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Sadleirs Logistics

May 21, 2019

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

Metro Trains Melbourne - Northern group

May 18, 2019

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

Commercialising commuters

May 17, 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.

TramTracker across Melbourne

May 17, 2019

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

Poor service from Metro Trains Melbourne

May 17, 2019

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

V/Line - Regional Rail Link

May 17, 2019

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

Melbourne suburban passenger information displays

May 17, 2019

Next train displays at Melbourne suburban railway stations.

Pacifc National grain trains

May 14, 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

May 13, 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.

Metro Trains Melbourne - inner suburban

May 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.

V/Line around Melbourne

May 13, 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 works trains

May 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.

Southern Cross Station

May 10, 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.

Failing infrastructure at Southern Cross Station

May 10, 2019

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

V/Line workshops, yards and shunting

May 10, 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

May 09, 2019

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

Melbourne stations and infrastructure

May 09, 2019

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

Melbourne suburban bits and pieces

May 09, 2019

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

Poor service from V/Line

May 08, 2019

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

Failing rail infrastructure of Melbourne

May 06, 2019

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

V/Line diversions on the suburban lines

May 06, 2019

Since 2015 all V/Line services towards Geelong, Ballarat and Bendigo have used the new Regional Rail Link tracks out of Melbourne. An exception to this is major disruptions, when the trains get sent the 'old' way.

Qube Logistics Apex quarry train

May 06, 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

May 01, 2019

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

Myki failures and breakdowns

April 29, 2019

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

Myki

April 29, 2019

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

Flinders Street Station

April 26, 2019

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

Comeng Life Extension project

April 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.

Bikes at Melbourne stations

April 24, 2019

Bike parking or lack thereof at Melbourne railway stations

Richmond station

April 24, 2019

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

Metro Trains Melbourne - Caulfield group

April 24, 2019

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

TPWS in suburban Melbourne

April 24, 2019

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

Pacific National - Melbourne standard gauge freight

April 24, 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

April 23, 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.

Reservoir level crossing removal project

April 20, 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

April 20, 2019

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

City Loop

April 13, 2019

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

Cranbourne Pakenham Line Upgrade project

April 10, 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.

High Capacity Metro Trains at Newport Workshops

April 07, 2019

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.

Metro Trains Melbourne - Infrastructure Evaluation Vehicle IEV102

April 07, 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.

Flagstaff station police operation, May 2019

March 28, 2019

On 28 March 2019 someone onboard a train mistook a busker with a didgeridoo for someone with a rifle, sparking a full blown police response that shut down the entire City Loop for morning peak.

Metro Tunnel preliminary work

February 09, 2019

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

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.

Melbourne signal boxes

February 06, 2019

Signal boxes that control trains across Melbourne

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

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.

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.