Posts Tagged ‘buses’

Photos from ten years ago: June 2012

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is June 2012. Down by the tracks We start this month down at the west end of the Melbourne CBD, where the apartment blocks of Docklands towered over wasteland of railway sidings. In 2015 the rail freight terminal was relocated to […]

Airside adventures at Melbourne Airport

On the Sunday just gone, I headed off to Melbourne Airport for the first time in years – I had an 7am date with a Qantas A380, having been lucky enough to win a spot on an airside tour to mark it returning to Melbourne after the Covid-19 triggered disruption to aviation. Paperwork ahoy The […]

Photos from ten years ago: April 2012

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is April 2012. Farewell to Metcard Ten years ago the old Metcard magnetic stripe ticketing system was on the way out, replaced by new Myki smartcards. The old ticket machines being removed from stations. But ticket gates at stations weren’t fast […]

Adelaide has hook turns too!

When people think ‘hook turns‘ they immediately think of Melbourne and it’s trams – but Adelaide also has hook turns. King William Street and North Terrace northbound The first example is at the intersection of King William Street and North Terrace in the CBD, and is used by northbound Adelaide Metro route buses headed for […]

Ten years ago in Adelaide

Just over ten years ago I spent a week chasing trains, trams and buses around Adelaide. Since this resulted in too many photos to fit into my usual photos from ten years ago series, here is a special instalment. Tourist stuff I headed down to Glenelg on the tram. Wondered about the ‘Polities’ signs everywhere. […]