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Railways in Melbourne

Index Railways in Melbourne

The Melbourne rail network is a mixed-grade commuter and freight train system in the city of Melbourne, Victoria. [1]

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Airline ticket

An airline ticket is a document or electronic record, issued by an airline or a travel agency, that confirms that an individual is entitled to a seat on a flight on an aircraft.

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Alamein railway line

The Alamein railway line is a suburban electric railway in Melbourne, Australia.

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Alamein railway station

Alamein railway station is the terminus of the Alamein line in Victoria, Australia.

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Albury railway station

The Albury railway station is a heritage-listed railway station at Railway Place, Albury, City of Albury, New South Wales, Australia, adjacent to the border with Victoria, in Australia.

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Alstom

Alstom is a French multinational company operating worldwide in rail transport markets, active in the fields of passenger transportation, signalling and locomotives, with products including the AGV, TGV, Eurostar, and Pendolino high-speed trains, in addition to suburban, regional and metro trains, and Citadis trams.

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Altona railway station

Altona railway station is located on the Werribee line in Victoria, and serves the western Melbourne suburb of Altona.

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Andrews Ministry

The Andrews Ministry is the 69th ministry of the Government of Victoria.

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Ashworth Improvement Plan

The Ashworth Improvement Plan was a report that recommended a number of improvements to be made to the electrified suburban railways of inner city Melbourne, Australia.

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Australia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands.

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Australian Transport Safety Bureau

The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) is Australia’s national transport safety investigator.

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Bairnsdale

Bairnsdale is a city in East Gippsland, Victoria, Australia.

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Bairnsdale V/Line rail service

The Bairnsdale line is a regional passenger rail service operated by V/Line in Victoria, Australia.

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Baxter railway station

Baxter railway station is located on the Stony Point line in Victoria, Australia.

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Belgrave railway line

The Belgrave railway line is a broad-gauge electric suburban railway in Melbourne, Australia.

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Belgrave railway station

Belgrave railway station is the terminus of the Belgrave line in Victoria, Australia, and serves the eastern Melbourne suburb of Belgrave.

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Bittern railway station

Bittern railway station is located on the Stony Point line in Victoria, Australia.

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Box Hill railway station, Melbourne

Box Hill railway station is located on the Lilydale and Belgrave lines, in Victoria, Australia.

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Broadmeadows railway station, Melbourne

Broadmeadows railway station is located on the Craigieburn line in Victoria, Australia.

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Burnley railway station

Burnley railway station is located on the Lilydale, Belgrave, Alamein and Glen Waverley lines in Victoria, Australia.

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By-law

A by-law (bylaw) is a rule or law established by an organization or community to regulate itself, as allowed or provided for by some higher authority.

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Camberwell railway station, Melbourne

Camberwell railway station is located on the Lilydale, Belgrave and Alamein lines in Victoria, Australia.

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Campbell Rose

Campbell Alan Rose (born 7 November 1964) is the Chief Executive of VicTrack, the Victorian state government statutory authority responsible for managing the state's railway and tram based assets.

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Cathode ray tube

The cathode ray tube (CRT) is a vacuum tube that contains one or more electron guns and a phosphorescent screen, and is used to display images.

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Caulfield railway station

Caulfield railway station is located on the Pakenham, Cranbourne and Frankston lines in Victoria, Australia.

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Changchun

Changchun is the capital and largest city of Jilin Province, and is also the core city of Northeast Asia.

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Charles Hesterman Merz

Charles Hesterman Merz (5 October 1874 – 14 or 15 October 1940) was a British electrical engineer who pioneered the use of high-voltage three-phase AC power distribution in the United Kingdom, building a system in the North East of England in the early 20th century that became the model for the country's National Grid.

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Charles Hotham

Sir Charles Hotham, KCB, RN (14 January 180631 December 1855)B.

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Chief Investigator, Transport Safety

The Chief Investigator, Transport Safety (the Chief Investigator) is the independent Government agency responsible for investigation of safety-related trends and incidents in the rail, bus and marine industries in the State of Victoria, Australia.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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City Loop

The City Loop (originally called the Melbourne Underground Rail Loop or MURL) is a mostly-underground, partly surface-level and partly elevated subway and rail system around the central business district of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Clifton Hill railway station

Clifton Hill railway station is located on the South Morang and Hurstbridge lines in Victoria, Australia.

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Clock-face scheduling

A clock-face schedule or cyclic schedule is a timetable system under which public transport services run at consistent intervals, as opposed to a timetable that is purely driven by demand and has irregular headways.

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Coburg railway station

Coburg railway station is located on the Upfield line in Victoria, Australia.

