LVRF train no.4168 - Cowan bank - 1999

 
  Bevan Wall Deputy Commissioner

Around this time twenty years ago the rail scene in NSW began to change dramatically when Lachlan Valley Rail Freight train no.4168 commenced running from Sandgate to Botany. Using various combinations of 4486, 4701 & 4716, the train was tabled through Hawkesbury River around 12.45 each week day and quickly started attracting the attention of photographers who welcomed the chance to point their camera at something that did not resemble a big, dark blue box. Here are some scenes recorded during the first couple of months of operation from August 1999.
Enjoy,
BW



https://youtu.be/xOKt9aqdNRw

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  Valvegear Oliver Bullied, CME

Location: Richmond Vic
Bevan, you certainly know your vantage points on that section of line - I reckon a couple of them would qualify you for a mountaineering award.
  Just The Tip Junior Train Controller

Location: Danger zone
Wowwweeeee!!!

I wish I took more notice around this time.
Thanks for the footage Bevan, it was a brilliant watch.
  Dangersdan707 Chief Commissioner

Location: On a Thing with Internet
Thank You for Sharing Smile
  4206 Chief Commissioner

Location: Dorrigo yard
Thank you for sharing as well

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