Just before a heavy rain shower enveloped the area, XP2004 powers its XPT around the S-bend out of Stroud Road.
Melbourne bound XPT.
A very dirty 2501 trails a Sydney bound Explorer set through Bargo, anyone got any bug remover.
The XPT ex Melbourne passes over Menangle bridge under the last bit of evening sunlight. This particular locomotive is one of the last remaining in the original Countrylink livery.
2525 framed by the trees at Yanderra
XP2000 leads a north bound service through East Maitland station.
Coming from the UK, although it's nice to see these UK designed power cars, it is a real shame that they don't work as hard here.... (more)
Late afternoon Countrylink through Maldon.
Diversional traffic on the Illawarra line sees Melbourne - Sydney XPT service approaching Scarborough. XP2008 has a repainted nose.
2504 is on the trailing end of a 3 car Xplorer heading for Sydney. The intermediate car has been refreshed and painted into the new Countrylink livery.
With its Aboriginal motive running somewhat, the rear power car of the Melbourne to Sydney XPT service crosses the canal bridge at South Dynon
Countrylink's Melbourne bound train is making a quick stop at the Gunning Station. Note the semaphore still standing to guard a Sydney bound dearture. Still a pleasure to see.
XPT makes the step climb up out of Kyogle loop, deep down in the foggy valley northeast New South Wales on the richmond river.
Xplorer railcar 2507 leads the combined Armidale/Moree Xplorer service across the Great Dividing Range, on approach to Ardglen, the top of the range.
XP2001, in the new CountryLink colour scheme and wearing a special 'NAIDOC Week' decal, trails the Grafton - Sydney XPT through High Street after making a passenger stop at Maitland station.
Xplorer car 2506 trails the Moree/Armidale - Sydney Xplorer service through High Street station after a station stop at Maitland.