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V/Line, freight and heritage trains from the east of Victoria

Eastern region stations and infrastructure

Stations and infrastructure in the east of Victoria

El Zorro to Morwell, October 2008

22 October 2008

On October 22, 2008 El Zorro ran a test train to the Gippsland Intermodal Freight Terminal at Morwell, as a promotional event for local companies interested in using the terminal. The four container wagons were previously used on the Warrnambool contract: CQOY 2393 and three ZQLXs

Maffra line

10 December 2008

Remains of the Maffra line that ran from Traralgon to Stratford

Orbost line

8 May 2011

Following the remains of the railway that ran east though Gippsland from Bairnsdale to Orbost.

Pacific National log trains

30 December 2011

Until 2009 Pacific National operated trains delivering logs to the Midway export woodchip plant at North Shore in Geelong, with logs sources from Bairnsdale and Wodonga. Y class locos are often used to shunt the wagons at Geelong

Pacific National Maryvale paper train

14 March 2012

Until June 2013 Pacific National operated the Maryvale Paper train that ran from Melbourne to the Australian Paper factory at Maryvale, north of Morwell. The service is now operated by Qube Logistics.

Qube Logistics Maryvale paper train

9 December 2019

Photos of the Qube Logistics operated Maryvale Paper train that runs from Melbourne to the Australian Paper factory at Maryvale, north of Morwell

SEC Railway

6 March 2010

Photos of the SEC electric locomotive and coal hoppers preserved at PowerWorks in Morwell, used in the Yallourn open cut and the Interconnecting Railway. Diagrams can be found at http://raildocs.wongm.com/sec-railway/.

South Gippsland Railway

10 February 2018

South Gippsland Railway operated trains between Nyora, Korumburra, and Leongatha until November 2015.

SRHC - Bairnsdale Blue Train Tour, January 2007

27 January 2007

On Saturday 27th of January 2007 the Seymour Railway Heritage Centre ran their Bairnsdale Blue Train tour from Seymour to Bairnsdale. T320 and T357 were the locos, along with State Car No. 4, 1BS, 4AS, 3AS, 227BRS, Mitta Mitta, and power van DT319

Steam locomotive K183 preserved at Yarragon

25 August 2012

'K183' is statically preserved at Yarragon - but is actually a renumbered K162

Steamrail - A2 986 'Spirit of Warragul' May 2017

13 May 2017

After sitting in a park in Warragul for years, on 13 May 2017 newly restored steam locomotive A2 986 officially reentered service, running to Warragul where it was named 'Spirit of Warragul'.

V/Line around Gippsland

8 September 2018

V/Line services in the east of Victoria

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