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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

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

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

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

13 September 2009 10:32 AM
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(14 times this month, 87 times this year)

Slowing down for the worksite

13 September 2009 10:33 AM
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(9 times this month, 113 times this year)

A blast of steam while passing the workers

13 September 2009 10:33 AM
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(3 times this month, 102 times this year)

Another blast from the exhaust

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

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

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

13 September 2009 10:36 AM
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(14 times this month, 132 times this year)

Powering into Gheringhap Loop for the assembled masses

13 September 2009 10:46 AM
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(7 times this month, 110 times this year)

I assume the driver is typing "401" into their portable radio to operate the points

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

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

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

13 September 2009 11:04 AM
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Leaving the town behind

13 September 2009 11:04 AM
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Headed across the plains

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

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

13 September 2009 11:14 AM
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(4 times this month, 89 times this year)

Around the bend at Lethbridge

13 September 2009 11:14 AM
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(6 times this month, 114 times this year)

Running through Medina

13 September 2009 11:23 AM
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(10 times this month, 81 times this year)

T413 hidden by smoke

13 September 2009 11:23 AM
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(4 times this month, 86 times this year)

Passing the home signal at Meredith

13 September 2009 11:31 AM
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(10 times this month, 102 times this year)

Powering away for the photo line

13 September 2009 11:32 AM
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(7 times this month, 106 times this year)
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