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/ .
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Maldon Steam Spectacular - Saturday 26th October 2013 - Part 1 of 3
On Saturday 26th October 2013, Steamrail Victoria in conjunction with the
Victorian Goldfields Railway chartered a steam train double headed by
Hudson R761 and K190 to travel from Melbourne to Castlemaine and Maldon.
The purpose of the day was to exchange locomotive D3 639, which had been on
loan to the Victorian Goldfields Railway since June and swap it over with
During the day, visitors had the chance to ride behind 5 steam locomotives,
these being R761, K190, D3 639, J515 and recently restored J549.
Several photostops were organized during the day, allowing passengers to
capture the sights and sounds of double headed steam locomotives on the
The return trip back to Melbourne was haulded by locomotives R761 and D3
639, with the Victorian Goldfields Railway owned J549 running alongside on
departure from Castlemaine.
The Best of British Steam Compilation 2013
It's hard to believe that another year has simply rolled by, but in that
time it's been a fantastic ride in terms of steam tours. 2013 has seen the
return of many a great locomotive, such as the return of 34046 'Braunton'
to the mainline, and the return of 45699 'Galatea' to steam altogether!
So here I give you my collection of some of the finest examples of steam to
grace the British Rail network, seen in locations that vary from the
peaceful preserved lines of Devon and Cornwall, to the snow covered slopes
of the Cumbrian Lake District, to the sunny seaside resorts of the
Teignmouth Sea Wall.
This video features all kinds of steam engines from all of the great
operators of yesteryear, including 5029 'Nunney Castle', 34067 'Tangmere',
7827 'Lydham Manor', 70000 'Britannia' and her sister 70013 'Oliver
Cromwell', 60009 'Union of South Africa', 35028 'Clan Line', 46115 'Scots
Guardsman', 61994 'The Great Marquess' and many many more!
In the next 45 minutes there's going to be steam, smoke, whistles,
wheel-slips, breakneck speed, hissing safety valves, raw power and
pollution, snarling pistons, flying driving rods and general fun for the
So, let's get cracking!
Zig Zag Railway Steam Train - Australian Trains, New South Wales
Climb aboard for a journey along the famous Zig Zag Railway in the Blue
Mountains, New South Wales. Australia.
The Zig Zag Railway is a heritage railway at Lithgow in New South Wales,
Australia on the site of the famous Great or Lithgow Zig Zag which operated
between 1869 and 1910. As built, the line formed part of the Main West line
from Sydney across the Blue Mountains and served to lower the line from its
summit into the Lithgow valley on the western flank of the mountains. The
Zig Zag railway run steam and diesel hauled trains over the Zig Zag for
tourists. They are unique in NSW as being the only heritage operator to run
everyday except Christmas day. On Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays,
and Sundays railmotors are operated. Every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday
a steam loco with train will operate. Sunday has a two train timetable.
Special events include a Day Out with Thomas and a Wizards express event
held a couple of times per year. During most of the NSW school holidays
steam services run every day.
In the early 1970's a group of steam enthusiasts decided to restore the
Lithgow Zig Zag as a heritage railway due to it's facinating history, the
grand nature of the line and it's proximity to Sydney. Thus the Zig Zag
Railway cooperative was born. However, the New South Wales Government would
not supply heritage locomotives and rolling stock to anyone but their own
museum organisation. Rolling stock for the museum thus comes from states
other than New South Wales -- Queensland and South Australia in particular.
During the early 1970's the track formation although on a different gauge
(3 ft 6 in (1,067 mm) instead of the original 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in (1,435 mm))
to accommodate the Queensland and South Australian Rolling stock. In 1975
the new track was complete between Bottom Points and Top Points and the
first society train was run. Since then the Zig Zag railway has expanded
both it's operations and the new narrow gauge network along the old
formation in several sections:
Australian Steam Trains: Steamrail Victoria's R700 transfer to Melbourne.
Steamrail Victoria was chartered for the Annual Ballarat Heritage Weekend
by the Ballarat City Council with the use of steam locomotives K190 and
Y112 (SRV Ballarat). A transfer was needed to take the rolling stock and
locos from Newport SRV Depot to the location of festivities on Friday the
11th via North Geelong. On Monday the 14th the return transferred occurred
back to Melbourne, Minus Y112 which stayed at it's Ballarat East Depot
home, whilst Steamrail retrieved Hudson R700 from the facility, which had
been decided to be brought to Newport for future restoration. This was
placed in the middle of the consist due to no proper braking ability.
[Please note, I'm aware of the mistaken identity of K190 as it is noted as
K153 in the opening title.It would involve me re-uploading the video again]
British locomotives - 1959 Steam Trains, Diesel Trains, Electric Trains. - WDTVLIVE42
"British Locomotives" was produced in 1959, and shows the development of
British diesel, electric and steam engines, including the famous "Deltic"
class diesel which were the most powerful locomotives at the time. .
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