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Recent albums

Occasionally I will add new albums that contain older photos, here are the most recently added. There are 1,062 in total.

Qube Logistics Horsham freight

January 18, 2012

Qube Logistics and predecessor P&O Trans Australia operated container services between Melbourne and Horsham. They commenced operating in August 2011 following the end of the MA2/AM2 service, and ended in mid-2012.

Pacific National Horsham freight

May 02, 2008

Until July 2008 Pacific National operated a standard gauge Melbourne to Horsham freight service

Qube Logistics Harefield freight

July 01, 2018

Qube Logistics operates a train conveying containerised paper products between Melbourne and Harefield in southern NSW. The first services ran in 2012-14, before being diverted to Port Botany in NSW, then returned to Melbourne regularly in 2017.

Buckley Street level crossing removal project

September 29, 2018

The level crossing on the Craigieburn line at Buckley Street in Essendon is planned to be replaced by a road under rail bridge

Gold Coast Light Rail infrastructure

December 10, 2017

Infrastructure of the Gold Coast Light Rail, a 13-kilometre long 16-station light rail system serving the Gold Coast in Queensland

Steamrail - Caulfield-Moorabbin shuttles, November 2017

November 25, 2017

On 24 November 2017 Steamrail Victoria steam locomotives A2 986 and K153 hauled the preserved Tait train between Caulfield and Moorabbin.

SRHC - Spirit of Progress 80th Anniversary Tour, 2017

November 25, 2017

The Seymour Railway Heritage Centre operated a Spirit of Progress 80th Anniversary Tour, with locomotives B74 and S303 used along with the majority of the original carriage consist. The train ran from Seymour to Ballarat, travelling via Sunshine, Newport and North Shore in both directions.

ARTC trackwork

December 10, 2018

Trackwork on the Australian Rail Track Corporation network, that stretches across the country

Connex Melbourne trackwork and works trains

November 24, 2009

Trackwork and works trains on the Connex Melbourne suburban network

Sleeper trains

December 13, 2009

Sleeper trains move concrete or timber railway sleepers to the worksites where they will be used to build or relay the track.

Rail trains

January 26, 2019

Rail trains transport long lengths of rail from the workshops where they are welded together from shorter lengths, to the location where they will be laid.

Steamrail - Mitcham shuttles, April 2010

April 11, 2010

On 11 April 2010 K153 and K190 ran suburban shuttles between Camberwell and Mitcham.

Steamrail - South Dynon 2010

July 17, 2010

In July 2010 Steamrail stabled locomotives R761, K190 and K153 with a set of carriages at South Dynon for an extended period, due to the railway line between the city and the Steamrail depot at Newport being closed for trackwork.

Steamrail - Good Friday Appeal 2010

April 02, 2010

Steamrail ran a train to Southern Cross Station to put on display as part of the Good Friday Appeal fundraiser

SRHC - Traralgon charter, 2008

August 09, 2008

On August 09, 2008 SRHC ran a 'Blue Train' charter to Traralgon behind V/Line locomtoive N468

Steamrail - Christmas charters 2017

December 16, 2017

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

X'Trapolis transfer, November 2017

November 22, 2017

On 22 November 2017 brand new X'Trapolis train 251M-1426T-252M-249M-1425T-250M was transferred from the Alstom factory at Ballarat North to Epping Workshops, behind SSR T class T363 & SRHC unit T357. The two locomotives and power van BVDY52 arrived at Ballarat from Bendigo the day before, travelling via Sunshine, Newport and North Geelong.

Melton Highway level crossing removal project

December 08, 2018

A road over rail bridge is building built in two stages over the Sunbury line at Sydenham

Melbourne suburban Digital Train Radio System

January 20, 2019

The GSM-R based Digital Train Radio System (DTRS) replaced the analogue Urban Train Radio System (UTRS) used for communication on the Melbourne suburban rail network. Approximately 100 base stations make up the system with more than 70 new towered added to cover the network. Work stated in September 2009 and was completed in 2011, with trials of the on train equipment starting in 2012.

Melbourne suburban passenger information displays

February 10, 2019

Next train displays at Melbourne suburban railway stations.

Qube Logistics Tocumwal freight

December 05, 2018

Since 2012 Qube Logistics (formerly P&O Trans Australia) have operated a container service between North Dynon in Melbourne and Tocumwal, with loading also occasionally being attached / removed at Mooroopna (Shepparton).

Pacific National Maryvale paper train

March 14, 2012

Until June 2013 Pacific National operated the Maryvale Paper train that ran from Melbourne to the Australian Paper factory at Maryvale, north of Morwell. The service is now operated by Qube Logistics.

Pacific National Apex quarry train

November 29, 2016

The 'Apex' train carries gravel and other quarry products from Kilmore East on the North East line, to Westall in south-eastern Melbourne, Brooklyn in western Melbourne, and North Shore in Geelong. Originally operated by the Victorian Railways, V/Line, Freight Australia then Pacific National, in 2016 Qube Logistics won the contract.

El Zorro Warrnambool freight

September 26, 2008

Between April and October 2008 El Zorro opereated the Warrnambool freight, carrying containers between Melbourne and the Westvic depot in Warrnambool, usually running Monday through Friday. The train length is constrained by short crossing loops and often runs during the day on the down trip due to pathing issues beyond Geelong