The train will run as R707 R761 with 14 cars.
The train will run Push-Pull to Deer Park via the freight lines at Brooklyn to get around the different closures of the day.
It is going to be one of the largest tours of the year with over 550 people scheduled on board.
The consist as noted below is:
R761 – R707 – 61 BW – 63 BW – 17 BE – 25 BE – 38 BE – 46 BE – 212 BS – 9 BRS – Moorabool – 14 BRS – 8 AS – 11 AS – 708BK – PCP 292
For those wondering, 61BW will be the trailing car out of Melbourne.
No. of Cars = 14
Weight: Over 600 T
It is also noted that due to the length of this train, some carriages will remain off the platform at most stations. Passengers are asked to board at the nearest carriage on the platform and then walk through.
There will be 2 Kiosks and 1 Club Car in operation during this Tour.