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X'Trapolis transfer, April 2011

Y168 and power van ZVDY 52 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

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

2 April 2011 08:56 AM
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Y168 powering up Warrenheip Bank

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

2 April 2011 09:06 AM
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The train arriving at Warrenheip

2 April 2011 09:10 AM
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The usual power van ZVDY 52K bringing up the rear

2 April 2011 09:10 AM
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Around a curve at Navigators

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

2 April 2011 10:18 AM
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Approaching Bannockburn station

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

2 April 2011 10:32 AM
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G527 and A73 lead the northbound Mildura freight past Y168 and the X'Trapolis transfer

2 April 2011 10:34 AM
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Driver getting a photo as G527 and A73 lead the northbound Mildura freight

2 April 2011 10:34 AM
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G527 and A73 lead the northbound Mildura freight past Y168 and the X'Trapolis transfer

2 April 2011 10:36 AM
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Ready to depart Gheringhap Loop after crossing the Mildura freight

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

2 April 2011 10:37 AM
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