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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.

Rolling onto the dual gauge at West Footscray

Sunday 30 January 2011 07:49 AM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 50 times this year)

Tail end of the train, with the Melbourne CBD skyline in the background

Sunday 30 January 2011 07:28 AM
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(4 times this month, 39 times this year)

NR84 leads the train into Melbourne near Paisley

Sunday 30 January 2011 07:27 AM
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(5 times this month, 37 times this year)

NR85 runs around at Southern Cross

Saturday 30 January 2010 10:00 AM
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NR85 arrives long end leading at Southern Cross with the empty cars

Saturday 30 January 2010 09:56 AM
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Approaching Melbourne on the second tour of 2010

Friday 29 January 2010 08:09 AM
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(5 times this month, 40 times this year)

NR85 leads the Southern Spirit across the Maribyrnong River Viaduct

Friday 29 January 2010 08:08 AM
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Southern Spirit arrives into the loop road at McIntyre to cross an IP liveried NR leading an up freight, the signaller hiding in the relay cabin

Sunday 17 January 2010 11:52 AM
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You pay $15,000 and get to see the sights of Melbourne's western suburbs?

Sunday 17 January 2010 11:51 AM
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Headed out of Albion bound for a cross at McIntyre Loop

Sunday 17 January 2010 11:51 AM
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Platinum class sleeping cars with the glossy black windows

Sunday 17 January 2010 11:03 AM
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The Southern Spirit passing the remains of the white elephant ferris wheel

Sunday 17 January 2010 11:03 AM
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Departure from Southern Cross, just before a cloud rolls over!

Sunday 17 January 2010 11:02 AM
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Shunter signalling to the driver to ease up

Sunday 17 January 2010 10:18 AM
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NR85 headed back onto the train

Sunday 17 January 2010 10:15 AM
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Still waiting as a half Metro liveried Siemens goes past

Sunday 17 January 2010 10:12 AM
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Waiting for the signal to head back onto the train

Sunday 17 January 2010 10:12 AM
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(3 times this month, 43 times this year)

NR85 runs around the consist at Southern Cross

Sunday 17 January 2010 10:11 AM
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Tail end of the consist headed empty cars

Sunday 17 January 2010 09:57 AM
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NR85 still climbing up the grade with the empty cars

Sunday 17 January 2010 09:55 AM
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NR85 long end leading on the climb up to the North Melbourne Flyover

With the Southern Spirit empty car move from South Dynon to Southern Cross Station

Sunday 17 January 2010 09:55 AM
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NR85 coupled up to the stabled carriages at South Dynon

Sunday 17 January 2010 09:30 AM
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And finally arrived into Melbourne

Saturday 16 January 2010 15:14 PM
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Tail end finally in sight, 13 carriages in the train

Saturday 16 January 2010 15:13 PM
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