Posts Tagged ‘Footscray’

Photos from ten years ago: April 2014

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is April 2014. Regional Rail Link As with previous months, I was following progress on the Regional Rail Link project which was constructing new tracks from Southern Cross through to Wyndham Vale. At Footscray station the new V/Line platforms were taking […]

Photos from ten years ago: March 2014

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is March 2014. A few things new on the trams A decade ago route 57 was my local tram route, and one night I heard something different clattering down the road – a brand new E class tram on test. So […]

Stuck truck under the Napier Street bridge

Trucks getting stuck under the Montague Street bridge is a running Melbourne joke, but there is another bridge that gets hit far more often, but where the risk to the public is far worse – the Napier Street bridge in Footscray. The incident On Sunday 3 March a so-called ‘professional’ driver of a container truck […]

Photos from ten years ago: February 2014

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is February 2014. Trams We start off with me being featured in The Age on the subject of a tram stop in Ascot Vale that kept being hit by motorists. Also on the tram front, I spotted Victoria Police offices pulling […]

Photos from ten years ago: November 2013

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is November 2013. Trains We start the month with an ongoing project – Regional Rail Link. Work was underway to make room for a third pair of tracks through Footscray. And the rebuilt station was starting to take shape. Meanwhile at […]