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Adelaide Metro suburban trains

4 October 2019

Adelaide Metro operates the Adelaide suburban railway network, using a fleet of DMUs made up of the 2000 class 'Jumbos' and the slightly newer 3000 class Comeng railcars, as well as the new 4000 class A-City EMUs

Adelaide Metro ticketing

4 October 2019

In 2012 Adelaide Metro introduced their new Metrocard smartcard ticketing system, that runs in parallel with the previous Crouzet magnetic stripe system used for single trip tickets.

Adelaide Metro train bits and pieces

4 October 2019

Photo of all kinds of odds and sods from the Adelaide Metro fleet of DMUs.

Adelaide Metro visiting the wheel lathe

2 December 2011

Adelaide Metro send their railcars to the Downer EDI operated wheel lathe at Dry Creek motive power centre as required.

Adelaide Rail Revitalisation project

3 December 2011

As part of the preparation for the electrification of Adelaide's suburban network, the various railway lines are being ripped up and relaid.

Adelaide Rail Revitalisation works trains

9 July 2010

For the Adelaide Rail Revitalisation project works trains operated between Victoria and Adelaide, brining welded rail from the Anzac Sidings at Spotswood, and concrete sleepers from the Austrak plant via the loading siding at Inverleigh.

Adelaide Railway Station

4 October 2019

Located on the edge of the CBD on North Terrace, Adelaide Railway Station is the hub of the Adelaide Metro suburban network.

Adelaide stations and infrastructure

4 October 2019

Photos of railway infrastructure around the Adelaide Metro rail network in suburban Adelaide - stations, signals, and such

Adelaide tram bits

2 October 2019

Photos of bits and pieces on and around Adelaide's trams

Adelaide tram infrastructure

2 October 2019

Bits and pieces of tramway infrastructure from around the Adelaide Metro network.

Adelaide trams

2 October 2019

Running from the Adelaide CBD to down to the beach at Glenelg, today a collection of Flexity and Citadis trams run the service.

Airport buses of Victoria

26 February 2019

Several airport bus services connect the suburbs and regional centres to both Melbourne and Avalon Airports.

Airport Link Sydney

11 June 2017

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

AK track recording cars

10 October 2018

The AK cars are a set of three specially equipped ex-NSWGR carriages fitted out for track inspection and testing purposes. They are operated by the Australian Rail Track Corporation over their standard gauge lines behind hired motive power on a regular basis

Altona Miniature Railway

27 October 2018

The Altona Miniature Railway is located in Altona North and has a 1.5 km long dual 7.25 and 5 inch gauge track.

Amskan RFID train identifier tags

6 March 2018

At some point in the past Amskan RFID train identifier tags were installed on Melbourne's fleet of Comeng and Hitachi trains, along with readers at Flinders Street Station, and possibly other locations

Ararat station

27 February 2016

Armaguard delaying trams in the Bourke Street Mall

8 April 2019

An Armaguard crew drove into the Bourke Street Mall then had their armoured van break down. Eventually a massive tilt tray truck arrived, delaying trams for five minutes while it was lifted onto the back.

ARTC trackwork

4 December 2019

Trackwork on the Australian Rail Track Corporation network, that stretches across the country

Ascot Vale tramway overhead works

In November 2018 the overhead wire at the junction of Union Road and Maribyrnong Road in Ascot Vale was renewed.

A Tram to the Park tour, March 2017

19 March 2017

On 19 March 2017 tram A2.300 lead the 'A Tram to the Park' tour across Melbourne.

Aurizon standard gauge freight

18 May 2018

Aurizon commenced operating standard gauge freight services across Australia when precescessor Queensland Rail purchased Interail in 2002, CRT Group in 2005, and Australian Railroad Group in 2006. QR National was rebranded as Aurizon in December 2012. The company withdrew their Melbourne-Brisbane and Melbourne-Perth services in December 2017.

Australian Technology Park, Sydney

24 July 2012

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

Authorised Officers

18 November 2019

Authorised Officers check tickets on Melbourne's train, tram and bus networks. V/Line has also started to employ them, despite having conductors onboard trains to do the same thing.

Automatic rail lubricators

17 November 2019

Automatic rail lubricators are used to apply grease to the running rails, avoiding wheel wear on sharp curves. Traditionally mechanical 'grease pots' were used for this purpose, but require frequent maintenance and apply grease in an inaccurate manner. Modern replacements are powered units, which use trackside sensors to pump out grease only when required.

Avalon Airshow 2011 buses

6 March 2011

Shuttle buses operate between Lara station and Avalon Airport to transport patrons to the Avalon Airshow. This year Kastoria, Sita and Mitchell Transit supplied the buses.

Avass electric bus

13 September 2018

Avass is a company based out of Avalon Airport that manufactures electric buses.

