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Trackwork

Working on the railway to keep the trains running

Adelaide Rail Revitalisation project

December 03, 2011

As part of the preparation for the electrification of Adelaide's suburban network, the various railway lines are being ripped up and relaid.

ARTC trackwork

September 28, 2018

Trackwork on the Australian Rail Track Corporation network, that stretches across the country

Burke Road level crossing removal project

July 04, 2016

The tram/train level crossing at Burke Road, Glen Iris is being removed, with the railway being relocated beneath the road and the adjacent Gardiner station also being rebuilt

Caulfield - Dandenong level crossing removal project

October 13, 2018

In early 2016 it was announced that all nine level crossings between Caulfield and Dandenong would be eliminated by the construction of three sections of elevated railway line, now known as 'Skyrail'

Connex Melbourne trackwork and works trains

November 24, 2009

Trackwork and works trains on the Connex Melbourne suburban network

Furlong Main level crossing removal project

September 22, 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.

Melbourne tram works

September 27, 2018

Trackwork and maintenance work from around the Yarra Trams network in Melbourne

Metro Trains Melbourne trackwork and works trains

October 01, 2018

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.

Mitcham level crossing removal project

January 07, 2014

In 2013-2014 two level crossings at Mitcham were removed from the Lilydale / Belgrave line, when the railway line was lowered beneath Rooks Road and Mitcham Road, with the station at Mitcham also having to be rebuilt.

North McKinnon Centre level crossing removal project

In 2015/16 three level level crossings on the Frankston line were removed - North Road, McKinnon Road, and Centre Road with Ormond, McKinnon and Bentleigh stations also being rebuilt

Queensland Rail trackwork

April 12, 2015

Trackwork and track machines on the Queensland Rail network

South Morang rail extension project

June 16, 2012

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.

Sunbury electrification project

Electrification of the Bendigo line between Sydenham and Sunbury started in 2008, and was completed in 2012. Diggers Rest and Sunbury stations were upgraded, a new stabling yard built at the end of the line, overhead wires were installed above the tracks, and four new traction substations were built.

Sydney Trains trackwork

August 31, 2017

Trackwork and maintenance on the Sydney suburban railway network.

Toorak Road West tram diversion

To make room for the Melbourne Metro station construction site at Domain Interchange, in June 2017 route 58 (formerly route 8) trams were diverted from Domain Road and Park Street to new tracks along Toorak Road West.

Track machines

Pictures of ballast tampers, ballast plows, sleeper wagons, rail layers, overhead wiring trucks, rail grinders and other trackwork machinery and trains

V/Line trackwork and maintenance

October 01, 2018

Trackwork on the V/Line network that stretches across Victoria

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