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Melbourne suburban passenger information displays

March 20, 2019

Next train displays at Melbourne suburban railway stations.

City Loop

March 20, 2019

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

Southern Cross Station

March 20, 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.

V/Line at Southern Cross Station

March 20, 2019

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

V/Line workshops, yards and shunting

March 20, 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.

Bikes at Melbourne stations

March 20, 2019

Bike parking or lack thereof at Melbourne railway stations

Melbourne suburban bits and pieces

March 18, 2019

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

Commercialising commuters

March 16, 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.

Myki

March 16, 2019

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

Failing infrastructure at Southern Cross Station

March 16, 2019

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

Melbourne rail replacement buses

March 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.

Metro Trains Melbourne - Northern group

March 16, 2019

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

V/Line around Melbourne

February 23, 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.

Metro Trains Melbourne - inner suburban

February 22, 2019

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

Myki failures and breakdowns

February 21, 2019

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

V/Line - Regional Rail Link

February 21, 2019

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

V/Line to Bacchus Marsh

February 16, 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.

Failing rail infrastructure of Melbourne

February 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 stations and infrastructure

February 10, 2019

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

Metro Tunnel preliminary work

February 09, 2019

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

Poor service from V/Line

February 08, 2019

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

Melbourne Underground Rail Loop Upgrade Project

February 08, 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.

TramTracker across Melbourne

February 08, 2019

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

Metro Trains Melbourne - Caulfield group

February 07, 2019

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

Cranbourne Pakenham Line Upgrade project

February 07, 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.

Flinders Street Station

February 07, 2019

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

Melbourne signal boxes

February 06, 2019

Signal boxes that control trains across Melbourne

Metro Trains Melbourne works trains

February 01, 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.

Tottenham Yard

February 01, 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

Pacifc National grain trains

January 26, 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

Long Island steel train

January 26, 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.

South Dynon

January 26, 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 Yard

January 21, 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.

Pacific National Tocumwal freight

January 20, 2019

Pacific National (formerly Patrick PortLink) operate a container service between Appleton Dock in Melbourne and Tocumwal, loading also being attached / removed at Mooroopna (Shepparton).

Special trains to Flemington Racecourse and Melbourne Showgrounds

January 20, 2019

Additional train services are run for major events at Flemington Racecourse and the Melbourne Showgrounds.

Metro Trains Melbourne - Clifton Hill group

January 20, 2019

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

Second Merri Creek bridge at Clifton Hill

January 20, 2019

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

January 20, 2019

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.

Reservoir level crossing removal project

January 20, 2019

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

South Morang rail extension project

January 20, 2019

Extension of the Epping line a few kilometres to South Morang, as well as the duplication of the existing line between Keon Park and Epping.

Mernda Rail

January 20, 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.

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.

Pacific National - Melbourne standard gauge freight

January 20, 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.

Sadleirs Logistics

January 20, 2019

Sadleirs Logistics move freight by rail with their fleet of RLSY louvre vans, attached to Pacific National intermodal services.

Comeng Life Extension project

January 19, 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.

Poor service from Metro Trains Melbourne

January 17, 2019

Woeful service from Metro Trains Melbourne is a running joke - here are some examples.

Qube Logistics Apex quarry train

January 17, 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.

Metro Trains Melbourne - Burnley group

January 05, 2019

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

Great Southern Rail - The Overland

January 05, 2019

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