Steam train in Melbourne Australia - Steamrail heritage locomotive - WDTVLIVE42

Steamrail Victoria "Suburban Shuttle" with former Victorian Railways steam locomotives K153 & K190 running between the Melbourne suburbs of Mitcham and Mooroolbark on Sunday 20/9/2009. This movie shows the train just after it leaves Mooroolbark station, then various lineside scenes as the train travels towards Mitcham. Details of upcoming steam train & heritage tours operated by Steamrail Victoria can be found on their website http://www.steamrail.com.au/ . . WDTVLIVE42 - Transport, technology, and general interest movies from the past - newsreels, documentaries & publicity films from my archives. #Trains #Railways #Railroads #RailTransport #Transport

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Portrait of an Engineer - British Railways in the 1950's - WDTVLIVE42
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Steam Trains & British Railways - 1953 Educational Documentary - WDTVLIVE42
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