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Recent albums

Occasionally I will add new albums that contain older photos, here are the most recently added. There are 1,305 in total.

High Capacity Metro Train testing on the Flemington Racecourse line

High Capacity Metro Trains have been on the Flemington Racecourse line to ensure that a misrouted HCMT train would be compatible with existing infrastructure.

High Capacity Metro Train testing on the Sandringham line

High Capacity Metro Trains have been sent to Elsternwick on the Sandringham line to ensure that a misrouted HCMT train would be compatible with existing infrastructure.

HCMT transfer, 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.

Track and overhead inspection vehicle EV120

17 September 2021

EV120 is a Geismar model RB2214TM locomotive hauled track and overhead inspection vehicle for the Victorian broad gauge rail network, replacing overhead inspection car IEV102 and track inspection vehicle IEV100.

V/Line COVID-19 outbreak disruptions

17 September 2021

In September 2021 V/Line's lacklustre preparations against the COVID-19 pandemic were exposed, when hundreds of V/Line staff were forced into isolation after a train driver tested positive, cancelling train services on Sunday 12 September, and resulting in a skeleton timetable that slowly returned to normal over the next two weeks.

SCT Logistics - Sadleirs Logistics

11 September 2021

In November 2021 SCT Logistics commenced providing rail services to Sadleirs Logistics.

Comeng retirement transfer, 11 September 2021

11 September 2021

On 11 September 2021 retired Comeng sets 325M-1013T-326M and 479M-1090T-480M were transferred by P16 and P18 from Newport Workshops to North Shore in Geelong for long term storage.

Bayside Coaches

10 September 2021

Bayside Coaches operates a fleet of charter coaches around Melbourne.

Nationwide Tours

7 September 2021

Nationwide Tours operates a fleet of charter buses and coaches around Melbourne.

Comeng retirement transfer, 4 September 2021

4 September 2021

On 4 September 2021 retired Comeng sets 491M-1096T-492M and 339M-1020T-340M were transferred by P16 and P18 from Newport Workshops to North Shore in Geelong for long term storage.

Mee's Bus Lines

3 September 2021

Mee's Bus Lines operates charter and school bus services in Melbourne.

12 car Comeng train, September 2021

2 September 2021

After a Comeng train 578M-1139T-577M and 598M-1149T-597M failed at Flinders Street on 2 September 2021, 6-car consist 329M-1015T-366M and 371M-1036T-372M coupled up to it to form a 12-car Comeng train to transfer the failed set to the Calder Park sidings. 

Steamrail - Driver training, August 2021

28 August 2021

On 28 August 2021 Steamrail's steam locomotive R761 headed from Melbourne to Ballarat and return on a driver training run, hauling V/Line carriage sets SH34 and SH31.

Comeng retirement transfer, 28 August 2021

28 August 2021

On 28 August 2021 retired Comeng sets 301M-1001T-302M and 303M-1002T-304M were transferred by P16 and P18 from Newport Workshops to North Shore in Geelong for long term storage.

Comeng retirement transfer, 21 August 2021

21 August 2021

On the evening of 18 August 2021 retired Comeng sets 320M-1107T-321M and 363M-1032T-364M were transferred push-pull by T386 and T385 from Newport Workshops, stabling at Tottenham Yard until they were transferred on 21 August to North Shore in Geelong for long term storage.

Elecrail - Tait train testing around Melbourne

15 August 2021

On weekends during August 2021 Elecrail Tait set 381M-208T-230D-317M headed around Melbourne under it's own power for the purposes of testing and driver training.

Steamrail - Driver training, July 2021

31 July 2021

On 31 July 2021 Steamrail's steam locomotive R761 headed from Melbourne to Ballarat and return on a driver training run, hauling V/Line carriage sets SH34 and SH31.

Melbourne Art Trams 2021

As part of the 2019 Rising Melbourne festival six trams have been decorated in designs by six First Peoples artists: https://rising.melbourne/arttrams

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.

Qube Logistics Ettamogah freight

25 July 2021

In July 2021 Qube Logistics commenced operating a containerised freight service between the Port of Melbourne and the Ettamogah Rail Hub outside Albury.

Melbourne Airport Rail

29 July 2021

The Melbourne Airport Rail is building a new double track railway branch from Albion station to Melbourne Airport, running parallel to the existing Albion-Jacana freight line as far as Keilor East, then following Airport Drive and Melrose Drive to the terminal area.

Flinders Street Station ballroom

5 July 2021

In June-August 2021 the Flinders Street Station upper levels and ballroom were opened to the public as part of the Rising Melbourne festival, hosting the 'A Miracle Constantly Repeated' exhibition by Patricia Piccinini.

Bendigo Rail Workshops

26 June 2021

The Bendigo Rail Workshops at North Bendigo are used by Southern Shorthaul Railroad to maintain broad gauge rolling stock for Pacific National, V/Line, Metro Trains Melbourne and CFCLA.

Qube Logistics standard gauge steel trains

10 June 2021

In 2020 Qube Logistics won a 10 year contract from Bluescope Steel for the transport of steel products along the east coast, a task previous carried out by Pacific National.