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Comeng (train)

The Comeng train is a type of electric train that operates on the suburban railway network of Melbourne, Australia. They first appeared on the network in VicRail teacup livery in 1981 to replace the last of the 60-year-old Tait trains. More were ordered after the failed refurbishment and subsequent withdrawal of the Harris trains. In total 570 carriages (380 motor cars and 190 trailer cars, a total of 95 six carriage sets) were built by Comeng, Dandenong.

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Commuter rail

Commuter rail, also called suburban rail, is a passenger rail transport service that primarily operates between a city centre and middle to outer suburbs beyond 15 km (10 miles) and commuter towns or other locations that draw large numbers of commuters—people who travel on a daily basis.

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Connex Melbourne

Connex Melbourne was a train operator in Melbourne, Australia.

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Craigieburn railway line

The Craigieburn railway line is the suburban electric railway inner section of the main North East railway line serving the northern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia.

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Craigieburn railway station

Craigieburn railway station is the terminus of the suburban electrified Craigieburn line in Victoria, Australia.

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Cranbourne railway line

The Cranbourne line is a commuter rail service operated by Metro Trains Melbourne in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Dandenong railway line triplication

The Dandenong railway line triplication project was an initiative of the state government of Victoria, Australia, to add sections of a third railway line from Caulfield to Dandenong to expand the capacity of and relieve congestion on the Pakenham and Cranbourne railway lines, part of the Melbourne suburban rail network.

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Dandenong railway station

Dandenong railway station is located on the Pakenham and Cranbourne lines in Victoria, Australia.

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Dandenong Ranges

The Dandenong Ranges (commonly just The Dandenongs) are a set of low mountain ranges, rising to 633 metres at Mount Dandenong, approximately east of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Daniel Andrews

Daniel Michael Andrews (born 6 July 1972) is an Australian politician who is the 48th Premier of Victoria, a post he has held since 2014.

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Darling railway station

Darling railway station is located on the Glen Waverley line in Victoria, Australia.

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Dead man's switch

A dead man's switch (for other names, see alternative names) is a switch that is automatically operated if the human operator becomes incapacitated, such as through death, loss of consciousness, or being bodily removed from control.

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Dead-man's vigilance device

A dead-man's vigilance device is a railroad safety device that operates in the case of incapacitation of the engineer.

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Deepdene railway station, Melbourne

Deepdene was a railway station on the Outer Circle railway line, located in the suburb of Balwyn, Melbourne, Australia.

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Department of Transport (Victoria)

The Department of Transport (DOT) was the government agency responsible for the coordination, integration and regulation of the transport system in the State of Victoria, Australia.

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Direct current

Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.

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Director of Public Transport

The Director of Public Transport (the Director or the DPT) was the head of the Public Transport Division (PTD) of the Victorian Department of Transport.

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Director, Transport Safety

The Director, Transport Safety (the Director) is the independent Government agency responsible for rail, bus and marine safety in the State of Victoria, Australia.

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Doncaster railway line

The Doncaster railway line is a long-proposed suburban railway in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, that is anticipated to be built before December 2027, as a branch, along with the Hurstbridge line, of the planned future Clifton Hill Loop Line, as part of the PTV Network Development Plan.

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Downer Rail

Downer Rail is an Australian railway engineering company.

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Dual-tone multi-frequency signaling

Dual-tone multi-frequency signaling (DTMF) is an in-band telecommunication signaling system using the voice-frequency band over telephone lines between telephone equipment and other communications devices and switching centers.

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Duke of York

The Duke of York is a title of nobility in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

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East Camberwell railway station

East Camberwell railway station is located on the Lilydale and Belgrave lines in Victoria, Australia.

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East Malvern railway station

East Malvern railway station is located on the Glen Waverley line, in Victoria, Australia, and serves the eastern Melbourne suburb of Malvern East.

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Echuca

Echuca is a town located on the banks of the Murray River and Campaspe River in Victoria, Australia.

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Electric locomotive

An electric locomotive is a locomotive powered by electricity from overhead lines, a third rail or on-board energy storage such as a battery or a supercapacitor.

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Electronics

Electronics is the discipline dealing with the development and application of devices and systems involving the flow of electrons in a vacuum, in gaseous media, and in semiconductors.

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Elevated railway

An elevated railway (also known as an El rail, El train or simply an El for short, and, in Europe, as an overhead railway) is a rapid transit railway with the tracks above street level on a viaduct or other elevated structure (usually constructed of steel, concrete, or brick).

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Eltham railway station, Melbourne

Eltham railway station is located on the Hurstbridge line, in Victoria, Australia.

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Epping railway station, Melbourne

Epping railway station is located on the South Morang line, in Victoria, Australia.

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Epping, Victoria

Epping is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 20 km north of Melbourne's Central Business District.

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Essendon railway station

Essendon railway station is located on the Craigieburn line, in Victoria, Australia.

