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Rail Geelong - hopefully everything you ever wanted to know about the history of the railways of Geelong and District, and then some.

Currently detailed histories are in place for the Melbourne - Geelong - Warrnambool, Geelong - Ballarat, Maribyrnong River Line, Newport Power Station, Altona, Fyansford, Cunningham Pier, Queenscliff, Geelong Racecourse, Wensleydale, Forrest, Alvie, and Mortlake railway lines. Histories of the locations on the lines themselves have also been completed in various levels of detail.

Any comments or feedback is welcomed via the contact form.

Site news


May 02, 2019

I've just launched my page on Patreon

I've just launched my page on Patreon! In case you’re wondering, Patreon is a simple way for you to contribute to the running of this site, and you get a sneak peek at what's coming up on my other websites in return!

Head over to https://www.patreon.com/wongm to find out more.

April 15, 2019

Three new branch lines now covered

It has only taken me a decade, but the lineguides for three more south-west Victorian branch lines are now live:
February 16, 2019

More Ballarat Line Upgrade photos uploaded

I've added more new photos showing work on the Ballarat Line Upgrade project at Rockbank, Bacchus Marsh, Maddingley and Ballan.
August 10, 2018

All aboard social media

You can now follow Rail Geelong on social media: Like or follow us today, and you'll be the first to know about updates to the site, newly uploaded photos in the gallery, and the anniversary of railway locations opening and closing.
July 20, 2018

Ballarat Line Upgrade photos uploaded

I've added a handful of new photos showing work on the Ballarat Line Upgrade project at Rockbank, Bacchus Marsh, Maddingley and Ballan, as well as along the soon to be closed extended passing loop that runs via Bungaree.

Complete List...

Updated content


April 15, 2019 Alvie Line Lineguide Photos Very Detailed
April 15, 2019 Alvie Junction Location Basic
April 15, 2019 Kenny's Lane Location Basic
April 15, 2019 Cororooke Station Location Basic
April 15, 2019 Coragulac Station Location Basic
April 15, 2019 Alvie Ballast Siding Location Beginning
April 15, 2019 Alvie Station Location Basic
April 15, 2019 Wensleydale Line Lineguide Photos Detailed
April 15, 2019 Wensleydale Station Location Beginning
April 15, 2019 Otway Coal Company Siding Location Beginning

Complete List...

Updated galleries


Cobblebank

Cobblebank

February 16, 2019
Melton

Melton

February 16, 2019
Maddingley

Maddingley

February 16, 2019
Bacchus Marsh

Bacchus Marsh

February 16, 2019
Rockbank

Rockbank

February 16, 2019
Caroline Springs

Caroline Springs

February 09, 2019

Complete List...

Coming Soon...


Melbourne to Geelong and on to Warrnambool has now been covered, along with as well the various branch lines around Melbourne, and Geelong and the south-west. Geelong to Ballarat is currently in the works, along with the Gheringhap to Maroona and Colac to Ballarat lines also partly researched.