Posts Tagged ‘Melbourne’

Box Hill’s $754,000 footbridge across the tracks

This is the story of the $56.5 million grade separation project at Middleborough Road in Box Hill and a footbridge that was left out of scope, only be to be built later as part of a $754,000 election promise.

X'Trapolis 921M leads an up service under the Middlesbrough Road bridge at Laburnum

Rebranding the Melbourne Metro rail tunnel

The first sod hasn’t even been turned on the Melbourne Metro rail tunnel, but the project has already been burning through names faster than any other transport project in Victoria.

'Metro Tunnel' logo

Photos from ten years ago – September 2006

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is September 2006, where the only thing I appear to have photographed was trains.

Grassy track at North Shore

More crumbling Melbourne railway stations

A few years have passed since I first noticed the crumbling state of railway stations in Melbourne, but our poorly maintained rail system doesn’t stand still – I’ve spotted two new examples since then.

Cracked station building at Hawksburn platform 1

Getting creative with tram stop advertising

Melbourne is known for the trams that trundle along our city streets, but for those who run the tram network it serves another purpose – a massive billboard for advertisers to make their mark on.

Bacardi advertising at the Queen Street tram stop on Bourke Street