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Fairfield railway station, Melbourne

Fairfield railway station is located on the Hurstbridge line in Victoria, Australia, and serves the north-eastern Melbourne suburb of Fairfield.

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Federation Square

Federation Square is a venue for arts, culture and public events on the edge of the CBD of Melbourne.

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First class travel

First class is the most luxurious travel class of seats and service on a train, passenger ship, airplane, bus, or other system of transport.

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Fitzroy North, Victoria

Fitzroy North is an inner-city suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3 km north-east of Melbourne's Central Business District.

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Flemington Racecourse railway line

The Flemington Racecourse railway line is a suburban electric railway line in Melbourne, Australia.

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Flemington Racecourse railway station

Flemington Racecourse railway station is located on the Flemington Racecourse line in Victoria, Australia.

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Flinders Street railway station

Flinders Street railway station is a railway station on the corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Flinders Street Viaduct

The Flinders Street Viaduct is a railway bridge in Melbourne, Australia.

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Flinders Street, Melbourne

Flinders Street is a notable street in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Flying junction

A flying junction or flyover is a railway junction at which one or more diverging or converging tracks in a multiple-track route cross other tracks on the route by bridge to avoid conflict with other train movements.

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Footscray railway station

Footscray railway station is located on the Sunbury, Werribee and Williamstown lines, in Victoria, Australia.

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Franchising

Franchising is based on a marketing concept which can be adopted by an organisation as a strategy for business expansion.

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Frankston railway line

The Frankston railway line is a bayside suburban electrified railway in Melbourne, Australia.

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Freight railways in Melbourne

The city of Melbourne, Australia, has an extensive network of railway lines and yards to serve freight traffic.

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Geelong

Geelong is a port city located on Corio Bay and the Barwon River, in the state of Victoria, Australia.Geelong is south-west of the state capital, Melbourne.

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Geelong and Melbourne Railway Company

The Geelong and Melbourne Railway Company was a railway company in Victoria, Australia.

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Gembrook railway station

Gembrook Station is located in the township of Gembrook.

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George Christian Darbyshire

George Christian Darbyshire (1820 – 5 June 1898) was an English and Australian civil engineer.

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Ginifer railway station

Ginifer railway station is located on the Sunbury line, in Victoria, Australia.

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Glen Waverley railway line

The Glen Waverley railway line is a suburban electric railway in Melbourne, Australia.

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Glen Waverley railway station

Glen Waverley railway station is the terminus of the Glen Waverley line in Victoria, Australia.

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Government of Australia

The Government of the Commonwealth of Australia (also referred to as the Australian Government, the Commonwealth Government, or the Federal Government) is the government of the Commonwealth of Australia, a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy.

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Government of Victoria

The Government of Victoria is the executive administrative authority of the Australian state of Victoria.

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Governor of Victoria

The Governor of Victoria is the representative in the Australian state of Victoria of its monarch, Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia and is one of the Governors of the Australian states.

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Grade separation

Grade separation is the name given to a method of aligning a junction of two or more surface transport axes at different heights (grades) so that they will not disrupt the traffic flow on other transit routes when they cross each other.

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Harris (train)

The Harris trains were the first steel-bodied Electric Multiple Unit train to operate on the suburban railway network of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Hawthorn railway station, Melbourne

Hawthorn railway station is located on the Lilydale, Belgrave and Alamein lines in Victoria, Australia.

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Healesville railway station

Healesville is a railway station in Victoria, Australia.

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Heidelberg railway station

Heidelberg railway station is located on the Hurstbridge line, in Victoria, Australia, serving the north-eastern Melbourne suburb of Heidelberg.

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High Capacity Metro Trains

The High Capacity Metro Trains are a fleet of electric multiple unit (EMU) trains on order for use by Metro Trains Melbourne on the Melbourne rail network.

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Highett railway station

Highett railway station is located on the Frankston line, in Victoria, Australia, serving the south-eastern Melbourne suburb of Highett.

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Hitachi (Australian train)

Hitachi electric multiple unit trains operated on the suburban railway network of Melbourne, Australia between 1972 and 2014.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong (Chinese: 香港), officially the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is an autonomous territory of China on the eastern side of the Pearl River estuary in East Asia.

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Hurstbridge railway line

The Hurstbridge railway line is a suburban railway in Melbourne, Australia.

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Hurstbridge railway station

Hurstbridge railway station is the terminus of the Hurstbridge line, in Victoria, Australia, serving the north-eastern Melbourne suburb of Hurstbridge.

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Inner Circle railway line

The Inner Circle was a steam era suburban railway line (later electrified) in Melbourne, Australia.

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Institute of Public Affairs

The Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) is a conservative public policy think tank.

