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North East freight

March 30, 2017

Broad and standard gauge freight on the North East line

North Geelong wagon scrapping

May 02, 2015

All kinds of wagons are stored at North Geelong Yard, in early to mid 2008 Pacific National started to scrap a lot of the older wagons. After a lull, work restarting with tank wagons and VHCA cement hoppers in 2010, with more tank wagons being scrapped in March 2011. Scrapping of hopper wagons commenced in late 2014.

North McKinnon Centre level crossing removal project

March 22, 2017

In 2015/16 three level level crossings on the Frankston line were removed - North Road, McKinnon Road, and Centre Road with Ormond, McKinnon and Bentleigh stations also being rebuilt

North Williamstown railway museum

August 17, 2013

Located off Champion Road in North Williamstown, the ARHS operated railway museum was established in 1962, but was closed to public accessing 2010 due to visitor safety concerns.

NSW freight

March 31, 2017

Freight around southern NSW: ranging from grain trains around Junee, cement and flour trains in the Southern Highlands, and a mix of other freight trains in between.

NSW Rail Transport Museum: Ararat 2007

April 25, 2007

Every so often the New South Wales Rail Transport Museum runs their heritage trains across the border and into 'Mexico' - this time 4201 and 4520 lead their Southern Auroa set through Melbourne to Ararat.

NSW Rail Transport Museum: Melbourne Cup Aurora 2011

November 01, 2011

Heritage locomotives 4490 lead 4520 on the 11 carriage train of ex-Southern Aurora carriages from NSW to Melbourne on November 01, 2011.

NSW Rail Transport Museum: Melbourne Cup Aurora 2012

November 06, 2012

Heritage locomotives 44211 lead 4490 on the 10 carriage train of ex-Southern Aurora carriages from NSW to Melbourne on November 06, 2012.

NSW Rail Transport Museum: Melbourne Cup Aurora 2015

November 03, 2015

CFCLA locomotives FL220 and HL203 lead a 13 carriage train of ex-Southern Aurora carriages from NSW to Melbourne on November 3, 2015.

NSW Rail Transport Museum Thirlmere

May 13, 2011

New South Wales Rail Transport Museum, located at Thirlmere.

NSWRTM - Southern Aurora 50th anniversary recreation, May 2012

May 26, 2012

On May 26, 2012 the New South Wales Rail Transport Museum ran a special 50th anniversary recreation of the Southern Aurora from Sydney to Melbourne. Heritage locomotives 4490 and 4306 led the train.

NSW stations and infrastructure

June 10, 2017

Photos of stations and stuff from the wacky land up north - mostly in the southern areas.

NSW TrainLink bits

June 10, 2017

Just bits and pieces of NSW TrainLink trains, carriages and railcars

NSW TrainLink intercity services

June 11, 2017

NSW TrainLink operates intercity services approximately 200 kilometres from Sydney, bounded by Dungog in the north. Scone in the north-west, Bathurst to the west, Goulburn in the south-west and Bomaderry to the south. Before the 2013 restructure of RailCorp, these services fell under the CityRail brand

NSW TrainLink in Victoria

June 24, 2017

NSW TrainLink, formerly CountryLink, is the operator of country passenger services in New South Wales. They also operate their XPT across the border into Melbourne.

NSW TrainLink regional services

June 11, 2017

NSW TrainLink, formerly CountryLink, is the operator of country passenger services in New South Wales. They also operate their XPT across the border into Victoria and Queensland.

Oil shunts

May 02, 2008

Shell Refinery at Corio despatched fuel by rail until early 2008, with the last destinations being Mildura and Shepparton. Before this time Y class locos usually took the wagons to and from North Geelong Yard

Orbost line

May 08, 2011

Other heritage trains

November 15, 2014

Miscellaneous rail heritage photos

Pacifc National grain trains

June 19, 2017

Grain is a major freight traffic in Victoria, but drought has cut the level of traffic in recent years. Trains operate on both broad and standard gauges, with the main destinations being export terminals at Melbourne and Geelong, as well as Portland, and a number of domestic flour mills

PCJ van transfer from Ballarat, January 2010

January 23, 2010

Freshly refurbished power van PCJ491 was transferred back from Ballarat Workshops to Melbourne, this time V/Line used their own loco (N467) and crew to bring it home

PCJ van transfers to/from Ballarat, September 2009

September 15, 2009

El Zorro ran a transfer between Melbourne and Ballarat via North Geelong, T357 took V/Line power van PCJ491 to the Ballarat Workshops for refurbishment, bringing back completed van PCJ493 (formerly PCO2). You don't see Bona (engine and a single guards van) moves that often!

