Posts Tagged ‘railfan’

Another railfan trip – Swan Hill this time

Yes, yet another trip, this time to Swan Hill, out and back in a day. A mate of mine (Matt Julian) hired out an entire BS carriages and sold tickets for the trip, as these carriages will be taken out of […]

Back on the rails – another railfan trip

What did I get up to the past long weekend – a few hundred kilometres of railway travel, while at the same time being within walking distance of a bar for the majority of it. The Seymour Rail Heritage Centre was […]

Scrapping Melbourne’s 4D train

What is it I hear you ask? The 4D train! Where the 4D stands for "Double Deck Development and Demonstration." It was built in the early 1990′s as a prototype double decker train for Melbourne, based on a Sydney design. It […]

Railfan outing to Stony Point

I spent 12 hours of Sunday on trains. Me and some other people from the Railpage forums decided to have a meetup, and so I headed up to Melbourne. I started with and hour trip up to Melbourne, meeting up with […]

Rail enthusiasts and weirdos

I caught the train to Melbourne yesterday. But not any old train. An old one. And not just any old old train. The Seymour Rail Heritage Centre ran a special train from Seymour to Geelong, then to Melbourne, back to Geelong, […]