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Interchange station

An interchange station or a transfer station is a train station for more than one railway route in a public transport system that allows passengers to change from one route to another, often without having to leave a station or pay an additional fare.

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Interlocking

In railway signalling, an interlocking is an arrangement of signal apparatus that prevents conflicting movements through an arrangement of tracks such as junctions or crossings.

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Jeff Kennett

Jeffrey Gibb Kennett AC (born 2 March 1948) is a former Australian politician who was the 43rd Premier of Victoria between 1992 and 1999 and a current media commentator.

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Jolimont Yard

Jolimont Yard was an array of railway lines and carriage sidings on the edge of the central business district of Melbourne, Australia.

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Junction (rail)

A junction, in the context of rail transport, is a place at which two or more rail routes converge or diverge.

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Kew railway line

The Kew railway line was a former railway line in Melbourne, Australia.

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Lalor railway station

Lalor railway station is located on the South Morang line, in Victoria, Australia.

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Latrobe Valley

The Latrobe Valley is an inland geographical district and urban area of the Gippsland region in the state of Victoria, Australia.

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Laverton railway station, Melbourne

Laverton railway station is located on Werribee line, in the western Melbourne suburb of Laverton.

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Level crossing

A level crossing is an intersection where a railway line crosses a road or path at the same level, as opposed to the railway line crossing over or under using a bridge or tunnel.

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Level Crossing Removal Authority

The Level Crossing Removal Authority (LXRA) is the Government of Victoria's administrative office overseeing the removal of 50 level crossings throughout Melbourne.

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Level junction

A level junction (or in the United Kingdom a flat crossing) is a railway junction that has a track configuration in which merging or crossing railroad lines provide track connections with each other that require trains to cross over in front of opposing traffic at grade (i.e. on the level).

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Light-emitting diode

A light-emitting diode (LED) is a two-lead semiconductor light source.

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Lilydale railway line

The Lilydale railway line is a commuter railway line in the eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, and is part of the Melbourne rail network operated by Metro Trains Melbourne.

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Lilydale railway station

Lilydale railway station is the terminus of the Lilydale line in Victoria, Australia.

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Liquid-crystal display

A liquid-crystal display (LCD) is a flat-panel display or other electronically modulated optical device that uses the light-modulating properties of liquid crystals.

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List of regional railway stations in Victoria

This is a list of the operating Victorian regional railway stations serviced by V/Line operated trains.

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Lonie Report

The Victorian Transport Study, better known as the Lonie Report, was an extensive study of freight and passenger transport within the state of Victoria, in Australia.

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Loudspeaker

A loudspeaker (or loud-speaker or speaker) is an electroacoustic transducer; which converts an electrical audio signal into a corresponding sound.

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Lynne Kosky

Lynne Janice Kosky (2 September 1958 – 4 December 2014) was an Australian politician and senior minister in the Government of Victoria.

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M-Train

M>Train was a train operator in Melbourne, Australia, and operated some of the city's suburban rail operations.

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Macleod railway station

Macleod railway station is located on the Hurstbridge line, in Victoria, Australia.

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Melbourne

Melbourne is the state capital of Victoria and the second-most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

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Melbourne Airport rail link

A rail link to Melbourne Airport has been proposed in multiple forms at various times in the history of the airport.

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Melbourne and Essendon Railway Company

The Melbourne and Essendon Railway Company built a railway line from North Melbourne in Melbourne, Australia to Essendon in 1860.

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Melbourne and Hobson's Bay Railway Company

The Melbourne and Hobson's Bay Railway Company was a railway company in Victoria, Australia.

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Melbourne and Suburban Railway Company

The Melbourne and Suburban Railway Company was a railway company in Victoria, Australia.

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Melbourne City Centre

Melbourne City Centre (also known colloquially as simply "The City" or "The CBD") is an area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Melbourne Park

Melbourne Park is a sports venue in the Melbourne Sports and Entertainment Precinct in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Melbourne tram route 109

Melbourne tram route 109 is operated by Yarra Trams on the Melbourne tram network.

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Melbourne tram route 96

Melbourne tram route 96 is operated by Yarra Trams on the Melbourne tram network.

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Melbourne, Mount Alexander and Murray River Railway Company

The Melbourne, Mount Alexander and Murray River Railway Company was a railway company in Victoria, Australia.

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Metcard

Metcard was the brand name of an integrated ticketing system used to access public transport in Melbourne, Australia.

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Metlink

Metlink was the marketing body and umbrella brand for public train, tram and bus transport operators in Melbourne, Australia.

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Metro Trains Melbourne

Metro Trains Melbourne, known colloquially as simply Metro, is the franchised operator of the suburban railway network in Melbourne, Australia.

