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144-01109 viewsSpringhurst, semaphore signal Post 4 Down Home departure, top left arm No. 2 Rd to Wahgunyah line, bottom arm No. 2 Rd to Wodonga Line. Right hand arm No.1 Rd to Wodonga Line, the interlocking can be clearly seen, also the standard gauge flyover in the background.
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144-02110 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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144-03110 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 to No. 2 Rd to Post 3, the other signals are disc Post 5 from Siding A to No. 2, 3, 4 or 5 Roads 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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144-04122 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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144-05124 viewsSpringhurst, up 'Stringybark Express' Wahgunyah mixed special 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 passing semaphore signal Post 3 with the right arm pulled off for No. 2 Rd to Main Line, the standard gauge line is elevated on the right.
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144-06112 viewsSpringhurst station yard overview as the ZL type six wheel brake van ZL 2 rolls out past Up Home semaphore signal Post 3 on what is the last broad gauge mixed train 'Stringybark Express' to use the Wahgunyah line.
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144-07119 viewsSpringhurst station yard overview, silos and road at left, standard gauge is the elevated track on the right, semaphore signal Post 3 Up Homes at stop.
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144-08115 viewsVery blurred photo, 81 class and G class up goods somewhere near Wangaratta, not uploaded.
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144-09113 viewsWangaratta yard view, Victorian Railways 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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144-10115 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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144-11110 viewsWangaratta, signal gantry with semaphore and disc signal Posts 7, 8, 9 and stripped disc Post 10. Post 7 top arm Home Signal 'A' to No. 2 Road to Post 17, bottom arm Calling-on Signal from 'A' to No. 2 Rd towards Post 17, left hand Disc 'A' to No. 4 or 5 Roads towards Post 17; or to No. 6 Rd, right hand Disc 'A' to No. 3 Rd towards Post 17. Post 8 top arm Home Signal 'A' to No. 1 Rd towards Post 20, bottom arm Calling-on Signal 'A' to Main Line to Post 1, Disc 'A' to Carriage Dock. Post 9 arm Up Home Signal 'A' to Main Line to Post 1, removed Disc was for access to cattle sidings. And stripped Disc Post 10 was for movements from Siding F to No. 1 Rd or the the Carriage Dock.
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144-12115 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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144-13122 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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144-14116 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 arm Up Home Signal 'A' to Main Line to Post 1 pulled off for the move.
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144-15122 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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144-16122 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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144-17121 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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144-18119 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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144-19100 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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144-20110 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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