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Western Victoria

Trains in the west of Victoria

707 Operations - Leeor Loop and Kaniva Tour, February 2016

February 27, 2016

On Saturday 27 February 2016 707 Operations and Steamrail Victoria operated a joint tour from Melbourne to Kaniva. T413 and P16 run push-pull from Melbourne to Ararat on the broad gauge, with TL152 taking the standard gauge train from Ararat to Leeor Loop, dropping off passengers at Kaniva.

Adelaide Rail Revitalisation works trains

July 09, 2010

For the Adelaide Rail Revitalisation project works trains operated between Victoria and Adelaide, brining welded rail from the Anzac Sidings as Spotswood, and concrete sleepers from the Austrak plant via the loading siding at Inverleigh.

AK track recording cars

October 10, 2018

The AK cars are a set of three specially equipped ex-NSWGR carriages fitted out for track inspection and testing purposes. They are operated by the Australian Rail Track Corporation over their standard gauge lines behind hired motive power on a regular basis

El Zorro grain trains

March 06, 2013

El Zorro operates a number of grain trains inside and through Victoria, on both broad and standard gauges, using a mix of hired locomotives and wagons

Great Southern Rail - The Overland

Great Southern Rail operates 'The Overland' from Melbourne to Adelaide, via Geelong, Ararat and the Western standard gauge

Pacific National - Western standard gauge

Out on the Western standard gauge, from beyond Gheringhap across the plains towards South Australia

Portland stored grain wagons

January 10, 2009

For a number of years Pacific National stored a large number of standard gauge grain wagons in the harbour sidings at Portland

V/Line to Bacchus Marsh

August 22, 2018

Photos of the V/Line services that run to Bacchus Marsh, taken between there and the end of the wires back at Sunshine. As well as boring old VLocities and Sprinters, loco hauled trains with A, P and N classes are also used in peak times.

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