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

Kastoria Bus Lines

May 11, 2019

Kastoria Bus Lines operates bus services in Melbourne's north-west and western suburbs

East West Bus Company

May 02, 2018

East West Bus Company is a joint venture between Dyson Group and Reservoir Bus Company that operates three bus routes in Melbourne's north-east.

Dyson's Bus Services

April 20, 2019

Dyson's Bus Services operates 31 bus routes in Melbourne northern suburbs.

Driver Bus Lines

June 09, 2012

Driver Bus Lines once operated five bus routes in Melbourne's east, until they were sold to CDC Melbourne in July 2013.

Grenda's Bus Services

June 09, 2012

Grenda's Bus Services once operated 23 bus routes around Melbourne, until acquired by Ventura Bus Lines in 2011.

Sita Buslines

June 12, 2019

Sita Buslines operates 19 bus routes in Melbourne's west

Ventura Bus Lines

May 17, 2019

Ventura Bus Lines operates all over Melbourne's north, east and south-east, with a fleet of over 800 buses operating 140+ routes out of 12 depots.

Transdev Melbourne

June 24, 2019

Transdev Melbourne operates a fleet of over 500 buses on 45 bus routes across Melbourne, as well seven SmartBus routes. It commenced operations in August 2013, taking over all Melbourne Bus Link and National Bus Company routes.

Hope Street Bus Line

September 29, 2012

Until September 2012 route 509 in Brunswick was operated by Hope Street Bus Line

Airport buses of Victoria

February 26, 2019

Several airport bus services connect the suburbs and regional centres to both Melbourne and Avalon Airports.

TramTracker across Melbourne

May 31, 2019

tramTRACKER screens across the Melbourne tram and rail networks provides real time departure and disruption information to passengers.

Flooded tram tracks on St Kilda Road

December 14, 2018

In December 2018 flash flooding hit Melbourne, flooding the tram tracks on St Kilda Road and delaying services.

The Overland open day

May 05, 2007

On 5 May 2007 an open day was held at Southern Cross Station, giving Melbourne a first look at The Overland following a $4 million facelift to the carriage fleet.

VLocity transfers on the Geelong-Ballarat line

December 11, 2018

In December 2018 empty VLocity trains were transferred to/from Melbourne and Ballarat via the freight only Geelong-Ballarat railway, so they could access the Bombardier maintenance facility at Ballarat East. The usual route via Bacchus Marsh was closed to allow work on the Ballarat Line Upgrade to be completed.

X'Trapolis transfer, December 2018

December 11, 2018

On 11 December 2018 T381 and T386 with power van BVDY52 transferred X'Trapolis train 965M-1683T-966M and 935M-1668T-936M from Newport Workshops via North Melbourne and North Geelong to the Alstom plant at Ballarat North for modification works.

High Capacity Metro Train transfer to Pakenham

November 29, 2018

On the morning of 29 November 2018 the first completed High Capacity Metro Train set was transferred from the Downer facility at Newport Workshops to the future HCMT depot at Pakenham East, stopping multiple times along the way to inspect the new train was moving safely.

Southern Shorthaul Railroad run the transfer, with S302 in the lead, followed by a mix of 20 SSR grain wagons usually used on the Kensington grain service, then by S317, T385 and T363, generator van BVDY51, and finally the HCMT set. The emergency brake was operational onboard the new train, but the ECP service brake was not, hence additional braking wagons were required to accompany the movement.

Steamrail - Christmas charters, 2018

December 08, 2018

Each year Steamrail runs a series of charter trains in the later half of the year for Dreamscape Tours, taking party goers from Melbourne of an evening out to the Macedon Ranges and return, with plenty of booze and parting along the way

SRHC - Albury Standard Gauge Tour, November 2018

November 24, 2018

On 24 November 2018 the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran their first public tour on standard gauge, from Seymour to Albury and return, via Southern Cross Station.

Reservoir level crossing removal project

April 20, 2019

The Reservoir level crossing will be removed by building a rail bridge over High Street and constructing a new Reservoir Station.

Mernda Rail

January 20, 2019

In August 2018 the 8 km long railway extension from South Morang to Mernda was opened to passengers, with new stations at Mernda, Hawkstowe and Middle Gorge.

X'Trapolis upgrade transfer, November 2018

November 19, 2018

On 19 November 2018 T363 lead T385 with power van BVDY52 transferred X'Trapolis train55M-1328T-56M + 107M-1354T-108M from Newport Workshops via Sunshine and Bacchus Marsh to the Alstom plant at Ballarat North for modification works.

Steamrail - Essendon-Broadmeadows shuttles, November 2018

November 18, 2018

On 18 November 2018 A2 986 and K190 ran suburban shuttles between Essendon and Broadmeadows, running push-pull with 17 BE, 38 BE, 46 BE, 25 BE and 1 BCE.

SRHC - Strawberry and Cherry Festival, November 2018

November 17, 2018

On 17 November 2018 the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran a special train to the Strawberry and Cherry Festival at Bacchus Marsh, with B74 and X31 hauling Parlor Car, Dining, Mitta Mitta, 3 AS, 3 BS, 30 AE, 14BE, 1 BE and Yarra.

707 Operations - Strawberry and Cherry Festival, November 2018

November 17, 2018

On 17 November 2018 707 Operations ran a special train to the Strawberry and Cherry Festival at Bacchus Marsh, with R707 leading Y127 and T413 along with PCP 294, ACZ 255, BZ 270, BRS 224, Club 1, BS 205, JTA 6 and D 318.