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"200710F-'SMH'-MtBuller-chairlift-ss.jpg" [a major cable system for today's world]
Jazz in a CSS&SB Hudson Lake train <www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUzNGNiyODw>
Scalable railway map of Victoria (VR & private): <www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=16USvcsYjetaDQgwiZ5_93iDd_X8&ll=-36.27757302271562%2C144.2248337632069&z=6>
Mon.9.10.17 Metro Twitter
South Morang line: Altered timetable Mon.9-Fri.13.10 (Hurstbridge line level-crossing works).
Sat.14.10.17 Metro Twitter
Dandenong line: Carnegie station will be closed from 20.00 Sat.14.Oct until Mon.20.11, while rail spans are installed.
Melbourne Express: Monday, October 16, 2017.
* This fantastic silent film taken from the front of a tram in Melbourne in 1910 shows what our city looked like more than 100 years ago. Flinders St station was completed in 1910; St Paul's Cathedral steeples didn't come until 1926 & 1932.
7.54 A car has collided with a tram in Coburg at the intersection of Bell and Nicholson streets.
Nicholson Street is closed outbound at Harding Street. Route 1 trams are also impacted.
Traffic is bad in the area and police are on the scene.
Sun.12.7.20 Metro Twitter
Buses replace trains on sections of the Werribee line until the last train (works).
Mernda/Hurstbridge lines: All trains direct to/from Flinders St all day (maintenance works). For Southern Cross and loop stationns, change at Flinders St for trains from pfm 2 or 3.
Buses replace trains Dandenong - Cranbourne until last train (level-crossing works)
Buses replace trains on sections of the Frankston line and to Stony Point until the last train of Sun 26 Jul (level-crossing works).
Tunnel-boring machines Alice and Millie are now beyond the southern wall of the station box and building the tunnel. Around 36 metres below La Trobe Street, you can see where they will be relaunched to dig the tunnels between State Library and Town Hall stations in the future.
9.45 Major delays Glen Waverley - Burnley (police). Trains may be altered or cancelled.
- 10.11 Buses to replace trains Darling - Glen Waverley (a car blocking the tracks between Syndal and Glen Waverley). Buses will take up to 60min to arrive; consider alternatives.
- 10.26 Buses will take up to 45min to arrive.
- 10.39 Buses will take up to 30min to arrive.
- 10.57 Buses will take up to 15min to arrive. For options, see the PTV website.
- 11.06 Trains are resuming.
16.06 Lilydale/Belgrave/Glen Waverley lines: All trains direct to/from Flinders St (a fault near Flinders St). Passengers at loop stations, take a train from pfm 3 to Flinders St; passengers at Southern Cross, take a train from pfm 12 to Flinders St. [what happened to the Mernda/Hurstbridge passengers being directed to these?]
- Loop running is resuming. First trains: 16.32 Belgrave and 16:39 Glen Waverley.
18.04 Take extra care boarding and alighting at Sunbury as a local JemenaLtd power outage is affecting the wider Sunbury area. Additional staff are on-site to assist.
- 18.21 Jemena has restored power to station facilities and lighting.
Buses replace trains North Melbourne - Werribee/Williamstown from 20.15 until the last train (works).
To keep our passengers and drivers safe, buses are no longer accepting cash. Before you travel, check your myki card online or at a myki machine to make sure you’re topped up and ready to go.
Buses replace trains Dandenong - Pakenham from 20.40 until the last train (works).
Pakenham/Cranbourne/Frankston/Sandringham lines: All trains direct to/from Flinders St from 21.00 until the last train (maintenance works). From Southern Cross or loop stations, take any train to Richmond and change.
October 9 2017 Josh Frydenberg hints the government could back away from clean energy target
October 9 2017 Coal is not the answer to energy crisis, says Chief Scientist .
Network costs the main driver of electricity prices, consumer watchdog finds October 16, 2017
Opinion: We need to build 21st century infrastructure 12 Jul 2020
Remote learning returns to Victoria as cases climb by 273
Herald Sun July 12, 2020
MASKS NOT ANSWERS TO STOPPING SPREAD
CLUSTERS EMERGE AMONG NEW CASES
VICTORIA URGED TO UNITE IN VIRUS FIGHT
VICTORIA POLICE’S BID TO SLOW THE SPREAD
Commuters walk outside the usually bustling Flinders Street station.
HOTSPOTS CONTINUE TO GROW
SHOPS SELLING OUT FAST
REMOTE LEARNING FOR SENIOR STUDENTS
TOWERS ADD 28 CASES TO TALLY
CATALOG OF FAILURES TURNED VICTORIA INTO A VIRUS TIMEBOMB
BUNGLED HOTEL QUARANTINE MAY STOP TRUTH FROM SURFACING
MELBURNIANS URGED TO DON MASKS