RAILWAYS & TRAMWAYS 1968
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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.
Cressy on Victoria's western plains.
This line was broad gauge but is now standard gauge
from Melbourne via North Geelong to Ararat
and through to Adelaide.
R 749 in background.
Formation of former Outer Circle Railway
between Willsmere and East Kew.
Spencer Street Station, platform 1.
This was part of a Victorian Railway's exhibition.
D3 639 Locomotive plate.
K 183 with down special on the now - closed
Geelong to Fyansford branch.
Garrett steam locomotive at Fyansford.
R 749 being serviced at Ararat.
R 749 at Spencer Street Station.
Approaching Spencer Street Station from Flinders Street viaduct.
On the right is the then Victorian Railways Head Office.
Down ICD crossing Up Spirit of Progress at Somerton Loop.
Down side of Somerton.
Taking water at Wallan.
Similar view November 2008.
Next two photos waiting to depart Heathcote Junction.
First photo incorrectly labelled.
Kilmore looking down....
Both D3 639 & K 184 were turned at Tooborac then
one of the locomotives ran tender-first to Heathcote.
Departing. Note the station location board.
ICD Buffet Car.
Up Southern Aurora (near Broadford?).
J 514 in Yea Yard.
Sign on upside of tunnel.
Possibly between Molesworth and Cathkin.
Crossing Lake Eildon.
B 85 at Lethridge on Geelong to Ballarat line.
Mount Pleasant line.
Returning from Sebastapol.
Interior of Number 21.
Lydiard Street North Line.
Victoria Street line.
Crossing Goulburn River
between Murchison East and Murchison.
Departing for Girgarre.
Back to Rushworth then on to Colbinabbin.
(Apologies for picture quality
as it was almost dark when we arrived)
Note: Former Lancefield Branch.
Down Special and down Swan Hill Pass.
L1157 @ Flinders Street Station