You can find pages and pages of posts about trains here: if that isn’t enough, there is plenty more beyond this site!
If the devil drove a train – would it be numbered 666? Or have devil horns on the roof? Bonus content A contact has since supplied me with a photo from inside the cab of 666M – it appears train drivers like to joke about as well! Some background Melbourne’s suburban train carriages are numbered […]
Back in 2010, then leader of the Liberal Party, Ted Baillieu had the following to say about transport planning in Victoria: Victoria badly needs a new, independent, statutory authority to plan, co-ordinate and manage our public transport system. Despite Labor’s many plans and announcements, Victoria’s and Melbourne’s public transport needs have been poorly planned for […]
Have you ever wondered what lurks inside the blue and white buildings that have appeared at most railway stations across Melbourne? They are used by Protective Services Officers once they start duty at 6 PM every night, and cost a shitload of money to build. A look inside This presentation from the ‘Department of Transport […]
The newly expanded Footscray station – last week I dissected the new but misleading next train displays on the V/Line platforms, but now I’ll look at a bigger problem – the useless next train displays on the main concourses. The problem – Footscray station now has six platforms, yet passengers are only told the next […]