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Failing rail infrastructure of Melbourne

December 10, 2018

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

Melbourne Metro Rail Tunnel preliminary work

December 10, 2018

Preliminary geotechnical investigation work on the Melbourne Metro Rail Tunnel commenced in 2015.

Melbourne suburban passenger information displays

December 08, 2018

Next train displays at Melbourne suburban railway stations.

Furlong Main level crossing removal project

December 08, 2018

In 2014 work commenced on the grade separation of the Main Road level crossing at St Albans station, with the Ginifer Road level crossing at Ginifer station later being added to the project scope.

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 Underground Rail Loop Upgrade Project

December 07, 2018

The Melbourne Underground Rail Loop Upgrade Project includes the installation of new platform smoke extraction systems, upgraded station sprinklers and alarm system at Parliament, Melbourne Central and Flagstaff stations.

Failing infrastructure at Southern Cross Station

November 29, 2018

Southern Cross Station was only finished a decade ago, but the building is already starting to fall apart

Axle counter overlays at Melbourne level crossings

November 27, 2018

Following issues with VLocity trains being detected by track circuits in suburban Melbourne, in 2016 axle counters have been installed at level crossings to ensure they are reliably activated.

Melbourne stations and infrastructure

November 27, 2018

Photos of railway infrastructure in suburban Melbourne - stations, signals, and such

Tottenham Yard

November 27, 2018

All sorts of stored and damaged wagons clogging up Tottenham Yard in Melbourne's west, with a few operational ones thrown in for good measure

Southern Cross Station office towers

November 21, 2018

The 664 Collins Street and 699 Bourke Street office towers have been built atop Southern Cross Station platforms 13 through 16

Second Merri Creek bridge at Clifton Hill

November 21, 2018

Clifton Hill is the junction of the Epping and Hurstbridge lines in inner Melbourne, with a new bridge being built in 2008 across Merri Creek to duplicate the Hurstbridge line tracks.

Hurstbridge Rail Line Upgrade

November 21, 2018

The Hurstbridge Rail Line Upgrade is duplicating the section of single track between Heidelberg and Rosanna, raising the railway line over Lower Plenty Road, and rebuilding Rosanna station.

Myki

November 04, 2018

Photos of bits and pieces to do with Melbourne's 'Myki' smartcard ticketing system

Blackburn Road level crossing removal project

November 04, 2018

The railway line at Blackburn will be sunk beneath Blackburn Road, but the existing station is not being rebuilt.

Richmond station

November 04, 2018

A windblown concrete monolith from the 1950s with inadequate passenger interchange passageways and narrow platforms

Caulfield - Dandenong level crossing removal project

October 13, 2018

In early 2016 it was announced that all nine level crossings between Caulfield and Dandenong would be eliminated by the construction of three sections of elevated railway line, now known as 'Skyrail'

Melbourne tramway squares

August 26, 2018

Melbourne has four 'tramway squares' where 1500 V DC powered trains cross the tracks of 600 V DC powered trams on the level. They are located at Glenhuntly, Riversdale, Kooyong and Gardiner stations

Cranbourne Pakenham Line Upgrade project

August 26, 2018

The Cranbourne Pakenham Line Upgrade project is being delivered by the Level Crossing Removal Authority to support the new High Capacity Metro Train (HCMT) fleet. The work includes track duplication on the Cranbourne line at Dandenong South, minor platform extensions, and the replacement of signalling, overhead wires and traction substations along the Cranbourne and Pakenham railway lines.

Ballarat line infrastructure

August 19, 2018

Photos of Ballarat station - a lot more are on my other site, Rail Geelong

Metro Trains Melbourne - Infrastructure Evaluation Vehicle IEV102

August 17, 2018

Converted from carriage MTH102 by SSR Bendigo in 2010, as of March 2011 this inspection carriage has been used to check up of the status of the overhead wiring along Melbourne's suburban railway network.

Metcard

July 27, 2018

Equipment and infrastructure for the Metcard automated ticketing system used throughout Melbourne

Geelong region stations and infrastructure

July 24, 2018

The full selection of images is on my other site, Rail Geelong

TPWS in suburban Melbourne

May 24, 2018

Commencing in 2010 Train Protection & Warning System (TPWS) has been retrofitted to signals across suburban Melbourne.

