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Occasionally I will add new albums that contain older photos, here are the most recently added. There are 1,699 in total.

Warrnambool Bus Lines

22 April 2022

Warrnambool Bus Lines operates charter and school bus services, as well as the 'Transit South West' branded town bus service in Warrnambool on behalf of Public Transport Victoria.

Christian's Bus Company Warrnambool

22 April 2022

Christian's Bus Company is a school and charter operator with a depot in Warrnambool

Popes Timboon

21 April 2022

Popes Timboon is a school and charter bus operator in Timboon, who also operates service on behalf of Public Transport Victoria between Timboon and Cobden, connecting with trains at Camperdown.

Christian's Bus Company Colac

21 April 2022

Christian's Bus Company is a school and charter operator with a depot in Colac, who also operates three town bus routes in Colac on behalf of Public Transport Victoria.

Steamrail - Bendigo Steam Weekend 2022

15 April 2022

For the 2022 Easter long weekend Steamrail sent A2 986 and T356 from Melbourne to Bendigo on Friday 15 April, running steam shuttles out of Echuca on Easter Saturday and from Bendigo on Eastern Sunday, before sending N456 and S313 from Melbourne to Bendigo on Monday 18 April, to run two separate trains back to Melbourne that evening.

Comeng scrapping transfer, April 2022

14 April 2022

On Wednesday 13 April 2022 Comeng sets 301M-1001T-302M and 303M-1002T-304M were transferred from North Shore to Tottenham Yard by T381 and P17, continuing on to the Bendigo Rail Workshops the next day for scrapping.

DERMPAV - Outer Suburban tour, April 2022

10 April 2022

After years of no tours thanks to Covid-19, on Sunday 10 April 2022 RM58 went for a suburban tour to Mernda, Williamstown, Sandringham, Sunshine, Brooklyn, Werribee, Little River, and back to Southern Cross via Brooklyn and Sunshine again.

Firefly Express

10 November 2022

Firefly Express is an interstate coach operator, who also operates V/Line coach services in Western Victoria, and charter services in Melbourne.

707 Operations - 'The Winelander' to Castlemaine, April 2022

2 April 2022

On Saturday 2 April 2022 R707 and S306 lead 'The Winelander' special train from Southern Cross to Castlemaine and return, carriages including PCP 294 –BRS 224 – BK 708 – Club 1 - BS 215 – BS 212 – JTA 6.

Southern Shorthaul Railroad derailment at West Footscray

1 April 2022

On Thursday 31 March 2022 a down grain train led by S317, T363 and P14 headed into Tottenham Yard, but P14 derailed on a set of points and ended up split between two tracks. Recovery of the train took a few days to complete.

Steamrail - Moorabbin Bayside Shuttles 2022

27 March 2022

On Sunday 27 March 2022 A2 986 and K153 as 'K100' ran steam shuttles from Moorabbin to Kananook and return, with carriages 17 BE, 25 BE, 7 ABE, 38 BE, 46 BE.

Metro Tunnel open day at Arden station

27 March 2022

On Sunday 27 March 2022 the Metro Tunnel site at Arden station was opened for public tours, taking visitors down to the future station platform and completed tunnels, and up to the future station entrance.

Comeng scrapping transfer, 25 March 2022

25 March 2022

On Friday 25 March 2022 SSR locomotives P17 and T381 transferred retired Alstom Comeng set 523M-1112T-524M from Newport Workshops to the McConnell Dowell yard at McIntyre for scrapping.

Broken articulation on D2.5015

18 March 2022

On 18 March 2022 the articulation between modules of tram D2.5015 failed, leaving the cab dropped onto the tracks.

Gap Road, Sunbury level crossing removal

17 September 2022

The Gap Road level crossing in Sunbury is being replaced by a road underpass.

Steamrail Open Day 2022

13 March 2022

On the Labor Day long weekend in March 2022 Steamrail Victoria held their bi-annual open day at the Newport Workshops, with a variety of steam locomotives in operation alongside diesel and electric locomotives.

SRHC - Captain's Choice charter to Warrnambool, March 2022

6 March 2022

On 6 March 2022 the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran a charter train from Warrnambool to Melbourne on behalf of Captain's Choice tours, who were running a six day regional Victoria and silo art tour. The train was transferred the night before via Melbourne Yard and Sunshine.

HG Corporate Buses

18 November 2022

HG Corporate Buses is a charter minibus and coach operator in Melbourne.

Comeng scrapping transfer, 2 March 2022

3 March 2022

On Wednesday 2 March 2022 Comeng sets 321M-1107T-320M-363M-1032T-364M were transferred from North Shore to Tottenham Yard by P14 and T386, continuing on to the Bendigo Rail Workshops the next day for scrapping.

Sandhu Bus Lines

1 March 2022

Sandhu Bus Lines is a charter bus and coach operator in Melbourne.

