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Metro Trains Melbourne - Northern group

13 November 2019

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

North Dynon

13 November 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.

Bikes at Melbourne stations

11 November 2019

Bike parking or lack thereof at Melbourne railway stations

Melbourne suburban bits and pieces

11 November 2019

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

V/Line workshops, yards and shunting

11 November 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.

V/Line at Southern Cross Station

11 November 2019

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

Flinders Street Station

10 November 2019

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

Melbourne rail replacement buses

10 November 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 - inner suburban

10 November 2019

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

Melbourne suburban passenger information displays

10 November 2019

Next train displays at Melbourne suburban railway stations.

TramTracker across Melbourne

10 November 2019

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

Failing rail infrastructure of Melbourne

10 November 2019

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

City Loop

10 November 2019

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

Pacifc National grain trains

9 November 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

Commercialising commuters

8 November 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.

Failing infrastructure at Southern Cross Station

8 November 2019

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

Qube Logistics Apex quarry train

7 November 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

5 November 2019

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

Melbourne stations and infrastructure

5 November 2019

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

Myki

5 November 2019

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

Metro Trains Melbourne - Clifton Hill group

5 November 2019

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

Signage at Melbourne stations

5 November 2019

Station signage across the Melbourne railway network

Southern Cross Station

5 November 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.

Special trains to Flemington Racecourse and Melbourne Showgrounds

5 November 2019

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

Flemington Racecourse line

5 November 2019

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.

Crumbling station building at Newmarket

5 November 2019

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.

V/Line around Melbourne

5 November 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.

Great Southern Rail - The Overland

5 November 2019

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

Pacific National - Melbourne standard gauge freight

5 November 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.

V/Line to Bacchus Marsh

4 November 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.

V/Line - Regional Rail Link

4 November 2019

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

PTV Hubs

31 October 2019

PTV Hubs were created in 2012 following the merger of the Met Shop at Melbourne Town Hall with the Central Pass Office and Myki Discovery Centre at Southern Cross Station.

Comeng Life Extension project

31 October 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 V/Line

29 October 2019

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

Damaged level crossing at Brooklyn

28 October 2019

Clueless truck drivers have a history of destroying the level crossing lights located at the corner of Somerville and McDonald Road in Brooklyn.

Metro Trains Melbourne works trains

25 October 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.

Metro Trains Melbourne - Caulfield group

24 October 2019

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

Calder Park Sidings

20 October 2019

The train stabling yard at Calder Park is located north of Watergardens station. The first stage opened in December 2014 was a three road yard large enough to stable six 6-car trains, with a second stage adding another three sidings in 2015. As part of the High Capacity Metro Train project, a light maintenance facility is also being constructed at the site.

Melbourne broad gauge freight

18 October 2019

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

Metro Tunnel rail replacement buses - Northern group

16 October 2019

Works on the Metro Tunnel portal at South Kensington and turnback platform at West Footscray have required Metro Trains services on the Sunbury and Werribee lines to be replaced by buses between North Melbourne, Sunshine and Newport, as well as V/Line services to Geelong, Ballarat and Bendigo.

Metro Tunnel tram replacement buses

14 October 2019

Works on the Metro Tunnel at Anzac station have required Yarra Trams services on St Kilda Road to be replaced by buses, while the tram tracks are slewed around the work site.

Melbourne Underground Rail Loop Upgrade Project

7 October 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.

Myki failures and breakdowns

7 October 2019

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

Tottenham Yard

1 October 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

South Dynon

1 October 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

HCMT set 6 transfer, September 2019

30 September 2019

On the morning of 30 September 2019 the sixth High Capacity Metro Train set was transferred from the Downer facility at Newport Workshops to the future HCMT depot at Pakenham East. Southern Shorthaul Railroad ran the transfer, with S312 and T385 in the lead, followed by a mix of SSR flat wagons loaded with empty spoil containers, then by P18, P17, generator van BVDY51, and finally the HCMT set. The emergency brake was operational onboard the new train, but the ECP service brake was not, hence additional braking wagons were required to accompany the movement.

High Capacity Corridor Upgrade project

25 September 2019

The High Capacity Corridor Upgrade project (previously 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.

Sadleirs Logistics

24 September 2019

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

Metro Tunnel preliminary work

21 September 2019

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