Posts Tagged ‘level crossings’

Victorian level crossings to nowhere

Across Melbourne the Level Crossing Removal Program is removing conflict points between road and rail vehicles, but elsewhere in Victoria there is something a little stranger -level crossings that lead nowhere. Google Street View In the paddocks of Bacchus Marsh Back in 2006 a level crossing on the recently upgraded Ballarat line outside Bacchus Marsh […]

Photos from ten years ago: July 2010

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is July 2010. Down on Spencer Street For Melbourne Open House 2010 CitiPower opened ‘JA’ zone substation – a key part of the power supply to the Melbourne CBD. For historical reasons the substation was divided into two – the State […]

On the road to nowhere in Rockbank

Years ago I was wandering through paddocks of Rockbank photographing trains, when I came across an odd sight – a ‘Road Closed’ sign hidden in the grass near the intersection of Hopkins Road and Greigs Road. So how did the road come to be? Going back to the gold rush A check of land titles […]

Photos from ten years ago: March 2010

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is March 2010. Build it up Work on the $48.5 million Kororoit Creek Road duplication project in Altona North had just kicked off. Including the replacement of the Werribee line level crossing with a road overbridge. Work on the project was […]

Trucks cutting corners in Melbourne’s inner west

You’d think that someone paid to drive trucks for a living would know how to turn a corner – but from what I’ve seen in Melbourne’s inner west, many struggle to. Somerville Road and McDonald Road, Brooklyn There is a level crossing at the corner of Somerville Road and McDonald Road in the Melbourne industrial […]