Trains up at Tocumwal

 
  emmastreet Train Controller

Location: Goulburn Valley
Just realised I could swing a detour and have a shufti at the train running through sometime in the next few days.  Anybody know roughly what times it's running (mainly at the down end of the run)?
Djebel
At this time of the year it might be daybreak when down PN containers arrive. I think departs Melb sometime around midnight. Not sure when the up departs but is heard through Mooroopna about 22 00. Would cross the evening pass at Shepparton.

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  Riv1smith Beginner

#9307 on the way up to Toc' this morning.
XR555 and XR557.
40 wagons in tow.
  Djebel Station Master

Just realised I could swing a detour and have a shufti at the train running through sometime in the next few days.  Anybody know roughly what times it's running (mainly at the down end of the run)?
At this time of the year it might be daybreak when down PN containers arrive. I think departs Melb sometime around midnight. Not sure when the up departs but is heard through Mooroopna about 22 00. Would cross the evening pass at Shepparton.
emmastreet
Thanks for the info, but it didn't work out.  It didn't go past when I was near the line, and I wasn't going to cross the border into NSW just to see it at Toc -- not this year!
  BigShunter Chief Commissioner

Location: St Clair. S.A.
Spotted this today, very nice footage of the Toc Container train, a fair chase too, triple XR's and don't they sound great, purring like huge lions, probably my next favorite loco after the mighty C Class.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLAF3q--BhM&list=TLPQMTQwMTIwMjHAP2HcPgUFQw&index=4

Thanks to Pannier for the footage and the chase from the great Goulburn Valley South, well done.

BigShunter.
  Valvegear Oliver Bullied, CME

Location: Norda Fittazroy
Not only do they sound great, they look big and gutsy as well.
  emmastreet Train Controller

Location: Goulburn Valley
Back to 2 XR's on today's train.
  bevans Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Not only do they sound great, they look big and gutsy as well.
Valvegear

Good size train too.

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