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DERMPAV - Melbourne suburban trip, May 2012

On May 19, 2012 the Diesel Electric Rail Motor Preservation Association of Victoria took RM58 on a route of the suburbs, with a focus on the goods lines that ARTC would let passenger trains access.

The route taken was:
- Southern Cross platform 7
- Newport platform 2, change direction
- Altona sidings and to Brooklyn via the West line (broad gauge only track)
- Over the Tottenham flyover, past Tottenham Yard and through the Bunbury Street tunnel
- West fork towards North Dynon Junction, to just before Dynon Road, change direction
- East fork of triangle past MPC, stop just on the east side of Dock Link Road, beyond signal DYN134, change direction
- Take south fork, then Bunbury Street tunnel through to Sunshine platform 2, change direction
- Back to the city via the passenger lines.
- Southern Cross platform 8 north, change direction.
- Over the Essendon flyover to Flemington Racecourse platform 1, change direction
- Back via the Essendon flyover to Flinders Street platform 10, lunch break
- Down to Sandringham, change direction
- Flinders Street platform 10

RM58 arrives into Southern Cross platform 7

May 19, 2012 10:31 AM
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Awaiting departure time, with Sprinter 7003 alongside

May 19, 2012 10:34 AM
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Waiting for the signal onto the goods line at Newport

May 19, 2012 10:59 AM
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Crossing over the passenger lines at Tottenham Junction

May 19, 2012 11:16 AM
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Emerging from the Bunbury Street tunnel, bound for North Dynon

May 19, 2012 11:28 AM
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Having changed directions twice, waiting on signal DYN134 to take us back west

May 19, 2012 11:40 AM
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Changing ends at Sunshine platform 2

May 19, 2012 12:10 PM
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Our driver poses with RM58 at Sunshine

May 19, 2012 12:10 PM
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3VL20 passes RM58 at Sunshine

May 19, 2012 12:11 PM
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Changing ends again, this time at Flemington Racecourse

May 19, 2012 12:53 PM
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Leaving Flemington Racecourse behind

With Metro and VRC staff on the platform because it is a raceday

May 19, 2012 12:57 PM
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Metro staff in the Rostrum box farewell us

May 19, 2012 12:57 PM
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RM58 stops at Flinders Street platform 10 for our lunch break

May 19, 2012 13:14 PM
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RM58 stops at Flinders Street platform 10 for our lunch break

May 19, 2012 13:15 PM
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Getting ready to depart Sandringham

May 19, 2012 14:14 PM
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RM58 parallels Comeng 393M out of Flinders Street

May 19, 2012 14:46 PM
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