Posts Tagged ‘V/Line’

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 […]

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 […]

Photos from ten years ago: June 2009

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is June 2009. Remember how open and spacious Southern Cross Station used to be? Nevermore! But one thing that has changed for the better is the queue to buy V/Line tickets – on the Friday night before the Queens Birthday long […]

Photos from ten years ago: April 2009

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

Two out of three concourse roof units in place

Photos from ten years ago: March 2009

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is March 2009. Remember flip phones? Telstra was flogging the crap out of them at Southern Cross Station in 2009. Elsewhere on the concourse the suburban train displays were finally switched on, after three years of service from the ‘temporary’ screens […]