Link, Failing rail infrastructure of Melbourne, Melbourne buses, Melbourne stations and infrastructure, Apex quarry train, Locos, light engines, and lashups, Manildra sugar train, V/Line around Melbourne, Long Island steel train, V/Line workshops, yards and shunting, V/Line - Standard gauge to Albury, North Dynon and SCT Logistics trains

  • June 19 - 36 new photos in Flinders Street Station, Melbourne Metro Rail Tunnel preliminary work, Metro Trains Melbourne - Northern group, Pacifc National grain trains, Melbourne buses, Yarra Trams - Melbourne CBD and Docklands, Apex quarry train, Kensington grain, Locos, light engines, and lashups, Vandals and scroats, Melbourne tram bits and pieces, City Circle Tram, Long Island steel train and Melbourne standard gauge freight

V/Line's new livery - Part 2: railcars

May 12, 2010 14:25 PM

Sprinter 7007 was the first of the class to be painted in the new V/Line livery, being launched to the public on September 12th, 2007.

Repainted Sprinter 7007 with 7010 run around at South Kensington

No further Sprinters were painted in the same way as 7007, where the bands ended midway along the train.

Instead the purple band was eliminated, and the red band carried through to the end of the carbody. Sprinter 7002 was first to be released in this variant in November 2007.

Refurbished Sprinter 7002 in the new modified V/Line livery at South Geelong

The final tweak to the livery was a change in the pilot colour to red - it debuted on Sprinter 7015, third of the class to be repainted.

Sprinter 7015 leads 2 more out of South Geelong

All other Sprinters have received the same livery as Sprinter 7015.

As for the two orphans, Sprinter 7002 receiving the red pilots sometime before August 2009, and Sprinter 7007 was repainted sometime between late 2010 and mid 2011.

V/Line's new livery - Part 1: carriages

May 12, 2010 00:00 AM

V/Line commenced repainting their carriage fleet into a new grey, white and red livery in late 2007, the offical launch being on September 12th at Southern Cross Station. So where have they gotten up to since?

It took a year for a final version to appear, with carriages being progressively repainted with just a few remaining as of 2010.

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707 Operations

707 Operations operates heritage trains across Victoria, using steam locomotive R707 and diesel locomotive T413.

Accidents

Miscellaneous accidents from around the place: derailments, clueless passengers, and broken bits and pieces.

Adelaide

All kinds of transport can be found in Adelaide - double stacked freight trains, passenger rail, light rail and the O-Bahn guided busway.

Ballarat

Stations, trams, workshops, V/Line, freight and special trains from around Ballarat

Broad gauge

V/Line, suburban, freight and heritage train action on the broad gauge of Victoria

Buses

Urban and country buses from around Australia

Eastern Victoria

V/Line, freight and heritage trains from the east of Victoria

El Zorro

El Zorro is a small freight operator based in Melbourne, running a mix of elderly locomotive and units hired from other operators and heritage groups

End of the line

Scraping of wagons and locomotives once they reach the end of their useful lives

Freight

All kinds of freight from around Australia, on standard, narrow and broad gauge

Freight in Victoria

Rail freight from across Victoria, on both broad and standard gauge

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

Heritage trains

Heritage trains operated by both steam and diesel locomotives around Victoria

Infrastructure

Photos of all kinds of rail infrastructure from around Australia

Locomotives

Diesel and electric locomotives from all around Australia

Melbourne

V/Line, suburban, freight and heritage trains, and train station in Melbourne and the surrounding suburbs

Melbourne trams

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

Metro Trains Melbourne

Metro Trains Melbourne has been the operator of the Melbourne suburban rail network since November 2009.

New South Wales

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

North East Victoria

V/Line, freight and heritage trains on the North East line from Melbourne to Albury, via Seymour

Northern Victoria

V/Line and heritage trains on the lines running through Bendigo and the grain belt

NSW Trainlink

Operator of passenger trains and coaches throughout New South Wales, NSW Trainlink uses a fleet of XPT and Xplorer trains

Pacific National

Operator of freight services throughout Vicotria and the rest of Australia.

Queensland

The land of the 'banana benders' and 3 foot 6 inch gauge electric trains.

Seymour Railway Heritage Centre

Based in Seymour, the SRHC operates heritage trains across the state

South Australia

Not like Victoria: diesel suburban trains and double stack freights!

Southern Cross Station

Photos of redevelopment work and trains at the main station in Melbourne, Southern Cross. Metro Trains Melbourne, V/Line, NSW TrainLink and Great Southern Rail all operate from the station

Southwest Victoria

V/Line, heritage and freight services on the line from Geelong to Warrnambool

Standard gauge

Two standard gauge lines enter Victoria, from Adelaide and New South Wales. A variety of operators run freight trains over them, as well as interstate passenger trains by GSR and NSW TrainLink

Stations

Photos of railway stations around the state

Steamrail Victoria

Steamrail Victoria operates heritage trains all over Victoria

Steam trains

Steam operated trains from around the state

Suburban Melbourne

Metro Trains Melbourne operates the suburban railways of Melbourne with a fleet of electric multiple unit trains, taking over from Connex in 2009

Sydney

Trains, trams, buses and monorails in Sydney, the capital of New South Wales

Ticketing systems

Transport ticketing systems from around Australia and the world

Trackwork

Track machines, ballast trains, and all of the other things that come out at odd times to keep the railways running

Trams of Australia

Trams from around Australia, both in normal service and preservation

Transfers

Locomotive hauled transfers of electric multiple units and railcars

V/Line

V/Line operates passenger services all around Victoria with both locomotive hauled carriages and railcars

Western Victoria

Trains in the west of Victoria

Workshops

Trains being worked on in the workshops