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Recent albums

Occasionally I will add new albums that contain older photos, here are the most recently added. There are 1,318 in total.

Cairns station

25 August 2014

Photos of Cairns station and the railway infrastructure around the area.

Sugar cane tramways of Queensland

22 April 2015

Across Far North Queensland multiple networks of 2 foot gauge tramways cross the countryside, linking sugar cane farms to sugar mills in nearby towns. Along the way they cross the main North Coast railway via diamond crossings and drawbridges.

Savannahlander

23 August 2014

The Savannahlander runs from Cairns to Forsayth once per week with a 2000 class rail motor, with the return journey taking 4 days with many stops along the way.

Queensland rail freight

24 April 2015

Aurizon and Pacific National Queensland freight trains around Queensland

Kuranda Scenic Railway

25 August 2014

The Kuranda Scenic Railway operates from Cairns to Kuranda and return, with the journey taking around 2 hours, with a stop at 'Freshwater' station for tour buses, and one at Barron Falls to observe the waterfall. A pair of 1720 class locomotives haul each train with two down services services operating each morning, and two up services in the evening.

Queensland stations and infrastructure

22 April 2015

Railway stations and other infrastructure around Queensland

The Sunlander

22 August 2014

The locomotive hauled 'Sunlander' train travels between Brisbane and Cairns a number of times each week, with sleeping and sitting cars in the consist, along with club and dining cars, and a motorail van.

Brisbane buses and busways

13 April 2015

Buses from Brisbane and South East Queensland

Brisbane stations and infrastructure

13 April 2015

Railway stations and other infrastructure around Brisbane

Brisbane suburban trains

4 September 2015

Queensland Rail operates Brisbane's suburban railway service with a variety of electric multiple units.

CountryLink XPT derailment, July 2014

1 May 2017

On the morning of July 11, 2014 the Sydney-bound XPT derailed just outside Southern Cross Station, where the dual gauge tracks over the North Melbourne flyover split into separate standard and broad gauge tracks. The newly rebuilt tracks has just opened for service that morning.

V/Line - Regional Rail Link test trains

4 December 2014

Testing and driver training trains on Regional Rail Link before the official commencement of passenger services in 2013-2014.

V/Line - Failed Sprinter, June 2014

12 June 2014

Around 7am outside North Melbourne V/Line service operated by Sprinter railcars and bound for Bacchus Marsh failed. Two Comeng trains ended up behind the failed consist, but didn't appear to assist in the recovery.

Farewell Hitachi Train Tour, April 2014

12 April 2014

On April 12, 2014 the Elecrail division of Steamrail ran a Farewell Hitachi Train Tour around the Melbourne suburbs with 288M-1979T-287M + 274M-1909T-273M. Starting at Craigieburn, the tour headed into the city via the Northern Loop, out to South Morang via the Clifton Hill Loop, then out to Sunbury and back via the Northern Loop, then finally back to Craigieburn.

Steamrail - Suburban Rambler, April 2014

6 April 2014

On April 6, 2014 Steamrail took diesel Y164 and steam Y112 for a trip around the Melbourne suburbs

NSW TrainLink regional services

31 August 2017

NSW TrainLink, formerly CountryLink, is the operator of country passenger services in New South Wales. They also operate their XPT across the border into Victoria and Queensland.

Qube Logistics standard gauge grain

3 August 2021

Rail freight company Qube Logistics operates a standard gauge grain trains into Victoria from New South Wales.

Yarra Trams tram replacement buses

14 January 2020

When tracks replacing, or trams get blocked by road accidents, Yarra Trams has to call in the replacement buses

707 Operations - Ballarat Beer Festival, January 2014

18 January 2014

On January 18, 2014 707 Operations ran a train from Melbourne to Ballarat via Geelong for a beer festival, with T413 hauling PCP294, ACZ255, BZ270, BRS224, BK708, BS212. With the country platforms at Southern Cross unavailable, the train ran around at Oakleigh (!)

Yarra Trams - tennis specials

6 February 2021

Every year for Australian Open patrons Yarra Trams operates additional trams between Melbourne Park and Flinders Street, with also results in routes 70 and 75 getting cut back to much smaller A class trams

Yarra Trams road fleet

11 June 2021

Yarra Trams operates a variety of cars and trucks to support the operation of Melbourne's tramway network.

Steamrail - Geelong driver training August 2006

27 August 2006

R761 on a driver training run to Geelong

Steamrail - Link Tours charters 2008

20 December 2008

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

Steamrail - Geelong Rail and Sail, November 2013

10 November 2013

On November 10, 2013 Steamrail ran a 'Rail and Sail' trip to Geelong and back. With the sail part of the train cancelled due to weather, the train was built up to 11 carriages to carry the additional passengers.