2012

 
         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.




Down
Countrylink
  @ Old Barnawatha Road level crossing.

27th March 2012.
St Albans.


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 Down direction.
Up direction.


28th March 2012.



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My photos of Maldon.
Gradient profile.
Down direction.


Up direction.

Departing Maldon.
Approaching Muckleford.
Leaving Muckleford.
Approaching
Castlemaine.
Former Castlemaine to Maryborough line.
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
 t
hen 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.


2013 to now.


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