Posts Tagged ‘Photos from ten years ago’

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 […]

Photos from ten years ago: September 2011

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is September 2011. The changing railway scene This month I headed out east to the site of the new Lynbrook station. Located on the Cranbourne line between Dandenong and Merinda Park, it opened to passengers in April 2012. I also visited […]

Photos from ten years ago: August 2011

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is August 2011. Trains This month ten years ago I went for a trip around the Melbourne suburbs in a restored Diesel Electric Rail Motor operated by DERMPAV We headed out to Upfield, Alamein and Belgrave, with a lunch stop at […]

Photos from ten years ago: July 2011

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is July 2011. Open House Melbourne The last weekend of July is usually Open House Melbourne, so I did the rounds of places normally closed to the public. First off, the underground Russell Place electrical substation. Complete with mercury arc rectifiers. […]

Photos from ten years ago: June 2011

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is June 2011. New trains Brand new X’Trapolis trains were still being built – and I found some of the body shells waiting on the wharf at Appleton Dock after being imported from Poland. Production of these trains ended a few […]