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Southern Cross Station

February 01, 2019

Southern Cross Station is the main interstate and regional station for Melbourne. The full set of photos is at my other site, Rail Geelong.

Southern Cross Station office towers

November 21, 2018

The 664 Collins Street and 699 Bourke Street office towers have been built atop Southern Cross Station platforms 13 through 16

Southern Cross Station works trains

August 18, 2006

During the Southern Cross Station redevelopment works short trains operated between the station and the Creek Sidings at North Melbourne, carrying spoil, asphalt, and other materials. CFCLA and SSR T classes were the usual motive power

Southern 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.

Southern Shorthaul Railroad driver training

November 18, 2017

In July 2017 Southern Shorthaul Railroad commenced operating driver training runs north and west of Melbourne, in preparation for the operation of grain trains on the standard gauge.

Southern Shorthaul Railroad Kensington grain

February 17, 2019

In November 2017 Southern Shorthaul Railroad commenced operating broad gauge grain trains to the Kensington mill in suburban Melbourne.

Southern Shorthaul Railroad locomotive transfers

May 23, 2018

Southern Shorthaul Railroad has the maintenance contract for the Pacific National fleet of broad gauge locomotives, running regular transfer runs between Melbourne and Bendigo with their own fleet of locomotives.

Southern Shorthaul Railroad standard gauge grain

In August 2017 Southern Shorthaul Railroad commenced operating grain trains on the standard gauge in Victoria.

South Gippsland Railway

February 10, 2018

South Gippsland Railway operates trains between Nyora, Korumburra, and Leongatha.

South Morang rail extension project

January 20, 2019

Extension of the Epping line a few kilometres to South Morang, as well as the duplication of the existing line between Keon Park and Epping.

Special trains to Flemington Racecourse and Melbourne Showgrounds

January 20, 2019

Additional train services are run for major events at Flemington Racecourse and the Melbourne Showgrounds.

Speed restriction signage

August 22, 2017

Trackside signage is used to indicate to train drivers the presence of speed restrictions

Spencer Street Station pedestrian subways

March 19, 2017

Until the 2005 redevelopment as Southern Cross Station, passengers at Spencer Street Station used a pedestrian subway to access the platforms, as well as to pass under Spencer Street.

Sprinter derailment, July 2017

July 28, 2017

On July 28 2017 Sprinter 7010 derailed at the southern end of Southern Cross platform 6 and 7, with one one axle leaving the rails

SRHC - 'Corridor Carnival' for the Level Crossing Removal Authority

October 13, 2018

On 13 October 2018 the Level Crossing Removal Authority chartered a train from the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre as part of the 'Corridor Carnival' to celebrate the completion of the Caulfield-Dandenong level crossing removal project. B76 and X31 run the train push pull, which also featured observation car 'Yarra'.

SRHC - 2010 fireworks special

December 31, 2010

S303 and B74 lead a special train for SRHC members between Seymour and Melbourne on New Years Eve.

SRHC - Albury, November 2018

November 24, 2018

On 24 November 2018 the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran their first public tour on standard gauge, from Seymour to Albury and return, via Southern Cross Station.

SRHC - B74 65th Birthday Tour to Geelong, July 2018

July 21, 2018

On July 21, 2018 SRHC ran a special train from Seymour to Geelong and return to celebrate the 65th birthday of diesel locomotive B74. T357 and X31 also came along for the ride.

SRHC - Bairnsdale Blue Train Tour, January 2007

January 27, 2007

On Saturday 27th of January 2007 the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran their Bairnsdale Blue Train tour from Seymour to Bairnsdale. T320 and T357 were the locos, along with State Car No. 4, 1BS, 4AS, 3AS, 227BRS, Mitta Mitta, and power van DT319

SRHC - Ballarat Blue Train Tour, December 2007

December 08, 2007

The Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran their 'Blue Train' from Ballarat to Seymour via Southern Cross, with locomotives B74 and T357, with Parlor Car in the consist

SRHC - Ballarat Blue Train Tour, May 2008

May 24, 2008

On May 25 the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran a special train from Seymour to Melbourne to Ballarat and return. New V/Line liveried locomotive N468 took the train of blue S cars

SRHC - Camperdown tour, October 2008

October 11, 2008

The Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran a train from Seymour to Southern Cross, Geelong and Camperdown. N459 was the locomotive, with carriages including Parlor Car, Dining Car, Mitta Mitta, and four S cars.

SRHC - Cruise Express charter, October 2018

October 20, 2018

On the morning of 20 October 2018 the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran a special train from Southern Cross to Seymour to convey passengers on a 'Cruise Express' tour. B74 and X31 led the train, with Parlor Car, Dining, Mitta Mitta, 3 AS, 3 BS, 30 AE and 1 CS in the consist.

SRHC - Hills to the Bay tour, June 2006

June 11, 2006

On the June 11 2006 the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran their "Hills to the Bay" tour from Seymour to Geelong and return, with a sidetrip to Melbourne from Geelong. T378 and T357 were the locos.

SRHC - Hills to the Bay tour, March 2006

March 04, 2006

On the 4th of March 2006 the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran the "Hills to the Bay" tour from Seymour to Geelong and return, with a side trip to Melbourne from Geelong. The train consisted of locomotive T357 leading T320, AE, BE, and ABE cars, BS1, the Avoca dining car, State Car No. 4, and Yarra Parlor car.

