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Recent albums

Occasionally I will add new albums that contain older photos, here are the most recently added. There are 1,700 in total.

Aurizon NSW coal trains

6 October 2022

Aurizon operates both domestic and export coal trains across New South Wales.

BlueScope Port Kembla

4 October 2022

The BlueScope steelworks complex at Port Kembla has an internal standard gauge rail system, with Watco using a fleet of PB class locomotives to shunt wagons loaded with steel between the different facilities.

Southern Shorthaul Railroad NSW grain trains

12 October 2022

Southern Shorthaul Railroad operates grain trains throughout New South Wales to both domestic customers and export terminals.

CBD and South East Light Rail

2 October 2022

The CBD and South East Light Rail line runs as lines L2 and L3 from Circular Quay to Central Station and Centennial Park, then on to Randwick and Kingsford.

Transport Heritage Expo 2022

2 October 2022

On 1-2 October 2022 the NSW Transport Heritage Expo was held at Central Station in Sydney, featuring heritage trains on display, as well as rides on steam, diesel, and electric rolling stock.

Sydney Metro Bankstown line conversion

2 October 2022

In 2019 the conversion of the T3 Bankstown Line to form part of the Sydney Metro City & Southwest line commenced. Tracks, stations and signals will be upgraded between Bankstown and Sydenham, where the existing railway will connect to new tunnels towards the Sydney CBD.

Sydney Trains maintenance centres

2 October 2022

Sydney Trains operates maintenance centres and storage yards at Auburn, Eveleigh, Flemington, Hornsby, Kangy Angy, Macdonaldtown and Mortdale.

XPT Service Centre

2 October 2022

The XPT Service Centre is located in the middle of the Meeks Road triangle in suburban Sydney, and is the maintance facility for the NSW Trainlink fleet of XPT trains, and the Endeavour and Xplorer railcars.

Petersham Training College

31 August 2017

Transport for NSW operate an internal rail skills training centre Petersham.

Sydney railway traction substations

5 October 2022

Scattered around Sydney's railway network, traction substations convert 33kV AC power supplied by electricity companies to the 1500V DC used by trains.

Sydney Trains industrial action 2022

5 October 2022

During 2022 Sydney Trains and NSW TrainLink staff have been undertaking industrial action during the negotiation process for their new enterprise agreement.

NSW public transport response to the Coronavirus pandemic

7 October 2022

Following the response of New South Wales public transport operators to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Sydney light rail bits and pieces

2 October 2022

Bits and pieces from across the Sydney light rail fleet.

Sydney light rail infrastructure

5 October 2022

Infrastructure from across the Sydney light rail system.

Pacific National Cripps Creek garbage train

10 October 2022

Since 2004 Pacific National runs garbage trains from Veolia's transfer stations at Clyde and Banksmeadow in metropolitan Sydney to the Cripps Creek intermodal terminal, outside Tarago in the Southern Highlands. From there the containerised rubbish is transferred to the Woodlawn Bioreactor, where the waste is placed in a former quarry to generate energy from landfill gas.

Goulburn Rail Heritage Centre

1 October 2022

The Goulburn Rail Heritage Centre is a heritage-listed former railway workshops and now museum located on the Main Southern line in Goulburn.

Transborder Express

11 October 2022

Transborder Express is an Australian bus and coach company based in Yass, New South Wales. It is a subsiday of CDC NSW.

Streamliners 2022

1 October 2022

Streamliners 2022 was haled in Goulburn on 1-3 October NSW to celebrate 70 years of the classic Australian Streamliner locomotives.

Pacific National aggregate trains

10 October 2022

Pacifc National operates aggregate trains from quarries in the Southern Highlands at South Marulan and Lynwood to consumers around New South Wales.

PBC Goulburn

10 October 2022

PBC Goulburn operates both route and school bus services in the NSW city of Goulburn. The company is a subsidiary of Punchbowl Bus Company in Sydney.

Lachlan Valley Railway Goulburn-Tarago shuttles

1 October 2022

On the weekend of 1-3 October 2022 the Lachlan Valley Railway operated shuttles between Goulburn and Tarago to conincide with the Streamliners 2022 event.

SCT Bomen derailment 2021

29 September 2022

On 15 April 2021 northbound SCT service MB9 derailed at Bomen, putting locomotives SCT005 and SCT013 into the dirt. Accident damaged container wagon PQKY 7012V and louvred vans ABSY 4447K and ABSY 4488F were removed from the site, and dumped nearby at Bomen.

NSW TrainLink Southern Highlands

10 October 2022

NSW TrainLink operates intercity services using Explorer diesel railcars to Moss Vale and Goulburn. The bulk of services run as shuttles connecting with suburban trains at Campbelltown, but some run through to Sydney Central station. Before the 2013 restructure of RailCorp, these services fell under the CityRail brand.

Pacific National limestone trains

10 October 2022

Pacifc National operates limestone trains from the quarry at South Marulan to Berrima and Maldon for the Boral cement works, Port Kembla for the BlueScope steelworks, and Moss Vale for Omya Australia.

