Posts Tagged ‘Australian Rail Track Corporation’

Infrastructure inspection trains of Victoria

Across Victoria there are a number of specialised rail vehicles used to inspect the tracks for faults – so let’s take a look at them. Track evaluation vehicle IEV100 IEV100 is a track evaluation vehicle that traverses the Victorian railway network to test track quality. Self propelled with a diesel engine, and with the option […]

Photos from ten years ago: January 2010

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is January 2010. Built it up Construction work on the Laverton Rail Upgrade project on the Werribee line has been a recent theme – we see that work on the third platform was almost done. Along with the new footbridge. Another […]

Why are Melbourne railway footbridges so high?

You might have noticed something about Melbourne’s railway station footbridges – they are bloody high, with long ramps and stairs leading up to them. So why do they need to be so high above the tracks?

EDI Comeng train arrives into Sunshine station on the up