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Steamrail - Ballarat driver training September 2009

Recently repaired R761 took 5 cars on a driver training run from Melbourne to Ballarat - via Geelong on Saturday 12th, and back via Bacchus Marsh on Sunday 13th

Where there is smoke...

12 September 2009 12:30 PM
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Headed out of Elaine, after a quick stop to check the bearings

12 September 2009 12:32 PM
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Headed downgrade, before the climb through the forest into Lal Lal

12 September 2009 12:32 PM
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Finally, a bit of smoke

12 September 2009 12:32 PM
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Climbing upgrade near Mount Doran

12 September 2009 12:34 PM
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Departing Warrenheip Loop through the trailable points

12 September 2009 12:53 PM
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Train headed west, clouds head east

12 September 2009 12:53 PM
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And the clouds part just in time

12 September 2009 12:53 PM
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Clocktower looms above the station

12 September 2009 13:06 PM
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On arrival at Ballarat station, VLocity in platform 1

12 September 2009 13:07 PM
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R761 on arrival at Ballarat

12 September 2009 13:08 PM
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Peeking out of the train shed

12 September 2009 13:13 PM
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R761 running around, through the Lydiard Street gates

12 September 2009 13:16 PM
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Changing direction at Doveton Street

12 September 2009 13:19 PM
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Headed back onto the train, the station in the background

12 September 2009 13:20 PM
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Shunting the carriages into the dock platform

12 September 2009 13:31 PM
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Heading for the turntable at Ballarat East

12 September 2009 13:45 PM
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Waiting on the level crossing

12 September 2009 13:46 PM
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Headed into the depot, recently rebuilt by V/Line

12 September 2009 13:51 PM
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Inside the fortress

12 September 2009 13:51 PM
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Balancing the loco on the turntable

12 September 2009 13:59 PM
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All done and facing the right way

12 September 2009 14:01 PM
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Carriages stabled in the dock platform

12 September 2009 14:09 PM
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Passing a forest of no longer required point levers and sidings

12 September 2009 14:10 PM
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