Posts Tagged ‘V/Line’

V/Line trains and antimacassars

The word for today is ‘antimacassar‘ – a piece of cloth placed on the back of a chair to protect the seat fabric from dirt. A decade ago they were a common sight onboard V/Line trains. They were fitted to the seats onboard the Sprinter trains. Photo by Jb17kx, via Wikimedia Commons As well as […]

Photos from ten years ago: June 2018

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is June 2018, and I’m running a little behind schedule!

Ramp from the footbridge down to the Irving / Leeds Street intersection

Keeping track of V/Line ‘borrowed’ photos

When you have taken as many photos of Victorian trains, trams and buses as I have, there is little point keeping track of every time people use your work without credit. An example of this occurred in early January, when someone spotted this temporary travel changes poster at Flinders Street Station and shared on a […]

Photos from ten years ago: April 2008

Another instalment in my photos from ten years ago series – this time it is April 2008. On April 2 a dust storm hit Victoria – here was my view on the train home to Geelong. The storm also brought down trees, stopping trains passing through Glenferrie station. Opposite Southern Cross Station, work on the […]

Which V/Line train type is the most reliable?

V/Line operates a real mixed bag of rolling stock to provide train services across Victoria – but which type of train is the most reliable? V/Line fleet overview The newest trains in the V/Line fleet are the VLocity diesel multiple units. Each train is made up of three carriages, each with a diesel engine beneath. […]