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143-01135 viewsWangaratta station yard overview looking south from footbridge, the broad gauge down Wahgunyah Special mixed train 'Stringybark Express' arrives and the signal man swaps electric staffs with the crew, the 18th century infrastructure clearly on display here, semaphore signal Post 20 is pulled off for departure, station building and platform, elevated signal box, signal posts and interlocking, goods shed and water tower.
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143-02119 viewsWangaratta, goods area, water tower and Freight Gate canopy with V/Line bogie louvre van and silos in the distance, taken from footbridge.
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143-03121 viewsWangaratta station yard overview looking south from footbridge, VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 brings the board gauge down Wahgunyah Special 'Stringybark Express' to a stop at the platform, the fully interlocked yard and 18th century infrastructure clearly on display here, semaphore signal Post 20 is pulled off for departure, station building and platform, elevated signal box, signal posts and interlocking, goods shed and water tower.
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143-04146 viewsWangaratta station yard overview looking south from footbridge, VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 brings the board gauge down Wahgunyah Special 'Stringybark Express' to a stop at the platform, the fully interlocked yard and 18th century infrastructure clearly on display here, semaphore signal Post 20 is pulled off for departure, station building and platform, elevated signal box, signal posts and interlocking, goods shed and water tower.
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143-05132 viewsWangaratta station yard overview looking south from footbridge, VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 with the board gauge down Wahgunyah Special 'Stringybark Express' at the platform pauses for the photo stop, controlling rail enthusiasts can be a lot like herding cats!!, the fully interlocked yard and 18th century infrastructure clearly on display here, semaphore signal Post 20 is pulled off for departure, station building and platform, elevated signal box, signal posts and interlocking, goods shed and water tower.
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143-06138 viewsWangaratta station yard overview looking south from footbridge, VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 departs the platform in the still fully interlocked yard with the broad gauge down 'Stringybark Express' mixed train to Wahgunyah, the K crossing for Siding A having only recently removed, signal post, goods shed, silos and yard crane.
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143-07128 viewsWangaratta, broad gauge VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 departs with the down special 'Stringybark Express' mixed train to Springhurst and Wahgunyah.
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143-08127 viewsWangaratta, down Wahgunyah Special 'Stringybark Express' departs up home semaphore past signal Post 23 with broad gauge VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399, leading ZL type six wheel guards van ZL 2, U type four wheel louvre van U 892 and WT type four wheel water tank WT 236, sidings in the background are extensions of 3, 4 and 5 Roads, the Rowan Street underpass is visible beyond along with the Ovens River bridge, the standard gauge line is on the right.
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143-09125 viewsWangaratta, down Wahgunyah Special 'Stringybark Express' departs up home semaphore past signal Post 23 with broad gauge VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399, leading ZL type six wheel guards van ZL 2, U type four wheel louvre van U 892 and WT type four wheel water tank WT 236, sidings in the background are extensions of 3, 4 and 5 Roads, the Rowan Street underpass is visible beyond along with the Ovens River bridge.
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143-10122 viewsWangaratta, down Wahgunyah Special 'Stringybark Express' mixed train with WT class four wheel water tank waggon WT 236, L class four wheel sheep waggon and U class four wheel louvre van. WT 236 was converted from Newport Workshops built OT 39 by Victorian Railways Bendigo Workshops in November 1962. OT 39 was originally built in April 1926.
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143-11129 viewsWangaratta, down Wahgunyah Special 'Stringybark Express' mixed train rolls away towards Springhurst with semaphore signal Post 23 in the foreground, the standard gauge line is on the right, the last two carriages are BCPL class bogie passenger carriages.
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143-12128 viewsSpringhurst station yard overview with semaphore signal Post 4 pulled for the Wahgunyah line as broad gauge VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 slows to exchange the electric staff for the ordinary staff with the down broad gauge 'Stringybark Express' mixed special, station building with signaller at staff exchange platform, Murphy silo complex and Victorian Oats Pool shed on the right.
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143-14162 viewsSpringhurst yard view, broad gauge VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 leads the down Wahgunyah mixed 'Stringybark Express' Special as it departs No. 2 Rd for the Wahgunyah line, the track closest to the camera is Siding A, the Wahgunyah line and then No. 2 and No. 1 Rd.
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143-15123 viewsSpringhurst, broad gauge VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 blast out of No. 2 Rd onto the Wahgunyah line with the down Wahgunyah mixed 'Stringybark Express' special, standard gauge line is on the embankment in the background, damn weeds...
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143-16124 viewsSpringhurst, broad gauge VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 leads the down Wahgunyah mixed 'Stringybark Express' special away from Springhurst.
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143-17120 viewsSpringhurst, broad gauge VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 leads the down Wahgunyah mixed 'Stringybark Express' special away from Springhurst as it runs around the curve bound for Lilliput.
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143-18122 viewsRutherglen, station platform, the signaller pulls off the down home signal.
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143-19130 viewsRutherglen yard view, the signaller walks down to the hand operated swing gates protecting Howlong St to allow broad gauge VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 to cross with the down Wahgunyah mixed 'Stringybark Express' special.
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143-20134 viewsRutherglen yard overview, broad gauge VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 with the down Wahgunyah 'Stringybark Express' mixed special is framed by the Williamstown and Ascom silos on the left and the piers for the over bridge of High St as it pauses for safe working and a 'photo stop'.
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143-21110 viewsRutherglen, view through the piers of the High St over bridge, broad gauge VR liveried Y class Y 133 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 65-399 departs as a plethora of enthusiasts capture the moment of the last down 'Stringybark Express' mixed train.
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