Posts Tagged ‘Melbourne Airport’

Pilots confusing Essendon Airport for Melbourne Airport

Over the years there have been many examples of pilots confusing one airport for another, and Melbourne has seen more than it’s fair share – thanks to Melbourne Tullamarine Airport being located near Essendon Airport. Google Earth 14 January 2014 Air India flight AI301 Boeing 787-8 VT-ANM Photo by byeangel from Tsingtao, China, via Wikimedia […]

Photos from ten years ago: October 2011

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is October 2011. A land before COVID Remember peak hour crowds at CBD railway stations? I wrote about it a decade ago, and ended up in The Age. In the years since much faster ticket readers by Vix have been deployed […]

Melbourne Airport Rail Link – finally some detail

A few days ago the next round of details was released for the Melbourne Airport Rail Link, including the route that the new rail link will take into Melbourne Airport, and how the works will be delivered.

Photos from ten years ago: November 2010

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is November 2010. Like most months we start down at Geelong, where I paid a visit to Marshall station. There I found a locomotive hauled train running around the carriage set, ready to form a new service back to Melbourne. And […]

Another Tullamarine Freeway then and now

The Tullamarine Freeway is the main road link between Melbourne Airport and the rest of the city, with the first 7.2 kilometres (4.5 mile) stage opened to traffic in 1968 as the ‘Tullamarine Freeway By-pass Road’. Country Roads Board annual report 1968-69 Early years A bridge taking inbound traffic from the airport over outbound traffic […]