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Metro Tunnel

The Metro Tunnel (sometimes also known as the Melbourne Metro Rail Project or the Metro Rail Capacity Project) is a metropolitan rail infrastructure project currently under construction in Melbourne, Australia.

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Metrol

Metrol is the central control centre of the Melbourne suburban rail network.

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Metropolitan Transit Authority (Victoria)

The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) was a Government of Victoria owned corporate body that operated suburban passenger trains, trams and buses in Victoria, Australia.

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Middle Brighton railway station

Middle Brighton railway station is located on the Sandringham line in Victoria, Australia, and serves the south-eastern Melbourne suburb of Brighton.

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Mont Park railway line

The Mont Park railway is a former branch line from the Hurstbridge line in Melbourne, Australia.

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Moorooduc railway station

Moorooduc railway station is located on Two Bays Road, Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia.

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Mordialloc railway station

Mordialloc railway station is located on the Frankston line in Victoria, Australia.

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Mornington Peninsula

The Mornington Peninsula is a peninsula located south-east of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Mornington Railway

The Mornington Railway is a heritage railway near Mornington, a town on the Mornington Peninsula, near Melbourne, Victoria.

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Mornington railway station

No description.

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MTR Corporation

MTR Corporation Limited is a Hong Kong company listed on the Hong Kong Exchange, and a component of Hang Seng Index.

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Myki

myki is a reloadable contactless smartcard ticketing system used on public transport in Victoria, Australia.

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Narrow-gauge lines of the Victorian Railways

The former Victorian Railways, the state railway authority in Victoria, Australia, built a number of experimental narrow-gauge lines around the beginning of the 20th century.

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Newmarket railway station, Melbourne

Newmarket railway station is located on the Craigieburn line in Victoria, Australia.

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Newport Power Station

The Newport Power Station was a complex of power stations located on the west bank of the Yarra River, approximately 6km south-west of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, in the suburb of Newport.

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Newport railway station, Melbourne

Newport railway station is the junction station for the Werribee and Williamstown lines in Victoria, Australia.

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Newspaper

A newspaper is a periodical publication containing written information about current events.

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Norman Charles Harris

Norman Charles Harris (10 April 1887 – 3 May 1963) was a decorated World War I army engineer and Chairman of Commissioners of the Victorian Railways from 1940 – 1950.

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North Melbourne railway station

North Melbourne railway station is located on the northern edge of the central business district of Melbourne, Australia.

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Oakleigh railway station

Oakleigh railway station is located on the Pakenham and Cranbourne lines in Victoria, Australia.

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Operation Phoenix (railway)

Operation Phoenix was a post-World War II rehabilitation program carried out by the Victorian Railways (VR) in Australia.

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Outer Circle railway line

The Outer Circle was built in 1891 as a steam-era suburban railway line, in Melbourne, Australia.

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Overhead line

An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.

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Pakenham railway line

The Pakenham line in Melbourne, Australia is a commuter rail passenger train service operating between Flinders Street in the Melbourne CBD and Pakenham in Melbourne's southeast.

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Pakenham railway station

Pakenham railway station is located on the Gippsland line in Victoria, Australia.

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Pilot valve

A pilot valve is a small valve that controls a limited-flow control feed to a separate piloted valve.

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Port Melbourne railway line

The Port Melbourne railway line is a former railway line in Melbourne, Australia.

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Port Melbourne, Victoria

Port Melbourne is an inner suburb of Melbourne, Australia, 5 km south-west from Melbourne's Melbourne central business district.

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Port of Melbourne

The Port of Melbourne is one of the largest ports for containerised and general cargo in Australia.

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Pound sterling

The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.

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Prahran railway station

Prahran railway station (/pɛ'ræn) is located on the Sandringham line in Victoria, Australia.

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Princes Bridge railway station

Princes Bridge was a Melbourne railway station built in 1859 and was the terminus for all Epping line and Hurstbridge line trains.

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Privatization

Privatization (also spelled privatisation) is the purchase of all outstanding shares of a publicly traded company by private investors, or the sale of a state-owned enterprise to private investors.

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Proposed Melbourne rail extensions

Several proposals have been put forward by various groups to expand the Melbourne rail network—proposals for additional rail lines, extensions to existing lines, as well as electrification to existing lines and new stations on existing lines.

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Public address system

A public address system (PA system) is an electronic system comprising microphones, amplifiers, loudspeakers, and related equipment.

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Public Transport Corporation

The Public Transport Corporation (PTC) was a Government of Victoria owned statutory authority formed under the Transport Act 1983 which operated passenger and freight trains, trams and bus services.

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Public transport timetable

A public transport timetable (also timetable and North American English schedule) is a document setting out information on service times, to assist passengers with planning a trip.

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Public Transport Victoria

Public Transport Victoria (stylised as PT&gt) is the trading name of the statutory authority responsible for providing, coordinating and promoting public transport in the Australian state of Victoria.

