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Steamrail - Cup Weekender October 2010

Running from Melbourne to Quambatook and Sea Lake over the Melbourne Cup weekend, the consist was S313 - S301 - PCP - Goulburn - LAN - Moorabool - BZ - BRS - Werribee - Indi - Coliban - Inman - AK - BCE.

S301 leads the empty cars run from Newport to Southern Cross, at Yarraville

30 October 2010 08:20 AM
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Shunters number 2 and 3 guide the consist back into platform 3 at Southern Cross

30 October 2010 09:03 AM
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The train was too big for a run around to work in the platform, so the resident Y class shunter needed to take the carriages over to the yard

30 October 2010 09:04 AM
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Y129 at the end of the 12 car train

30 October 2010 09:04 AM
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S301 and S313 wait for the Y class to cut off the cars

30 October 2010 09:07 AM
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Still waiting for the shunters in the platform

30 October 2010 09:09 AM
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The crew of Y129 head back to the yard

30 October 2010 09:12 AM
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S301 and S313 shunt back onto the consist

30 October 2010 09:16 AM
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S313 leads the train out of Melbourne at Deer Park West

30 October 2010 10:12 AM
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Heading onto the single line bound for Ballarat

30 October 2010 10:13 AM
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Slowing down at Parwan Loop for a cross

30 October 2010 10:33 AM
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Waiting around at Parwan for the up and down pass services to run through

30 October 2010 10:37 AM
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A late running VL08 and classmate run past the special on the down

30 October 2010 11:11 AM
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The train descends through the Parwan Curves into Bacchus Marsh

30 October 2010 11:19 AM
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The rain has come in as the train climbs up towards Bank Box Loop

30 October 2010 11:32 AM
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Slowing down for another cross at Bank Box Loop

30 October 2010 11:37 AM
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The rain still pissing down

30 October 2010 11:37 AM
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After crossing a late running up pass, S313 leads the train past the Werribee Gorge towards Ingliston

30 October 2010 12:00 PM
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