Public Transport

July 31, 2019

Get the Met …get the paraphernalia

I have mentioned, haven’t I, that my first full time job was as a Tram Conductor?I worked at Glen Huntley depot in the winter of 1996, […]
July 17, 2019

Short Trip and Special tickets – Melbourne tram/train and bus

Something that was still around when I was working in Public Transport Corporation was the rail plus two and a weekend saver. Rail plus two meant […]
August 6, 2018

Steam trains are cool

Steamrail quite often run short or long trips with their restored steam engines. I’d not been on a steam train since I last went on Puffing […]
August 6, 2018

Go by train!

We tried an experiment the other day: a local weekend trip in Victoria,  entirely on public transport. It was winter, I wanted to get away for […]
June 17, 2018

Melbourne transport zones and 3 hour paper tickets

Paper two hour tickets I have a full set of un-clipped 3 hour tickets from the 80s for zone one and two full fare and concession […]
June 11, 2018

Up and doing

It was early Feb since I last worked –  and now I’m back again working in docklands on a short term contract.  I kind of accidentally […]
May 13, 2018

Train, Tram and Bus, Melbourne Public Transport Tickets – Paper

Some of you may know that for about two years in the 1990s I worked for the Public Transport Corporation in Melbourne. It was the recession, […]