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179-01114 viewsGheringhap, yard view looking east towards Geelong, V/Line broad gauge down goods train 9153 is seen passing semaphore signal post 3 as it prepares to stop for safeworking purposes.
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179-02125 viewsGheringhap, station building and platform view with down broad gauge goods train 9153 behind V/Line X class loco X 53 with serial 75-800 a Clyde Engineering Rosewater SA built EMD model G26C, as the signaller readies to swap the electric staff from North Geelong C Box for a train order to Maroona.
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179-03118 viewsGheringhap, station building and platform view with down broad gauge goods train 9153 behind V/Line X class loco X 53 with serial 75-800 a Clyde Engineering Rosewater SA built EMD model G26C, as the signaller swaps the electric staff from North Geelong C Box for a train order to Maroona.
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179-04116 viewsGheringhap, yard overview looking east, broad gauge V/Line down goods train 9153 departs for Maroona with the signal on post 4 pulled off for the Maroona line, point rodding and interlocking is spaced away from the line as this location used to have double mainlines, on the right are gypsum waggons in Sidings B.
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179-05111 viewsGheringhap, yard overview looking east, broad gauge V/Line down goods train 9153 departs for Maroona with the signal on post 4 pulled off for the Maroona line, point rodding and interlocking is spaced away from the line as this location used to have double mainlines, on the right are gypsum waggons in Sidings B.
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179-06118 viewsGheringhap, yard overview looking east, broad gauge V/Line down goods train 9153 departs for Maroona with the signal on post 4 pulled off and the points are set for the Maroona line, point rodding and interlocking is spaced away from the line as this location used to have double mainlines, on the right are gypsum waggons in Sidings B.
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179-07111 viewsGheringhap, track view looking west, broad gauge V/Line down goods train 9153 is bound for Maroona and beyond, the other lines are the Ballarat Line in the middle and Siding C on the right running under the Midland Highway overpass, point rodding and interlocking for Siding C points are visible, Siding C used to form part of the original up line back in double track days.
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179-08122 viewsGheringhap station yard overview from the elevated vantage point on the Midland Highway overpass, which was bought into use in 1967, looking east, the line on the left heading under the bridge is Siding C, in the middle is the Ballarat Line and then the Maroona Line, Sidings B with gypsum waggons can been seen to the right of the station building.
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179-09119 viewsGheringhap, station yard view looking west from the station building as the signaller stand by with an electric staff in a hoop as he prepares to swap staves with down loaded grain train 9122 coming off the Ballarat line behind a pair of V/Line G class locomotives led by G 515 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 85-1243, the Midland Highway overpass frames the train with signal post 4. The former up platform is visible on the right and the pit where the removed double mainline used to be is clearly visible.
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179-10131 viewsGheringhap, V/Line broad gauge G class locomotive G 515 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 85-1243 leads a another G class with up loaded grain train 9122 as the fireman or 2nd person leans out the cab window to swap electric staves with the signaller to continue non-stop to North Geelong gain loop, while Gheringhap is equipped with automatic staff exchange apparatus, they are not used and the G class has no exchanger.
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179-11117 viewsGheringhap, yard view looking east towards Geelong, V/Line broad gauge goods train 9169 is approaching the station, taken from form up platform, point rodding can be seen leaving the signal box.
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179-12149 viewsGheringhap, V/Line broad gauge X class locomotive X 51 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-798 leads an impressive quad lash-up with G class G 512 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1240 and C classes C 510 Clyde Engineering EMD model GT26C serial 76-833 and C 509 serial 76-832 as they come to a stand at the platform with train number 9169 down goods to Adelaide.
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179-13122 viewsGheringhap, V/Line broad gauge X class locomotive X 51 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-798 leads an impressive quad lash-up with G class G 512 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1240 and C classes C 510 Clyde Engineering EMD model GT26C serial 76-833 and C 509 serial 76-832 as they stand at the platform with train number 9169 down goods to Adelaide.
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179-14142 viewsGheringhap, V/Line broad gauge X class locomotive X 51 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-798 leads an impressive quad lash-up with G class G 512 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1240 and C classes C 510 Clyde Engineering EMD model GT26C serial 76-833 and C 509 serial 76-832 as they stand at the platform with train number 9169 down goods to Adelaide.
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179-15137 viewsGheringhap, V/Line broad gauge X class locomotive X 51 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-798 leads an impressive quad lash-up with G class G 512 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1240 and C classes C 510 Clyde Engineering EMD model GT26C serial 76-833 and C 509 serial 76-832 as they stand at the platform with train number 9169 down goods to Adelaide.
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179-16124 viewsGheringhap, V/Line broad gauge X class locomotive X 51 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-798 has been removed from train 9169 and is running light engine to stable in Siding C, the disc for Siding C on signal post 4 can just be made out above the loco's cab, 9169 holds the mainline at the station and a rake of gypsum waggons sits in Sidings B on the right.
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179-17124 viewsGheringhap station overview with V/Line broad gauge goods train 9169 to Adelaide behind G class G 512 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1240 and C classes C 510 Clyde Engineering EMD model GT26C serial 76-833 and C 509 serial 76-832 as they stand at the platform awaiting a train order to continue on towards Ararat on the Maroona line.
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179-18139 viewsGheringhap, V/Line broad gauge goods train 9169 to Adelaide behind G class G 512 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 84-1240 and C classes C 510 Clyde Engineering EMD model GT26C serial 76-833 and C 509 serial 76-832 as they stand at the platform awaiting a train order to continue on towards Ararat on the Maroona line.
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179-19121 viewsGheringhap, station yard overview looking east from the Ballarat line and Siding C, the line to Maroona is on the right, in the back ground semaphore signal post 4 is pulled of for down goods train 9169 to depart, V/Line broad gauge X class locomotive X 51 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-798 is awaiting light engines from Geelong to come and retrieve it.
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179-20116 viewsGheringhap, station yard overview looking east from the Ballarat line and Siding C, the line to Maroona is on the right, in the back ground semaphore signal post 4 is pulled of for down goods train 9169 to depart, V/Line broad gauge X class locomotive X 51 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-798 is awaiting light engines from Geelong to come and retrieve it.
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