Posts Tagged ‘rail freight’

Photos from ten years ago: October 2008

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is October 2008. As usual we start down at Geelong, were I paid a visit to the future Geelong Ring Road interchange at Waurn Ponds. This interchange opened in June 2009 as the terminus of stage 3, with the freeway extended […]

Photos from ten years ago: July 2008

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is July 2008. At North Melbourne station work was continuing on the new concourse, with a massive steel and timber crash deck at the city end of the platforms allowing construction to continue while trains continued running below. While in the […]

Photos from ten years ago: May 2008

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is May 2008. ‘Crate Men’ were appearing all over Melbourne – I found this example beside the railway line at Newport. Also at Newport I came across a port shuttle train with a load of containers from the CRT Logistics terminal […]

Rail replacement trucks for the Frankston line

During May and June 2018 no trains are running on the Frankston line beyond Carrum due to level crossing removal works, with passengers being transported on rail replacement buses. But they aren’t the only ones being disrupted – freight trains are also being replaced by road transport. Twice a day a 40 wagon long train […]

Photos from ten years ago: April 2008

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is April 2008. On April 2 a dust storm hit Victoria – here was my view on the train home to Geelong. The storm also brought down trees, stopping trains passing through Glenferrie station. Opposite Southern Cross Station, work on the […]