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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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(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 88 times this year)

The air starts to clear

13 September 2009 10:13 AM
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(6 times this month, 58 times this year)

Smoking it up near Anakie Road

13 September 2009 10:32 AM
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(6 times this month, 77 times this year)

Slowing down for the worksite

13 September 2009 10:33 AM
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(2 times this week, 10 times this month, 91 times this year)

A blast of steam while passing the workers

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

13 September 2009 10:34 AM
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(7 times this month, 65 times this year)

Slowing down for the new and unballasted track

13 September 2009 10:34 AM
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(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 82 times this year)

The kettle on a light simmer along the unballasted track

13 September 2009 10:35 AM
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(9 times this month, 188 times this year)

Workers go to check up on the unballasted track after T413 passes

13 September 2009 10:36 AM
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(9 times this month, 202 times this year)

Powering into Gheringhap Loop for the assembled masses

13 September 2009 10:46 AM
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(11 times this month, 98 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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(4 times this month, 80 times this year)

Slowing down for the loop at Gheringhap

13 September 2009 10:47 AM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 77 times this year)

R707 peeks out from behind the station at Bannockburn

13 September 2009 11:04 AM
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 62 times this year)

On a field of green

13 September 2009 11:04 AM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 90 times this year)

Leaving the town behind

13 September 2009 11:04 AM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 77 times this year)

Headed across the plains

13 September 2009 11:04 AM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 67 times this year)

Passing the abandoned station building at Lethbridge

13 September 2009 11:14 AM
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(6 times this month, 75 times this year)

Gunzels in the background head back to their cars

13 September 2009 11:14 AM
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(8 times this month, 76 times this year)

Around the bend at Lethbridge

13 September 2009 11:14 AM
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 62 times this year)

Running through Medina

13 September 2009 11:23 AM
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(7 times this month, 77 times this year)

T413 hidden by smoke

13 September 2009 11:23 AM
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 72 times this year)

Passing the home signal at Meredith

13 September 2009 11:31 AM
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(9 times this month, 100 times this year)

Powering away for the photo line

13 September 2009 11:32 AM
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 68 times this year)
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