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707 Operations - Ballarat September 2009

R707 lead a 7 car train push-pull with T413 from Melbourne to Ballarat and back, via North Geelong

Smoking it up approaching North Shore

Sunday 13 September 2009 10:13 AM
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Covering the level crossing with smoke

Sunday 13 September 2009 10:13 AM
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The air starts to clear

Sunday 13 September 2009 10:13 AM
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Smoking it up near Anakie Road

Sunday 13 September 2009 10:32 AM
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Slowing down for the worksite

Sunday 13 September 2009 10:33 AM
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A blast of steam while passing the workers

Sunday 13 September 2009 10:33 AM
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Another blast from the exhaust

Sunday 13 September 2009 10:34 AM
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Slowing down for the new and unballasted track

Sunday 13 September 2009 10:34 AM
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The kettle on a light simmer along the unballasted track

Sunday 13 September 2009 10:35 AM
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Workers go to check up on the unballasted track after T413 passes

Sunday 13 September 2009 10:36 AM
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Powering into Gheringhap Loop for the assembled masses

Sunday 13 September 2009 10:46 AM
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I assume the driver is typing "401" into their portable radio to operate the points

Sunday 13 September 2009 10:47 AM
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Slowing down for the loop at Gheringhap

Sunday 13 September 2009 10:47 AM
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R707 peeks out from behind the station at Bannockburn

Sunday 13 September 2009 11:04 AM
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On a field of green

Sunday 13 September 2009 11:04 AM
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Leaving the town behind

Sunday 13 September 2009 11:04 AM
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Headed across the plains

Sunday 13 September 2009 11:04 AM
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Passing the abandoned station building at Lethbridge

Sunday 13 September 2009 11:14 AM
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Gunzels in the background head back to their cars

Sunday 13 September 2009 11:14 AM
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Around the bend at Lethbridge

Sunday 13 September 2009 11:14 AM
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Running through Medina

Sunday 13 September 2009 11:23 AM
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T413 hidden by smoke

Sunday 13 September 2009 11:23 AM
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Passing the home signal at Meredith

Sunday 13 September 2009 11:31 AM
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Powering away for the photo line

Sunday 13 September 2009 11:32 AM
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