Posts Tagged ‘Connex’

Photos from ten years ago: March 2007

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is March 2007.

N467 leads an up push pull outside Little River

Photos from ten years ago: February 2007

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is February 2007.

Alstom Comeng 538M on an up Werribee service at Newport

Photos from ten years ago: January 2007

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is January 2007.

Footbridge at Roxburgh Park station in place

Photos from ten years ago: December 2006

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is December 2006.

VL08 at North Shore

Why is Melbourne’s rail control centre so vulnerable?

Last week Melbourne’s rail network ground to a halt after the main control centre was evacuated due to a false alarm – the latest in a growing list of similar outages. So why is Melbourne’s rail control centre so vulnerable to these kind of issues, when other cities seem to keep on ticking?

Alstom Comeng crosses the Cremorne railway bridge over the Yarra, with the CBD skyline behind