Rail - Trains


A guide to transport by rail Melbourne. This covers public transport by train, freight by rail, miniature railways, stations and Victorian railways...

Also see Miniature Railways for the little (and big) kids...



 Alexandra Timber Tramway and Museum Alexandra Timber Tramway and Museum
The Alexandra Timber Tramway and Museum..... is a tourist railway and museum situated in north-central Victoria. There you can see a recreation of the bush sawmill and tramway era of the Rubicon Forest from 1900 to 1950. We have also rescued and preserved a wide range of industr Read more..

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 Alstom Transport Alstom Transport
Alstom, a world leader in transport infrastructure, power generation and transmission. N° 1 in the high and very high speed train sector A promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom Transport is the only manufacturer in the world to master all businesses of the rail sector, Read more..

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 Bellarine Railway Bellarine Railway
A volunteer operated organisation, offering heritage train rides and experiences between Queenscliff and Drysdale, on-board a collection of steam and diesel trains originating from most Australian States. The heritage service is available on Sundays, most public holidays, as w Read more..

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 Castlemaine & Maldon Railway Preservation Society Castlemaine & Maldon Railway Preservation Society
Running through the Goldfields of Central Victoria, the Victorian Goldfields Railway brings to you the experience of Steam Railway Travel. Linking the historic towns of Castlemaine and Maldon, your train takes you through Box-Iron Bark forest in a region that saw some of the Read more..

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 Flinders Street Railway Station Flinders Street Railway Station
Flinders Street Railway Station at the corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets is the oldest station in Australia (1910) although the first station on this site opened in 1854! Flinders street is the busiest suburban railway station in the southern hemisphere even after the c Read more..

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 Hobsons Bay Model Railway Club Hobsons Bay Model Railway Club
The HOBSON’S BAY MODEL RAILWAY Club (Inc.) was formed in 1988, when a group of then Public Transport workers, got together and decided to acquire one of the many disused government operated Railway’s buildings, in order to form a truly Australian based modeling group. More than Read more..

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 Interstate Freight by Rail Interstate Freight by Rail
Who does Interstate Freight by rail was the question? Interstate Freight by rail, yes, freight by train.. No one company has a monopoly, but the following companies do interstate freight by rail.. National Freight Management Rail freight in Australia is a reliable and Read more..

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 Kerrisdale Mountain Railway Kerrisdale Mountain Railway
Kerrisdale Mountain Railway & Museum Inc. an exercise in railway excellence' The KMR is a unique railway built to two-foot (610 mm) gauge on a zig-zag formation. To gain the maximum height within the shortest distance, steep grades and tight curves also abound,with panoram Read more..

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 Metro Melbourne Metro Melbourne
Melbourne's new metropolitan rail service offering safe and efficient transport to around 400,000 Melburnians every day Connex Trains and Yarra Trams handed over their operations to Hong Kong-based consortium MTR and a new French tram operator, Keolis on Monday 30th November 2 Read more..

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 Outer Circle Railway Outer Circle Railway
The Outer Circle was built during the Melbourne land boom of the 1880s. Money was no object, and greedy capitalists saw the Colony of Victoria as a valuable investment opportunity. It was originally intended to bring goods trains into Melbourne from Gippsland. But after the St Read more..

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 Public Transport Victoria | PTV Public Transport Victoria | PTV
Public Transport Victoria (PTV) is your one-stop-shop for information on Victoria’s public transport timetables, services, tickets and improvement projects. Finding the information you need about tickets, timetables and services is easy thanks to PTV’s website, journey plann Read more..

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 Puffing Billy Railway Puffing Billy Railway
Australia's century-old steam train is still running every day except Christmas Day on its original mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook in the scenic Dandenong Ranges, just 40 km east of Melbourne, Victoria. The Railway is the sole survivor of four experimental lines use Read more..

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 RailPage RailPage
Information and links on all things rail, railways and trains! RailPage, the premier Australian rail server. Railpage Australia Forum The forum service is an online community bulletin board service, complete with discussion groups, private groups for members only, email sy Read more..

View Profile | Kew


 Railtrails Australia Railtrails Australia
Walk Cycle Ride Australia's former railways. Rail trails are shared-use paths recycled from abandoned railway corridors. They can be used for walking, cycling and horse riding. Where are they? There are now rail trails all around Australia and in other countries too. Rail Read more..

