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Melbourne rail replacement buses

September 16, 2019

When the *%@! hits the fan on Melbourne's rail network, buses have to be called in to operate a replacement service for passengers.

Melbourne suburban passenger information displays

September 16, 2019

Next train displays at Melbourne suburban railway stations.

North Dynon

September 15, 2019

Located between the main passenger lines at South Kensington and Dynon Roads, along with Moonee Ponds Creek and the Maribyrnong River, the North Dynon precinct includes the Agents Sidings and the P&O Trans Australia container terminal at 'T' gate.

Metro Trains Melbourne - inner suburban

September 13, 2019

Metro Trains Melbourne services in the inner suburban area, covering Flinders Street Station, Southern Cross Station, the City Loop, North Melbourne and Richmond.

Metro Trains Melbourne - Northern group

September 12, 2019

Metro Trains Melbourne services on the Werribee, Altona, Williamstown, Sunbury, Craigieburn and Upfield lines that make up the Northern group.

V/Line - Regional Rail Link

September 12, 2019

V/Line trains using the new Regional Rail Link tracks that have progressively come into use since December 2013.

Metro Trains Melbourne works trains

September 11, 2019

Trackwork on the Melbourne suburban rail network. Since taking over the contract to operate and maintain the system, Metro Trains Melbourne have hired wagons and locomotives from CFCLA to operate works trains. Three types of train operate: open top containers mounted to miscellaneous flat wagons for the carriage of spoil, CHOY hoppers to carry ballast, and flat wagons fitted with stanchions to carry rail or concrete sleepers.

Failing rail infrastructure of Melbourne

September 11, 2019

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

Melbourne Yard

September 11, 2019

Located south of Spencer Street station, it ran from Flinders Street north to Moonee Ponds Creek. Today it is all part of the Docklands redevelopment, except for the area north of Dudley Street.

Commercialising commuters

September 11, 2019

For Melbourne's privatised public transport operators, they don't make money by moving people - they make money selling their captive audiences to advertisers and other commercial outfits.

V/Line at Southern Cross Station

September 11, 2019

Southern Cross Station is the main hub of V/Line passenger services from around the state

Southern Cross Station

September 11, 2019

Southern Cross Station is the main interstate and regional station for Melbourne. The full set of photos is at my other site, Rail Geelong.

Bikes at Melbourne stations

September 11, 2019

Bike parking or lack thereof at Melbourne railway stations

V/Line around Melbourne

September 09, 2019

Pictures of V/line trains 'under the wires' around Melbourne and surrounding suburbs. V/line has a mix of loco-hauled and DMU-run services.

Flinders Street Station

September 09, 2019

Flinders Street Station is the main suburban train station for Melbourne, Victoria

Metro Trains Melbourne - Infrastructure Evaluation Vehicle IEV102

September 09, 2019

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.

North Fitzroy Depot

September 08, 2019

North Fitzroy Depot on Nicholson Street, North Fitzroy closed in 1993, but reopened in 2008/09 to stable W class trams used on the City Circle while Southbank depot was undergoing refurbishment.

City Loop

September 06, 2019

Stations and trains around the Melbourne Underground Rail Loop (Parliament, Melbourne Central, and Flagstaff stations)

Failing infrastructure at Southern Cross Station

September 05, 2019

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

Melbourne suburban bits and pieces

September 05, 2019

Photos of bits and pieces on and around Melbourne's suburban trains

Pacific National - Melbourne standard gauge freight

September 03, 2019

Pacific National standard gauge intermodal services from Adelaide and New South Wales meet at Melbourne, running via the western suburbs into the Melbourne Freight Terminal at South Dynon.

Great Southern Rail - The Overland

September 03, 2019

Great Southern Rail operates 'The Overland' from Melbourne to Adelaide, via Geelong, Ararat and the Western standard gauge

V/Line workshops, yards and shunting

September 02, 2019

Pictures of V/Line trains and carriages at the West Melbourne Depot and Dudley Street carriage yards next to Southern Cross Station, Melbourne Yard, and South Dynon.

