Posts Tagged ‘Western Ring Road’

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: 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 […]

Photos from ten years ago: August 2009

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

Cleared area beside platform 4

Looking back at Reservoir’s rejected grade separation project

With work about to start on the grade separation of the High Street in Reservoir, it seems like a good time to look back at the missed opportunities of the past. Five roads meet at the level crossing: High Street Edwardes Street Broadway Cheddar Road Spring Street Forming a tangle of roads at the level […]

Then and now on the Western Ring Road

Today it is hard to imagine getting around the western suburbs of Melbourne without the Western Ring Road, but there was a time it didn’t exist – with the first stage opened in 1992.

New signage citybound on the Tullamarine Freeway at the Western Ring Road