Archive for July, 2023

Photos from ten years ago: July 2013

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is July 2013. Overview of the carriage yards from the north-east side of La Trobe Street Regional Rail Link Work on the Regional Rail Link project will still ticking away, with Sunbury line passengers often having to change to buses at […]

Myki machines and end of day processing

For most people 3am is a time when they’re tucked up warm in bed, but for me the other week I happened to be at a railway station and noticed the Myki machines were busy doing their end of day processing. So what does it look like? The first step is putting up a ‘Out […]

And it’s over – two weeks of buses on the Sunbury line

This week trains finally returned to Melbourne’s west, after two weeks of rail replacement buses between Sunshine and the city, thanks to West Gate ‘Tunnel’ project works. The closure affected the Williamstown, Werribee and Sunbury lines were closed from June 23 to July 9, so that the Dynon Road bridge over the railway at North […]

Melbourne’s brand new level crossing

The state government might be in the middle of spending billions of dollars removing level crossings around Melbourne, but this recent project at the Port of Melbourne has slipped under the radar – the creation of the first brand new level crossing in 30 years. 🎉 This new level crossing is located on ‘Intermodal Way‘ […]