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Freightgate sheds

April 10, 2009

Provided around Victoria in the late 1970s / early 1980s at major stations established as freight centres for the receiving and despatch of small freight consignments

Freight in the Adelaide Hills and Mount Lofty

December 05, 2011

Freight action headed west from Adelaide, headed up the hills and east towards Victoria.

Freight west from Adelaide

December 03, 2011

Freight trains headed west across the plains from Adelaide bound for Perth and Darwin. With no low bridges or tunnels, there is nothing stopping double stack containers and high cube boxvans from operating.

Furlong Main level crossing removal project

December 14, 2018

In 2014 work commenced on the grade separation of the Main Road level crossing at St Albans station, with the Ginifer Road level crossing at Ginifer station later being added to the project scope.

Galvin train crash, August 2014

November 18, 2014

On August 22 2014 an empty VLocity train (VL05-12-39, 7 cars) ran into the rear of a Metro Trains service between Galvin and Paisley on the Werribee line.

Gauge converting PHAY wagons

February 16, 2017

In December 2016 Qube Logistics obtained a number of PHAY hopper wagons from South Australia for use on the Apex quarry train in Victoria. Originally running on standard gauge, bogies from WGSY grain wagons were used to convert them to broad gauge. Additional wagons arrived in February 2017.

Geelong - Ballarat Railway 150th

April 10, 2012

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Geelong Ballarat rail line opening, a special charter train ran from Geelong to Ballarat and return on 10th April 2012. Steamrail's T364 led the train, which included carriages 1BCE, 3ABE and 7ABE

Geelong broad gauge freight

November 27, 2018

Miscellaneous broad gauge freight around Geelong - there is stuff all these days

Geelong buses

May 19, 2019

CDC Geelong (formerly Benders Busways) and McHarry's Buslines operate the bus services in Geelong, Victoria

Geelong football specials 2006

August 13, 2006

During the 2006 AFL season V/Line ran a number of push-pull P class trains from Geelong to carry Cats fans to the bigger games in Melbourne

Geelong football specials 2007

September 22, 2007

Geelong won against Port Adelaide in the 2007 AFL Grand Final at the MCG. V/Line specials for Geelong Cats fans, including many push-pull P class operated trains, and a special headboard for grand final day

Geelong football specials 2008

September 27, 2008

Geelong lost to Hawthorn in the 2008 AFL Grand Final at the MCG. V/Line specials for Geelong Cats fans included many push-pull P class operated trains, and a special headboard for grand final day.

Geelong football specials 2009

September 26, 2009

Geelong won against St Kilda in the 2009 AFL Grand Final at the MCG. The V/Line football specials on the Geelong line were a mix of P class hauled single push-pull sets, and N class hauled seven car long N sets

Geelong football specials 2010

June 12, 2010

During the 2010 AFL season V/Line ran a number of push-pull P class trains from Geelong to carry Cats fans to the bigger games in Melbourne

Geelong football specials 2011

October 01, 2011

Geelong won against Collingwood in the 2011 AFL Grand Final at the MCG. The V/Line football specials on the Geelong line were mostly VLocity sets, with only a single push-pull train running for the occasion.

Geelong private carriages

July 19, 2007

South Geelong has a collection of carriages privately owned by a ground called 'Rail Experience' located at the down end of the station. In 2007 carriage BS203 was removed by road, with the rest of the carriages moved to Newport Workshops in 2012 to make room for an expanded car park at the station.

Geelong Rail 150

June 24, 2007

A collection of photos of the special trains that ran to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Geelong - Melbourne Railway. Locomotives included R761, R707, D3 658 and diesel T356.

Geelong region stations and infrastructure

July 24, 2018

The full selection of images is on my other site, Rail Geelong

Gemco Rail, South Dynon

April 21, 2019

Gemco Rail operates out of the former South Dynon carriage sheds where they maintain, repair and upgrade broad and standard gauge diesel locomotives for a variety of rail operators.

Gold Coast buses

December 10, 2017

Buses on Queensland's Gold Coast

Gold Coast Light Rail

December 10, 2017

G:link, also known as the Gold Coast Light Rail, is a 13-kilometre long 16-station light rail system serving the Gold Coast in Queensland

Gold Coast Light Rail infrastructure

December 10, 2017

Infrastructure of the Gold Coast Light Rail, a 13-kilometre long 16-station light rail system serving the Gold Coast in Queensland

Goulburn Railway Workshops

April 02, 2017

Located in the city of Goulburn on the Main South line, the Railway Workshops are used by CFCLA to maintain their fleet of locomotives and wagons

Goulburn Valley stations and infrastructure

Railway stations and other infrastructure on the line north from Seymour towards Shepparton and Tocumwal.

