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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.


 


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#RARE FOOTAGE# Australian Steam Train SteamOz R711 Spirit of Bendigo+R761 22nd July 2012
Snow train SteamOz http://www.steamrail.com.au/ R711 Spirit of Bendigo in Australia and R761 on the 22nd of July 2012 SteamRail Double Header from Melbourne to Traralgon. A very big thanks to Geoff Moller (father in-law) for donating this footage to me and for taking the time to film these lovely steam engines to share with the world on XxBec3509 TRFF. First from the west towards the Waterloo Road rail crossing, then seen stationary awaiting for a Melbourne bound Sprinter to pass.Resumes on its way to the Moe Railway Station, once the Sprinter has passed, then seen stationary at Moe Station,waiting for passengers to board. Eastbound from Moe across Narracan Creek towards the Haunted Hills, Newborough Next.... R711 SPIRIT OF BENDIGO and R761 seen exciting Haunted Hills at Hernes Oak then a westbound Sprinter from Traralgon to Melbourne passes, taken from up a signal post. Approaching Tramway Road crossing towards Traralgon the double headed steamers pass.





Hudson Steam Train on the Northern Weekender: Australian Trains
Over the Queen's Birthday long weekend, Steamrail operated a weekend tour hauled by North British built hudson steam locomotive R761 assisted by classic Clyde/GM diesel electric S313. The trip visited Swan Hill and Echuca on the Murray River in the north of the state and featured a range of classic sleeping carriages from The Overland, The Vinelander and The Southern Aurora. This video features the return leg of the trip from Echuca to Melbourne, commencing with a chorus of whistles from R761 and several adjacent traction engines while the special departs Echuca on a crisp and still winter morning, followed by scenes at Goornong and North Bendigo. The second half of this video follows the evening run back to Melbourne with footage climbing the grades at Kangaroo Flat, Porcupine Hill and Chewton, plus scenes at Castlemaine, Elphinstone and Woodend. © 2013 James Brook





Steam Train struggles on 1 in 48 grade. SRV Robinvale Weekender: Australian Trains
Over the 2000 Melbourne Cup weekend, Steamrail operated a weekend tour to Robinvale in the north of the state with steam locomotives K190 and D3 639. I chased the down special on the Saturday morning as far as Maryborough. The video starts with several shots of the locos struggling up the 1 in 48 Ingliston bank followed by shots at the down end of Bank Box Loop, Ballan, North Creswick and Maryborough. © 2000 James Brook





Steam Locomotive D3 639 Melbourne to Maldon: Australian Trains
On Sunday 23 June 2013, Steamrail Victoria transferred 112 year old steam locomotive D3 639 to the Victorian Goldfields Railway for operation on their Castlemaine to Maldon branch line over the next few months. The D3 replaced K190 which had been on loan since October last year. The transfer move also included sitting car 80BW and the recently completed Pullman lounge car Macedon (originally a V&SAR sleeping car). The video commences with the D3 storming over the top of Sunbury bank in fine style on a freezing cold and clear winter morning, then recovering from steaming problems on the grade out of Riddels Creek. Further shots on the mainline are at Carlsruhe, Kyneton and further down the line towards Malmsbury. Upon arrival at Castlemaine, the D3 was transferred over to platform 3 and the VGR branch before K190 rejoined the mainline and headed back to Melbourne with 67BW. After Y133 arrived at Castlemaine with the regular VGR train, D3 639 ventured onto the Maldon branch for the first time in over 40 years with shots at Winters Flat, Muckleford and finally Maldon. © 2013 James Brook





Double Headed Hudsons on Wycheproof Wayfarer steam tour: Australian Trains
On 17 May 2003, Steamrail Victoria ran a day tour to Wycheproof via Ballarat and return via Bendigo. The train featured double headed R class "hudson" 4-6-4 steam locomotives R761 and R707. Unfortunately, the train lost it's path early in the day on the Ballarat line and got to Wycheproof at dusk, several hours late. This meant that most of the photo stops were cancelled, with the exception of Wychitella and Charlton. This video features both photo stops as well as several shots on Wycheproof's main street, one of only two locations left in Australia where trains run down the middle of the road. This would end up being the last of the classic long steam day tours with photo stops. While there were some shorter tours run later in 2003, by the following year the demise of West Coast Railway combined with the public liability crisis both contributed to the end of a tradition on railfan tours that was enjoyed by many. Nobody ever got seriously injured during photo stops and with proper organisation it was a perfectly safe activity. Unfortunately the beurocrats and people in power see otherwise and like so many things we used to take for granted in this country, it no longer exist. I think society as a whole is much worse off because of the every increasing nanny state where people must be protected from their own stupidity. © 2003 James Brook





Steam Trains in the Hills - Puffing Billy Railway: Australian Trains
The Puffing Billy Railway in Victoria's Dandenong mountains is one of Australia's most well known heritage railways. Operating on the original route built over a century ago and a unique survivor of the Victorian Railway's four experimental 2ft 6in narrow gauge lines, Puffing Billy is now a major tourist attraction with steam trains operating year round. Despite their small size the Na class 2-6-2 tank locomotives are impressive performers and their sound echoes off the hills as they haul trainloads of tourists, families and railfans to Lakeside or Gembrook and return. Meanwhile Beyer Garratt locomotive G42 (originally from the Walhalla and Beech Forest lines) is put to good use on the longer and heavier luncheon train. This video features a typical Saturday at Puffing Billy as filmed on 2 June 2012. 8A ran the first and last service to Lakeside while 14A ran the Gembrook service and G42 ran the lunch train. © 2012 James Brook





Australian Steam Trains: NSW RTM Blue Mountains Flyer to Katoomba with 3526
Heritage Express are the operations side of the NSW RTM (New South Wales Rail Transport Museum). They operated the Blue Mountains Flyer to Katoomba with steam locomotive 3526. This train traveled up the through the Blue Mountains from Sydney on Saturday 6th August 2011.