Spencer Street Station pedestrian subways

September 02, 2019

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.

Southern Cross Station office towers

September 02, 2019

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

Reservoir level crossing removal project

September 01, 2019

The Reservoir level crossing will be removed by building a rail bridge over High Street and constructing a new Reservoir Station.

Metro Trains Melbourne - Clifton Hill group

September 01, 2019

Metro Trains Melbourne services on the South Morang and Hurstbridge lines that make up the Clifton Hill group.

Mernda Rail

September 01, 2019

In August 2018 the 8 km long railway extension from South Morang to Mernda was opened to passengers, with new stations at Mernda, Hawkstowe and Middle Gorge.

TramTracker across Melbourne

August 30, 2019

tramTRACKER screens across the Melbourne tram and rail networks provides real time departure and disruption information to passengers.

Long Island steel train

August 30, 2019

The Long Island steel train serves the BHP mill at Hastings, south of Frankston. The steel is transferred from broad to standard gauge trains at the Melbourne Freight Terminal at South Dynon. In 2016 this facility replaced the Melbourne Steel Terminal, just west of North Melbourne station.

Tottenham Yard

August 30, 2019

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

Qube Logistics Apex quarry train

August 26, 2019

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 Freight Australia then Pacific National, in 2016 Qube Logistics won the contract.

Comeng Life Extension project

August 25, 2019

The Comeng Life Extension project commenced in 2017 to update the interior and exterior of Melbourne's fleet of Comeng trains in order to keep them in serivce until 2022-27.

Metro Trains Melbourne - Caulfield group

August 25, 2019

Metro Trains Melbourne services on the Pakenham, Cranbourne, Frankston and Sandringham lines that make up the Caulfield group.

Cranbourne Pakenham Line Upgrade project

August 25, 2019

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.

Myki failures and breakdowns

August 25, 2019

A galley of the many ways that Melbourne's 'Myki' smartcard ticketing system can let passengers down.

Poor service from V/Line

August 16, 2019

Clutching failure from the jaws of success - that's the V/Line way.

Webb Dock line

August 11, 2019

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

V/Line to Bacchus Marsh

August 10, 2019

Photos of the V/Line services that run to Bacchus Marsh, taken between there and the end of the wires back at Sunshine. As well as boring old VLocities and Sprinters, loco hauled trains with A, P and N classes are also used in peak times.

Melbourne stations and infrastructure

August 09, 2019

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

Myki

August 04, 2019

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

Signage at Melbourne stations

August 03, 2019

Station signage across the Melbourne railway network

South Dynon

August 03, 2019

Located between Dynon and Footscray Roads, alongside Moonee Ponds Creek and the Maribyrnong River, the South Dynon precinct includes the Pacific National operated Melbourne Freight Terminal and Melbourne Operations Terminal

Melbourne Underground Rail Loop Upgrade Project

August 02, 2019

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.

Melbourne transport murals

July 28, 2019

Murals featuring public transport, found at at Melbourne railway stations and tram stops

Melbourne signal boxes

July 28, 2019

Signal boxes that control trains across Melbourne

Pacifc National grain trains

July 25, 2019

Grain is a major freight traffic in Victoria, but drought has cut the level of traffic in recent years. Trains operate on both broad and standard gauges, with the main destinations being export terminals at Melbourne and Geelong, as well as Portland, and a number of domestic flour mills

Melbourne broad gauge freight

July 18, 2019

Miscellaneous broad gauge freight traffic through Melbourne - there isn't much these days...

Metro Trains Melbourne - Burnley group

July 15, 2019

Metro Trains Melbourne services on the Belgrave, Lilydale, Alamein and Glen Waverley lines that make up the Burnley group.

Richmond station

July 15, 2019

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