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Another backlog of updates

15 July 2010 22:55 PM

Over the past week or so I have been out chasing El Zorro grains up north.

On Friday July 9 I headed down to Geelong to see a down train depart, on the way I saw the up Mildura pass through Melbourne, a PN grain at North Geelong, and the GWA sleeper train for Adelaide at Inverleigh. The El Zorro locos were getting service at Geelong Loco, Y168 being taken off the train after suffering a hotbox on the trip from Tocumwal. The locos ended up getting stabled, leaving me with nothing else to see.

On the morning of Monday July 12 the El Zorro train was due to depart Geelong for Birchip, I headed out to St Arnaud to wait for it at sunrise, but nothing came though. It turned out the train was delayed at Warrenheip due to a failed Pacific (...)

Updates from South Australia

8 July 2010 23:37 PM

I have finally gotten around to uploading my photos from my recent week long trip to South Australia - it was the reason for the two weeks when no new photos appeared!

What did I get up to?