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Offline ozbob

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Visit to Melbourne July 09
« on: July 09, 2009, 04:25:51 PM »
Arrived in Melbourne on time.  Skybus to Southern Cross, Connex to Murrumbeena.

VLocity DMUs at Southern Cross






Myki reader at Murrumbeena Station



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Re: Visit to Melbourne July 09
« Reply #1 on: July 09, 2009, 04:43:03 PM »
Ahh southern cross station. QR/translink could learn alot from the design of these  stations
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Re: Visit to Melbourne July 09
« Reply #2 on: July 10, 2009, 08:50:21 AM »
Just spent an hour watching trains trams and passenger movements at SC very impressive.  Now on a VLocity DMU (8.32am Taralgon service).  DMUs would be very useful in Qld
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Re: Visit to Melbourne July 09
« Reply #3 on: July 10, 2009, 09:29:49 AM »
Eearly morning City Loop service at Murrumbeena




1114 at Southern Cross station




Tram and the Vlocity DMU (1136) I am on ..







Photographs R Dow 10th July 2009


1136 arriving at Drouin



Arrival at Drouin



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Re: Visit to Melbourne July 09
« Reply #4 on: July 10, 2009, 10:27:03 AM »
So you flew to Melbourne ozbob? I am very disappointed. Where is the public transport dedication?

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Re: Visit to Melbourne July 09
« Reply #5 on: July 10, 2009, 06:33:17 PM »
Nothing wrong with flying, no fast trains as yet but I am sure they will come.  Only got a couple of days, prefer to use that to the max!

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Re: Visit to Melbourne July 09
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2009, 06:53:08 PM »
Walhalla, Thomson River and logging equipment at Erica.



Fire Station at Walhalla built over Stringer's creek



Rail bridge (2'6" gauge) over the Thomson River



Logging equipment at Erica.  Numerous tramways operated in the area.



Walhalla Station



Walhalla yard



Photographs R Dow 10th July 2009
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Re: Visit to Melbourne July 09
« Reply #7 on: July 11, 2009, 09:18:13 AM »
Now on board VLine Inter City 8.54am Drouin to Caulfield.

N class loco and 4 pass cars including buffet


Train arriving at Drouin





Photographs R Dow 11th July 09

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Re: Visit to Melbourne July 09
« Reply #8 on: July 12, 2009, 10:30:10 AM »
Back to Brisbane today.  Few photographs on the way through Southern Cross station.

Train I travelled on to Southern Cross and some Vline services waiting for depatures.













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