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 Regional Rail Link  Regional Rail Link
The Regional Fast Rail Project is one of the most significant transport initiatives in Victoria's history. The Victorian Government's commitment to the project represents the biggest investment in the Bendigo, Latrobe Valley, Ballarat and Geelong regional rail lines in 120 years. Read more..

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 South Gippsland Tourist Railway South Gippsland Tourist Railway
The South Gippsland Railway runs a collection of historical diesel locomotives and railcars between Leongatha, Korumburra and Nyora along a 36-kilometre section of former Victorian Railways mainline. The steep and windy track skirts its way along the hills of the beautiful St Read more..

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 Southern Cross Railway Station Southern Cross Railway Station
Southern Cross Railway Station is the most important rail terminal in Victoria and has been redeveloped into a world-class public transport interchange, with fast rail connections to regional Victorian centres and new facilities for rail, taxi and bus passengers. Now more than Read more..

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 Steamrail Victoria Inc. Steamrail Victoria Inc.
Steamrail Victoria Inc. is a not-for-profit volunteer group which is dedicated to the restoration and operation of historic locomotives and rolling stock. Steamrail Victoria encompasses not only steam locos and carriages but also diesel and electric train restoration and oper Read more..

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 The Overland [Melbourne : Adelaide] The Overland [Melbourne : Adelaide]
The Overland operates four weekly daylight services from Adelaide to Melbourne and return overnight journeys Melbourne to Adelaide. The Overland pioneered intercapital rail travel over 100 years ago. It is a comfortable and relaxing way to travel between these two cosmopolitan ci Read more..

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 Trains : Department of Transport Trains : Department of Transport
Victoria has an extensive passenger rail network of metropolitan, intrastate and interstate train services providing vital public transport links to communities throughout the State. The Department of Transport coordinates Victoria's public transport network. -:- Metropolit Read more..

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 V/Line Train & Coach Services [country] V/Line Train & Coach Services [country]
V/Line is Victoria’s regional public transport provider, operating rail and coach services throughout Victoria. All train and the majority of coach services operate to and from Southern Cross Station. From Melbourne you can travel to these destinations by train: -:- South Read more..

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 Vicsig Vicsig
Vicsig aims to provide information on the current operations of Railways in Victoria. From rollingstock, to lines, systems, operations, and the recording of up-to-the-minute developments as the networks expand and operate. Chris Gordon, the creator of Vicsig, has been pub Read more..

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 Victorian Association of Tourist Railway Victorian Association of Tourist Railway
Victoria is very fortunate in having such a great diversity of Transport Heritage that has been saved from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Our historic transport museums including both static and operating museums are found in all corners of the State of Victoria but Read more..

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 Victorian Goldfields Railway Victorian Goldfields Railway
The Victorian Goldfields Railway is an authentic steam heritage train linking the historic gold mining towns of Castlemaine and Maldon in Central Victoria. Enjoy a family day out or treat yourself and travel in our elegant first class carriages as you travel through the centra Read more..

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 Victorian Railway Stations Victorian Railway Stations
A web site containing information and photographs of Victorian Railway Stations. Victorian Railway Stations is slowly being updated to include every station in Victoria. All the photos included on this website have been taken by the author Ross Thomson, with the earliest ph Read more..

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 VLocity 160 | Bombardier Transportation VLocity 160 | Bombardier Transportation
Building on over 20 years’ experience in Australian regional passenger transport, the VLocity 160 diesel multiple unit (DMU) provides a flexible vehicle solution through the use of technology that has been tried and tested in local conditions. Based on the service proven Xplorer Read more..

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 Yarra Valley Model Railway Club Yarra Valley Model Railway Club
The Yarra Valley Model Railway layout is based on Bacchus Marsh in the 1950's, on Victoria's old main western line. Of course nowadays this line carries mostly passenger services and is no longer part of the interstate route. (bit dull now really, bring back the 50's!) Most of Read more..

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 Yarra Valley Railway Yarra Valley Railway
Every Sunday
The Yarra Valley Railway runs from Healesville to Tunnel Hill, crossing the Watts River, under the Donovan's Road overbridge and through the historic tunnel at Tarrawarra Winery. In the event that the train is unavailable, trolley rides will replace train rides. The Society Read more..

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