Pacific National Bethungra derailment 2022

30 September 2022

On 15 January 2022 Pacific National freight train 6MB4 derailed while traversing the Bethungra Spiral northbound, with container wagons RRAY 7213S, RRQY 8515T and QQCY 1120F damaged along with a number of loaded containers.

Pacific National fuel trains

17 May 2011

Until 2009 Pacifc National operated fuel trains from the Shell Australia loading facility at Sandown in Sydney to country terminals at Canberra, Dubbo, West Tamworth and Bomen.

Pacific National flour trains

9 October 2022

Pacifc National operates flour trains for Manildra Group between their Bomaderry ethanol, starch and glucose processing plant; and their flour mills at Narrandera, Manildra and Gunnedah.

Pacific National NSW cement trains

3 October 2022

Pacific National operates trains from the Boral cement works at Berrima and Maldon in New South Wales.

 

Pacific National NSW grain trains

11 October 2022

Pacific National operates grain trains throughout New South Wales to both domestic customers and export terminals.

Junee Roundhouse Railway Museum

12 October 2022

The former Junee Locomotive Depot at Junee on the Main South railway on New South Wales is now the home of the Junee Roundhouse Railway Museum and the privately operated Junee Railway Workshops.

Regional Buses

29 September 2022

Regional Buses is a small bus operator in southern NSW operating on-demand services to small towns around Albury, Holbrook, and Wagga Wagga.

Qube Logistics Port Botany-Harefield freight

12 October 2022

Qube Logistics operates a train between Port Botany and Harefield in southern NSW conveying containerised paper products from the Visy paper mill at Tumut.

Pacific National Griffith freight

12 October 2022

Pacific National operates the standard gauge MC2/CM3 freight service from the Port of Melbourne to the NSW Riverina town of Griffith, with additional loading collected from Leeton and Bomen.

Junee Buses

29 September 2022

Junee Buses operates school services in the southern NSW town of Junee, as well as a public bus service to Wagga Wagga.

Junee Roundhouse 75th anniversary

29 September 2022

To mark the 75th anniversary of the Junee Roundhouse a weekend celebration was held on 1-3 October, 2022. Lachlan Valley Railway ran shuttles from Junee to Coolamon, Cootamundra via the Bethungra Spiral, and Wagga.

Stored locomotives at Ettamogah

29 September 2022

In 2017 a number of ex-Freight Australia locomotives previously sold to the Ettamogah Rail Hub were transferred to Ettamogah for long term storage pending possible reactivation to service.

Regional Connect

29 September 2022

Regional Connect is part of the Colin Rees Group and plans to operate shuttle trains between the Widgelli Rail Hub at Griffith, and the Main South line at Junee and Cootamundra.

Southern Aurora Memorial Garden

29 September 2022

Located opposite Violet Town station the garden commemorates the crash of the Southern Aurora passenger train in February 1969, and was officially opened on the 10th February 2019. Ex-Southern Aurora carriage NAM 2337 forms part of the display.

Busabout Wagga Wagga

12 October 2022

Busabout operates the town bus service in Wagga Wagga.

Buses at Sydney Airport

5 October 2022

Airside and car park shuttle buses at Sydney Airport

CDC Melbourne, Sunshine

23 November 2022

Formerly Westrans, the CDC Melbourne depot at Sunshine operates a number of PTV bus routes in the 400 series across the north-west and western suburbs of Melbourne.

CDC Melbourne, Wyndham

25 November 2022

The CDC Melbourne depot at Truganinia operates a number of PTV bus routes in the 100 and 400 series across the western suburbs of Melbourne. Formerly Westrans, the current depot replaced previous depots at Werribee, Hoppers Crossing and Altona.

CDC Melbourne, Tullamarine

17 September 2022

Formerly Tullamarine Bus Lines, the CDC Melbourne depot at Airport West operates a number of PTV bus routes in the north-west and northern suburbs of Melbourne

CDC Melbourne, Oakleigh

22 November 2022

The CDC Melbourne depot at Oakleigh operates a number of PTV bus routes in the 600s range along with route 900 in the east and south-east of Melbourne, once operated by
Driver Bus Lines and Eastrans.

Bendigo line resleepering

17 September 2022

In August 2022 V/Line commenced a $15 million project to replace 50,000+ timber sleepers with concrete ones on the 'slow' track between Sunbury and Kyneton. The works will allow VLocity trains to use the line at 130 km/h, up from the 115 km/h limit put in place in August 2019, following the discovery that VLocity trains are now heavier than when first delivered.

Organ's Coaches

17 September 2022

Part of the Donric Group, Organ's Coaches is a Victorian school and charter coach operator which operates in Kyneton, Woodend, Romsey, Gisborne, Sunbury and Bendigo.

Kyneton town bus

17 September 2022

Organ's Coaches operates the town bus service in Kyneton, with four routes connecting the railway station to the township.

Woodend FlexiRide

17 September 2022

Woodend FlexiRide is a demand responsive bus service operating between Woodend station and the surrounding township.