Rail Updates

Significant Site Updates

General Rail Updates

These updates have been provided so that you won't have to accidentally "discover", perhaps never, what is new.


17 June, 2018 - Corrected text error associated with the Commemorative Plaque in the Heathcote Junction Detail page. Converted several image filenames and links to lowercase in a few Gallery pages.

16 June, 2018 - Added more images to Heathcote Junction, Kilmore, Heathcote Gallery pages.

15 June, 2018 - Added more images to Bylands, Tooborac, Down Leslie-Bylands, Down Bylands-Kilmore, Down Kilmore-Willowmavin, Down Willowmavin-Moranding, Down Moranding-High Camp, Down High Camp-Pyalong, Up McIvor Road-Tooborac, Up Tooborac-Pyalong Gallery pages.

12 June, 2018 - Added more images to Bylands, Moranding, Pyalong Gallery pages.

07 June, 2018 - Added images to Bylands, Kilmore, MorandingTooborac, Pyalong, Heathcote Junction, Heathcote Gallery pages.

01 June, 2018 - Added images to Argyle, Bylands, Heathcote, Heathcote Junction Gallery pages.

01 September, 2017 - Corrected image file case errors in Bylands Gallery page.

25 July, 2017 - Updated information for Stationmaster Victor George Thorpe on the Axedale detail page.

01 July, 2017 - Currently being rewritten and reformatted.

06 March, 2017 - Clarified the mention of anecdotal evidence of a World War 2 fuel dump at Axedale Station in the Axedale detail page.

27 February, 2017 - Added T. Nancarrow, Porter from Kilmore as Officer-in-Charge of Leslie, August, 1892, to the Leslie detail page. He replaced Stationmaster F. W. White, killed when he fell from his horse.

25 February, 2017 - Added Martha Knight as Station Mistress, to the Longlea detail page.

21 February, 2017 - Added Stationmaster, Francis W. White to the Leslie detail page.

05 February, 2017 - Added Mrs. Mackay as Woman-in-Charge, to the Argyle detail page.

02 February, 2017 - Added William Nugent as Stationmaster, to the Argyle detail page.

10 December 2016 - Added reference to an October 1863 newspaper article re a connection to the Echuca line from Goornong to Chiltern, and another from Bendigo through Axedale to Chiltern, to the 1850-1869 Rail History page.

05 December 2016 - Minor changes to McIvor Timber Company Siding page. Also added a link to an extraction from the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Railways report on the proposed State purchase of the Company's railway.

30 November 2016 - Minor changes to line detail Up Axedale Racecourse-Ingham and Down Ingham-Axedale Racecourse detail pages.

25 November 2016 - Minor changes to Car Fowler detail page.

09 October 2016 - Added K157 image to Heathcote Gallery page.

05 October 2016 - Added October 4, 2016 Lake Eppalock flood photographs for the rail and trail sections Derrinal-Knowsley and Knowsley-Derrinal, and Old Bendigo Road sections in both directions.

24 September 2016 - Corrected details of connection to the Bendigo-Echuca line. The line connected via the North end of what is now a loop siding that runs parallel to the Echuca line. The connection in 1888 was the South end of this siding, near where the Swan Hill line branches, a little North of Nolan Street and Bendigo D Signalbox.

17 July 2016 - Added many images to the North Bendigo area along with considerable detail on North Bendigo page.

11 July 2016 - Added minor detail to North Bendigo to Strathfieldsaye, VR Weekly Notice entries to Pyalong Detail.

10 July 2016 - Added VR Weekly Notice operational detail to Leslie, Bylands, Kilmore, Willowmavin, Moranding, High Camp, Tooborac, Argyle, Heathcote, Derrinal, Knowsley, and Ingham Detail.

04 July 2016 - Minor changes to detail for Carr Fowler and VIMA Sidings. Also corrected some access difficulties caused by source code corruption.

18 May 2016 - Corrected many typos.

16 May 2016 - Added images between Derrinal and Heathcote.

16 May 2016 - Added images between Moorabbee Foreshore road and Derrinal.

20 April 2016 - Corrected date of removal of Carriage Dock on Axedale Detail page.

19 April 2016 - Corrected broken Gallery link in McIvor Road detail page.

15 April 2016 - Added closure and McIvor Inn text to McIvor Road detail page.

12 April 2016 - Added to McIvor Road and Argyle detail pages.

09 April 2016 - Added images to Heathcote, Tooborac, Longlea, Heathcote Junction Gallery pages.

08 April 2016 - Separated Rail and Trail history access.

03 April 2016 - Minor changes to Ingham Siding notes. Added images to both Up and Down Old Bendigo Road pages.

29 March 2016 - Added more images to Heathcote-Derrinal, Derrinal-Knowsley, and Knowsley-Ingham sections.

28 March 2016 - Added reference to carriage dock on Knowsley detail page. Added point chairs image to Knowsley Gallery. Added images to Down - Heathcote Station site.

25 March 2016 - Added images to Up - Knowsley to Derrinal Gallery.

24 March 2016 - Fixed up many Detail and Gallery files. Added Trench and Co. images to Ingham Gallery.

24 March 2016 - Added more photographs to Up-Ingham-Knowsley.

23 March 2016 - Added more notes and general description of Strathfieldsaye Station Ground.


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