R761 on display at Newport Workshops in suburban Melbourne.
R761 and R707 make light work of the 1 in 52 grade between Macedon and Woodend, as they double-head a 10 car special bound for Bendigo. Both locos were wearing special headboards to commemorate 60... (more)
R761 hauls T356 (dead attached or off-line) and a set of wooden 'E' type cars up the 1 in 50 grades of 'The Haunted Hills' near Moe, on Steamrail's annual 'Snow Train' to Traralgon.
The sun comes out just at the right time as R761 crosses the Moorabool River valley at Millbrook, headed back to Melbourne on a driver training run
R761 rounds the curve and reaches the top of the grade at Bank Box Loop on the way to Ballarat
Steamrail Victoria's R761 climbs up Ingliston Bank with a 6 car train bound the final destination of Ballarat. I ended up chasing the train the rest of the way, Railroad: Steamrail VictoriaLocomotive: Victorian Railways R classLocation: Bacchus Marsh, Victoria, AustraliaLocomotive #: R761Train ID: UnknownPhoto Date: May 02, 2009
R761-R707 roll through across the Barkers Creek viaduct at Harcourt on a Steamrail special to Bendigo.
On an empty driver training run bound for Seymour, British-build Hudson loco R761 flys through Donnybrook at line speed.
Heading to Seymour on an empty driver training special, British-built Hudson R761 puts on a spectacular show of speed through Donnybrook station, where several mechanical semaphore signals still r... (more)
With yard pilot Y156 on the right of photo, R761 prepares to depart Melbourne Southern Cross station on a charter into a little country town named Wycheproof. Also in the consist are locomotives T... (more)
R761 after arriving into Southern Cross station from the workshops about to begin a weekender charter to Wycheproof.
Transferring back to Melbourne from Wycheproof after being left there on a railfan tour the week before, Hudson R761 leads diesel T356 and a coal wagon as they roll across the Taradale viaduct.
R761 rolls down hill towards Castlemaine station, where it will connect with another steam special for Maldon. Diesel loco T395 is trailing.
Whilst passengers detrain, R761 waits to shunt and to 'lock away' to cross the up passenger train from Wangaratta