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X'Trapolis transfer, April 2011

Y168 and power van GVDY 52Y transferred brand new X'Trapolis set 81-82M and 83M-84M from Ballarat to Newport via North Geelong, one of the newly assembled sets at the United Group Rail workshops. Y168 is the current Ballarat Workshops shunter, having taken over from Y145 a few weeks earlier.

Y168 leads the transfer through the Lydiard Street gates

April 02, 2011 08:56 AM
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82M and 83M in the middle of the 6-car long set

April 02, 2011 08:56 AM
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Y168 powering up Warrenheip Bank

April 02, 2011 09:04 AM
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A bit further up the hill, catching a ray of sun between the trees

April 02, 2011 09:06 AM
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The train arriving at Warrenheip

April 02, 2011 09:10 AM
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The usual GVDY power van bringing up the rear

April 02, 2011 09:10 AM
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Around a curve at Navigators

April 02, 2011 09:21 AM
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Paralleling the main road at Yendon

April 02, 2011 09:26 AM
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Crossing the V/Line Geelong - Ballarat bus at Yendon

April 02, 2011 09:26 AM
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Running through the station at Lal Lal

April 02, 2011 09:32 AM
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Approaching Elaine and the highway level crossing

April 02, 2011 09:45 AM
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Holding up traffic on the Midland Highway at Elaine

April 02, 2011 09:45 AM
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Suburban train rolling through the paddocks

April 02, 2011 09:51 AM
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Around the curve towards the distant signal at Meredith

April 02, 2011 09:52 AM
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Along the plains between Meredith and Lethbridge

April 02, 2011 10:01 AM
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Coasting along on the downhill grade to Lethbridge

April 02, 2011 10:05 AM
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Rolling around the curve at Bannockburn

April 02, 2011 10:18 AM
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Approaching Bannockburn station

April 02, 2011 10:19 AM
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Crawling along the number 2 road at Gheringhap Loop

April 02, 2011 10:32 AM
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Driver getting a photo as G527 and A73 lead the northbound Mildura freight

April 02, 2011 10:34 AM
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Ready to depart Gheringhap Loop after crossing the Mildura freight

April 02, 2011 10:37 AM
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Waiting for line clear on the dual gauge towards North Geelong C

April 02, 2011 10:37 AM
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Dropping down the valley at Bell Post Hill

April 02, 2011 11:09 AM
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Y168 leads the train through Lara bound for Newport

April 02, 2011 11:31 AM
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