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V/Line via the Brooklyn goods lines

On 24 October 2007, the normal route for trains through Yarraville was closed due to a fatality. The down Geelong train I was travelling on was diverted via the freight lines, through the Bunbury Street tunnel, Tottenham Yard, Brooklyn, and the back of Newport.

Our V/Line service stopped at Bunbury Street Junction at 1826

24 October 2007 18:28 PM
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V/Line service underway from Bunbury Street Junction at 1831

24 October 2007 18:31 PM
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V/Line service approaching the Maribyrnong River bridge

24 October 2007 18:32 PM
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V/Line service approaching the Bunbury Street Tunnel

24 October 2007 18:33 PM
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V/Line service entering the Bunbury Street tunnel portal

24 October 2007 18:33 PM
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Out of the Bunbury Street Tunnel, and in the cutting at the down end of Footscray

24 October 2007 18:34 PM
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Passing through Footscray on the goods lines

24 October 2007 18:34 PM
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Passing Middle Footscray station on the goods lines

24 October 2007 18:34 PM
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Passing West Footscray station on the goods lines

24 October 2007 18:35 PM
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Our V/Line service has arrived at the end of the dual gauge at West Footscray Junction at 1836, pausing for a moment

24 October 2007 18:36 PM
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Our train is on the goods lines, while N473 passes us with a down service on the passenger lines

24 October 2007 18:37 PM
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Approaching Tottenham station via the goods line at 1840

24 October 2007 18:40 PM
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VLocity speeds past on the passenger lines down below

24 October 2007 18:42 PM
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We arrived at Tottenham Junction at 1843, with NR36 and classmate also waiting to head via Brooklyn to Newport

24 October 2007 18:44 PM
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NR36 and classmate waiting outside our doorway at Tottenham Junction

24 October 2007 18:48 PM
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NR93 and AN8 arrive at Tottenham Junction on the up with AB6 at 1858

24 October 2007 18:58 PM
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NR93 and AN8 roll through Tottenham Junction on the up

Note the staff exchange platform in the foreground, once used by the signaller at Tottenham B for trains towards Brooklyn

24 October 2007 18:58 PM
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NR36 and classmate get the signal to head west at 1902

24 October 2007 19:02 PM
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Lights on at Tottenham Yard

24 October 2007 19:03 PM
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Suburban train to Sydenham passes below on the passenger tracks

24 October 2007 19:05 PM
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Ghost of a Comeng train recedes into the distance

24 October 2007 19:05 PM
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1908 - on the flyover to Brooklyn

With a snowstorm of camera noise!

24 October 2007 19:09 PM
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Stopped at a signal at Brooklyn at 1911 - we must have been caught up to the freighter

24 October 2007 19:13 PM
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