SRHC - Hills to the Bay tour, March 2007

March 11, 2007

T357 and T320 ran the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre's 'Hills to the Bay' tour from Seymour to Geelong. Here are some photos from the trip.

SRHC - Hills to the Bay tour, March 2008

March 09, 2008

The Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran the "Hills to the Bay" tour from Seymour to Geelong via Southern Cross and return. V/Line locomotive N463 was hired to lead the trip due to (now fixed) signalling issues on the Geelong line preventing heritage diesels being used.

SRHC - Hills to the Bay tour, November 2006

November 04, 2006

The Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran their "Hills to the Bay" tour from Seymour to Geelong and return. T320 and T357 were the locos.

SRHC - Hills to the Bay tour January 2009

January 25, 2009

On January 25, 2009 the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran their 'Hills to the Bay' tour from Seymour to Geelong and return via Melbourne Southern Cross, with a sidetrip from Geelong to Melbourne and return. V/Line's N464 'City of Geelong' was the locomotive, with five red 'E' and five blue 'S' carriages in the consist, including the 'Yarra' parlor car, State Car 4, and Dining Car.

SRHC - Hills to the Bay tour January 2010

January 30, 2010

N471 led the train made up of State Car 4, parlor car Yarra, two S cars and five E cars.

SRHC - Hills to the Bay tour January 2011

January 22, 2011

T378 and T357 hauled the train, with State Car 4, Mitta Mitta, and a small collection of S and E carriages - a shorter train than other years.

SRHC - Kyneton charter December 2009

December 01, 2009

S303 and B74 ran a private charter from Melbourne to Kyneton and return, the four car train was made up of 'Mitta Mitta', two BRS carriages, and Parlor Car

SRHC - Last broad gauge to Albury 2008

November 08, 2008

In November 2008 the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran a special train for the last day of broad gauge operations on the North-East line. The train had V/Line's N453 'City of Albury' with Parlor and Dining Car along with a number of AS and BS sitting cars.

SRHC - Maryborough, March 2010

March 13, 2010

On March 14 SRHC ran a train from Seymour - Melbourne - Geelong - Ballarat - Maryborough and return. B74 and T378 were the locos, with a mix of S and E cars used, along with State Car 4 and Parlor Car.

SRHC - Maryborough picnic train, December 2010

December 11, 2010

On December 11, 2010 SRHC ran their "picnic train" consist from Seymour to Maryborough via Melbourne, North Geelong and Ballarat.

SRHC - Spirit of Progress 70th Anniversary Tour

November 25, 2007

The Seymour Railway Heritage Centre operated a Spirit of Progress 70th Anniversary Tour, with locomotives B74 and S303 used along with the majority of the original carriage consist. The train ran from Seymour to Albury and return via Southern Cross Station, with a side trip from Albury to the turntable at Wodonga to turn Parlor Car and the locomotives.

SRHC - Spirit of Progress 80th Anniversary Tour, 2017

November 25, 2017

The Seymour Railway Heritage Centre operated a Spirit of Progress 80th Anniversary Tour, with locomotives B74 and S303 used along with the majority of the original carriage consist. The train ran from Seymour to Ballarat, travelling via Sunshine, Newport and North Shore in both directions.

SRHC - Strawberry and Cherry Festival, November 2018

November 17, 2018

On 17 November 2018 the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran a special train to the Strawberry and Cherry Festival at Bacchus Marsh, with B74 and X31 hauling Parlor Car, Dining, Mitta Mitta, 3 AS, 3 BS, 30 AE, 14BE, 1 BE and Yarra.

SRHC - Tastes of the Goulburn, October 2007

October 27, 2007

The Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran train rides behind behind T357 and T320 for the "Tastes of the Goulburn" festival at Seymour. Some shuttles ran to Avenel while others went just past Mangalore

SRHC - Tocumwal Centenary Tour, July 2008

July 12, 2008

On July 12th the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran a special train from Seymour through the Goulburn Valley to Tocumwal. V/Line's N468 and SRHC's T320 were the locomotives, with 10 carriages: 'State 4', four S cars, four E cars and 'Yarra'.

SRHC - Tocumwal December 2008

December 13, 2008

On Saturday 13, 2008 the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran their picnic train from Seymour to Tocumwal, the locos were V/Line's N460 and N461

SRHC - Tocumwal December 2009

December 12, 2009

B74 and S303 lead the 11 car train from Seymour to Tocumwal and return, with a shuttle also run from Tocumwal to Strathmerton

SRHC - Tocumwal Picnic Train April 2010

April 03, 2010

T357 and T378 took a mix of E and S cars (and Parlor Car) from Seymour to Tocumwal and return, with a shuttle from Tocumwal to Strathmerton.

SRHC - Traralgon charter, 2008

August 09, 2008

On August 09, 2008 SRHC ran a 'Blue Train' charter to Traralgon behind V/Line locomtoive N468

SRHC - Warrnambool Blue Train, March 2007

April 07, 2007

In April 2007 the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran their blue train consist from Seymour via Melbourne and Geelong to Warrnambool and return. The locomotives were T357 and T320.

SRHC - X31 transfer March 2013

March 19, 2011

On March 19, 2011 a freshly restored X31 was transferred from the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre depot to Melbourne, with T413 heading along as insurance.

SRHC / Steamrail - Tastes of the Goulburn 2010

October 16, 2010

SRHC ran shuttles north from Seymour with T357 and T413, while Steamrail ran a train from Melbourne to Seymour with R761. After their arrival T413 was replaced on the shuttles by R761.