Posts Tagged ‘North Melbourne’

Stupid train tricks at North Melbourne station

Each morning at North Melbourne station passengers headed for the City Loop have a question – which train will be first to depart, and which one will be stuck in the platform? Trains for the City Loop depart from platform 1 and 3. But there is only one track towards Flagstaff station. So trains have […]

Photos from ten years ago: December 2009

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is December 2009. We start overlooking Southern Cross Station, where the Docklands skyline was a lot emptier. As was that of Spencer Street. And the western edge of the CBD. Back in 2009 the explosion of (flammable!) apartment blocks was yet […]

Photos from ten years ago: November 2009

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is November 2009. New infrastructure Work on the new platform at Laverton was well underway, with tracks laid but not connected. At Footscray station the new footbridge was starting to look real. But the rickety old timber bridge was still in […]

Photos from ten years ago: September 2009

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is September 2009. Around Geelong We start down in the Geelong suburb of Waurn Ponds. Which a decade ago was the southern terminus of the Geelong Ring Road. But work was underway to extend the freeway over the Waurn Ponds Creek […]

Photos from ten years ago: July 2009

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is July 2009. Remember Connex and Metcards? Here we see the ticket gates at Glenferrie station. Down at North Melbourne station the new concourse at the city end was almost complete. This massive steel deck was required to protect the gas […]