Y133 mixed special to Wahgunyah, back when?

 
  Toad Montgomery Chief Commissioner

Location: Port Hedland: Team EMU want's YOU!
Y133 ran a special mixed train to Wahgunyah back in the early 90s or late 80s.
Does anyone remember or know when?
I'm scanning some images and am unable to date them.

It had stoppage at Wang on the up And was held at Euroa for a cross on the up.
Consist included 28 BCPL, ZL2, U van, WT, L, GY, other open wagon, B van and M, another BCPL? and a couple of other old passenger carriages, in no particular order.

Any assistance greatly appreciated.

Cheers,
Toad.

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  Calgully Deputy Commissioner

Location:
Y133 ran a special mixed train to Wahgunyah back in the early 90s or late 80s.
Does anyone remember or know when?
I'm scanning some images and am unable to date them.

It had stoppage at Wang on the up And was held at Euroa for a cross on the up.
Consist included 28 BCPL, ZL2, U van, WT, L, GY, other open wagon, B van and M, another BCPL? and a couple of other old passenger carriages, in no particular order.

Any assistance greatly appreciated.

Cheers,
Toad.
Toad Montgomery

There was a special to Wahgunyah in 1988 on the Bicentenary weekend (January 26th I suppose).  Cant remember what headed it.  The trip was in conjunction with an XPT to Corowa - "Corowa Federation Flyer"  (Corowa having been a candidate for national capital).  It was a round trip - travellers from Melbourne and Sydney changing trains across the border then travelling around to Albury and changing back to return home.
  Calgully Deputy Commissioner

Location:
There was a special to Wahgunyah in 1988 on the Bicentenary weekend (January 26th I suppose).  Cant remember what headed it.  The trip was in conjunction with an XPT to Corowa - "Corowa Federation Flyer"  (Corowa having been a candidate for national capital).  It was a round trip - travellers from Melbourne and Sydney changing trains across the border then travelling around to Albury and changing back to return home.
Calgully

It might not have been your train.  I have just found one of my pics of that trip (taken at Albury) with T320 heading the train.  Not sure if the T went to Wahgunyah or not.
  Valvegear Oliver Bullied, CME

Location: Richmond Vic
My ancient memory says it was run by ARHS, as the last "Stringybark Express".  I did have something on it years ago; I'll see if I can find it.
  gippslander Chief Commissioner

Location: Central Gippsland, Vic
I went on that train, which I think was in 1989. It was supposed to be steam hauled but that was pulled at the last minute by the local V/Line Engineer a/c track condition. The train originated at Seymour and there were several photoshops on the branch line. Uncle Tobys had stopped rail haulage by that stage and there were only a few VOFX wagons in the yard, where the station had been replaced by a portable. I took quite a few photos which I will scan and put on Flickr.
  The Vinelander Minister for Railways

Location: Ballan, Victoria on the Ballarat Line
The train originated at Seymour and there were several photoshops on the branch line.
gippslander
LOL..Laughing
  Lad_Porter Chief Commissioner

Location: Yarra Glen
There's a video of Y169 on the Wahgunyah goods on 2/10/86.  Not really a video, just a collection of B&W photos along the line, but still worth a look:  



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6oQ7StA48Ic
  bevans Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
. Uncle Tobys had stopped rail haulage by that stage and there were only a few VOFX wagons in the yard, where the station had been replaced by a portable. I took quite a few photos which I will scan and put on Flickr.
gippslander
The story I hear was Uncle Toby's had been forced off the network by Vline.

Would love to see the photos.

Regards
Brian
  Lad_Porter Chief Commissioner

Location: Yarra Glen
The story I hear was Uncle Toby's had been forced off the network by Vline.

Regards
Brian
bevans
http://www.railpage.com.au/f-t8899.htm
  Toad Montgomery Chief Commissioner

Location: Port Hedland: Team EMU want's YOU!
Thanks for the input so far, it was in deed the "Stringybark Express", and had several photo stops along the way, Wangaratta, Lilliput, Rutherglen to name a couple I witnessed.
The Lilliput station sign was bought to the site in some ones car boot and promptly placed back in there when the train departed.

A lot of people motorcaded the tour also.

Here's my collections of snaps:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/toadscans/sets/72157636742197466/

And:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/toadscans/sets/72157636745427565/
  Catdog Station Staff

Location: Koyuga, Victoria, Australia
Was definitely early 90's. 1994 rings a bell but i could not be sure.  Might still have the tickets stored away with the date on them if i can find them
  Ballast_Plough Chief Commissioner

Location: Lilydale, Vic
I remember traveling up that way behind J515 but can't recall when.
  Catdog Station Staff

Location: Koyuga, Victoria, Australia
dug out the tickets from the trip.  Alas they are no help with no date on them
  Toad Montgomery Chief Commissioner

Location: Port Hedland: Team EMU want's YOU!
Well we're sort of getting closer.
Here's a shot that is dated as the 12th August 1990.

http://www.flickr.com/photos/toadscans/8671017285/

The Wahgunyah line doll has been cut off, and in another shot from the same roll the points off No.2 Rd, or the mainline, have been spiked normal.
So either late 1989 or early 1990??

Cheers,
TM.
  Toad Montgomery Chief Commissioner

Location: Port Hedland: Team EMU want's YOU!
Have stumbled across the pack of prints, and the date is:

Saturday 31st March 1990.

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