Today (April 26) saw the running of what is reported to be the very last regular bulldog-rostered scheduled passenger service in the world, being the 06.12 up Bacchus Marsh to Southern Cross, in M... (more)
The Bacchus Marsh line, west of Melbourne, is still the preserve of the venerable A class on two peak inter-urban passenger services each way, each weekday, but for how much longer? All in the lat... (more)
Back in service with a new set of wheels, A66 heads the 15.28 down Geelong through Newport.
The first A class to be repainted latest VLP livery, A66, stands outside of the Downer EDI Newport Workshops just prior to re-entry to service.
Just before Christmas 1999, A60 was released from repaint in the then latest V/Line Passenger "Heritage" scheme. Seen here at the rear of the South Dynon locomotive facility. A60, originally built... (more)
Venerable A60 climbs a rural looking Langwarrin Bank with a Stony Point to Frankston service in April 1999. The service is now run by Sprinter railcars. A60 was rebuilt from B60 in 1984. B60 was o... (more)
In appalling conditions (but with much needed rain) rebuilt 1952 vintage B class, A77, itself nearly 25 years old, waits with H2 (and H4 at the rear) in the Melbourne Steel Terminal on a railcar t... (more)
Rebuilt ML2 B class A62 runs into Sunshine, west of Melbourne, with an early morning up commuter service from Sunbury in February 2008. V/Line Passenger has four such "double ended F units" still ... (more)