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102 photos taken on Saturday, 24 July 2010.

A clean 3VL38 arrives into Southern Cross, to form the train to Ballarat and Maryborough

Saturday 24 July 2010 07:35 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

3VL34 also cleaned for the occasion

Saturday 24 July 2010 07:39 AM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 84 times this year)

In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

N460 in the dock platform at Ballarat, having been used on driver training runs over the past week

Saturday 24 July 2010 09:31 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

VL07 sits in platform 1 at Ballarat, to form the Ararat connection

Saturday 24 July 2010 09:34 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

3VL34 arrives into Ballarat platform 2, carrying a dozen invited guests. The rear unit is carrying passengers for Ararat

Saturday 24 July 2010 09:35 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

Passengers for Ararat get kicked off the train and made to walk over the footbridge for their onward connection (It's part of the plan).

Saturday 24 July 2010 09:37 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

VL07 departs 5 minutes after the train from Melbourne arrived

Saturday 24 July 2010 09:41 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

A few more guests join the train at Ballarat - a single Sprinter would still be overkill!

Saturday 24 July 2010 09:42 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

Passing through the outskirts of Ballarat, I missing getting to the spot I wanted to...

Saturday 24 July 2010 09:50 AM
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(2 times this week, 2 times this month, 80 times this year)

In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

The special train running past the remains of Sulky Loop

Saturday 24 July 2010 09:56 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

Running through the Midland Highway level crossing, upgraded with Federal stimulus money. Where was the state's $50 million actually spent on?

Saturday 24 July 2010 09:56 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

Arrival into an incomplete Creswick station, temporary fencing still in place

Saturday 24 July 2010 10:04 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

The new platform sitting opposite the original station

Saturday 24 July 2010 10:05 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

The original station at Creswick looking a bit worse for wear

Saturday 24 July 2010 10:06 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

New fence in place on the edge of the original platform at Creswick

Saturday 24 July 2010 10:06 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

Public Transport Minister Martin Pakula, Premier John Brumby, and Member for Ballarat East Geoff Howard at the opening of Creswick station

Saturday 24 July 2010 10:10 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

Premier Brumby leads the crowd in three cheers

Saturday 24 July 2010 10:11 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

Locals on the platform, the train stopped at Creswick for 30 minutes for the opening ceremony

Saturday 24 July 2010 10:13 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

Bus stop at Creswick with the old V/Line logo

Saturday 24 July 2010 10:14 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

Overview of Creswick station

Saturday 24 July 2010 10:14 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

Still waiting in the platform, the original station in the background

Saturday 24 July 2010 10:15 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

The new platform at Creswick is up on stilts, with sheetmetal blanking off the sides

Saturday 24 July 2010 10:16 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

Plaque unvelied at Creswick station

Saturday 24 July 2010 10:18 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch

Plaque unvelied at Creswick station

Saturday 24 July 2010 10:18 AM
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In album: V/Line - Maryborough line launch