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Recent albums

Occasionally I will add new albums that contain older photos, here are the most recently added. There are 1,095 in total.

Point levers and motors

May 01, 2019

Point levers and motors from Melbourne and the rest of Victoria

Track, rail and sleepers

May 13, 2019

Track, rail and sleepers from Melbourne and the rest of Victoria

SRHC - Tocumwal December 2009

December 12, 2009

B74 and S303 lead the 11 car train from Seymour to Tocumwal and return, with a shuttle also run from Tocumwal to Strathmerton

Goulburn Valley stations and infrastructure

Railway stations and other infrastructure on the line north from Seymour towards Shepparton and Tocumwal.

707 Operations - Suburban tour December 2009

December 05, 2009

R707 and T413 ran push pull around the Melbourne suburbs, from Newport to Glen Waverley, Flemington Racecourse and Lilydale. Chasing a train around suburbia by car = fail!

Steamrail - Link Tours charters 2009

December 18, 2009

A series of charter trains run by Steamrail in the later half of the year for Link Tours, taking party goers from Melbourne of an evening out to the Macedon Ranges, then return

SRHC - Kyneton charter December 2009

December 01, 2009

S303 and B74 ran a private charter from Melbourne to Kyneton and return, the four car train was made up of 'Mitta Mitta', two BRS carriages, and Parlor Car

Metro Trains Melbourne launch

November 30, 2009

X'Trapolis 863M-1632T-864M-897M-1649T-898M was stickered into the new 'Metro' livery for the first day. Held on platform 1 at Flinders Street Station, Premier John Brumby and Transport Minister Lynne Kosky were in attendance, along with MTM management. The train left late because the media were interviewing the politicians, but they ended up being left behind.

Metro Trains Melbourne - inner suburban

June 24, 2019

Metro Trains Melbourne services in the inner suburban area, covering Flinders Street Station, Southern Cross Station, the City Loop, North Melbourne and Richmond.

Locomotive bits and pieces

January 20, 2019

Various bits and bobs on locomotives, with nice captions telling you what the @%#$^& they are

New X'Trapolis EMUs

April 11, 2018

A second batch of X'Trapolis EMUs are being imported, number from 1M upwards (and 1301T). The first 6 car set arrived in 2009 and underwent testing before being commissioned into service.

Steamrail - Mildura 2009

November 02, 2009

S301, T395 and S313 lead the train of 15 carriages, R761 was added to the train on the return leg between Ballarat and Melbourne (via North Geelong)

Steamrail - Bendigo charter October 2009

October 28, 2009

Steamrail ran a charter for Southern Cross Television from Melbourne to Bendigo. Hired V/Line loco N470 lead Steamrail carriages 269 BZ (Hobsons Bay), Moorabool, 2 BS, 14 BRS and PCP 292.

Comeng transfer, October 2009

October 28, 2009

T357 took a Comeng EMU set from Newport Workshops to the UGR workshops at Ballarat. The set was 575M-1138T-576M + 404M-1018T-403M, the ZVDY power van was not needed but went along for the ride so T357 could bring an X'Trapolis train back

NSW stations and infrastructure

June 10, 2017

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

Canberra Railway Museum

October 16, 2009

Operated by the ARHS ACT division, they have a large collection of NSW rolling stock and locomotives, including Southern Aurora carriages and a number of steam locomotives

Puffing Billy

August 11, 2018

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

Craigieburn electrification project

December 31, 2016

Photos of the Craigieburn electrification works completed in 2007, as well the new station at Roxburgh Park and later upgrades to Craigieburn station

Geelong football specials 2009

September 26, 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

Steamrail - Geelong September 2009

September 24, 2009

K153 lead 7 cars to Geelong and back for a school holiday special

Steamrail - Mitcham to Mooroolbark shuttles, September 2009

September 20, 2009

K153 on the Melbourne end was push pull with K190 and five wooden carriages

Stonyford derailment -September 2009

September 21, 2009

On the night of Saturday 12 September 2009 the evening down Warrnambool service hat a pine tree that had fallen over the line, lead loco N452 ended up on it's side and at a 90 degree angle to the line, second loco N456 managed to stay coupled even through it came off the rails. Four out of the five cars came off the rails, the rear two were removed on the Monday, the other three were lifted on Tuesday then taken away by rail on Wednesday.

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!

707 Operations - Ballarat September 2009

September 13, 2009

R707 lead a 7 car train push-pull with T413 from Melbourne to Ballarat and back, via North Geelong