Regular travellers on the Geelong, Ballarat, and Bendigo regional train lines, and the Werribee and Sydenham/Sunbury metropolitan train lines, will most likely have noticed a lot of new tracks being laid between Southern Cross (SCS) and North Melbourne (NME) stations, as part of the Regional Rail Link (RRL) project.
While this work between SCS and NME is plain for all to see, what isn’t so obvious is some of the work further down the line.
The latest aerial photography of Melbourne from the fabulous NearMap – (taken on October 2nd) – has started revealing other less obvious parts of the project.
For all of the following images, you can get a closer view by clicking on the images.
Firstly, here is some of the work to take the new rail line under the Citylink tollway, showing an already in-place crossover, and the future alignment of RRL: