Posts Tagged ‘Southern Cross Station’

Photos from ten years ago: September 2007

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is September 2007.

Site of partially completed platforms 15/16 at Southern Cross

How V/Line could cater for future growth

Patronage on V/Line rail services has surged in the past decade, with the delivery of new VLocity trains struggling to keep up. So what options does V/Line have other than ‘keep buying more trains’? Let us take a look via the magic of photoshop.

An up Geelong train arrives into Southern Cross only 9 minutes late

Looking back at when V/Line ran longer trains to Geelong

Next time you are squeezed onboard an overcrowded a train to Geelong, remember this – until a few years ago V/Line used to run trains longer than they run today. So how did they come about, and why did they disappear?

7 car Vlocity heads back empty to Geelong from Marshall

The more things change…

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Australian War Memorial image #126587 - Miss Peace Harber, one of the first women railway employees, changing the indicator clocks at the Degraves Street entrance of Flinders Street Station.

Photos from ten years ago: July 2007

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is July 2007.

X36 and H1 on the up at Grovedale, returning light engine from the Waurn Ponds cement works