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Recent albums

Occasionally I will add new albums that contain older photos, here are the most recently added. There are 781 in total.

Orbost line

May 08, 2011

Lynbrook station construction

January 14, 2012

A new railway station on the Cranbourne line between Dandenong and Merinda Park.

Cardinia Road station construction

August 25, 2012

A new railway station on the Pakenham line between Officer and Pakenham stations

Maldon - Dombarton bridge

June 10, 2017

A partially completed bridge over the Cordeaux River near Maldon, it forms part of the Maldon - Dombarton line that commenced construction in the 1980s and was cancelled soon after.

NSW freight

April 02, 2017

Freight around southern NSW: ranging from grain trains around Junee, cement and flour trains in the Southern Highlands, and a mix of other freight trains in between.

NSW Rail Transport Museum Thirlmere

October 25, 2015

New South Wales Rail Transport Museum, located at Thirlmere.

Skitube

May 09, 2011

A standard gauge track electric rack railway in the Kosciuszko National Park in New South Wales, serving the ski fields during winter time.

Steamrail - Y112 Geelong shuttles - April 2011

April 17, 2011

T356, Y112 and D3 639 ran shuttles around Geelong on April 16th and 17th. The diesel was only used on the first morning, Y112 having run light engine from Ballarat for the occasion.

X'Trapolis transfer, April 2011

April 02, 2011

Y168 and power van GVDY 52Y transferred brand new X'Trapolis set 81-82M and 83M-84M from Ballarat to Newport via North Geelong, one of the newly assembled sets at the United Group Rail workshops. Y168 is the current Ballarat Workshops shunter, having taken over from Y145 a few weeks earlier.

Steamrail - Ballarat East depot

March 26, 2011

Stored trains at the Ballarat East locomotive depot

Avalon Airshow 2011 specials: V/Line trains and shuttle buses

March 06, 2011

The most boring airshow for V/Line ever: VLocities ran the majority of services. Only one hauled push-pull set ran, with a pair of N classes it only ran one return trip on Saturday and one return trip on Sunday.

DERMPAV - RM58 test run February 2011

February 21, 2011

RM58 has been restored by DERM Preservation Association of Victoria and went out for a test run on February 21 from Newport to Melbourne Yard and return.

Metro driver training - February 2011

February 03, 2011

T376 and T369 ran around the network late at night in order to train El Zorro diesel crews on the Flemington Racecourse, Craigieburn and Williamstown lines.

Sunbury electrification project

May 09, 2015

Electrification of the Bendigo line between Sydenham and Sunbury started in 2008, and was completed in 2012. Diggers Rest and Sunbury stations were upgraded, a new stabling yard built at the end of the line, overhead wires were installed above the tracks, and four new traction substations were built.

Great Southern Rail - Southern Spirit

February 13, 2011

The very expensive rail cruise operated by Great Southern Rail, running on various routes around Australia a few times a year.

SRHC - Hills to the Bay tour January 2011

January 22, 2011

T378 and T357 hauled the train, with State Car 4, Mitta Mitta, and a small collection of S and E carriages - a shorter train than other years.

X'Trapolis test run to Craigieburn

January 21, 2011

After the last train on 19 January 2011, set 33M-34M + 35M-36M headed slowly to Craigieburn in order to clear the route for X'Trapolis trains.

SRHC - 2010 fireworks special

December 31, 2010

S303 and B74 lead a special train for SRHC members between Seymour and Melbourne on New Years Eve.

SRHC - Maryborough picnic train December 2010

December 11, 2010

On December 11, 2010 SRHC ran their "picnic train" consist from Seymour to Maryborough via Melbourne, North Geelong and Ballarat.

Steamrail - Geelong November 2010

November 14, 2010

K153 lead 5 cars to Geelong and back, BRS in the middle of the consist, with four wooden cars making up the rest of the train.

Steamrail - Cup Weekender October 2010

October 30, 2010

Running from Melbourne to Quambatook and Sea Lake over the Melbourne Cup weekend, the consist was S313 - S301 - PCP - Goulburn - LAN - Moorabool - BZ - BRS - Werribee - Indi - Coliban - Inman - AK - BCE.

Preston Workshops

May 24, 2017

On the corner of St George's Road and Miller Street it was once the main workshops of the M&MTB. Nowdays it seems to be just a dumping ground for W class trams.

Steamrail - Bendigo Cup charter 2010

October 27, 2010

A charter operated by Steamrail Victoria on behalf of Southern Cross Television, for the Bendigo Cup. The consist was PCP292, 11AS, 14BRS, Moorabool, and BZ269 ('Hobsons Bay').

Great Southern Rail carriages

October 06, 2015

Carriages as used by Great Southern Rail on their trains, included The Overland and the Southern Spirit.