Posts Tagged ‘railfan’

Photographing the same bus, different place

When you take as many photos as I do, lots of strange things start to happen – like accidentally photographing the same bus twice on the same day. But having that happen with two different buses on the same day – what are the odds? I photographed Transdev bus #369 0369AO departing Footscray station on […]

You have to ‘train’ them young

My son is only just over two years old, but he’s already an experienced trainspotter. Always ready for a few hours out lineside with Dad to see what trains are due next. I wonder how long until he’ll be asking for his own camera – so far he just scrolls through the photos on my […]

In the right place at the right time

“In the right place at the right time” is an old saying that applies to many things in life – which for me, also includes railway photography.

8173 and 8160 on a grain train chase a down Sydenham service at West Footscray

An Adelaide tram at a Melbourne bank

Welcome to Errol Street, North Melbourne. The route 57 tram runs down the middle, linking the city to West Maribyrnong.

Z3.185 southbound on route 57 along Errol Street

Ten hours exploring Melbourne by private tram

Spending ten hours onboard a Melbourne tram might sound like a painful way to spend a day, crawling along in traffic and getting nowhere, all while stopping constantly to allow yet more passengers to cram onboard. However it don’t have to be that bad – if you have your own private tram!

'Private Charter: not taking passengers' notice on the tram doors