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Puffing Billy Railway

The Puffing Billy Railway is a narrow gauge heritage railway in the Dandenong Ranges in Melbourne, Australia.

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Rail freight transport

Rail freight transport is the use of railroads and trains to transport cargo as opposed to human passengers.

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Rail Safety Act

The Rail Safety Act 2006 (the Act) is a law enacted by the Parliament of the State of Victoria, Australia and is the prime statute regulating the safety of rail operations in the State.

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Rail transport in Victoria

Rail transport in Victoria, Australia, is provided by a number of railway operators who operate over the government-owned railway lines.

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Rail yard

A rail yard, railway yard or railroad yard is a complex series of railroad tracks for storing, sorting, or loading and unloading, railroad cars and locomotives.

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Railroad switch

A railroad switch, turnout, or points is a mechanical installation enabling railway trains to be guided from one track to another, such as at a railway junction or where a spur or siding branches off.

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Railway Construction Act 1884

The Victorian Government's Act No.

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Railway signal

A signal is a mechanical or electrical device erected beside a railway line to pass information relating to the state of the line ahead to engine drivers (engineers in North America).

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Railway signalling

Railway signalling is a system used to direct railway traffic and keep trains clear of each other at all times.

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Rapid transit

Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.

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Red Hill railway line

The Red Hill railway line in Melbourne, Australia, was a rural railway branching off from the Stony Point railway line at Bittern.

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Regional Rail Link

The Regional Rail Link (RRL) was a project to build a 47.5 kilometre length of railway through the western suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria, the main aim of which was to separate regional V/Line Ballarat, Bendigo and Geelong services from the electrified Melbourne suburban services, thereby increasing rail capacity and reliability.

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Regulatory agency

A regulatory agency (also regulatory authority, regulatory body or regulator) is a public authority or government agency responsible for exercising autonomous authority over some area of human activity in a regulatory or supervisory capacity.

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Reservoir railway station

Reservoir railway station is located on the South Morang line in Victoria, Australia.

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Richmond railway station, Melbourne

Richmond railway station is located on the Alamein, Belgrave, Cranbourne, Frankston, Glen Waverley, Lilydale, Pakenham and Sandringham lines in Victoria, Australia.

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Ringwood railway station, Melbourne

Ringwood railway station is the junction station for the Lilydale and Belgrave lines in Victoria, Australia.

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Riversdale railway station

Riversdale railway station is located on the Alamein line in Victoria, Australia.

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Robertson, Martin & Smith

Robertson, Martin and Smith was an engineering firm in Melbourne in the second half of the nineteenth century.

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Rosstown Railway

The Rosstown Railway was a private railway in the south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, running between the current railway stations of Elsternwick, on the Sandringham line, and Oakleigh, on the Pakenham line.

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Royal Park railway station

Royal Park railway station is located on the Upfield railway line in Victoria, Australia.

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Royal train

A royal train is a set of railway carriages dedicated for the use of the monarch or other members of a royal family.

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Rush hour

A rush hour (American English, British English) is a part of the day during which traffic congestion on roads and crowding on public transport is at its highest.

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Safety management systems

Safety management system (SMS) is a comprehensive management system designed to manage safety elements in the workplace.

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Sanctions (law)

Sanctions, in law and legal definition, are penalties or other means of enforcement used to provide incentives for obedience with the law, or with rules and regulations.

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Sandringham railway line

The Sandringham railway line is a suburban railway line in Melbourne, Australia.

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Sandringham railway station

Sandringham railway station is located on the Sandringham line in Victoria, Australia.

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Satin

Satin is a weave that typically has a glossy surface and a dull back.

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Seymour railway station

Seymour railway station is located on the North East line in Victoria, Australia, and serves the town of Seymour.

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Siemens Nexas

The Siemens Nexas is a class of electric multiple units manufactured by Siemens Transportation Systems for the suburban railway network of Melbourne, Australia between 2002 and 2005. The design of the trains was based on the Siemens Modular Metro.

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Signalling control

On a rail transport system, signalling control is the process by which control is exercised over train movements by way of railway signals and block systems to ensure that trains operate safely, over the correct route and to the proper timetable.

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Singapore

Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is a sovereign city-state and island country in Southeast Asia.

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Single-track railway

A single-track railway is a railway where trains traveling in both directions share the same track.

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Smart card

A smart card, chip card, or integrated circuit card (ICC), is any pocket-sized card that has embedded integrated circuits.

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SMRT Corporation

SMRT Corporation Limited is a public transport operator incorporated on 6 March 2000, as a result of an industry overhaul to form multi-modal public-transport operators in Singapore.

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Somerton, Victoria

Somerton is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 21 km north of Melbourne's central business district.

