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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

R761 shunts back from the turntable

12 September 2009 14:11 PM
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In platform 2, waiting to shunt back forward to get to the dock

12 September 2009 14:22 PM
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Headed back up the line to access the dock

12 September 2009 14:39 PM
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Still shunting back

12 September 2009 14:40 PM
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Bringing the loco back onto the carriages

12 September 2009 14:41 PM
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Getting ready to water the R

12 September 2009 14:41 PM
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Waiting to fill up the tender

12 September 2009 14:45 PM
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Crossing the Moorabool River

13 September 2009 12:26 PM
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Steam billows all over the valley at Millbrook

13 September 2009 12:26 PM
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Starting to power up the grade

13 September 2009 12:27 PM
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The wind gusts a different way

13 September 2009 12:28 PM
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The sun peeks out at just the right moment

13 September 2009 12:28 PM
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Headed off to Gordon, the 160 km/h limit has no risk of being broken!

13 September 2009 12:29 PM
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Crossing the upper reaches of Bostock Reservoir

13 September 2009 12:37 PM
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Clouds roll over at Ingliston

13 September 2009 12:47 PM
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Passing the site of Ingliston station

13 September 2009 12:47 PM
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Approaching the Werribee Gorge

13 September 2009 12:50 PM
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Slowing down for the cross at Bank Box Loop

13 September 2009 12:50 PM
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Departing Bank Box Loop, after crossing a VLocity

13 September 2009 13:00 PM
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Leaving the loop behind

13 September 2009 13:01 PM
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Dropping downgrade towards Bacchus Marsh

13 September 2009 13:04 PM
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Still headed down the hill, just outside Rowsley

13 September 2009 13:13 PM
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Still dropping downgrade

13 September 2009 13:13 PM
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Disappearing into the Marsh

13 September 2009 13:13 PM
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