Posts Tagged ‘Victoria Police’

Photos from ten years ago: September 2013

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is September 2013. Regional Rail Link We start the month like many others, with progress on the Regional Rail Link project through Melbourne’s west. The old West Footscray station was still in place beneath ‘Mount Mistake‘. But the new station to […]

Hey, you can’t take photos here!

Three is my favourite number of examples to trigger a blog post. So the day I got told three times not to take photos, I was glad I had something new to write about! The story starts at Flagstaff station where I was checking out progress on the Melbourne Underground Rail Loop Upgrade Project, when […]

Melbourne trams and speed cameras

Years ago I found a speed camera set up in an interesting location – beside the tram tracks on Maribyrnong Road, Ascot Vale. Checking the speeds of both motor vehicle,s and a a procession of trams on route route 57 and 82. Tram drivers have been caught speeding before – such as this 2006 article […]

Cancelling public transport to inner Melbourne

On Saturday 18 September public transport in much of Melbourne was shutdown on the request of Victoria Police between 8am and 2pm, in an attempt to prevent anti-lockdown protesters attending a planned rally in the Melbourne CBD. The backstory The shutdown was announced at a Victoria Police press conference on Wednesday 15 September. Public transport […]

Photos from ten years ago: September 2010

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is September 2010. In the city Trams on Swanston Street still stopped in the middle of the road, leaving anyone with limited mobility out in the cold. The current platform stops were completed between May 2011 and July 2012. At Richmond […]