Richard Felstead's

RailwayPage.

1966 and 1967

including SYDNEY 1967 & 1968

RICHARD FELSTEAD'S

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All Victorian railway lines mentioned can be found at Andrew Waugh's 1940 map of Victorian Railway 's main

and branch lines.

For NSW equivilants please check Rolf Bozier's nswrail.net where you'll also find some of my photos.

Victorian Railways bus leaving Keys Street Beaumaris for Sandringham where

it will connect with a suburban electric train to Flinders Street and

(in those days) onto Broadmeadows.

Down Sandringham Line "Tait" electric suburban

arriving at Hampton.

Spencer Street Station is now called

Southern Cross Station.

Seymour Station

Refreshment Rooms.

The now-dismantled Billy Hughes Bridge

about 12 kms north of Albury NSW.

Same location 24th February 2008.

The former Table Top Station

is now a crossing loop.

4458 heads a down freight as an

up special awaits safe-working clearance to Gerogery.

Down freight at Gerogery in Southern NSW.

Note the 2 position signals.

Les Brown's Culcairn trip photos.

Belgrave narrow gauge station

home of Puffing Billy.

Pre-metric Puffing Billy information.

Up platform of Middle Park Station on

Flinders Street to St Kilda branch.

This line is now a standard gauge tramway.

Approaching Maryborough from Castlemaine.

Dunnolly & beyond line on right.

Avoca.

Re-opening of broad gauge line to Ararat

which was later converted to standard gauge.

There is not a reflective-vested security person in sight.

Approaching Elmshurst on way to Ararat.

Australian Railway Enthusiasts Down Special

at Ingliston Bank 22nd July 1967.

I tried an "arty" photo and deliberately

placed a person in front of me.

Les Brown has confirmed it is him.

Please click here to see this photo as well as

others he took on this Skipton Special.

Graeme Reid's 8mm silent movie of this event.

Smythesdale Viaduct on former

Ballarat to Skipton branch.

Newtown was on Ballarat to Skipton line

and a junction to Colac via Cressy.

Recent photos of former Newtown Station.

Skipton terminus of branch from Ballarat.

This is now a Rail Trail.

Same view 2012.

Recent photos of former Skipton station.

Healesville terminus north east of Melbourne.

View from Spencer Street to Daylesford

passenger train at Carlsruhe

looking towards Bendigo and beyond.

T 336 at Daylesford.

The Central Highlands Tourist Railway

operate part of the former

Carlsruhe to Daylesford branch.

Upside of Daylesford with left line

to Melbourne via Carlsrhue

and to right formation of former

line to Ballarat via Creswick.

Up freight train (on then broad gauge)

approaching Gheringhap.










Melbourne skyline from Richmond station

with a departing up Harris suburban electric.

The Melbourne Tennis Centre

is now situated on left of picture.

Melbourne skyline a year later

about 500 metres on upside of Richmond.

On left railway workshops and

on right Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Sandringham Line on left with

Dandenong (since extended to Pakenham) & Frankston lines in middle

and Lilydale, Belgrave and Glen Waverley lines nearest to camera.

Up Harris suburban electric at Cheltenham.

B 76 on a "Victour" Special

at Spencer Street Station.

SYDNEY & ENVIRONS

1967 and 1968.

Up freight train decending Blue Mountains.

Site of now restored Zig Zag Railway with

Main Western Line at bottom of picture.

A north bound (down) freight train headed

by a 46-class locomotive passing along

Mullet Creek before approaching Wondabyne.

Driver's view of Hawksbury River Bridge from up train.

Mount Ku-ring gai with an up inter urban electric heading

for Central via Hornsby and Strathfield.

A down suburban arriving at Turramurra.



Wikipedia link.

North Sydney Car Sidings.

This was the terminus of the

North Shore Line before

the Harbour Bridge was built.

Circular Quay looking towards Wynyard.

Milsons Point with a down suburban electric.

View from south east pylon of Sydney Harbour Bridge

as an up suburban electric descends

into underground towards Wynyard.

After exiting City Circle the next station is Central.

Next station after Central is Redfern.

Campbelltown with a down rail motor.

Melbourne's Jolimont Rail Yards looking east.

Last of the gate keepers.

A down Upfield Line suburban electric

arriving at Royal Park.

Immediate down side of Royal Park is the now

dismantled (closest to camera) Inner Circle Railway which originally

went via Northcote Junction to Whittlesea but

by 1967 had terminated at North Fitzroy.

The abandoned North Carlton Station

on the now-dismantled Inner Circle Railway.

North Fitzroy Station.

To the right is the branch to Fitzroy and straight ahead

the former line to Northcote Junction and beyond to Whittlesea.

Google Earth view in 2012 of former North Fitzroy Rail Station location.

South Morang line is on right where former triangle can easily be seen.

South Morang

on former Whittlesea line.

Site of former junction of

Hawthorn to Kew Branch

in up direction where it

branched from Lilydale Line.

Hawthorn Football Club is on extreme left.

Down direction from previous photo.

Visitors since 13th December 2009.