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Great Southern Rail - Southern Spirit

The very expensive rail cruise operated by Great Southern Rail, running on various routes around Australia a few times a year.

Other end of the stabled set, NR51 moved to the city end, this end is waiting for a loco to take the train out later today

13 February 2011 09:11 AM
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With NR85 heading along the main line to the provisioning centre, NR51 leads the car into a siding at South Dynon to stable

13 February 2011 08:56 AM
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NR85 trails the empty cars run

13 February 2011 08:45 AM
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NR51 leads the empty cars over the flyover to Dynon

13 February 2011 08:43 AM
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A shorter train this time: NR51 manages to fit into the platform without fouling the signal

13 February 2011 08:25 AM
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The Southern Spirit still creeping into the platform

13 February 2011 08:23 AM
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NR51 leads the train into Southern Cross

13 February 2011 08:23 AM
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Finally on the way into Southern Cross, having shunted into Dynon to let the up XPT past

13 February 2011 08:21 AM
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So that's why it stopped: NR51 being attached to the tail end of the train at Moonee Ponds Creek Junction

13 February 2011 07:56 AM
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Waiting around beside the Creek Siding: waiting on the signal

13 February 2011 07:54 AM
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NR85 leads the Southern Spirit towards the flyover at North Melbourne

13 February 2011 07:52 AM
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Tail end almost at Newport, the train is bound for Laverton Loop to swap over the locos

8 February 2011 20:10 PM
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NR7 leads the train westbound at Brooklyn

8 February 2011 20:09 PM
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Boring old NR7 at the tail end of the train, ready to lead the outbound trip

8 February 2011 18:57 PM
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Premium class carriages in the middle of the train

8 February 2011 18:57 PM
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Bound for a short pitstop at Southern Cross, NR85 leads across the Maribyrnong River

8 February 2011 18:56 PM
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NR84 leads the train north over the Maribyrnong River Viaduct

30 January 2011 11:45 AM
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NR62 stabled with the Southern Spirit consist at South Dynon

30 January 2011 09:04 AM
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A false arrival: NR84 trails the empty cars out of Southern Cross

30 January 2011 08:30 AM
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NR84 still at the other end, getting dragged out of the platform

30 January 2011 08:29 AM
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NR62 long-end leading takes the carriages over to South Dynon

30 January 2011 08:27 AM
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A lot of smoke from NR62

30 January 2011 08:27 AM
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Hanging out of platform 2 at Southern Cross, NR62 ready to shunt the carriages out.

30 January 2011 08:18 AM
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Almost into Melbourne, the trip having started in Adelaide the day before

30 January 2011 07:49 AM
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