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Footbridges between Flinders Street and Richmond

12 February 2013

Between Flinders Street Station and Richmond a number of footbridges cross the rail corridor.

Free Tram Zone

21 June 2019

In the lead up to the 2014 Victorian state election, Denis Napthine promised to make tram travel free in the Melbourne CBD. The Liberal Government lost the election, but the Labor Party matched the promise, so in January 2015 PTV had to spend a bucketload of money promoting something that cost them even more money.

Free Victorian rail travel, January 2009

30 January 2009

Following a week of train cancellations due to extreme heat, the State Government declared that January 30, 2009 would be a day of free travel for train passengers.

Freight around metropolitan Adelaide

2 October 2019

Freight trains around suburban Adelaide: the arrive from the north and east, and head for Dry Creek and the Lefevre Peninsula. The majority are standard gauge, the exception being the broad gauge Penrice stone train.

Freight around Sydney

1 September 2017

Freight trains around the metropolitan Sydney area

Freight in the Adelaide Hills and Mount Lofty

5 December 2011

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

Freight west from Adelaide

3 December 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.

Freightgate sheds

10 April 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

Furlong Main level crossing removal project

19 February 2020

In 2015 work commenced on the grade separation of the Main Road level crossing at St Albans station, with the Furlong Road level crossing at Ginifer station later being added to the project scope.

Furlong Main rail replacement buses

11 March 2017

Buses replaced Sunbury line trains from 2015 to 2017 to allow work to be completed on the Furlong Main level crossing removal project, with trains terminating at Sunshine.

Galvin train crash, August 2014

18 November 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

16 February 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 TQXF container wagons and WGSY grain wagons were used to convert them to broad gauge. Additional wagons arrived in February 2017.

Geelong - Ballarat Railway 150th

10 April 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

4 May 2021

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

Geelong football specials 2006

13 August 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

22 September 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

27 September 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

26 September 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

12 June 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

1 October 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

19 July 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

24 June 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.

Gemco Rail, South Dynon

24 October 2020

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.

Glenhuntly Depot

5 February 2012

Glenhuntly Depot on Glen Huntly Road, Caulfield South supplies trams to routes 3, 64 and 67.

Glenroy Road level crossing removal project

29 July 2021

The level crossing on the Craigieburn line at Glenroy Road in Glenroy is being replaced by a rail under road bridge, along with a new Glenroy station.

Gold Coast buses

10 December 2017

Buses on Queensland's Gold Coast

Gold Coast Light Rail

10 December 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

10 December 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

2 April 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

28 December 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

6 December 2011

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

Great Southern Rail - Southern Spirit

13 February 2011

A very expensive rail cruise operated by Great Southern Rail, running on various routes around Australia a few times a year between 2010 and 2012.

Great Southern Rail - The Ghan

2 December 2011

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

Great Southern Rail - The Overland

3 January 2021

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

Great Southern Rail carriages

4 October 2019

Carriages as used by Great Southern Rail on their trains, including the Indian Pacific, The Ghan, The Overland and the Southern Spirit.

Great Southern Rail in Adelaide

4 October 2019

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

9 June 2012

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

Grounded wagons, carriages and trams

3 July 2021

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

GWA grain services

1 May 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

19 May 2018

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.

HCMT set 2 transfer, May 2019

3 May 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 ran 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.

HCMT set 5 transfer, September 2019

20 September 2019

On the morning of 20 September 2019 the fifth High Capacity Metro Train set was transferred from the Downer facility at Newport Workshops to the future HCMT depot at Pakenham East. Southern Shorthaul Railroad ran the transfer, with B75 and T385 in the lead, followed by a mix of SSR flat wagons loaded with empty spoil containers, then by P18, P17, 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.

HCMT set 6 transfer, September 2019

30 September 2019

On the morning of 30 September 2019 the sixth High Capacity Metro Train set was transferred from the Downer facility at Newport Workshops to the future HCMT depot at Pakenham East. Southern Shorthaul Railroad ran the transfer, with S312 and T385 in the lead, followed by a mix of SSR flat wagons loaded with empty spoil containers, then by P18, P17, 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.

HCMT set 7 transfer, October 2019

24 October 2019

On the morning of 24 October 2019 the seventh High Capacity Metro Train set was transferred from the Downer facility at Newport Workshops to the future HCMT depot at Pakenham East. Southern Shorthaul Railroad ran the transfer, with P16 and T386, generator van BVDY51, and finally the HCMT set. The braking system has now been certified for mainline use following tests of earlier trains at Pakenham East, so no braking wagons needed to accompany the movement.