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South Australia

South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia.

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South Morang railway line

The South Morang railway line is a suburban electric railway in Melbourne, Australia.

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South Morang, Victoria

South Morang is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 25 km north-east of Melbourne's central business district.

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South Yarra railway station

South Yarra railway station is located in the south-eastern Melbourne suburb of South Yarra, on the Pakenham, Cranbourne, Frankston and Sandringham lines, in Victoria, Australia.

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Southern Cross railway station

Southern Cross railway station (formerly and still colloquially known as Spencer Street station) is a major railway station in Docklands, Melbourne.

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St Albans railway station, Melbourne

St Albans railway station is located on the Sunbury line in Victoria, Australia.

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St Kilda and Brighton Railway Company

The St Kilda and Brighton Railway Company was a railway company in Victoria, Australia.

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St Kilda – Windsor railway line

The St Kilda-Windsor railway line was a short-lived section of railway that linked the isolated Windsor to Brighton (Bay Street) section of the Melbourne railway network to the city.

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St Kilda railway line

The St Kilda railway line is a former railway line in Melbourne, Australia.

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St Kilda, Victoria

St Kilda is an inner suburb (neighbourhood) of the metropolitan area of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's Central Business District.

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Standard-gauge railway

A standard-gauge railway is a railway with a track gauge of.

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State Electricity Commission of Victoria

The State Electricity Commission of Victoria (SECV, ECV or SEC) is a government-owned electricity supplier in Victoria, Australia.

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State ownership

State ownership (also called public ownership and government ownership) is the ownership of an industry, asset, or enterprise by the state or a public body representing a community as opposed to an individual or private party.

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States and territories of Australia

Australia (officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia) is a federation of six states, together with ten federal territories.

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Station Pier

Station Pier is a historic Australian pier on Port Phillip, in Port Melbourne, Victoria.

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Stony Point railway line

The Stony Point line is a greater-metropolitan railway line in Melbourne, Australia.

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Subterranea (geography)

Subterranea refers to underground structures, both natural (such as caves) and man-made (such as mines).

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Sunbury railway line

The Sunbury railway line is a suburban electric railway in Melbourne, Australia.

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Sunbury railway station, Melbourne

Sunbury railway station is located on the Bendigo line, in Victoria, Australia.

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Swanston Street, Melbourne

Swanston Street is a major thoroughfare in the centre of Melbourne, Australia.

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Swing Door (train)

Swing Door trains, commonly known as "Dogboxes" or "Doggies", were wooden-bodied electric multiple unit (EMU) trains that operated on the suburban railway network of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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Tait (train)

The Tait trains were a wooden bodied Electric Multiple Unit train that operated on the suburban railway network of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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The Age

The Age is a daily newspaper that has been published in Melbourne, Australia, since 1854.

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The Argus (Melbourne)

The Argus was a morning daily newspaper in Melbourne, Australia that was established in 1846 and closed in 1957.

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Thomas James Tait

Sir Thomas James Tait (24 July 1864 – 25 July 1940) was a Canadian-born rail executive.

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Thomastown railway station, Melbourne

Thomastown railway station is located on the South Morang line, in Victoria, Australia.

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Token (railway signalling)

In railway signalling, a token is a physical object which a train driver is required to have or see before entering onto a particular section of single track.

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Tourist and Heritage Railways Act

The Tourist and Heritage Railways Act 2010 (the THR Act) is a law enacted by the Parliament of the State of Victoria, Australia and is the prime statute regulating the activities of tourist and heritage rail operators in the State.

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Train event recorder

A train event recorder (also called On-Train Monitoring Recorder or On-Train Data Recorder in the United Kingdom, Event Recorder System, Event Recorder Unit, or simply Event Recorder) is a device that records data about the operation of train controls and performance in response to those controls and other train control systems.

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Train stop

Part of a railway signalling system, a train stop, trip stop or tripcock (sometimes called a tripper) is a train protection device that automatically stops a train if it attempts to pass a signal when the signal aspect and operating rules prohibit such movement, or (in some applications) if it attempts to pass at an excessive speed.

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Trams in Melbourne

Trams are a major form of public transport in Melbourne, the capital city of the state of Victoria, Australia.

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Transport (Compliance and Miscellaneous) Act 1983

The Transport (Compliance and Miscellaneous) Act 1983 (the Act) is a prime statute regulating transport activities in the State of Victoria, Australia.

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Transport Act 1983

The Transport Act 1983 (the Act) was the main statute establishing government transport organisations and regulating land transport activities in the State of Victoria, Australia for 27 years from mid-1983 to mid-2010.

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Transport hub

A transport hub (also transport interchange) is a place where passengers and cargo are exchanged between vehicles or between transport modes.

