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Shunting Southern Cross: V/Line Y-129
Title:  Shunting Southern Cross: V/Line Y-129
Description:  Clyde-GM built 75 Y-class shunters in the early '60s. Equipped with 640HP 6-645 engines they sound just like an SW1 in the US. V/Line still has four of them to work cars in the Southern Cross Station.
Photo Date:  2/26/2011  Upload Date: 2/27/2011 1:11:16 AM
Location:  Melbourne, VIC
Author:  Rick Morgan
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  V/LINE Y129(G6B) VL Y129(UNKNOWN)
Views:  312   Comments: 0
V/Line Y-Class Y-129
Title:  V/Line Y-Class Y-129
Description:  V/Line operates intercity passenger trains in the state of Victoria. It has four early-60s era Clyde-GM shunters for use around Melbourne. Y-129 is shown here working the coach yard near Southern Cross Station. Note the friction bearings.
Photo Date:  2/26/2011  Upload Date: 2/27/2011 1:35:38 AM
Location:  Melbourne, VIC
Author:  Rick Morgan
Categories:  Roster
Locomotives:  V/LINE Y129(G6B) VL Y129(UNKNOWN)
Views:  429   Comments: 2
Y-Class Shunters at Melbourne
Title:  Y-Class Shunters at Melbourne
Description:  A pair of Y-Class shunters pass while working Southern Cross Station in downtown Melbourne. V/Line still operates four of these mid-to-late '60s 640HP units.
Photo Date:  3/5/2011  Upload Date: 3/5/2011 3:58:22 AM
Location:  Melbourne, VIC
Author:  Rick Morgan
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  V/LINE Y163(G6B) V/LINE Y161(G6B) VL Y163(UNKNOWN) VL Y161(UNKNOWN)
Views:  269   Comments: 0
V/Line Y-163 At Work
Title:  V/Line Y-163 At Work
Description:  V/Line Y-Class shunter Y-163 works at Melbourne's Southern Cross Station in March 2011
Photo Date:  3/5/2011  Upload Date: 3/5/2011 3:59:54 AM
Location:  Melbourne, VIC
Author:  Rick Morgan
Categories:  Yard
Locomotives:  V/LINE Y163(G6B) VL Y163(UNKNOWN)
Views:  260   Comments: 0


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