Posts Tagged ‘Southern Cross Station’

Photos from ten years ago: November 2009

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is November 2009. New infrastructure Work on the new platform at Laverton was well underway, with tracks laid but not connected. At Footscray station the new footbridge was starting to look real. But the rickety old timber bridge was still in […]

Photos from ten years ago: October 2009

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is October 2009. In with the new Every month seems to involve new rail infrastructure, and this is no different. At Laverton station on the Werribee line, a crane was hard at work lifting the new footbridge spans into place. Cranes […]

Photos from ten years ago: September 2009

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is September 2009. Around Geelong We start down in the Geelong suburb of Waurn Ponds. Which a decade ago was the southern terminus of the Geelong Ring Road. But work was underway to extend the freeway over the Waurn Ponds Creek […]

Photos from ten years ago: August 2009

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is August 2009.

Cleared area beside platform 4

V/Line VLocity train emissions

The core of V/Line’s fleet is the VLocity train, the first of which entered service back in 2005. So how dirty are the diesel engines that power them? What’s under the hood? Each train is made up of three carriages, and each carriage has two diesel engines beneath it… A 19-litre Cummins QSK19-R rated at […]