Double Hudsons on Steamrail Maldon Experience 2013: Australian Trains
On Saturday 7 September 2013, Steamrail ran their annual "Maldon Experience" tour to the Bendigo, connecting with the Victorian Goldfields Railway at Castlemaine. North British built Hudson express passenger steam locomotives R761 and R707 hauled the mainline tour with a mixture of heritage timber and steel carriages. Steamrail's D3 639 and SRHC's J515 hauled the branch line train to Maldon on the Victorian Goldfields Railway The video commences with the hudsons steaming upgrade near Clarkefield then approaching Carlsruhe before dropping downgrade towards Taradale. After a pause at Elphinstone, we then see the R classes working hard into the Elphinstone tunnel before departing Castlemaine. The next sequence of shots shows D3 639 and J515 climbing the final 1 in 40 grade into Maldon and then the D3 being serviced while J515 is turned. The action returns to the mainline as R707 leads R761 upgrade away from Kangaroo Flat, then further shots near Castlemaine, Chewton, Taradale and finally Woodend. © 2013 James Brook





Steamrail Snow Train to Traralgon 2012 - Australian Steam Trains
R761 & R711 Steam Locomotives from Melbourne to Traralgon.





Steam Trains - Pigs & Pacifics In Australia
Steam Trains - Pigs & Pacifics In Australia. This video takes a special look at two of the most popular and prestigious express passenger locomotives to operate on New South Wales Railways, the C36 class 4-6-0 and the C38 class 4-6-2. Both types in their heyday were employed on top link passenger duties and were comparable in power rating and performance. During the 1960's as dieselisation took a strong hold, both classes were gradually relegated to more humble frieght workings. Archive footage featuring: *Southern Highlands Express *Newcastle Flyer *36's and 38's on heavy goods workings, including double-heading with 60 class Garratts *The unique Giesel ejector fitted 3616 *Double-headed 38's on the inaugural 'Spirit of Progress' *3642 in South Australia on the opening of the Whyalla line *3801 & 3813 double heading 'The Western Endeavour' Plus rare footage of tank loco 3138 working the entire length of the Belmont branch line during the final years of operation. www.rossrailvideo.com.au http://www.nswrail.net/





Garratt Steam Locomotive in the Hills - Puffing Billy Railway "Last Beechy": Australian Trains
On Saturday 30 June 2012, the Puffing Billy Railway commemorated the 50th anniversary of the last train on the Colac to Beech Forest line by operating Beyer-Garratt locomotive G42 on the Gembrook service. G42 was decorated with a red buffer beam and headboard similar to how it appeared on that last train 50 years ago. This video features lineside scenes at various locations along the line for both the down and up journeys. © 2012 James Brook





Steam and Diesel parallel - R711 to Bacchus Marsh: Australian Trains
On Sunday 7 August 2011, Steamrail Victoria operated a test run to Bacchus Marsh for R class steam locomotive R711 following a lengthy period out of service following the demise of West Coast Railway in 2004. An added bonus was a parallel run with Lachlan Valley Railway's 4204 and B65 in the Auscision Models livery on a Southern Shorthaul Railroad operated rail train along the goods line between Newport and Brooklyn. Well done to all the Steamrail volunteers. It's great to see R711 back in action. © 2011 James Brook





Steam Trains in Ballarat - Heritage Weekend Shuttles 2012: Australian Trains
On the weekend of 12 and 13 May 2012, Steamrail Victoria operated their annual steam shuttles in the Ballarat region with vintage 1889 steam loco Y112 and 1940's steam loco K190. This video features footage of the shuttles on Sunday 13 May. They were originally scheduled to operate between Ballarat and Sulky on the Maryborough line but due to a failed Vlocity on that line, the morning shuttles operated to Warrenheip on the Geelong line. K190 is at the Melbourne/Ballarat end of the train while Y112 is at the Maryborough end. © 2012 James Brook





Snow Train 2013 with Hudson Steam Engine R761: Australian Trains
On 22 June 2013, Steamrail Victoria ran the first of their annual "Snow Trains" for the year from Newport to Traralgon. For those wondering why there's no snow in the shots, the train gets it's name from a side trip offered to the snowfields at Mt Baw Baw. The train was hauled by hudson express passenger steam locomtive R761 hauling 8 vehicles comprising heritage timber or steel carriages dating from the 1920's to the 1950's. The weather for the trip was superb with very cold but clear winter air and no wind, resulting in a top quality soundtrack to go with the visuals. © 2013 James Brook





Steam Trains by the Seaside - Bellarine Railway: Australian Trains
The Bellarine Peninsula Railway operates a collection of 3'6" gauge locomotives and rolling stock from railway systems all over Australia along a re-gauged section of the former Queenscliff branch line south west of Geelong. This video features former Pozieres haulng the norning service to Drysdale and return follwed by the shuttle to Lakers Siding and then shunting at Queenscliff. Pozieres was formerly a Broken Hill Associated Smelters shunting locomotive at Port Pirie in South Australia. It was built by Andrew Barclay, Sons & Co for the British War department and was one of four sold as war surplus to BHAA in 1919. The locomotive is named after a WWI battlefield on the western front in France. Pozieres had been preserved static at the Puffing Billy museum at Menzies Creek, but was transferred to the Bellarine Railway in 2010 and found to be in good condition. Therefore it was returned to service by late 2011 by the volunteers at the Bellarine Railway. © 2011 James Brook




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