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All Victorian railway lines mentioned can be found at
Andrew Waugh's 1940 map of Victorian Railway 's main and branch lines.
For NSW equivilants please check Rolf Bozier's nswrail.net where you'll also find some of my photos.
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N467 on a down BG Pass
Departing for Albury.
Chiltern S G Crossing Loop is on right
Chiltern is the home of Chilternwood Studios
is situated on the
17th of February
Bonegilla, on the now dismantled Wodonga to Cudgewa line, was close to the former
Bonegilla Migrant Hostel where many European migrants were housed
after World War 2 to the mid 1970's
15th of March
Down direction with former goods shed in background
When Lake Hume is full this site is underwater.
Cairns is situated in Far North Queensland.
Where IS Cairns?
31st of May to 5th of June
Up "Tilt Train".
Up Tilt Train & Down Kuranda Scenic Train
at Cairns Railway Station.
Stoney Creek Station can be used as a crossing loop if required.
Barron Falls Station.
Barron Falls Station from Skyrail.
The train terminates at Kuranda.
An interesting chair.
Kuranda from Skyrail.
There appears to be hundreds of kilometres of 2 feet narrow gauge tracks around Cairns.
Sugar cane wagons waiting to carry soon to be harvested crop near Mossman.
Infrastructure Trackside System
(Locomotive) Depot in Cairns.
A QR employee kindly escorted me around the yard and allowed me to take any pictures I wanted.
Due to O H & S regulations,I was required to wear a reflective jacket.
Gordonvale , 20 kms south of Cairns,station looking up.
On 14th of June Steamrail Victoria ,utilizing R 761 ,ran the last steam hauled broad gauge train
to Albury NSW.
Whilst waiting this special, a north bound standard gauge goods thundered through Albury.
R 761 could not proceed in number 2 road due to a spectator parking too close to the line.
The bemused crew.
Eventually R 761 was able to proceed to the turntable in Wodonga,return to Albury and proceed home.
Upside of Albury Yard with Harold Mair Bridge in foreground.
Disused A Box.
Junee now controls Albury Yard.
Unusual train,possibly used for sleeper replacement.
28th of September.
The Melbourne bound Countrylink arriving at Albury.
5th of October.
Down broad gauge line passenger trains terminated at Wangaratta due to the poor
of the line down to Albury which was later converted to standard gauge.
From November 2008 broad gauge trains terminated at Seymour
whilst the BG line to Albury was converted to SG
which was finished during 2010. Buses ran between Seymour to Albury.
Passengers were conveyed to
The train waits for the buses to return before
heading back up to Melbourne.
Standard gauge platform.
Bowser is about 8kms on the downside of Wangaratta.
It used to be the junction for the Peechelba branch
to the north (left in next photo) and the Everton branch ( right) to the south east.
Site of former Bowser signal box and station looking in up direction.
In foreground is broad gauge track which was converted to standard gauge
in 2010 whilst original standard gauge is in background.
The last broad gauge passenger train from Melbourne to Albury.
Tim Fisher , rail fan and former Deputy Prime Minister of Australia.
N 453 controls.
A down Sandringham suburban electric between
Windsor and Balaclava from Alma Road bridge.
Up train on newly completed bridge which replaced a level crossing at Taylors Road.
and about to depart.
Metcard ticket dispenser.
with site of Heathcote line platform.