Photos from ten years ago

Old photos from July 2013

Last day of the month! Just time for my monthly post of old photos from ten years ago: July 2013.

Last day of the month! Just time for my monthly post of old photos from ten years ago: July 2013.

First a little culture! We went to the Astor Theatre to see a “Shaun Of The Dead” Q&A with Edgar Wright … and Nick Frost and Simon Pegg also showed up!

Nick Frost, Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, and a moderator, Astor Theatre, July 2013

The Anti-Hate ads and campaign were an attempt to encourage people to (safely) speak up about incidents racism in public places.

Anti-Hate advertisement on a train

Members of the PTUA committee getting a tour of the Regional Rail Link project, at North Melbourne…

At North Melbourne station looking at the Regional Rail Link project under construction, July 2013

…and in Footscray – more pics.

Regional Rail Link: near Footscray station, July 2013

A line-up of Comeng trains at Flinders Street Station.

Comeng trains at the platforms, Flinders Street Station

The Sandridge bridge, with Flinders St in the background.

Sandridge Bridge, July 2013

In 2017, renovation work restored the facade from the mustard colour here, to a more sandy colour.

An X'trapolis train near Flinders Street station, July 2013

Every year or two, Yarra Trams will do a new campaign designed to stop motorists crashing into trams. This was the 2013 incarnation.

Tram safety campaign, July 2013

Some motorists prefer to collide with level crossing boom gates. This one got hit one night at Bentleigh station.

Level crossing boom damaged at Bentleigh station, July 2013
Level crossing boom damaged, July 2013

By Daniel Bowen

Transport blogger / campaigner and spokesperson for the Public Transport Users Association / professional geek.
Bunurong land, Melbourne, Australia.
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