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144-0154 viewsSpringhurst, semaphore signal post 4 down home departure, top left doll No.2 to Wahgunyah line, the lower dolls are for the Wodonga line, the interlocking can be clearly seen, also the standard gauge flyover in the background.
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144-0254 viewsSpringhurst yard view looking north, up Wahgunyah 'Stringybark Express' mixed special hauled by broad gauge VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 on the Wahgunyah awaits line clear into the yard at semaphore signal post 6, the up home Wahgunyah line, the other signals are disc post 5 from Siding A and on the right is semaphore signal post 8 the up home Wodonga line, the embankment at the far right is the standard gauge flyover.
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144-0355 viewsSpringhurst yard view looking north, up Wahgunyah 'Stringybark Express' mixed special hauled by broad gauge VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 on the Wahgunyah line pulls forward into Springhurst at semaphore signal post 6, the up home Wahgunyah line, the other signals are disc post 5 from Siding A and on the right is semaphore signal post 8 the up home Wodonga line, the embankment at the far right is the standard gauge flyover.
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144-0457 viewsSpringhurst station yard view, broad gauge up Wahgunyah 'Stringybark Express' mixed special hauled by VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 pauses on No.2 Rd to change the Rutherglen - Springhurst train staff for the electric staff to Wangaratta, staff exchange platform at left, point rodding and station platform at right, semaphore signal posts 6 and 2 visible in the distance.
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144-0554 viewsSpringhurst, up 'Stringybark Express' Wahgunyah special mixed blasts out of No.2 Rd bound for Wangaratta hauled by VR liveried broad gauge Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 past semaphore signal post 3, the standard gauge line is elevated on the right.
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144-0653 viewsSpringhurst station yard overview as the ZL type six wheel brake van ZL 2 rolls out past semaphore signal post 3 on what is the last broad gauge mixed train 'Stringybark Express' to use the Wahgunyah line.
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144-0754 viewsSpringhurst station yard overview, silos and road at left, standard gauge is the elevated track on the right, semaphore signal post three at stop.
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144-0855 viewsVery blurred photo, 81 class and G class up goods somewhere near Wangaratta, not uploaded.
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144-0956 viewsWangaratta yard view, VR liveried broad gauge Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 holds the up Wahgunyah mixed special the 'Stringybark Express' in No.2 Rd while V/Line rail tractor RT class RT 5 looks on from No.5 Rd. The water tank in the background is the town water supply, the railways tank is just visible on the left edge of shot.
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144-1052 viewsWangaratta, VR liveried broad gauge Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 on the up Wahgunyah 'Stringybark Express' mixed with BCPL type bogie passenger carriage BCPL 29.
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144-1150 viewsWangaratta, signal gantry with semaphore and disc signal posts 7, 8, 9 and stripped disc post 10. Don't walk while looking through the view finder!
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144-1259 viewsWangaratta, standard gauge NSWSRA 81 class 8175 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 85-1094, candy livery, leads the up Inter-Capital Daylight through the cutting and under the footbridge on the way to Melbourne.
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144-1358 viewsWangaratta, standard gauge NSWSRA 81 class 8175 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 85-1094, candy livery, leads the up Inter-Capital Daylight through the cutting and under the footbridge on the way to Melbourne.
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144-1454 viewsWangaratta station yard view, VR liveried broad gauge Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 leads the Wahgunyah 'Stringybark Express' mixed special south bound for Benalla under the signal gantry with semaphore signal post 9 pulled off for the move.
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144-1557 viewsWangaratta, VR liveried broad gauge Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 leads the Wahgunyah 'Stringybark Express' mixed special with BCPL type bogie passenger carriage BCPL 29 in the consist, south bound for Benalla and about to head under the Roy St over bridge, trailing view.
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144-1654 viewsWangaratta, broad gauge V/Line RT class rail tractor RT 5, now with the Wahgunyah mixed gone can go about its shunt duties with VLBY type bogie louvre van VLBY 148 on No.5 Rd, this is the Wangaratta parcel waggon and was attached to up trains for the trip back to Melbourne. RT 5 built new by Newport Workshops September 1957. The VLBY which is the Wangaratta parcels waggon started out being built by Newport Workshops in October 1956 as VP type VP 148, in May 1979 re-coded to VLPY, re-coded again in 1982 to VLBY.
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144-1751 viewsWangaratta station platform view, goods shed at left, broad gauge V/Line RT class rail tractor RT 5, now with the Wahgunyah mixed departed has shunted VLBY type bogie louvre van VLBY 148 into the platform or No.1 Rd, next to the elevated signal box are the automatic staff exchanger set up gauge. RT 5 built new by Newport Workshops September 1957. The VLBY which is the Wangaratta parcels waggon started out being built by Newport Workshops October 1956 as VP type VP 148, in May 1979 re-coded to VLPY, re-coded again in 1982 to VLBY.
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144-1846 viewsBenalla station yard overview looking north, signal gantry semaphore signal post 28 pulled off, VR liveried broad gauge Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 leads the up Wahgunyah 'Stringybark Express' mixed towards Benalla platform, a workman's W class four wheel sleeper 'bug hut' is in the background, semaphore signal post 27 at right, signals and yard still intact and interlocked.
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144-1943 viewsBenalla station platform, silhouette image of ZL type six wheel guards van ZL 2 on the up Wahgunyah 'Stringybark Express' mixed and semaphore signal post 11.
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144-2050 viewsEuroa, signal man awaits the arrival of the up Wahgunyah 'Stringybark Express' mixed, levers, the photographer is in the window reflection.
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