2012

RICHARD FELSTEAD'S

RAILWAYS 2012.

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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.

Please click on photos to enlarge.

Plans for former Wodonga Railway Station.

5th March 2012.

"Whereis Map" location although the railways,

showing on map,

have been dismantled.

Up direction.

Forecourt.

27th March 2012.

St Albans.

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Down direction.

Up direction.

28th March 2012.

Up direction.

Departing Maldon.

Approaching Muckleford.

Leaving Muckleford.

Approaching Castlemaine.

Castlemaine station.

Similar view 1968.

Ready to depart Castlemaine and return to Maldon.

23rd April 2012

Wodonga.

Up freight train.

50th Anniversary of Southern Aurora

at Albury April 2012.

My thanks to James Houghton

for allowing me use his photos.

1st photo @ Albury platform on 17th of April

before heading to Melbourne.

2nd photo arriving back at Albury

and 3rd photo leaving Albury on 19th of April.

Thanks to David Horsfall for allowing me to use

his photographs as well.

The Southern Aurora returned

to Sydney via Brisbane .

9th of June 2012 with down V-Line passenger train

arriving from Melbourne

at Albury and ready for the return journey.

All the track has been dismantled

at the old Wodonga station.

These pictures taken 10th June 2012.

Track bed of former standard gauge line on left.

Down end looking Up.

Up end looking Down.

Up end looking Up towards Melbourne.

19th August 2012

The locomotive depot , turntable and fuel point

have all been demolished.

27 South Street Wodonga.

Site office for Junction Place redevelopment.

In early 1970's , when working on Victorian Railways,

I boarded here.

From Up End.

Wodonga A Box has been demolished.

Looking Up from Up end.

Signals have been removed.

Melbourne bound Countrylink departing Albury.

20th October 2012

Down end looking up.

5th November 2012.

Albury.

Southern Aurora bound for Melbourne Cup

but first running to Uranquinty

then back via Albury to Melbourne.

Locomtives 4490 and 44211.

4490 controls.

Wodonga 3rd December 2012.

Former goods shed.

Clarkefield

December 31st 2012.

Up direction.

(I forgot the "e" in Clarkefield.)

Down direction.

Just beyond the signal gantry, to the right, is the junction

of former Kilmore via Lancefield branch.

Similar view November 1968

with Up Daylesford railmotor

near former Lancefield branch.

Google Earth view showing

former Kilmore via Lancefield branch

near Clarkefield.

Woodend

31st December 2012.

Down direction.

Up train nearer to camera.

The Bendigo line is bi directional

not designated up & down lines.

Former water tank.