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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.

Gap Road, Sunbury level crossing removal

14 March 2022

The Gap Road level crossing in Sunbury is being replaced by a road underpass.

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 hoppers 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

1 April 2022

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

31 May 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.

Glen Huntly level crossing removal project

15 February 2022

The level crossings on the Frankston line at Glen Huntly Road and Neerim Road in Glen Huntly will be removed by lowering the line into a trench, with a new station to be built at Glenhuntly.

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

1 March 2022

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.

GLV Coaches

GLV Coaches is a Melbourne tourist coach and day tour operator.

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

Gotta Go Charters

8 January 2022

Gotta Go Charters is a bus hire copmpany based on the Geelong suburb of Corio.

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

Gray Line Melbourne

Gray Line day tour and sightseeing tours in Victoria are operated under licence by Driver Group.

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

28 April 2022

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

Great Southern Rail carriages

5 January 2022

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.

Greyhound Australia

16 December 2019

Greyhound Australia operates intercity coach services around Australia.

Grounded wagons, carriages and trams

8 January 2022

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

Gull Airport Service

7 May 2022

Gull Airport Service runs a shuttle services between Geelong and Melbourne Airport.

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

Hallam level crossing removal project

7 December 2021

The level crossing on the Dandenong line at Hallam Road in Hallam will be removed by raising the railway on a bridge, with a new station to be built at Hallam.

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 High Capacity Signalling testing at Epping

25 October 2021

In 2019 work started on the installation of trial High Capacity Signalling equipment between Epping and South Morang stations. A pair of X'Trapolis trains completed the initial testing from September 2020, with High Capacity Metro Trains entering the test program from August 2021.

HCMT set 1 transfer, September 2021

24 September 2021

After sitting idle for months on end at Pakenham East depot having never run on the mainline under it's own power, on 24 September 2021 HCMT set 1 was returned to Newport Workshops for rectification works to the electrical system.

HCMT set 2 delivery 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 2 transfer, 6 June 2020

6 June 2020

After completing testing on the Werribee line, HCMT set 2 was transferred from Newport Workshops back to the Pakenham East depot on 6 June 2020, behind SSR diesel locomotives T385 and P18, and power van BVDY51.

HCMT set 4 transfer, 7 June 2020

7 June 2020

On 7 June 2020 HCMT set 4 was transferred from Pakenham East depot to Newport Workshops behind SSR diesel locomotives T385 and P18, and power van BVDY51.