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Steamrail - Suburban Rambler, August 2009

D3 639 ran this train push pull with T356 and Y164 running from Newport to Cranbourne, Upfield, the reversing loop at Melbourne Yard, Craigieburn, Williamstown via the goods lines, then finally back to Newport

Arriving (or departing!) Flinders Street for the umpteenth time today

22 August 2009 15:01 PM
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Back onto the new viaduct, this time with the sun out

22 August 2009 15:02 PM
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Hotel guests check out the train from 15 storeys up in the sky

22 August 2009 15:03 PM
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In the shadows of the new buildings on the Fishmarket site

22 August 2009 15:04 PM
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Back in the sun at Viaduct Junction

22 August 2009 15:04 PM
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Headed for the goods lines this time

22 August 2009 15:05 PM
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Skirting the edge of Southern Cross and the incomplete platform 16

22 August 2009 15:05 PM
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Watering the D3 from a fire hydrant beside the Reversing Loop

22 August 2009 15:14 PM
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Crew atop the tender

22 August 2009 15:23 PM
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Headed back around the Reversing Loop to where we started

22 August 2009 15:49 PM
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Approaching the remains of the hump

22 August 2009 15:52 PM
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Ducking under the hump bound for the east side of West Tower

22 August 2009 15:52 PM
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Having paralleled the passenger lines, we then reversed direction bound for the Coburg goods lines

22 August 2009 15:59 PM
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Back under the hump for the third time today

22 August 2009 15:59 PM
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T356 brings up the rear, passing under the hump

22 August 2009 15:59 PM
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Signage in 61BW

22 August 2009 16:05 PM
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Having crossed over using the Coburg Goods Line, now headed for Craigieburn

22 August 2009 16:08 PM
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Approaching Kensington signal box

22 August 2009 16:09 PM
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Overtaking LDP008 on the parallel standard gauge near Coolaroo

22 August 2009 16:30 PM
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D3 639 stands in the platform on arrival at Craigieburn

22 August 2009 16:41 PM
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Tail end of the train before shunting to the yard at Craigieburn

22 August 2009 16:45 PM
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T356 notches up

22 August 2009 16:45 PM
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Light fades passing through Broadmeadows on the up

22 August 2009 17:36 PM
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Crossing the small viaduct at Moonee Ponds Creek

22 August 2009 17:45 PM
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