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Steamrail - Geelong line parallel run, October 2016

On October 30 D3 639 and R761 led a pair of steam hauled trains between Southern Cross and Geelong via the Regional Rail Link tracks. Both trains ran parallel from Southern Cross Station to Sunshine and from Little River to North Geelong on the Geelong-bound leg, as well as between Geelong and Little River on the up leg.

R761 runs around the carriages at Geelong station

Sunday 30 October 2016 12:05 PM
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R761 runs around the carriages at Geelong station

Sunday 30 October 2016 12:05 PM
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R761 shunts train #2 out of platform 2 at Geelong station

A parallel departure from Geelong is only possible via platforms 1 and 3

Sunday 30 October 2016 13:56 PM
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Train #2 is set back into Geelong platform 1

Sunday 30 October 2016 14:00 PM
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R761 pushes train #2 back into Geelong platform 1

Sunday 30 October 2016 14:01 PM
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R761 awaiting departure time with train #2 at Geelong platform 1

Sunday 30 October 2016 14:02 PM
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VLocity VL34 arrives into Geelong platform 2 with a down service, with R761 waiting in platform 1

Sunday 30 October 2016 14:10 PM
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D3 639 leads train #1 out of Geelong platform 3, train #1 having been long gone

Sunday 30 October 2016 14:18 PM
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D3 639 leads train #1 out of Geelong

Sunday 30 October 2016 14:20 PM
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Train #1 closes in on train #2 at North Geelong station

Sunday 30 October 2016 14:22 PM
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Train #1 overtakes R761 at North Shore

Sunday 30 October 2016 14:29 PM
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R761 overtakes train #1 at Corio

Sunday 30 October 2016 14:30 PM
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D3 639 on arrival at Southern Cross with train #2

Sunday 30 October 2016 16:08 PM
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D3 639 on arrival at Southern Cross with train #2

Sunday 30 October 2016 16:09 PM
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