You can find pages and pages of posts about trains here: if that isn’t enough, there is plenty more beyond this site!
If you’ve been wondering why I’ve been a bit quiet recently, it is because I just got married. Can you spot the railway lines in the background?
When I visited Sydney a few years ago, I paid a visit to their then-newest railway line – the Epping-Chatswood link. Running the entire way in tunnels between said stations, the line has three intermediate stations, all located deep underground: North Ryde, Macquarie Park, and Macquarie University. So how do passengers reach them?
I’ve written about broken Myki gates before, but the other day I found an example of evolution in action. In the early days of the Myki rollout, defective ticket barriers were blocked with the same ‘No Entry’ signs used to close off defective sets of escalators. As Myki failures increased, new ‘Temporary Unavailable’ flags in […]
Back in February 2015 industry magazine ‘Rail Express’ interviewed Clément Michel, chief executive of Yarra Trams, on the subject of rail safety, as well as some very interesting revelations regarding the number of managers employed by Yarra Trams.