Avoca line signalling and infrastructure

14 February 2010

The Avoca line runs from Ararat to Maryborough, and was converted to standard gauge in the mid-1990s along with the mainline west to Adelaide

Axle counter overlays at Melbourne level crossings

27 November 2018

Following issues with VLocity trains being detected by track circuits in suburban Melbourne, in 2016 axle counters have been installed at level crossings to ensure they are reliably activated.

B1 tram farewell tour, January 2016

30 January 2016

On January 30, 2016 tram B1.2001 travelled the Melbourne tram network as part of a farewell tour for the B1 class of trams.

B64 transfer by road to South Dynon

16 December 2010

B64 was stored for a number of years at Ballarat East for / by Steamrail Victoria. In 2008 it was purchased by El Zorro and moved to Avteq to be rebuilt and recommissioned. For an unknown reason it was moved to the old FCL shed at South Dynon by road, coincidentally this shed has a number of container-mounted gensets with the El Zorro name on them. Two new ZDXF type container flats were also moved here and placed on the ground minus bogies.

Bacardi Express 2009

27 March 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.

Bacchus Marsh Coaches

9 November 2019

Bacchus Marsh Coaches runs town bus services in the township of Bacchus Marsh.

Ballarat broad gauge freight

10 April 2012

Until 2008 freight trains actually stopped at Ballarat - container wagons loaded and unloaded in the goods yard at Ballarat then attached onto the Pacific National service that ran between Mildura and Melbourne, and grain trains from Dunolly served the Bunge grain silos at Ballarat North.

Ballarat buses

21 September 2019

Buses in Ballarat are operated by CDC Ballarat, formerly Davis Bus Lines, part of CDC Victoria.

Ballarat line infrastructure

19 August 2018

Photos of Ballarat station - a lot more are on my other site, Rail Geelong

Ballarat Line Upgrade consolidation trains

27 November 2019

As part of the Ballarat Line Upgrade works that have duplicated the railway between between Caroline Springs and Melton, on 27 November 2019 a pair of heavy freight trains ran across the newly commissioned track for 24 hours, consolidating the recently laid ballast before normal services commenced on the line.

Qube's train was made up of B76, T373 and T376 push-pull with G512, container wagons from the Maryvale service, and cement tanktainers from the Dandenong service. Southern Shorthaul Railroad's train was made up of B75, S312, P17 and P18 push-pull with S302 and S317 on the Kensington grain consist.

Ballarat Tramway Museum

21 September 2019

Located on the shores of Lake Wendouree and with about a kilometre of single track with a single crossing loop, and a 7 road shed, the museum has a collection of trams representing those used on the Victorian provincial tramways

Ballarat Workshops

25 October 2017

Currently operated by United Group they carry out work for Metro Trains Melbourne, Great Southern Rail and a number of other operators

Ballast trains

28 February 2018

Ballast trains and wagons on both broad and standard gauges

Bayside Rail Project

22 March 2017

In May 2013 Premier Denis Napthine announced the $100 million 'Bayside Rail Project' to upgrade the Frankston railway line, and bring X'Trapolis trains to the route. Two token services run by X'Trapolis trains being introduced just before the 2014 State Election, with the cost of the project blowing out to $115 million.

Bayswater level crossing removal project

24 March 2018

In 2016/17 two level level crossings on the Belgrave line were removed - Mountain Highway and Scoresby Road, with Bayswater station also being rebuilt

Bayswater Workshops

5 January 2019

Bayswater Workshops is the only maintenance facility on the the Burnley Group, and serves the fleet of X'Trapolis trains deployed to that corridor.

Bellarine Peninsula Railway

6 April 2019

The Bellarine Peninsula Railway operates between Queenscliff and Drysdale on the Bellarine Peninsula, outside Geelong. Once a broad gauge line that closed in 1978, it is now regauged to 3"6' and has a wide variety of narrow gauge rolling stock from around Australia

Bendigo buses

19 March 2018

Buses in Bendigo are operated by Christians Bus Co, McIvor Transit, and Whitmore Group.

Bendigo Tramways

19 March 2018

The Bendigo Tramways operates a tourist service using a varied fleet of heritage trams along eight kilometres of track, from Central Deborah Gold Mine to the Joss House at the North Bendigo, with a depot to the north of the CBD.

Bikes at Melbourne stations

8 December 2019

Bike parking or lack thereof at Melbourne railway stations

Blackburn rail replacement buses

26 January 2017

Buses replaced Belgrave and Lilydale line trains throughout 2016 and 2017, to allow work to be completed on the Blackburn Road level crossing removal project. Trains terminated at Blackburn platform 2, with a temporary bridge delivering passengers to the replacement buses.