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  • How the Suburban Rail Loop will transform Melbourne’s transport maps

    See the full project description and download link here. It is difficult to overstate how transformative the recently-announced Suburban Rail Loop will be for Melbourne’s transport network. Without getting into the technical transport details, it will make intra-suburban and cross-city travel much easier than it is today. One of the most significant aspects of the…

  • Black and white map showing route of proposed Alphington to East Preston Railway from Alphington to Bolderwood Parade in Reservoir

    Alphington to East Preston Railway

    Recently I was looking through some old documents related to Alphington. Buried within Hansard from 1948 was a document entitled the Alphington to East Preston Railway Construction Act. This Act of the Victorian Parliament authorised the construction a railway from Alphington along Darebin Creek to the then-brand new public housing estates just east of Reservoir.…