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Pacific National Tocumwal freight

January 19, 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).

V/Line workshops, yards and shunting

January 19, 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.

Melbourne suburban bits and pieces

January 19, 2019

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

Melbourne Metro Rail Tunnel preliminary work

January 19, 2019

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

Melbourne stations and infrastructure

January 18, 2019

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

Commercialising commuters

January 18, 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.

Metro Trains Melbourne - inner suburban

January 18, 2019

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

Poor service from Metro Trains Melbourne

January 17, 2019

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

Metro Trains Melbourne trackwork and works trains

January 17, 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.

V/Line - Regional Rail Link

January 17, 2019

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

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.

Melbourne rail replacement buses

January 15, 2019

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

Failing rail infrastructure of Melbourne

January 14, 2019

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

Metro Trains Melbourne - Northern group

January 14, 2019

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

Melbourne broad gauge freight

January 13, 2019

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

Cranbourne Pakenham Line Upgrade project

January 12, 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.

TramTracker across Melbourne

January 11, 2019

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

City Loop

January 11, 2019

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

Pacifc National grain trains

January 09, 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

Pacific National - Melbourne standard gauge freight

January 09, 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.

Southern Cross Station

January 07, 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

January 06, 2019

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

Failing infrastructure at Southern Cross Station

January 06, 2019

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

Melbourne suburban passenger information displays

January 06, 2019

Next train displays at Melbourne suburban railway stations.

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

V/Line around Melbourne

January 03, 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

December 31, 2018

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

Poor service from V/Line

December 28, 2018

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

Bikes at Melbourne stations

December 28, 2018

Bike parking or lack thereof at Melbourne railway stations

Metro Trains Melbourne - Clifton Hill group

December 28, 2018

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

Hurstbridge Rail Line Upgrade

December 28, 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.

Tottenham Yard

December 28, 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

Myki

December 27, 2018

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

Furlong Main level crossing removal project

December 14, 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.

High Capacity Metro Trains at Newport Workshops

December 08, 2018

The new High Capacity Metro Train (HCMT) fleet is being assembled by Downer at the Newport Workshops in Melbourne's west, with the body shells assembled by CRRC Changchun Railway Vehicles in China.

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.

Long Island steel train

November 28, 2018

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.

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.

South Dynon

November 27, 2018

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

Sadleirs Logistics

November 23, 2018

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

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

Reservoir level crossing removal project

November 21, 2018

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

Mernda Rail

November 21, 2018

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.

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.

Manildra sugar train

November 20, 2018

Manildra Group moves sugar by rail from their plant in Grafton in NSW to their sidings at North Dynon in Melbourne. NGGF hopper wagons are used, which are attached to Pacific National intermodal or steel services.

Special trains to Flemington Racecourse and Melbourne Showgrounds

November 15, 2018

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

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.