Tram infrastructure of Melbourne

December 10, 2017

Bits and pieces of tramway infrastructure from around the Yarra Trams network in Melbourne

Railway stations of suburban Sydney

September 01, 2017

Photos of the stations around suburban Sydney

Rail infrastructure

July 13, 2017

Photos of all kinds of rail infrastructure and doodads from around Victoria

Crumbling station building at Armadale

July 01, 2017

A look at the crumbling citybound station kiosk at Armadale station on the Frankston/Dandenong lines, where everything is falling apart and ready to fall down onto the platform below.

NSW stations and infrastructure

June 10, 2017

Photos of stations and stuff from the wacky land up north - mostly in the southern areas.

Incomplete Maldon - Dombarton railway bridge

June 10, 2017

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

Spencer Street Station pedestrian subways

March 19, 2017

Until the 2005 redevelopment as Southern Cross Station, passengers at Spencer Street Station used a pedestrian subway to access the platforms, as well as to pass under Spencer Street.

Infrastructure Evaluation Vehicle IEV102 transfer, January 2017

January 05, 2017

Metro Trains Melbourne's Infrastructure Evaluation Vehicle IEV102 developed a brake issue in December 2016, with the T-IEV-T consist having having to be transferred back to Melbourne behind B76 and B80. In January IEV102 was transferred to Bendigo behind B76 and B80, with six freight wagons (BODX 2301C, BQCX 2202B, BQIX 2461D, IEV 102, BQCX 2201P, BQIX 2459V and BODX 2460V) along for the ride to counteract the unbraked carriage.

Craigieburn electrification project and train maintenance depot

December 31, 2016

Photos of Craigieburn station, along the electrification works completed in 2007, as well as the later upgrades to the stabling yard and train maintenance depot

Burke Road level crossing removal project

July 04, 2016

The tram/train level crossing at Burke Road, Glen Iris is being removed, with the railway being relocated beneath the road and the adjacent Gardiner station also being rebuilt

Kensington Racecourse Essendon resignalling

March 19, 2016

In 2013-14 new signalling was installed on the Craigieburn and Flemington Racecourse lines, between Kensington and Essendon stations.

Adelaide stations and infrastructure

July 13, 2015

Photos of railway infrastructure around the TransAdelaide network in suburban Adelaide - stations, signals, and such

Queensland stations and infrastructure

April 22, 2015

Railway stations and other infrastructure around Queensland

Brisbane stations and infrastructure

April 13, 2015

Railway stations and other infrastructure around Brisbane

Melbourne suburban Digital Train Radio System

February 16, 2015

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.

Webb Dock line

October 05, 2014

Disused railway line in inner Melbourne, opened in the mid 1980s. Running from Melbourne Yard, over the Yarra River to the south bank to Webb Dock, only the line west of CityLink exists today, reserved for future rebuilding

Cairns station

August 25, 2014

Photos of Cairns station and the railway infrastructure around the area.

Crumbling station building at Newmarket

June 30, 2014

A look at the crumbling citybound station building at Newmarket station on the Craigieburn line, where everything is falling apart. The cantilevered platform verandah was reinforced with acrow props in 2012 and demolished in 2013. As for the piers holding everything up, even bigger acrow props have been installed to counteract the failing concrete piers and beams.

Mitcham level crossing removal project

January 07, 2014

In 2013-2014 two level crossings at Mitcham were removed from the Lilydale / Belgrave line, when the railway line was lowered beneath Rooks Road and Mitcham Road, with the station at Mitcham also having to be rebuilt.

Sydney Monorail infrastructure

March 24, 2013

More than just the trains that run on the Sydney Monorail

Footbridges between Flinders Street and Richmond

February 12, 2013

Between Flinders Street Station and Richmond a number of footbridges cross the rail corridor.

Cardinia Road station construction

August 25, 2012

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

Flemington Racecourse line

May 19, 2012

The Flemington Racecourse line is a short branch off the Broadmeadows line in the inner north-west of Melbourne. It is used for special events at the Flemington racecourse and the showgrounds.

Broadmeadows standard gauge platform construction

March 05, 2012

Former terminus of the suburban electric services, in 2010 it was upgraded to have a third platform on the parallel standard gauge line.