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Great Southern Rail - Southern Spirit

A very expensive rail cruise operated by Great Southern Rail, running on various routes around Australia a few times a year between 2010 and 2012.

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
Viewed 1085 times, 31 times this year)

A shorter train this time: NR51 manages to fit into the platform without fouling the signal

13 February 2011 08:25 AM
Viewed 1247 times
(1 time this month, 37 times this year)

NR51 leads the train into Southern Cross

13 February 2011 08:23 AM
Viewed 957 times
(1 time this month, 31 times this year)

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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(4 times this week, 4 times this month, 27 times this year)

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
Viewed 1388 times
(2 times this month, 51 times this year)

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
Viewed 1040 times, 31 times this year)

Boring old NR7 at the tail end of the train, ready to lead the outbound trip

8 February 2011 18:57 PM
Viewed 931 times, 21 times this year)

Platinum class carriages in the middle of the train

8 February 2011 18:57 PM
Viewed 1131 times, 28 times this year)

Bound for a short pitstop at Southern Cross, NR85 leads across the Maribyrnong River

8 February 2011 18:56 PM
Viewed 1105 times
(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 32 times this year)

NR84 leads the 'Southern Spirit' train north over the Maribyrnong River Viaduct

30 January 2011 11:45 AM
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(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 79 times this year)

NR62 stabled with the Southern Spirit consist at South Dynon

30 January 2011 09:04 AM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 38 times this year)

A false arrival: NR84 trails the empty cars out of Southern Cross

30 January 2011 08:30 AM
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(2 times this month, 34 times this year)

NR84 still at the other end, getting dragged out of the platform

30 January 2011 08:29 AM
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(1 time this month, 28 times this year)

NR62 long-end leading takes the carriages over to South Dynon

30 January 2011 08:27 AM
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(1 time this month, 31 times this year)

A lot of smoke from NR62

30 January 2011 08:27 AM
Viewed 963 times, 21 times this year)

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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(1 time this month, 20 times this year)

Almost into Melbourne, the trip having started in Adelaide the day before

30 January 2011 07:49 AM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 23 times this year)
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