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Old March 1st, 2016, 01:28 AM   #381
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Quick video here - just one of Parliament station on the city loop. I took this back in December.






Oh and one more short one of trams and the train on the overpass at the intersection of Flinders and Spencer streets.

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Old March 2nd, 2016, 01:36 PM   #383
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Do they have air rights above the station?
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Old March 10th, 2016, 05:21 PM   #384
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Flinders Street Station Upgrades

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Old March 10th, 2016, 05:46 PM   #385
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Found this pretty cool map of Melbourne's trains and trams together.

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Old March 15th, 2016, 07:09 PM   #386
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From Global Rail News:

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Melbourne almost doubles order for new metro trains
15 MAR, 2016

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Victoria’s state government has almost doubled the number of trains it plans to purchase as part of its “High Capacity Metro Trains” programme.

Instead of the original 37 seven-car trains, the government now plans to order 65 units to help ease congestion between Cranbourne and Pakenham in Melbourne.

Around $2 billion is being invested in the new fleet, plus associated infrastructure and signalling schemes. Together, the project is expected to create 42 per cent more capacity along the corridor

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Old March 28th, 2016, 12:19 AM   #387
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Another contribution from my touring of Melbourne. This time, it's Melbourne Central station. Again, like the other City lop stations, we can see there are two floors with four tube tunnels. Melbourne Central is the third busiest station on the network after Flinders St and Southern Cross.

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Melbourne Central has to be the ugliest of the City Loop stations. I wish it had a different name too - tourists must think it literally is the city's main station when it's just named after the shopping mall on top (it was originally named Museum Station).
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Melbourne Central has to be the ugliest of the City Loop stations. I wish it had a different name too - tourists must think it literally is the city's main station when it's just named after the shopping mall on top (it was originally named Museum Station).
I quite like the name as it is one of the best located for the shopping malls and Bourke St Mall. It almost has the same amount of lines heading through it as Flinders St, which everyone thinks is the major station, when technically it's Southern Cross given that's where the regional trains leave from.

Also, the looks are not bad. It reminds me a bit of T-Centralen here in Stockholm but actually nicer looking.

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One of my favourite stations in Melbourne - Southern Cross. For those who don't know, it's the hub for regional trains in Melbourne as well as for suburban trains too. There is a regional coach station attached where one can catch the skybus from and also a large tram stop on Spencer St. Southern cross connects the city to the Docklands district through a rather nice bridge with great views.

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Contract awarded for Caulfield to Dandenong level crossing removals

The contract for the removal of every dangerous and congested level crossing between Dandenong and the city has been signed, and work will start within weeks.



An Alliance including Lendlease, CPB Contractors, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff, Aurecon and Metro Trains Melbourne was formally awarded the contract today.

The $1.6 billion project will remove nine dangerous level crossings, build five new stations, upgrade signalling and power. The project will transform rail and rocks into kilometres of new parks, paths and open space, which will be overseen by an Expert Panel.

Together with the 65 new High-Capacity Metro Trains on order, the project will create space for 11,000 extra passengers to catch the train on Melbourne's busiest rail line.

The project will improve the reliability of the metropolitan, regional and freight services, meaning trains will arrive on time, more often.

We've also released the Consultation Outcomes and Submissions Report today, which summarises thousands of pieces of feedback it received from the community.

A range of measures have been incorporated into the project as a result of this feedback, including escalators at all the new stations, more bike paths with better lighting, noise walls along the structure, and more car parking.

Work will start at the end of this month, beginning with the installation of fences and site preparation.

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Video on Mernda rail extension project and the Hurstbridge Rail line upgrade project:

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Furlong Road bridge construction at St Albans:

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Alstom to supply more X’Trapolis EMUs to Melbourne
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AUSTRALIA: Public Transport Victoria has ordered five more six-car X’Trapolis electric multiple-units from Alstom, to be used on Melbourne’s 1 600 mm gauge suburban network.

The extra units will follow a batch of another five six-car X’Trapolis EMUs that PTV ordered in 2015; these are due to be delivered from Alstom’s Ballarat plant in September. The new build will bring the total number of cars produced at the plant since 2002 to 552

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From the Ozscrapers section regarding the Metro Rail project:

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Metro Tunnel stations are now to include platform screen doors:



http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/me...11-got1k9.html

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There are also plans to install CBTC (I'm guessing) along the line to allow 30 tph. I wonder if this is the first step towards driverless operation.
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Designs of 5 New Melbourne’s underground Metro Tunnel stations unveiled

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Drilling at the Blackburn grade separation.





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