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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

Sunday 26 August 2012 09:57 AM
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Up shuttle approaches Allendale Road

Sunday 26 August 2012 11:18 AM
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(1 time this week, 4 times this month, 69 times this year)

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

The lines run from South Morang to Ringwood

Sunday 26 August 2012 11:31 AM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 75 times this year)

Signaller waves to the passengers on the special at Diamond Creek

Sunday 26 August 2012 11:41 AM
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Sitting in the platform at Hurstbridge awaiting departure time

Sunday 26 August 2012 12:11 PM
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Up shuttle departs Hurstbridge with K153 in the lead

Sunday 26 August 2012 12:18 PM
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Passing the down home signal outside Hurstbridge station

Sunday 26 August 2012 12:18 PM
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Awaiting a cross at Diamond Creek, K153 trails the down shuttle

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

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

Sunday 26 August 2012 13:37 PM
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(3 times this month, 61 times this year)

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

Sunday 26 August 2012 14:08 PM
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(4 times this month, 72 times this year)

K190 leads the train into Diamond Creek platform 2

Sunday 26 August 2012 14:08 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 72 times this year)

X'Trapolis arrives into Diamond Creek platform 1 for a cross with the steam special

Sunday 26 August 2012 14:10 PM
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Signaller handing the ticket to the driver of K190, while showing them the train staff

Sunday 26 August 2012 14:14 PM
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As K153 trails the departing train, the signaller at Diamond Creek heads back to the office

Sunday 26 August 2012 14:15 PM
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(1 time this month, 68 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

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

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

Sunday 26 August 2012 14:45 PM
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K190 ready to depart Hurstbridge on an up shuttle

Sunday 26 August 2012 14:47 PM
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K153 leads an up shuttle out of Diamond Creek

Sunday 26 August 2012 15:09 PM
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Approaching the Allendale Road level crossing in Diamond Creek

Sunday 26 August 2012 15:28 PM
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(3 times this month, 74 times this year)

K153 trails a down shuttle at Allendale Road

Sunday 26 August 2012 15:29 PM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 85 times this year)

Up shuttle arrives into Eltham, passing the distant signal

Sunday 26 August 2012 16:34 PM
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(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 69 times this year)

K190 passes the up distant signal at Eltham

Sunday 26 August 2012 16:41 PM
Viewed 719 times
(1 time this week, 1 time this month, 69 times this year)
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