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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Steam Trains & British Railways - WDTVLIVE42
Shows the proceedures that a steam engine goes through as part of its
regular mainenance cycle.
The locomotive being worked on in the film is a Class 5 numbered 73020,
which belonged to shed 6A (Chester) at the time of filming. .
WDTVLIVE42 - Transport, technology, and general interest movies from the
past - newsreels, documentaries & publicity films from my archives.
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.
Steam Trains at Speed
Steam trains at speed, you gotta love 'em. Whether they be roaring through
a busy station, or pounding through the open countryside. This video
showcases most of the clips I have taken over the past three and a half
years, of steam dashing across England and a little bit of Wales too.
Locomotives featured in this video include the likes of:
- 60163 'Tornado'
- 5043 'Earl of Mount Edgcumbe'
- 70013 'Oliver Cromwell'
- 34067 'Tangmere'
- 4464 'Bittern'
- 6024 'King Edward I'
- 6201 'Princess Elizabeth'
- 70000 'Britannia'
- 35028 'Clan Line'
- 45407 'The Lancashire Fusilier'
- 4965 'Rood Ashton Hall'
- 60009 'Union of South Africa'
- 5029 'Nunney Castle'
- 34046 'Braunton'
- 46233 'Duchess of Sutherland'
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Australian Trains - V/line Passenger Trains on the Geelong Line - PoathTV
Prepare for non-stop Vline action on the Melbourne to Geelong broad gauge
tracks filmed from sunrise to sunset on 6 January 2011. You'll see over 50
Australian trains featuring a variety of V/line motive power and
rollingstock, including Sprinter and Vlocity railcars along with "N class"
locomotive hauled passenger trains.
PoathTV - Australian Trains, Railways & Railroads
Another 50 Trains Compilation - Australian Trains, Victoria
This is the sequal to the original 50 trains in 15 minutes featuring South
Version 2 features Victorian trains both mainline freight & Steam Trains.
Pacific National is Australia's largest private rail freight business.
Operating in all states and the Northern Territory, Pacific National is a
transport leader, delivering investment, innovation and growth in rail to
provide the competitive answer for transport customers. Pacific National is
fully owned by the Australian Stock Exchange listed entity Asciano.
QR National is the largest rail freight haulage business in Australia by
tonnes hauled transporting 260 million tonnes of coal and freight a year.
It is the largest transporter of coal in Australia and the world's largest
rail transporter of coal from mine to port for export markets.
As Australia's largest private rail freight operator, SCT Logistics offers
multi modal flexibility, together with the most efficient rail services in
the country whichoffers intermodal services as well as maintaining its van
freight handling concept, in addition to developing its own independent
rail freight centres.
Genesee and Wyoming Australia:
Genesee and Wyoming Australia is an Australian rail freight operator based
in Adelaide, South Australia. It is a 100 percent owned subsidiary of
Genesee and Wyoming Inc based in the USA, and was formed in June 2006 to
run the South Australian operations of the Australian Railroad Group (ARG)
joint venture between Genesee and Wyoming Inc. and Wesfarmers following the
dissolving of that joint venture (which also resulted in the Western
Australian operations being acquired by QR National which is a wholly-owned
subsidiary of Queensland Rail).
GWA operates trains on broad (1600 mm), narrow (1067 mm) and standard (1435
mm) gauges throughout South Australia, along with standard gauge freight
trains in the Northern Territory for Freightlink as well as into Victoria
and southern New South Wales.
Major traffics include grain, steel, gypsum, and minerals over a 5,000
kilometre track network.
Travelling between the Indian and Pacific oceans, this truly is one of the
world's great train journeys.
Named after the two great oceans it joins and symbolised by the magnificent
wedge-tailed eagle that so often soars above it, the mighty Indian Pacific
traverses 4,352km (2,698 miles) between Perth, Adelaide and Sydney.
The Southern Sprit:
The Southern Spirit explores the sights and delights of Australia's
From Adelaide, Australia's wine capital and gateway to the Outback to the
sophisticated southern city of Melbourne for a leisurely journey of up to 5
nights and 6 days to the final destination in sub-tropical Brisbane.
Naturally if you'd prefer, the return route from Brisbane to Melbourne or
Adelaide is equally impressive.
The Ghan is a passenger train operating between Adelaide, Alice Springs,
and Darwin on the Adelaide-Darwin railway in Australia. Operated by Great
Southern Railway and with locomotives provided by Pacific National, the
entire journey takes 48 hours to travel the 2,979 kilometres (1,852 miles)
and around half that (24 hours) to the mid-point at Alice Springs. The
service's name is an abbreviated version of its previous nickname The
Afghan Express, unofficially bestowed on the "express passenger" service of
the Commonwealth Railways in 1923, by one of its crews
Stradbally Steam Railway
The Stradbally Woodland Express operating at the Stradbally Steam Railway,
Featuring preserved ex Bord na Mona steam and diesel traction of 3ft narrow
Thanks to the Irish Steam Preservation Society.