Posts Tagged ‘Regional Rail Link’

Photos from ten years ago: January 2013

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is January 2013. Farewell to Metcard The Metcard ticketing system in Melbourne was switched off on 29 December 2012. Myki having taken over. But the machines still advertised descoped features, like short term tickets. And printed out credit card receipts that […]

Photos from ten years ago: October 2012

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is October 2012. Building it up, tear it down We start off in the Melbourne CBD, where the Emporium Melbourne shopping centre was emerging inside the gutted facade of Myer’s Lonsdale Street store. The complex opened a few years later in […]

Photos from ten years ago: September 2012

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is September 2012. New builds We start off down at Williams Landing, where work was progressing on the new railway station. It opened to passengers in April 2013. Meanwhile over at North Melbourne they were busy digging up the tracks to […]

Photos from ten years ago: December 2011

Another month, another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is December 2011. Christmas in the CBD Christmas decorations were everywhere. Crowds aplenty to see the Myer Christmas Windows. With the massive ‘Merry Christmas’ sign at Flinders Street Station finally finished! And Yarra Trams even rolled out a Christmas […]

Photos from ten years ago: November 2011

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is November 2011. Trains Work on Regional Rail Link was kicking off at Middle Footscray. Excavators having rolled in. To demolish the compulsorily acquired houses along Buckley Street. Work on the extension of suburban trains to South Morang was almost complete, […]