Posts Tagged ‘Southern Cross Station’

Photos from ten years ago: January 2012

Yes, it’s that time again – the January 2012 instalment in my photos from ten years ago series. Chinese New Year Chinese New Year came early in 2012 thanks to the wonders of the lunar calendar, and Melbourne’s Chinatown was the place to be. Pedestrians taking over Little Bourke Street. And the odd little gravel […]

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: 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 […]

Building the Spencer Street Station subway – a history

Last week I went sniffing around Southern Cross Station, on the hunt for the remains of the pedestrian subway that until 2005 was the main access route through the station This week we go digging deeper into the history of Spencer Street Station, and the story behind the subway that ran beneath it. Spencer Street […]