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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

17 February 2019

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

Bombardier Dandenong

24 May 2018

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.

Broadmeadows Bus Service

24 August 2013

Broadmeadows Bus Service operates buses in Melbourne's northern suburbs

Broadmeadows standard gauge platform construction

17 November 2019

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

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

14 November 2015

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

Buckley Street level crossing removal project

17 November 2019

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

22 November 2019

More bus related bits and pieces

Bus depots of Melbourne

29 October 2019

A look at bus depots from Melbourne and beyond

Buses in the snow

9 May 2011

Buses operating in Australia's snow fields

Bus stops and infrastructure in Victoria

29 November 2019

All kinds of bus infrastructure - bus stops and interchanges

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

20 October 2019

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.

Cardinia Road station construction

25 August 2012

A new railway station on the Pakenham line between Officer and Pakenham stations

Carrum level crossing removal project

11 August 2019

The level crossings on the Frankston line at Station Street, Eel Race Road and Mascot Avenue in Carrum will be removed, replaced by an elevated station at Carrum and a redesigned local road network.

Caulfield - Dandenong driver training

12 January 2019

Driver training trains on the Caulfield - Dandenong rail corridor before the official commencement of passenger services over the new rail viaducts

Caulfield - Dandenong level crossing removal project

13 October 2018

In early 2016 it was announced that all nine level crossings between Caulfield and Dandenong would be eliminated by the construction of three sections of elevated railway line, now known as 'Skyrail'

Caulfield-Dandenong rail replacement buses

25 August 2018

Buses have replaced trains on the Pakenham and Cranbourne lines from 2016 and 2018 while work on the Caulfield - Dandenong level crossing removal project was completed.

CDC Melbourne

5 December 2019

CDC Melbourne is the brand name for buses operated by CDC Victoria out of their Oakleigh, Sunshine, Truganina and Tullamarine depots.

Chadstone tourist shuttle bus

29 November 2019

Chadstone Shopping Centre operates a free tourist shuttle bus from Federation Square, making it easy for cashed up visitors to empty their wallets, while avoiding the need to understand the mess of connecting buses operated by PTV.

City Circle Tram

4 December 2019

Operating as route 35 and encircling the Melbourne CBD with an extension into Docklands, the City Circle Tram operates free for tourists with W class trams.

City Homicide film shoot at Kensington

23 February 2010

On 23 February 2010 Channel 7 crime show 'City Homicide' used the Kensington grain sidings as a filming location.

City Loop

5 December 2019

Stations and trains around the Melbourne Underground Rail Loop (Parliament, Melbourne Central, and Flagstaff stations)

City Sightseeing Melbourne

2 December 2019

City Sightseeing Melbourne commenced running a hop-on hop off tourist bus service around the Melbourne CBD in 2013

Clarkeville Miniature Railway

8 May 2011

The Clarkeville Miniature Railway is a privately operated miniature railway that opens once a month, located in East Gippsland at 440 Lake Victoria Road, Forge Creek, Victoria 3875.

Cobden Miniature Railway

11 October 2008

The Cobden Miniature Railway Park provides miniature train rides, 18 hole mini golf, canteen, a children's playground and barbecue facilities.

Collins Street power failure, January 2013

30 January 2013

Power went out in the section due to a truck taking out the overhead at Collins and King Street, with recovery vehicle R10 needing to rescue the stranded trams

Colonial Tramcar Restaurant

30 August 2019

Established in 1983 with a single W2 class tram converted into a restaurant, in the years since a number of other trams have joined the fleet that runs around Melbourne every lunch and dinner time. The numbering is as follows: #1 > W2.442, #2 > SW6.937, #3 > SW6.939, #4 > SW6.938, #5 > SW6.964, #6 > SW6.935.

Comeng Life Extension project

31 October 2019

The Comeng Life Extension project commenced in 2017 to update the interior and exterior of Melbourne's fleet of Comeng trains in order to keep them in serivce until 2022-27.

Comeng pushing a Sprinter, July 2011

27 July 2011

On the morning of July 27, 2011 an up Geelong service operated by Sprinter 7021 ran out of fuel at Footscray station. The passengers were taken off the train, then a 6-car Comeng set led by 372M pushed the Sprinter to Flinders Street Station. One crew were in the front of the disabled Sprinter to sight the signals and controled the brakes for the combined train, while a second crew drove the Comeng.

Comeng transfer, October 2009

28 October 2009

T357 took a Comeng EMU set from Newport Workshops to the UGR workshops at Ballarat. The set was 575M-1138T-576M + 404M-1018T-403M, the ZVDY power van was not needed but went along for the ride so T357 could bring an X'Trapolis train back

Commercialising commuters

5 December 2019

For Melbourne's privatised public transport operators, they don't make money by moving people - they make money selling their captive audiences to advertisers and other commercial outfits.