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13 total matches for "February 06" OR "2007" - 10 albums and 3 images.

2007 Geelong line night trackwork

2007 Geelong line night trackwork

May 14, 2007

For a week in May 2007 night time trackwork was carried out from South Geelong towards Warrnambool. Here are some photos

Aftermath of the 1995 Werribee derailment

Aftermath of the 1995 Werribee derailment

August 11, 2007

On 2 September 1995 a West Coast Railways train bound for Warrnambool derailed at the Werribee Street level crossing in Werribee. The derailment was caused by a handbrake left on, resulting in damage to carriages ACZ260, BS 203, damaged electrical overheads, and the death of a woman in a car waiting at the level crossing. Here are some photos of the damaged stanchions, still visible in 2007. The overhead wiring beyond Werribee to the level crossing was removed as part of the rebuilding work.

Geelong Line 150th

Geelong Line 150th

June 24, 2007

Photos from the 150th anniversary of the Geelong Line opening, June 24 2007

Geelong station blackout, 2007

Geelong station blackout, 2007

April 21, 2007

On April 21, 2007 the power went out at Geelong station. Signals remained operational, but trains could not run due to the lack of lighting for passengers.

Ghazeepore Road crossing renewal

Ghazeepore Road crossing renewal

November 13, 2007

On November 13/14th 2007 the level crossing at Ghazeepore Road was rebuilt. work started and trains ran though until the last down train, then the track was lifted. The next morning the track was down for the first up train and only the road surface needed relaying.

North Melbourne station upgrade

North Melbourne station upgrade

November 25, 2009

In May 2006, it was announced that North Melbourne station was to be redeveloped as part of a $36 million project. Work started in May 2007 and was completed on 16 November 2009.

North Shore Road crossing renewal

North Shore Road crossing renewal

November 11, 2007

On the weekend of November 11, 2007 the Station Street level crossing at the down end of North Shore station was relaid. Only the West Line (normally up) was replaced.

Privately owned carriages at South Geelong

Privately owned carriages at South Geelong

August 12, 2006

Near South Geelong Station there are a collection of various old carriages - collision damaged V/Line BS.203; Overland cars CO.2, "Nankuri" sleeper; various AN guards vans. There is also a large pile of bogies and what appears to be some triple gauge track. BS 203 was transferred to SRHC in 2007, photos of the road movement are here

Transfer of BS 203

Transfer of BS 203

July 19, 2007

On July 19 2007, the stored carriage BS 203 was transferred from a private yard at South Geelong to Seymour. The car has a damaged corner from it's involvement in the West Coast Railway derailment at Werribee in 1995. Photos of the rest of the carriages at South Geelong are here.

William Cooper footbridge at Footscray station

William Cooper footbridge at Footscray station

April 20, 2010

In 2007 $28 million was allocated for a new footbridge and forecourt at Footscray station. Work started in January 2009, and was completed by April 2010. It was named the 'William Cooper Footbridge' after a local Indigenous leader and activist.