Posts Tagged ‘trams’

Photos from ten years ago: November 2012

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is November 2012. Sparks to Sunbury We start the month at Sunbury station, which was in the final days of being a station only served by V/Line trains. Upgraded as part of the Sunbury Electrification Project, the new overhead wires had […]

Selling furniture with a Melbourne tram

If there is one thing that’ll catch my eye, it’s anything public transport related – so it was no surprise I noticed this random advertisement for Melbourne made furniture recently. With ‘Prices so low, you could almost pay by myki‘ being the tagline, can you imagine a more Melbourne scene than a tram passing Flinders […]

Photos from ten years ago: August 2012

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is August 2012. Trains We start the month at Footscray station, back when there were only four tracks – not six. The reason for my visit – DERMPAV were due to pass through with their 1920s railcar RM58. I also made […]

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 […]