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Steamrail - Hurstbridge Wattle Festival 2012

On August 26th Steamrail took K153 and K190 along with five carriages up to Hurstbridge to run shuttle trips from there to Eltham for the annual Wattle Festival.

Up train from Flinders Street crosses the Eltham trestle bridge

26 August 2012 09:57 AM
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(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 17 times this year)

Up shuttle approaches Allendale Road

26 August 2012 11:18 AM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 8 times this year)

Down shuttle passes beneath the 500 kV transmission lines at Diamond Creek

The lines run from South Morang to Ringwood

26 August 2012 11:31 AM
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(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 7 times this year)

Signaller waves to the passengers on the special at Diamond Creek

26 August 2012 11:41 AM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this year)

Sitting in the platform at Hurstbridge awaiting departure time

26 August 2012 12:11 PM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this year)

Up shuttle departs Hurstbridge with K153 in the lead

26 August 2012 12:18 PM
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(4 times this week, 2 times this month, 13 times this year)

Passing the down home signal outside Hurstbridge station

26 August 2012 12:18 PM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 7 times this year)

Awaiting a cross at Diamond Creek, K153 trails the down shuttle

26 August 2012 12:54 PM
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Heading out of Diamond Creek past the up repeater signal

26 August 2012 12:58 PM
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K153 leads out of Wattle Glen on the up

26 August 2012 13:37 PM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this year)

Down shuttle handing back the staff to the signaller at Diamond Creek

26 August 2012 14:08 PM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 8 times this year)

K190 leads the train into Diamond Creek platform 2

26 August 2012 14:08 PM
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X'Trapolis arrives into Diamond Creek platform 1 for a cross with the steam special

26 August 2012 14:10 PM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 7 times this year)

Signaller handing the ticket to the driver of K190, while showing them the train staff

26 August 2012 14:14 PM
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(3 times this week, 12 times this year)

As K153 trails the departing train, the signaller at Diamond Creek heads back to the office

26 August 2012 14:15 PM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this year)

Special stabled at Hurstbridge in the sidings beyond the platform

Making room for the normal suburban service to occupy the single platform

26 August 2012 14:40 PM
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Signaller gives the green flag for the special to move into the Hurstbridge platform

26 August 2012 14:41 PM
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K153 leads the train out of the yard at Hurstbridge

26 August 2012 14:45 PM
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(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 6 times this year)

K190 ready to depart Hurstbridge on an up shuttle

26 August 2012 14:47 PM
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(2 times this week, 1 time this month, 5 times this year)

K153 leads an up shuttle out of Diamond Creek

26 August 2012 15:09 PM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 9 times this year)

Approaching the Allendale Road level crossing in Diamond Creek

26 August 2012 15:28 PM
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(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 9 times this year)

K153 trails a down shuttle at Allendale Road

26 August 2012 15:29 PM
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Up shuttle arrives into Eltham, passing the distant signal

26 August 2012 16:34 PM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this year)

K190 passes the up distant signal at Eltham

26 August 2012 16:41 PM
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