Wongm's Rail Gallery » Archive » December 2013

Gallery archive

214 photos taken on December 2013.

Protective Services Officers still on the beat at West Footscray station, despite the platforms being closed for RRL works

29 December 2013 18:41 PM
Viewed 712 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 22 times this year)

In album: Protective Services Officers

Advertisement for Steamrail Victoria onboard a Comeng train

30 December 2013 08:14 AM
Viewed 584 times
(4 times this month, 16 times this year)

In album: Preserved and heritage carriages

Advertisement for Puffing Billy onboard a Comeng train

30 December 2013 08:21 AM
Viewed 558 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 23 times this year)

In album: Preserved and heritage carriages

'Long trams will not stop here' notice at the King and La Trobe Street tram stop

Unlike other stops along La Trobe Street the safety zone has not been extended, so long trams would hang out into traffic

30 December 2013 08:27 AM
Viewed 789 times
(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 48 times this year)

In album: Tram stop extensions for E class trams

Stabled VLocity railcars beside a pack of N class locomotives, along with two Y classes and a rake of power vans

30 December 2013 08:30 AM
Viewed 583 times
(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 21 times this year)

In album: V/Line workshops, yards and shunting

Alstom Comeng bound for Southern Cross passes RRL works at Franklin Street

30 December 2013 08:34 AM
Viewed 596 times
(4 times this month, 13 times this year)

In album: Metro Trains Melbourne - inner suburban

Damaged tram stop fencing at the Spencer Street terminus

30 December 2013 08:43 AM
Viewed 680 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 15 times this year)

In album: Smashed up Melbourne tram stops

SW6.852 heads east on La Trobe Street at Spencer

30 December 2013 08:46 AM
Viewed 349 times
(3 times this month, 8 times this year)

In album: Yarra Trams - Melbourne CBD and Docklands

Every single line except for Geelong and Traralgon replaced by buses due to RRL works

30 December 2013 08:52 AM
Viewed 705 times
(3 times this week, 11 times this month, 29 times this year)

In album: V/Line rail replacement buses

Notices of RRL related rail replacements at Southern Cross

30 December 2013 08:54 AM
Viewed 679 times
(2 times this week, 11 times this month, 21 times this year)

In album: V/Line rail replacement buses

Notice of Bendigo and Ballarat line rail replacement services at Southern Cross Station

30 December 2013 08:54 AM
Viewed 717 times
(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 28 times this year)

In album: V/Line rail replacement buses

'Tag off reader other side' notice at the entrance to platform 1 at Southern Cross

With V/Line running bus replacements and no Myki readers in the coach terminal, presumably passenger are being sent here to touch off

30 December 2013 08:54 AM
Viewed 644 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 12 times this year)

In album: Myki

Notice that 'NSW TrainLink' services from Melbourne to Sydney aren't running

Due to RRL works at the entrance to Southern Cross

30 December 2013 08:55 AM
Viewed 820 times
(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 24 times this year)

In album: NSW TrainLink in Victoria

No trains running out of Southern Cross due to RRL works, with V/Line staff directing passengers to the replacement buses

30 December 2013 17:48 PM
Viewed 749 times
(3 times this week, 9 times this month, 27 times this year)

In album: V/Line rail replacement buses

Modified cab window on VLocity VL18

VL23 was the trial unit, with sets VL42 onwards receiving the feature from new. The solid window pane and a small but well sealed portal reduced wind noise, and also serves as an improved emergency exit.

30 December 2013 17:50 PM
Viewed 535 times
(3 times this week, 4 times this month, 16 times this year)

In album: V/Line bits and pieces

Original style cab window on VLocity VL18

The back half of the window pane slides open, but the weather seal is crap, leading to wind noise

30 December 2013 17:50 PM
Viewed 533 times
(2 times this week, 5 times this month, 13 times this year)

In album: V/Line bits and pieces

VLocity VL18 and classmate pass North Melbourne on the RRL tracks with a down Geelong service

30 December 2013 17:56 PM
Viewed 516 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 23 times this year)

In album: V/Line - Regional Rail Link

Alstom and EDI Comeng trains cross paths at North Melbourne

30 December 2013 17:58 PM
Viewed 1147 times
(2 times this month, 19 times this year)

In album: Metro Trains Melbourne - inner suburban

Not-quite-right placement of the 'Metro' sticker on the front of a Comeng train

30 December 2013 18:02 PM
Viewed 995 times
(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 42 times this year)

In album: Melbourne suburban bits and pieces

Very cramped 'Flemington Racecourse' destination displayed on a Siemens train

31 December 2013 17:19 PM
Viewed 672 times
(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 48 times this year)

In album: Melbourne suburban bits and pieces

Up and down trains pass at North Melbourne station

31 December 2013 17:21 PM
Viewed 580 times
(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 15 times this year)

In album: Metro Trains Melbourne - inner suburban

'Not in operation' notice on the Geelong line timetable at North Melbourne station

Wrong for two reasons: a summer timetable is in place, and no Geelong trains stop here anymore!

31 December 2013 17:21 PM
Viewed 630 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 28 times this year)

In album: V/Line bits and pieces