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Transport Integration Act 2010

The Transport Integration Act 2010 (the Act) is a law enacted by the Parliament of the State of Victoria, Australia.

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Traralgon V/Line rail service

The Traralgon line (also known as the Gippsland line) is a regional passenger rail service operated by V/Line in Victoria, Australia.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Upfield railway line

The Upfield railway line is a suburban electric railway in the northern suburbs of Melbourne, Australia.

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Upfield railway station

Upfield railway station is the terminus of the suburban electrified Upfield line in Victoria, Australia.

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Upper Ferntree Gully railway station

Upper Ferntree Gully railway station is located on the Belgrave line in Victoria, Australia.

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V/Line

V/Line is a government-owned corporation that operates the regional passenger train and coach services in Victoria, Australia.

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Victor Harbor railway line

The Victor Harbor railway line is a broad gauge line in South Australia.

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Victoria (Australia)

Victoria (abbreviated as Vic) is a state in south-eastern Australia.

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Victoria Park railway station, Melbourne

Victoria Park railway station is located on the South Morang and Hurstbridge lines in Victoria, Australia.

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Victorian gold rush

The Victorian gold rush was a period in the history of Victoria, Australia approximately between 1851 and the late 1860s.

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Victorian Heritage Register

The Victorian Heritage Register (VHR) lists places deemed to be of cultural heritage significance to the State of Victoria, Australia.

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Victorian Railways

The Victorian Railways operated in the Australian state of Victoria from 1859 to 1983.

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Victorian Railways E class (electric)

The Victorian Railways E class was a class of electric locomotive that ran on the Victorian Railways from 1923 until 1984.

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Victorian Railways L class

The Victorian Railways L class was a class of mainline electric locomotive that ran on Australia's Victorian Railways and its successor V/Line from 1953 until 1987.

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Victorian state election, 2014

The 2014 Victorian state election, held on Saturday, 29 November 2014, was for the 58th Parliament of Victoria.

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Victorian Transport Plan

The Victorian Transport Plan is a now defunct transport planning framework for the state of Victoria, Australia announced on 9 December 2008 by then Premier of Victoria, John Brumby.

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VicTrack

VicTrack is the trading name of Victorian Rail Track Corporation, a Victorian Government state-owned enterprise which owns all railway and tram lines, associated rail lands and other related rail-related infrastructure in the state of Victoria, Australia, with the exception of the heritage Puffing Billy Railway that is owned by the Emerald Tourist Railway Board.

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Volt

The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.

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Warburton railway station

Warburton railway station was an outer suburban station in Melbourne, Australia.

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Watergardens railway station

Watergardens railway station is located on the Sunbury line, in Victoria, Australia.

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Waverley Road railway station

Waverley Road was a station on the Outer Circle railway line, located near the current East Malvern station in Malvern East, Victoria, Australia, in what is now the Malvern Urban Forest.

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Werribee railway line

The Werribee railway line is a suburban electric railway in Melbourne, Australia.

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Whittlesea railway station, Melbourne

Whittlesea was the original terminus station on the Melbourne - Whittlesea line, which opened in 1889.

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Widescreen

Widescreen images are images that are displayed within a set of aspect ratios (relationship of image width to height) that is used in film, television and computer screens.

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Williamstown railway line

The Williamstown railway line is a suburban railway in Melbourne, Australia.

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Williamstown railway station

Williamstown railway station is the terminus station of the Williamstown line in Victoria, Australia.

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Windsor railway station, Melbourne

Windsor railway station is located on the Sandringham line in Victoria, Australia.

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Wodonga railway station

Wodonga railway station is located on the North East line in Victoria, Australia.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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X'Trapolis 100

The X'Trapolis 100 is a single deck electric multiple unit.

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Yarra Junction railway station

Yarra Junction was a railway station on the Warburton east of Melbourne, Australia.

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Yarra River

The Yarra River or historically, the Yarra Yarra River, (Aboriginal: Berrern, Birr-arrung, Bay-ray-rung, Birarang, Birrarung, and Wongete) is a perennial river in east-central Victoria, Australia.

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Yarra Valley

The Yarra Valley is the name given to the region surrounding the Yarra River in Victoria, Australia.

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Yarra Valley Railway

The Yarra Valley Railway is a Heritage railway operating on a section of the former Healesville railway which operated between Lilydale and Healesville in the Yarra Valley area northeast of Melbourne, Australia.

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4D Train

The 4D was a prototype double deck electric multiple unit built for the Public Transport Corporation, Victoria, Australia, for operation on the Melbourne railway system.

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5 ft 3 in gauge railways

Railways with track gauge of are broad gauge railways, currently in use in Australia, Brazil, Ireland and Northern Ireland.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Railways_in_Melbourne

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