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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

Bayside Coaches

15 November 2021

Bayside Coaches operates a fleet of charter coaches around Melbourne.

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

12 January 2021

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

12 January 2021

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

Bell to Moreland level crossing removal

2 November 2021

The level crossings at Bell Street, Munro Street and Reynard Street in Coburg, and Moreland Road in Brunswick are being removed by raising the tracks, along with new elevated stations at Coburg and Moreland.

Bell to Moreland level crossing removal replacement buses

24 October 2020

During late 2020 the Upfield line was closed north of Anstey station, buses replaing trains while the level crossings at Bell Street, Munro Street and Reynard Street in Coburg, and Moreland Road in Brunswick are being removed by raising the tracks, along with new elevated stations at Coburg and Moreland.

Bellarine Peninsula Railway

3 July 2021

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

Benders Busways

10 April 2012

Benders Busways once operated public transport bus routes in Geelong, as well as school bus and charter services. It was rebranded as CDC Geelong in 2014 after Kefford Corporation was sold to ComfortDelGro Cabcharge (CDC).

Bendigo buses

26 June 2021

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

Bendigo Rail Workshops

26 June 2021

The Bendigo Rail Workshops at North Bendigo are used by Southern Shorthaul Railroad to maintain broad gauge rolling stock for Pacific National, V/Line, Metro Trains Melbourne and CFCLA.

Bendigo Tramways

26 June 2021

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

17 April 2022

Bike parking or lack thereof at Melbourne railway stations

Blackburn Road level crossing removal project

17 November 2021

The railway line at Blackburn will be sunk beneath Blackburn Road, but the existing station is not being rebuilt.

Blackburn Road level crossing removal 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.

Blackout at Newmarket railway station, September 2013

26 September 2013

On September 26, 2013 a tree took out the mains power supply to Newmarket station, plunging the platforms into darkness, but not affecting traction power to trains or signalling systems.

Body bag at Williamstown Beach, February 2012

15 February 2012

A person died at Williamstown Beach platform 2 on February 15, 2012 sometime before 4pm. The body bag stayed on the platform for at least 30 minutes: trains towards Williamstown ran express through platform 2, but passengers for the city could still wait for trains on the opposite platform, looking over to the body bag.

Bombardier Ballarat East

12 March 2022

In 2011 Bombardier opened a new VLocity train maintenance facility at Ballarat East.

Bombardier Dandenong

26 February 2022

The Bombardier plant at Dandenong, Victoria was opened by Commonwealth Engineering in the 1950s, and is still operation today, building VLocity trains for V/Line and E class trams for Yarra Trams.

Bordertown, South Australia

4 October 2019

Bordertown is a small town on the Melbourne-Adelaide railway, located 250 kilometres east of the state capital of Adelaide. In February 2019 Shield Resources in partnership with Bowmans Rail, ARTC and Flinders Container Port commenced operating a containerised timber train from a terminal at Bordertown to the Port of Adelaide.

Brisbane buses and busways

13 April 2015

Buses from Brisbane and South East Queensland

Brisbane stations and infrastructure

13 April 2015

Railway stations and other infrastructure around Brisbane

Brisbane suburban trains

4 September 2015

Queensland Rail operates Brisbane's suburban railway service with a variety of electric multiple units.

Broad gauge ballast trains

12 April 2014

Ballast trains on the Victorian broad gauge network.

Broadmeadows Bus Service

1 March 2022

Broadmeadows Bus Service operates buses in Melbourne's northern suburbs

Broadmeadows station and standard gauge platform construction

1 March 2022

Former terminus of the suburban electric services, in 2010 it was upgraded to have a third platform on the parallel standard gauge line.

Broken articulation on D2.5015

18 March 2022

On 18 March 2022 the articulation between modules of tram D2.5015 failed, leaving the cab dropped onto the tracks.

Brooklyn wagon scrapping

5 June 2010

In 2010 Pacific National started to clear out the multitudes of stored wagons at Tottenham Yard and selling them for scrap. A dozen or so at a time are being dragged at 20 km/h to Brooklyn, where they are being pushing into the VR tip siding to be cut up.

Brunswick Depot

2 November 2021

Brunswick Depot off Sydney Road in Brunswick supplies trams to route 1, 6 and 19

Buckley Street level crossing removal project

27 March 2022

The level crossing on the Craigieburn line at Buckley Street in Essendon is planned to be replaced by a road under rail bridge

Burke Road level crossing removal project

4 July 2016

The tram/train level crossing at Burke Road, Glen Iris is being removed, with the railway being relocated beneath the road and the adjacent Gardiner station also being rebuilt

Burnley resignalling rail replacement buses

1 December 2017

During 2017 buses replaced Burnley Group trains between Parliament and Camberwell, and Richmond and Darling stations due to signalling works at Burnley, as part of the Richmond to Camberwell Signalling Upgrade Project.

Bus bits and pieces

1 April 2022

More bus related bits and pieces

Bus depots of Melbourne

15 May 2022

A look at bus depots from Melbourne and beyond

Bus stops and infrastructure in Victoria

9 May 2022

All kinds of bus infrastructure - bus stops and interchanges

Buses in the snow

9 May 2011

Buses operating in Australia's snow fields

C's On The Northeast Tour 2015

21 November 2015

On November 21, 2015 C501 and C510 led a train from Melbourne to Albury and return, using the Steamrail fleet of standard gauge K carriages. Due to Southern Cross only have two standard gauge platforms that are both occupied on Saturday mornings, the train commenced empty cars at South Dynon, then picked up passengers at Broadmeadows station.

Cairns buses

25 August 2014

Buses in and around the Queensland city of Cairns.

Cairns Kuranda Steam Railway

24 August 2014

For eight months in 2004 the Cairns Kuranda Steam Railway once ran a steam service using ex-South African Railways 24 Class steam locomotive #3620 and a set of ex-QR SX carriages. Today they run the 'Savannahlander' service under a contract with QR, and shunt the cement siding at Cairns using a pair of ex-Emu Bay Railway 11 Class diesels.

Cairns station

25 August 2014

Photos of Cairns station and the railway infrastructure around the area.

Calder Park Sidings

9 April 2022

The train stabling yard at Calder Park is located north of Watergardens station. The first stage opened in December 2014 was a three road yard large enough to stable six 6-car trains, with a second stage adding another three sidings in 2015. As part of the High Capacity Metro Train project, a light maintenance facility is also being constructed at the site.

Camberwell Depot

13 July 2019

Camberwell Depot in Hawthorn East supplies trams to route 70 and 75.

Campbelltown Miniature Railway

3 June 2018

Campbelltown Miniature Railway is a miniature railway located in Narre Warren North, operated by Nancy and Collin Campbell.

Canberra Railway Museum

16 October 2009

Operated by the ARHS ACT division, they have a large collection of NSW rolling stock and locomotives, including Southern Aurora carriages and a number of steam locomotives

Car crash and tram delays on Maribyrnong Road, December 2012

30 November 2012

One downside of trams sharing road space with cars: when dimwit motorists get caught up in a three car pileup on a road with trams, everybody else gets held up.