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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.

K190 gets ready to lead the empty cars move back to Newport

Sitting at Flinders Street platform two, the train heads via Burnley to run around

August 26, 2012 21:18 PM
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Driver of K153 at Greensborough after the staff exchange

August 26, 2012 20:46 PM
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Departing Eltham for the last time

August 26, 2012 20:37 PM
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Handing over the electric staff to the driver of K153 at Eltham

August 26, 2012 20:36 PM
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Heading down the platform at Eltham with the electric staff

August 26, 2012 20:35 PM
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Awaiting departure time from Eltham on the up

August 26, 2012 20:34 PM
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K190 at the tail end of the train at Eltham

August 26, 2012 20:09 PM
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Crossing a down spark at Diamond Creek

August 26, 2012 19:48 PM
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K153 arrives into the platform at Hurstbridge for the night train

August 26, 2012 19:24 PM
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K153 stabled in the yard at Hurstbridge

August 26, 2012 19:22 PM
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Departing Eltham in a cloud of steam

August 26, 2012 18:00 PM
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K190 ready to depart Eltham on the last shuttle of the day

August 26, 2012 17:57 PM
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Driver of K153 hands over the train staff at Eltham

August 26, 2012 17:55 PM
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K190 passes the up distant signal at Eltham

August 26, 2012 16:41 PM
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Up shuttle arrives into Eltham, passing the distant signal

August 26, 2012 16:34 PM
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K153 trails a down shuttle at Allendale Road

August 26, 2012 15:29 PM
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Approaching the Allendale Road level crossing in Diamond Creek

August 26, 2012 15:28 PM
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K153 leads an up shuttle out of Diamond Creek

August 26, 2012 15:09 PM
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K190 ready to depart Hurstbridge on an up shuttle

August 26, 2012 14:47 PM
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K153 leads the train out of the yard at Hurstbridge

August 26, 2012 14:45 PM
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Signaller gives the green flag for the special to move into the Hurstbridge platform

August 26, 2012 14:41 PM
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Special stabled at Hurstbridge in the sidings beyond the platform

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

August 26, 2012 14:40 PM
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As K153 trails the departing train, the signaller at Diamond Creek heads back to the office

August 26, 2012 14:15 PM
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Signaller handing the ticket to the driver of K190, while showing them the train staff

August 26, 2012 14:14 PM
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