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Steamrail - Last Steam to Albury 2008

Steamrail ran their 'Last Steam to Albury' tour on June 14, 2008 with R761 up front, with D3 658 assisting to Seymour. The photos are from Heathcote Junction in the morning all the way until the eventual 2 am cancellation at Seymour.

It left late, lost it's path, arrived late at Albury, got put away at Wangaratta for 2 hours, and almost made it back to Seymour when it came to a halt. The train crawled into Seymour at 2 am and was cancelled due to a lack of signallers along the line, the passengers travelling onward on buses. By 3:30 am they well all gone, the carriages stabled in the yard, the loco places in the SRHC depot where their fires were dropped.

Where there is smoke...

14 June 2008 10:39 AM
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D3 658 tops the grade at Heathcote Junction

14 June 2008 10:40 AM
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D3 658 tops the grade at Heathcote Junction

14 June 2008 10:40 AM
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The train surges towards Wandong

14 June 2008 10:40 AM
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The train surges towards Wandong

14 June 2008 10:40 AM
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Around the curve into Tallarook

14 June 2008 11:06 AM
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Around the curve into Tallarook

14 June 2008 11:06 AM
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D3 658 at Tallarook

14 June 2008 11:06 AM
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D3 658 at Tallarook

14 June 2008 11:06 AM
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Motorcaders cause a traffic jam

14 June 2008 11:13 AM
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The D3 left at Seymour, R761 works towards Mangalore

14 June 2008 11:38 AM
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R761 works towards Mangalore

14 June 2008 11:38 AM
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R761 works towards Mangalore

14 June 2008 11:38 AM
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Tail of the train between Seymour and Mangalore

14 June 2008 11:39 AM
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The R closing in on Locksley

14 June 2008 12:37 PM
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The train at Locksley

14 June 2008 12:39 PM
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The train at Locksley

14 June 2008 12:39 PM
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Departing Violet Town

14 June 2008 13:00 PM
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Departing Violet Town

14 June 2008 13:00 PM
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Departing Violet Town

14 June 2008 13:00 PM
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Departing Violet Town

14 June 2008 13:00 PM
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Departing Violet Town

14 June 2008 13:01 PM
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Waiting for the cross at Benalla

14 June 2008 13:40 PM
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N466 arrives with the up Albury pass at Benalla

14 June 2008 13:55 PM
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