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Recent albums

Occasionally I will add new albums that contain older photos, here are the most recently added. There are 1,069 in total.

V/Line - carriage set SN7/SZ7

In September 2007 V/Line formed carriage set SN7 with five retired BS compartment carriages and spare carriage ACN21, to make up for a loss of a carriage set in the Kerang level crossing collision. Rostered on a return weekday run to Geelong, the set was recoded SZ7 in March 2009 following the replacement of carriage ACN21 with BCZ257. The set remained in service until August 2010, when the delivery of additional VLocity trains enabled it to be retired.

V/Line transfers

V/Line often needs to transfer locomotives and carriages between workshops for overhaul or refurbishment.

V/Line stored locomotives

In 2016 V/Line put their fleet of A class locomotives in long term storage, with the P class fleet receiving the same treatment following their withdrawal from service in 2017.

SRHC - Bendigo Royal Train, March 2019

March 16, 2019

On 16 March 2019 the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre operated the 'Bendigo Royal Train' from Seymour to Bendigo via Southern Cross and Echuca. B74 led S303 and Yarra, State Car 4, State Car 5, 30AE, Dining and Mitta Mitta.

SRHC - Pako Festa Tour, 2019

February 23, 2019

On 23 February 2019 the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran a train from Seymour to Geelong and return for the Pako Festa, running via the Albion-Jacana and Sunshine-Newport goods lines.

Sunbury line disruption, February 2019

February 21, 2019

Following a fatality on the Sunbury line at Keilor Plains on the morning of 21 February 2019 , train services between Sunshine and Watergardens were replaced by buses for the entire morning peak.

Bombardier Ballarat East

February 17, 2019

In 2011 Bombardier opened a new VLocity train maintenance facility at Ballarat East.

Dee Decker Tours

February 15, 2019

Dee Decker Tours runs party buses in Melbourne using a fleet of single and double deck buses.

Stuck van at the Swanston Street tram stop

February 11, 2019

A delivery driver headed north up Swanston Street came to the end of the road at Bourke Street, and decided to drive down the bike lane. He ended up driving his van the edge of the tram stop platform, getting stuck on the tram tracks. Northbound trams on Swanston Street had to run 'bang road' to the Flinders Lane crossover to escape the obstruction, with services delayed for 40 minutes until a tilt tray track was able to extract his vehicle from the predicament.

Metro Tunnel works at Arden

March 20, 2019

Site of a TBM launching site, 'North Melbourne' station is being constructed at the Arden urban redevelopment precinct

Metro Tunnel works at Domain

Site of a TBM launching site, 'Anzac' station is being constructed at Domain Interchange, beneath St Kilda Road

Metro Tunnel works at South Yarra

The eastern Metro Tunnel portal is located beside the Pakenham and Cranbourne lines at South Yarra.

Metro Tunnel works at CBD South

March 18, 2019

'Town Hall' station is being constructed in the southern end of the Melbourne CBD, and will be connected to Flinders Street Station.

Metro Tunnel works at CBD North

'Library' station is being constructed in the northern end of the Melbourne CBD, and will be connected to Melbourne Central Station.

Metro Tunnel works at West Footscray

March 20, 2019

A third platform and turnback siding is being constructed at West Footscray as part of the Metro Tunnel, to terminate trains from the east.

Metro Tunnel works at South Kensington

March 20, 2019

The western Metro Tunnel portal is located beside the Sunbury line at South Kensington

Metro Tunnel HQ

'Metro Tunnel HQ' is a visitors centre at 125-133 Swanston Street, opposite Melbourne Town Hall.

Metro Trains Melbourne trackwork

March 20, 2019

Trackwork and maintenance on the Metro Trains Melbourne network

Water Tower Clock

The 'Water Tower Clock' was Flinders Street Station's original clock. Built in 1883, it relocated to Spencer Street in 1910, then removed in 1967 following the rebuilding of the station. It was restored in 1993 and placed at the Scienceworks museum at Spotswood, then moved to Southern Cross Station in 2014.

Signage at Melbourne stations

Station signage across the Melbourne railway network

Metro Trains Melbourne first aiders

In June 2010 Metro Trains Melbourne commenced placing 3rd party first aid staff at major stations during morning peak, to assist ill passengers while keeping trains moving.

Melbourne transport murals

Murals featuring public transport, found at at Melbourne railway stations and tram stops

Westall Train Maintenance Facility

The Westall Train Maintenance Facility is located on the Caulfield Group, and serves the fleet of Comeng trains deployed to that corridor.

Craigieburn Workshops

Craigieburn Workshops is a maintenance facility on the the Northern Group, and serves the fleet of Comeng trains deployed to that corridor.