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Trackwork

Working on the railway to keep the trains running

Adelaide Rail Revitalisation project

3 December 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

4 December 2019

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

Burke Road level crossing removal project

4 July 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

13 October 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

24 November 2009

Trackwork and works trains on the Connex Melbourne suburban network

Furlong Main level crossing removal project

14 December 2018

In 2015 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

31 October 2019

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

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.

Metro Trains Melbourne trackwork

29 November 2019

Trackwork and maintenance on the Metro Trains Melbourne network

Metro Trains Melbourne works trains

25 November 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.

Mitcham level crossing removal project

7 January 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

12 April 2018

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

12 April 2015

Trackwork and track machines on the Queensland Rail network

South Morang rail extension project

20 January 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.

Sunbury electrification project

9 May 2015

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 five new traction substations were built.

Sydney Trains trackwork

31 August 2017

Trackwork and maintenance on the Sydney suburban railway network.

Toorak Road West tram diversion

14 December 2018

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

17 November 2019

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

16 November 2019

Trackwork on the V/Line network that stretches across Victoria

William Street tram works

5 December 2019

During November-December 2019 the tram tracks along William Street between Market Street and Dudley Street are being relaid, and new platform stops constructed at Bourke Street and Flagstaff Station / La Trobe Street.

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