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Recent albums

Occasionally I will add new albums that contain older photos, here are the most recently added. There are 1,106 in total.

Metro Tunnel works at South Kensington

August 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

August 18, 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

August 03, 2019

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

July 28, 2019

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.

Epping Workshops

Epping Workshops is the only maintenance facility on the the Clifton Hill Group, and serves the fleet of X'Trapolis trains deployed to that corridor.

Bayswater Workshops

Bayswater Workshops is the only maintenance facility on the the Burnley Group, and serves the fleet of X'Trapolis trains deployed to that corridor.

Melbourne signal boxes

July 28, 2019

Signal boxes that control trains across Melbourne

PTV Hubs

PTV Hubs were created in 2012 following the merger of the Met Shop at Melbourne Town Hall with the Central Pass Office and Myki Discovery Centre at Southern Cross Station.

Cootamundra locomotive depot

Locomotives stabled at the depot in Cootamundra.

Melbourne rail network accessibility

August 14, 2019

A look at how accessible the Melbourne railway network is for people with limited mobility.

Miles, chains and links

Railway stations once had their distance from Melbourne chiseled into the platform face, measured in miles, chains and links.

Sunshine-Albion bike path

In 2018 the Sunshine and Albion sections of bike paths was finally connected, following the completion of a separated bike path alongside Harvester Road in Sunshine, and the reopening of a disused pedestrian underpass beneath the Hampshire Road off ramp in the Sunshine station forecourt.

Southern Shorthaul Railroad standard gauge grain

In August 2017 Southern Shorthaul Railroad commenced operating grain trains on the standard gauge in Victoria.

Melbourne electric multiple unit interiors

Interior views of Melbourne's electric multiple unit trains.

ICE radio equipment

In December 2014 the last of seven analog railway systems used on the ARTC network were switched off, following the completed roll out of the digital, 3G-based National Train Communications System (NTCS) project.

V/Line mobile signal repeaters

In 2017 a mobile signal repeater was installed onboard VLocity train VL55, with the system being rolled out to the rest of the fleet throughout 2018.

Metro Trains Melbourne road fleet

August 15, 2019

Metro Trains Melbourne has a number of corporate liveried cars for the use of Authorised Officers

VICERS vigilance control system

In 2006 the installation of the Vigilance, Control and Event Recording System (VICERS) commenced on all suburban electric trains in Melbourne. Originally due to be completed by 2010, it took until 2012 for the system to finally be tested and commissioned.

HCMT CCTV testing at Cheltenham

On 19 May 2018 a Comeng train was sent to Cheltenham platform 1 and had multiple CCTV cameras taped to the outside, apparently testing something new as part of the High Capacity Metro Train project.