Poor service from Metro Trains Melbourne

June 05, 2017

Woeful service from Metro Trains Melbourne is a running joke - here are some examples.

Poor service from Yarra Trams

June 05, 2017

It is hard enough to run a public transport service when sharing the roads with the incompetent motorists of Melbourne, but Public Transport Victoria and Yarra Trams manage to add their own screw ups to the mix

Portland stored grain wagons

January 10, 2009

For a number of years Pacific National stored a large number of standard gauge grain wagons in the harbour sidings at Portland

Preston Workshops

May 24, 2017

On the corner of St George's Road and Miller Street it was once the main workshops of the M&MTB. Nowdays it seems to be just a dumping ground for W class trams.

Prodata ticketing equipment on the Bucharest Metro

December 19, 2012

In the capital of Romania, the Bucharest Metro uses a ticketing system very similar to Metcard, the equipment having been supplied by Prodata - the same company that supplied validators to Melbourne. Magstripe tickets are used for single trips, with smartcards for regular travellers, and the recent introduction of payment via credit card using the contactless Paywave/Paypass technologies

Protective Services Officers

May 24, 2017

Putting Protective Services Officers at each of Melbourne's 200-odd railway stations was the brainchild of Ted Baillieu and his 'OMG the rail network is swarming with evildoers so each station needs two guys with guns' policy of the 2010 State Election. In reality a handful of stations need the riot squad and the rest see no crime, but since when has a politician backed down from their stupid promises?

PTV Night Network launch and promotions

May 09, 2017

On October 30, 2015 the politicians visited Federation Square to launch PTV' new 'Night Network' - all night trains and trams, as well as a rejigged Nightrider bus service.

Puffing Billy

September 13, 2014

Photos of the popular narrow gauge heritage railway in the Dandenong Ranges near Melbourne

Qube grain trains

June 08, 2017

Rail freight company Qube Logistics operates a handful of grain trains on the standard gauge in Victoria.

Queensland freight

April 24, 2015

Freight trains from around Queensland

Queensland Rail bits

April 13, 2015

Bits and pieces of Queensland Rail trains

Queensland Rail trackwork

April 12, 2015

Trackwork and track machines on the Queensland Rail network

Queensland Rail Traveltrain

April 13, 2015

Queensland Rail operates a number of long distrance rail services around Queensland, using a mix of locomotive hauled trains, and the electric and diesel tilt trains.

Queensland stations and infrastructure

April 21, 2015

Railway stations and other infrastructure around Queensland

R707 Seymour transfer, June 2017

June 08, 2017

On June 08, 2017 steam locomotive R707 headed light engine from Newport to Seymour via Southern Cross Station, on loan from 707 Operations to run an upcoming Seymour Railway Heritage Centre tour.

Rail infrastructure

July 03, 2011

Photos of all kinds of rail infrastructure and doodads from around Victoria

Railway advertising and promotions

May 26, 2017

Railway advertising, promotional items, station posters, signage, and so on

Railway stations of suburban Sydney

June 11, 2017

Photos of the stations around suburban Sydney

Rebranding Connex to Metro Trains Melbourne

December 29, 2015

Metro Trains Melbourne took over operation of the Melbourne suburban rail network from Connex on 30 November 2009, with rebranding of trains and stations commencing right away.

Regional Rail Link open days

June 20, 2015

Prior to the opening of Regional Rail Link open days were held at the new stations: Tarneit station on June 13, and Wyndham Vale on June 20.

Regional Rail Link rail replacement services

January 18, 2014

For two weeks in July 2011 the railway between Footscray and Sunshine will be closed to allow the first stage of Regional Rail Link works to proceed. Metro's Sydenham line service will be replaced by a bus service between Albion Station and Flemington Racecourse - by the looks of the bus interchanges, this will not be the only series of disruptions.

Regional Rail Link test trains

December 04, 2014

Testing and works trains on Regional Rail Link before the official commencement of passenger services