Posts Tagged ‘trams’

Photos from ten years ago: June 2012

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is June 2012. Down by the tracks We start this month down at the west end of the Melbourne CBD, where the apartment blocks of Docklands towered over wasteland of railway sidings. In 2015 the rail freight terminal was relocated to […]

Photos from ten years ago: May 2012

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is May 2012. Around the grounds Melbourne’s CBD skyline was much shorter, with the top end of Elizabeth Street yet to be overrun by apartment towers. And the West Gate Freeway was actually tree lined. The unsolicited West Gate ‘Tunnel’ project […]

Photos from ten years ago: April 2012

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is April 2012. Farewell to Metcard Ten years ago the old Metcard magnetic stripe ticketing system was on the way out, replaced by new Myki smartcards. The old ticket machines being removed from stations. But ticket gates at stations weren’t fast […]

Photos from ten years ago: March 2012

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is March 2012. Trains A decade ago the Melbourne CBD skyline as viewed from Ascot Vale was much shorter. As was that of Docklands viewed from North Melbourne station. A handful of Hitachi trains were still kicking about. But a new […]

Photos from ten years ago: February 2012

February is a short month, and it’s caught me unaware while putting together my photos from ten years ago series – it’s already March and I’ve missed my February 2012 instalment, but here it is anyway. Myki The transition from Metcard to Myki as the ticket to travel on Melbourne public transport was well underway. […]