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Recent albums

Occasionally I will add new albums that contain older photos, here are the most recently added. There are 1,066 in total.

South Morang rail extension project

January 20, 2019

Extension of the Epping line a few kilometres to South Morang, as well as the duplication of the existing line between Keon Park and Epping.

Comeng pushing a Sprinter, July 2011

July 27, 2011

On the morning of July 27, 2011 an up Geelong service operated by Sprinter 7021 ran out of fuel at Footscray station. The passengers were taken off the train, then a 6-car Comeng set led by 372M pushed the Sprinter to Flinders Street Station. One crew were in the front of the disabled Sprinter to sight the signals and controled the brakes for the combined train, while a second crew drove the Comeng.

Buses in the snow

May 09, 2011

Buses operating in Australia's snow fields

V/Line - Standard gauge to Albury

December 07, 2018

On July 2011 V/Line ran their first standard gauge service to Albury, after almost 3 years of bus replacements, and countless months wasted of back and forth between the different parties involved.

Regional Rail Link rail replacement services

April 24, 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.

Melbourne tram bits and pieces

February 26, 2019

Photos of bits and pieces on and around Melbourne's trams

Scienceworks Victoria

June 05, 2011

Scienceworks is a science museum located in the Melbourne suburb of Spotswood. There are a small number of railway related items in the collection.

Orbost line

May 08, 2011

Lynbrook station construction

January 14, 2012

A new railway station on the Cranbourne line between Dandenong and Merinda Park.

Cardinia Road station construction

August 25, 2012

A new railway station on the Pakenham line between Officer and Pakenham stations

Incomplete Maldon - Dombarton railway bridge

June 10, 2017

A partially completed bridge over the Cordeaux River near Maldon, New South Wales. It forms part of the Maldon - Dombarton railway line that commenced construction in the 1980s and was cancelled soon after.

Southern NSW freight

April 02, 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 Thirlmere

May 13, 2011

New South Wales Rail Transport Museum, located at Thirlmere.

Skitube

May 09, 2011

A standard gauge track electric rack railway in the Kosciuszko National Park in New South Wales, serving the ski fields during winter time.

Steamrail - Y112 Geelong shuttles, April 2011

April 17, 2011

T356, Y112 and D3 639 ran shuttles around Geelong on April 16th and 17th. The diesel was only used on the first morning, Y112 having run light engine from Ballarat for the occasion.

X'Trapolis transfer, April 2011

April 02, 2011

Y168 and power van ZVDY 52 transferred brand new X'Trapolis set 81-82M and 83M-84M from Ballarat to Newport via North Geelong, one of the newly assembled sets at the United Group Rail workshops. Y168 is the current Ballarat Workshops shunter, having taken over from Y145 a few weeks earlier.

Steamrail - Ballarat East depot

March 26, 2011

Stored trains at the Ballarat East locomotive depot

V/Line 2011 Avalon Airshow specials

March 05, 2011

The most boring airshow for V/Line ever: VLocities ran the majority of services. Only one hauled push-pull set ran, with a pair of N classes it only ran one return trip on Saturday and one return trip on Sunday.

DERMPAV - RM58 test run February 2011

February 21, 2011

RM58 has been restored by DERM Preservation Association of Victoria and went out for a test run on February 21 from Newport to Melbourne Yard and return.

Metro Trains Melbourne driver training, February 2011

February 03, 2011

T376 and T369 ran around the network late at night in order to train El Zorro diesel crews on the Flemington Racecourse, Craigieburn and Williamstown lines.

Sunbury electrification project

May 09, 2015

Electrification of the Bendigo line between Sydenham and Sunbury started in 2008, and was completed in 2012. Diggers Rest and Sunbury stations were upgraded, a new stabling yard built at the end of the line, overhead wires were installed above the tracks, and four new traction substations were built.

Great Southern Rail - Southern Spirit

February 13, 2011

The very expensive rail cruise operated by Great Southern Rail, running on various routes around Australia a few times a year.

SRHC - Hills to the Bay tour January 2011

January 22, 2011

T378 and T357 hauled the train, with State Car 4, Mitta Mitta, and a small collection of S and E carriages - a shorter train than other years.

X'Trapolis test run to Craigieburn, January 2011

January 21, 2011

After the last train on 19 January 2011, set 33M-34M + 35M-36M headed slowly to Craigieburn in order to clear the route for X'Trapolis trains.