Archive for June, 2021

Melbourne Airport Rail Link – finally some detail

A few days ago the next round of details was released for the Melbourne Airport Rail Link, including the route that the new rail link will take into Melbourne Airport, and how the works will be delivered.

Rail staff left out in the cold

It’s coming into a cold Melbourne winter, so it means one thing – railway station staff left out in the cold, waiting to assist any passengers unable to pass through the closed ticket gates. Freezing at Southern Cross Station It isn’t just the diesel fumes at Southern Cross Station causing issues – back in 2017 […]

Radial streets and ‘The Circle’ in Newport

When you look at a map of Melbourne’s older suburbs, a grid network of streets dominates. However on edge of the western suburb of Newport is an interesting street layout – with ‘The Circle’ in the middle, and streets radiating out at 45 degree angles. Google Maps The story starts in the 1927, when the […]