Grange Road level crossing removal project

December 28, 2018

The level crossing on the Hurstbridge line at Grange Road in Alphington is being replaced by a rail under road bridge

Great Southern Rail - Indian Pacific

December 06, 2011

 Great Southern Rail operates the 'Indian Pacific' from Sydney to Perth, via Broken Hill and Adelaide.

Great Southern Rail - Southern Spirit

February 13, 2011

The very expensive rail cruise operated by Great Southern Rail, running on various routes around Australia a few times a year.

Great Southern Rail - The Ghan

December 02, 2011

Great Southern Rail operates 'The Ghan' from Adelaide to Darwin via Alice Springs

Great Southern Rail - The Overland

January 05, 2019

Great Southern Rail operates 'The Overland' from Melbourne to Adelaide, via Geelong, Ararat and the Western standard gauge

Great Southern Rail carriages

November 27, 2018

Carriages as used by Great Southern Rail on their trains, included The Overland and the Southern Spirit.

Great Southern Rail in Adelaide

July 13, 2015

Great Southern Rail is based out of the Adelaide Parklands Terminal in Keswick, and is home to their maintenance depot and repair workshops.

Grenda's Bus Services

June 09, 2012

Grenda's Bus Services once operated 23 bus routes around Melbourne, until acquired by Ventura Bus Lines in 2011.

Grounded wagons and carriages

May 12, 2019

Photos of retired freight wagons and passenger carriages now on solid ground minus bogies

GWA grain services

May 01, 2019

Genesee & Wyoming Australia have operated a number of standard gauge grain services through Victoria, usually with hoppers hired from CFCLA

HCMT CCTV testing at Cheltenham

On 19 May 2018 a Comeng train was sent to Cheltenham platform 1 and had multiple CCTV cameras taped to the outside, apparently testing something new as part of the High Capacity Metro Train project.

Heatherdale level crossing removal project

March 24, 2018

The railway line at Heatherdale will be sunk beneath Heatherdale Road, with a new station build on the other side of the level crossing

Heritage buses

March 05, 2012

Historical buses now preserved by heritage groups

High Capacity Metro Train mockup at Birrarung Marr

February 16, 2018

In February 2018 the mockup High Capacity Metro Train (HCMT) was placed on public display at Birrarung Marr

High Capacity Metro Trains at Newport Workshops

April 07, 2019

The new High Capacity Metro Train (HCMT) fleet is being assembled by Downer at the Newport Workshops in Melbourne's west, with the body shells assembled by CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles in China.

High Capacity Metro Train transfer, May 2019

May 03, 2019

On the morning of 3 May 2019 the second completed High Capacity Metro Train set was transferred from the Downer facility at Newport Workshops to the future HCMT depot at Pakenham East. Unlike the first transfer the train didn't need to be inspected along the way.


Southern Shorthaul Railroad run the transfer, with B75 in the lead, followed by a mix of 22 SSR flat wagons, then by S317, T386, generator van BVDY51, and finally the HCMT set. The emergency brake was operational onboard the new train, but the ECP service brake was not, hence additional braking wagons were required to accompany the movement.

High Capacity Metro Train transfer to Pakenham

November 29, 2018

On the morning of 29 November 2018 the first completed High Capacity Metro Train set was transferred from the Downer facility at Newport Workshops to the future HCMT depot at Pakenham East, stopping multiple times along the way to inspect the new train was moving safely.

Southern Shorthaul Railroad run the transfer, with S302 in the lead, followed by a mix of 20 SSR grain wagons usually used on the Kensington grain service, then by S317, T385 and T363, generator van BVDY51, and finally the HCMT set. The emergency brake was operational onboard the new train, but the ECP service brake was not, hence additional braking wagons were required to accompany the movement.

Hitachi transfer, January 2009

January 18, 2009

El Zorro took CFCLA liveried T369 out light engine from Dynon to Ballarat to pick up a refurbished Hitachi set from Alstom's North Ballarat Workshops. The set was 23M-2007T-233M + 9M-1919T-144M and was taken to Newport Workshops

Hitachi transfer, September 2015

October 10, 2015

After being withdrawn from service and stored at Macaulay, the trio of Hitachi trains have been reactivated and transferred to Newport Workshops awaiting their final fate

Hitachi transfer to Bendigo, May 2018

May 23, 2018

After a number of failed attempts, on the evening of 22 May 2018 retired Hitachi train 296M + 1994T + 295M was transferred from Newport Workshops to the SSR workshops at Bendigo North behind T386 and T363 running push-pull.

Hitachi transfer with T378 to Ballarat, August 2008

August 31, 2008

SRHC's T378 took Elecrail Hitachi set 7M-1994T-225M-89M-1946T-99M from Newport to Ballarat Workshops via North Geelong for refurbishment. Here are some shots between Lara and Warrenheip.

Hope Street Bus Line

September 29, 2012

Until September 2012 route 509 in Brunswick was operated by Hope Street Bus Line