IMPORTANT

In some locations, you will be asked questions by the police. Therefore, it is best to carry around an official permit with you. A permit by Metro Trains Melbourne is obtainable below.

Jacana

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Able to take standard gauge trains and broad gauge trains from different angles. The above photo was taken from the Metro platform.

Coolaroo

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Located on a curve, Coolaroo offers dramatic angles to take photos of both broad gauge and standard gauge trains. Please be careful not to be too close to the tracks.

McIntyre Loop

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Here, you are able to take photos of both standard gauge and broad gauge freight trains and also XPT and some V/Line services. Photographs are possible in both directions.

Other Locations

An interactive map showing my recommended spots for photographing trains in Melbourne. Please feel free to have a look.