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214 photos taken in December 2013.

Roller shutter closing on a SPOT monitor at the end of a curved suburban platform

Not the original 1990s-style with CRT screens, this is a newer type provided with LCD screens instead

20 December 2013 18:22 PM
Viewed 543 times, 54 times this year)

In album: Melbourne signals and signalling equipment

'Changes to Geelong line services' notice at North Melbourne station

20 December 2013 18:26 PM
Viewed 523 times, 33 times this year)

In album: V/Line bits and pieces

Vandals are even muralling the roof of trains now

20 December 2013 18:30 PM
Viewed 723 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 51 times this year)

In album: Vandals and scroats

'Metro' branding still showing from beneath the new PTV logo on an EDI Comeng

20 December 2013 18:36 PM
Viewed 917 times
(2 times this week, 112 times this year)

In album: Melbourne suburban bits and pieces

Last day of Geelong line trains stopping at North Melbourne, with a Warrnambool train next to depart

Note the phantom station between South Geelong and Marshall being skipped - the long closed Geelong Racecourse

20 December 2013 18:40 PM
Viewed 892 times, 63 times this year)

In album: V/Line bits and pieces

N468 on a down Warrnambool service stops for passengers at North Melbourne station

20 December 2013 18:42 PM
Viewed 530 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 47 times this year)

In album: V/Line around Melbourne

Ancient 'Local Area Information' map at North Melbourne station

Featuring an advertisement from early 2007, a mention of 'The Met' information line, and a Melway map from Edition 24 (published in 1995!)

20 December 2013 18:48 PM
Viewed 615 times
(2 times this week, 64 times this year)

In album: Signage at Melbourne stations

Marshall train next to depart at North Melbourne, on the last day of Geelong line trains stopping at North Melbourne station

Note the 'Runs express between Newport and Laverton' notice at the bottom.

20 December 2013 18:56 PM
Viewed 747 times, 55 times this year)

In album: V/Line bits and pieces

Metlink-styled 'North Melbourne' text hides beneath the new PTV branding that was painted over the top

20 December 2013 19:00 PM
Viewed 551 times
(3 times this week, 1 time this month, 41 times this year)

In album: Signage at Melbourne stations

Marshall service led by VLocity 3VL36 picks up passengers at North Melbourne station

20 December 2013 19:04 PM
Viewed 447 times
(1 time this week, 30 times this year)

In album: V/Line around Melbourne

It is change of preference season for school leavers

And North Melbourne station is covered with billboards for private tertiary education providers

20 December 2013 19:08 PM
Viewed 526 times
(1 time this week, 39 times this year)

In album: Commercialising commuters

Eastbound tram stop on La Trobe Street at Elizabeth Street

Unlike other stops along La Trobe Street it has not been extended, due to the crossover at the west end, so the fluoro notice informs passengers that long trams will not stop here

21 December 2013 09:37 AM
Viewed 658 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 48 times this year)

In album: Tram stop extensions for E class trams

IEV100 heads west across the Flinders Street viaduct

21 December 2013 20:50 PM
Viewed 1024 times, 69 times this year)

In album: IEV100 track evaluation vehicle

Dodgy LED array on the Christmas sign at Flinders Street Station

Out of sync, it was never showing the same colour as the rest of the LEDs

21 December 2013 21:15 PM
Viewed 642 times, 27 times this year)

In album: Flinders Street Station

Plaque marking the dedication of the Sir Robert Risson tram terminus on Elizabeth Street

Unveiled by Minister for Public Transport Alan Brown in February 1994. Mounted in the tram stop paving, today it hides beneath an advertising panel.

21 December 2013 21:21 PM
Viewed 931 times, 49 times this year)

In album: Melbourne tram stops

Z3.159 stands beneath the 'Merry Christmas' sign at Flinders Street Station

21 December 2013 21:22 PM
Viewed 1884 times
(5 times this week, 1 time this month, 64 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne CBD and Docklands

Out of service escalator leading from North Melbourne platform 6

23 December 2013 07:56 AM
Viewed 712 times
(1 time this week, 38 times this year)

In album: Failing rail infrastructure of Melbourne

N461 arrives into North Melbourne station on the up

23 December 2013 07:56 AM
Viewed 439 times, 35 times this year)

In album: V/Line around Melbourne

Notice directing passengers to the stairs of lift for North Melbourne platform 6

23 December 2013 07:57 AM
Viewed 581 times
(1 time this week, 31 times this year)

In album: Failing rail infrastructure of Melbourne

VLocity VL28 leads an up Geelong train on the RRL tracks beside North Melbourne station

23 December 2013 08:02 AM
Viewed 461 times
(1 time this week, 30 times this year)

In album: V/Line - Regional Rail Link

Notice at North Melbourne station informing passengers that Geelong trains will no longer stop there

23 December 2013 08:03 AM
Viewed 532 times
(1 time this week, 26 times this year)

In album: V/Line bits and pieces