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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.

Pacific National - North East freight

July 13, 2017

Pacific National standard gauge intermodal freight services on the Victorian North East line

Newport Workshops

October 27, 2018

Newport Workshops is the main railway heavy repair and maintenance facility in Melbourne. The eastern side is occupied by EDI Rail and Siemens, while the older buildings in West Block are occupied by heritage operators Steamrail Victoria and 707 Operations. The East Block is used as storage by VicTrack. Photos include some from a tour of the EDI section featuring the loco, bogie and wheel shops.

Myki

June 01, 2019

Photos of bits and pieces to do with Melbourne's 'Myki' smartcard ticketing system

Melbourne stations and infrastructure

June 18, 2019

Photos of railway infrastructure in suburban Melbourne - stations, signals, and such

Pacific National - Melbourne standard gauge freight

June 08, 2019

Pacific National standard gauge intermodal services from Adelaide and New South Wales meet at Melbourne, running via the western suburbs into the Melbourne Freight Terminal at South Dynon.

Melbourne freight terminals

Freight terminals in Melbourne include the Melbourne Steel Terminal, Creek Sidings, and the remains of Melbourne Yard west of Moonee Ponds Creek; as well as North and South Dynon on the western side. Further afield are SCT Laverton and CRT Altona, and Austrack Somerton

Melbourne broad gauge freight

July 07, 2018

Miscellaneous broad gauge freight traffic through Melbourne - there isn't much these days...

Melbourne by night

January 25, 2007

A look at Melbourne after the trains stop running...

Pacific National log trains

December 30, 2011

Until 2009 Pacific National operated trains delivering logs to the Midway export woodchip plant at North Shore in Geelong, with logs sources from Bairnsdale and Wodonga. Y class locos are often used to shunt the wagons at Geelong

Locomotives, light engines, and lashups

June 17, 2019

As the title suggests: Locomotives, Light Engines, and Lashups of various freight locos. There is a lot of smoking it up for the camera as well... ;-)

The lighter side of...

June 18, 2019

The lighter side of railways...

El Zorro's final Warrnambool freight, October 2008

October 17, 2008

17 October 2008 was the last time El Zorro operated the Warrnambool freight, the locos were CFLCA liveried T377, VR liveried T378 and SSR liveried T376. Photos from Marshall through to Warrnambool, then back to Winchelsea - it sure was a long chase!

Last BS car run July 2006

July 23, 2006

By 2006 there were only three BS type carriages in revenue service with V/Line, and as the year continued all except BS217 were put into storage. By July BS217 was to be taken out of service, with the last run being on a down Albury train, terminated short at Seymour for trackwork. As it turns out, by September 2007 all five BS cars were brought back into service, as set SN7, which didn't get retired until August 9, 2010!

Kew line

August 17, 2005

Photos of the remnants of the Kew Line in Melbourne, a two station branch from Hawthorn station that closed in the 1950s.

Rail infrastructure

July 13, 2017

Photos of all kinds of rail infrastructure and doodads from around Victoria

Other heritage trains

August 26, 2018

Miscellaneous rail heritage photos

Great Southern Rail - The Overland

January 05, 2019

Great Southern Rail operates 'The Overland' from Melbourne to Adelaide, via Geelong, Ararat and the Western standard gauge

Pacifc National grain trains

May 14, 2019

Grain is a major freight traffic in Victoria, but drought has cut the level of traffic in recent years. Trains operate on both broad and standard gauges, with the main destinations being export terminals at Melbourne and Geelong, as well as Portland, and a number of domestic flour mills

First VLocity Services to Geelong

February 03, 2006

On February 3, 2006 the first revenue VLocity services operated to Geelong

V/Line - Geelong carriage yards

January 27, 2019

Geelong is one of the busiest V/Line destinations, being a major servicing and stabling operation for their trains. Facilities include a car wash, fuel point and a dedicated Y class shunter

Geelong region stations and infrastructure

July 24, 2018

The full selection of images is on my other site, Rail Geelong

Pacific National - Geelong standard gauge freight

January 16, 2016

Pacific National standard gauge intermodal freight services around and through Geelong

Geelong Rail 150

June 24, 2007

A collection of photos of the special trains that ran to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the opening of the Geelong - Melbourne Railway. Locomotives included R761, R707, D3 658 and diesel T356.

Geelong private carriages

July 19, 2007

South Geelong has a collection of carriages privately owned by a ground called 'Rail Experience' located at the down end of the station. In 2007 carriage BS203 was removed by road, with the rest of the carriages moved to Newport Workshops in 2012 to make room for an expanded car park at the station.