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Recent albums

Occasionally I will add new albums that contain older photos, here are the most recently added. There are 1,229 in total.

Pacific National locomotive provisioning centre

17 November 2019

Pacific National's fleet of standard gauge locomotives is refuelled and maintained at the Locomotive Provisioning Centre at South Dynon.

Pacific National interstate steel trains

7 June 2020

Pacific National carries raw materials and finished steel product to and from the BlueScope, Arrium and Onesteel plants at Port Kembla, NSW and Westernport, Victoria; with trains running Melbourne-Wollongong-Brisbane and Melbourne-Adelaide-Perth.

SRHC transfer, March 2011

14 March 2011

On March 14, 2011 T357 and T378 headed light engine from Seymour to Melbourne, returning to El Zorro on hire after hauling that weekend's SRHC special to Maryborough

T376 transfer, December 2008

16 December 2008

T376 headed light engine from Seymour to Melbourne on 16 December 2008, after being used to transfer carriages to the Seymour Rail Heritage Centre depot

Somerton steel shunt

11 November 2014

Until 2014 or so Pacific National ran a short trip train from South Dynon to Somerton, converying coil steel for the Tubemakers pipe factory.

El Zorro wagon transfer, 2009

1 August 2009

On 1 August 2009 El Zorro ran an empty wagon movement from Adelaide to Melbourne, with FL220 and GL109 hauling a train of CFCLA CQWY well wagons and CQMY container wagons.

707 Operations - Manangatang, December 2017

15 December 2017

On the weekend of 15-17 December 2017 707 Operations ran a train from Melbourne to Manangatang and return, travelling via Bacchus Marsh on the down, and North Shore on the return. T413 & H5 hauled the train, with PCP 294, BS 205, SJ 284, BRS 224, Avoca, Club Car 1, NAM 2336, LAN 2354, VAM 1, and Wando in the consist.

Aurizon standard gauge freight

18 May 2018

Aurizon commenced operating standard gauge freight services across Australia when precescessor Queensland Rail purchased Interail in 2002, CRT Group in 2005, and Australian Railroad Group in 2006. QR National was rebranded as Aurizon in December 2012. The company withdrew their Melbourne-Brisbane and Melbourne-Perth services in December 2017.

El Zorro Horsham freight

25 July 2010

For a period during 2009 El Zorro operated a standard gauge freight service between Melbourne and Horsham

QR National grain wagon transfer, 2011

2 April 2011

In April 2011 QR National diesel locomotives LZ3101, LQ3122, DC2206, LZ3103 and 45 AGWF grain hoppers were transferred via Melbourne from Western Australia to New South Wales to begin a new grain contract.

P&O Trans Australia Melbourne-Adelaide freight

30 April 2011

P&O Trans Australia operated their own Melbourne-Adelaide freight service between October 2009 and July 2011. You can find the history of the service here.

Qube Logistics Horsham freight

18 January 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

2 May 2008

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

Qube Logistics Harefield freight

19 April 2020

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

17 November 2019

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

10 December 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

25 November 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

25 November 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

21 June 2020

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

Connex Melbourne trackwork and works trains

24 November 2009

Trackwork and works trains on the Connex Melbourne suburban network

Sleeper trains

13 December 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

4 July 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

11 April 2010

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

Steamrail - South Dynon 2010

17 July 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.