Elecrail - Tait train to Belgrave and Essendon, February 2022

26 February 2022

With testing of the Tai set complete, on Saturday 26 February 2022 it went to Essendon, Belgrave, Upper Ferntree Gully, then back to Belgrave and Essendon with Steamrail volunteers and invited guests.

SRHC - Ararat Western Daylight tour 2022

26 February 2022

On Saturday 26 February 2022 SRHC ran their 'Western Daylight' tour from Seymour to Ararat via Melbourne. C501 led T357 and P22 with the standard gauge converted Spirit of Progress consist.

Adelaide tram deliveries via Melbourne

16 July 2011

In recent years Adelaide's new trams have been delivered by sea to Melbourne, then transferred by road to Adelaide.

Steamrail - Otway Explorer, 2022

12 February 2022

On Saturday 12 February 2022 S313 and N458 led Steamrail Victoria's 'Otway Explorer' train from Southern Cross to Warrnambool and return. The consist was PCP292 - 5AS - Moorabool - 9BRS - 25BE - 7ABE - 38BE - 46BE

Comeng train scrapping

23 November 2022

In January 2020 the scrapping of the first Comeng trains commenced at Newport Workshops, with the cut up trains transferred to a scrap yard at Dandenong South for further component separation and recycling.

Volgren Dandenong

11 November 2022

Volgren builds bus bodies on imported chassis at Dandenong South, Victoria.

Quince's Coaches

10 February 2020

Quince's Coaches is a school and charter coach operator in Melbourne.

Western Coach Services

19 February 2012

Western Coach Services was the charter coach brand for Kefford Group.

Sita 'Avalon Airport Transfers'

3 January 2017

Sita Group operated the 'Avalon Airport Transfers' service between Melbourne and Avalon Airport between 2004 and February 2017, when the service was sold to SkyBus.

V Bus Coaches

5 November 2019

V Bus Coaches was a tour and charter coahc operator in Melbourne.

Seymour Coaches

12 December 2019

Seymour Coaches operates school bus and charter coach services out of Seymour, Victoria.

Latrobe Valley Bus Lines

11 February 2019

Part of the Dineen Group, Latrobe Valley Bus Lines operates route buses in the Latrobe Valley, as well as charter coach services from their base in Morwell.

Cole's Coaches

29 October 2019

Cole's Coaches is a school and charter coach operator that operates out of Geelong, Colac and Warrnambool.

Mitchell Transit

29 September 2022

Seymour Coaches operates town bus services in Seymour, Kilmore East and Wallan under the 'Mitchell Transit' brand.

Coach Tours of Australia

11 October 2022

Coach Tours of Australia is a school and charter coach brand of Donric Group with depots in Sunbury, Kyneton, Woodend, Romsey, Gisborne and Bendigo

GLV Coaches

5 June 2022

GLV Coaches is a Melbourne tourist coach and day tour operator.

Jacobson Coach Tours

15 November 2019

Jacobson Coach Tours operates school and charter coach services out of Mooroopna.

Murrays Coaches

11 October 2022

Murrays Coaches is an Australian express and charter coach company.

Trotters Coaches

16 December 2019

Trotters Coaches operates school and charter coach services from their base in Ballarat.

Simcocks' Bus Services

25 November 2019

Simcocks' Bus Services operates bus and coach services in Melbourne’s outer South Eastern suburbs.

SuitJet

29 October 2014

SuitJet was an express coach service transporting commuters from Point Cook, Eltham, Doreen, Mernda and Templestowe to Spring Street, Melbourne Town Hall, and Docklands at a cost of $30 return. Run using Dysons Group buses, the service was launched in October 2014, but was shut down a few weeks later.

Cobb & Co Coaches

18 February 2020

Cobb & Co Coaches is a charter coach brand of Dysons Group.

AAT Kings

3 February 2020

AAT Kings is an Australian coach tour operator.

Gray Line Melbourne

18 September 2022

Gray Line day tour and sightseeing tours in Victoria are operated under licence by Driver Group.

Skylight Buslines

29 April 2022

Skylight Buslines operates school and charter coach services in Melbourne.

Melbourne tram and train passenger counting

14 September 2022

Various technologies have been used to count passengers on trains and trams - old fashioned counting, and hi-tech Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and CCTV based system.

Metro Tunnel intake substation

22 October 2022

The Metro Tunnel intake substation at North Melbourne will convert 66kV and 22kV high voltage power to lower voltages for transmission to services inside the tunnel.

Failing tram infrastructure of Melbourne

1 February 2022

Melbourne's tram network is held together with bubblegum and duct tape - here are examples of the way that it is falling apart.

Comeng scrapping transfer, January 2022

28 January 2022

On 28 January 2022 retired Comeng sets 325M-1013T-326M and 479M-1090T-480M were transferred by T385 and T386 from their storage location at North Shore in Geelong to Newport Workshops for supposed scrapping.

Rebranding to Transdev Melbourne

26 August 2014

Transdev commenced their Melbourne operations in August 2013, and was required to rebrand the buses passed over from previous operatoes Melbourne Bus Link, Ventura and and National Bus Company.