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707 Operations - Ballarat driver training, October 2021

On Saturday 2 October 2021 707 Operations' recently overhauled steam locomotive R707 headed from Melbourne to Ballarat and return on a driver training run, hauling V/Line carriage sets SH29 and LH32. R707 had been out of service for almost two years, to allow the replacement of the main internal steam pipe, regulator adjustments and repair, fitting of new element tubes and ash pan replacement.

R707 departs Newport light engine, headed to Southern Cross to pick up the carriage set

Saturday 2 October 2021 09:37 AM
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R707 departs Newport light engine, headed to Southern Cross to pick up the carriage set

Saturday 2 October 2021 09:37 AM
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R707 leads the down train towards the soon to be removed level crossing at Fitzgerald Road, Ardeer

Saturday 2 October 2021 10:46 AM
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R707 leads the down train over the soon to be removed level crossing at Fitzgerald Road, Ardeer

Saturday 2 October 2021 10:46 AM
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Carriage sets SH29 and LH32 make up the train at Ardeer

Saturday 2 October 2021 10:46 AM
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R707 leads the up train through Sunshine

Saturday 2 October 2021 16:31 PM
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R707 leads the up train through Sunshine

Saturday 2 October 2021 16:31 PM
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R707 leads the up train through Sunshine

Saturday 2 October 2021 16:31 PM
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