At the end of a long day, BB18¼ 1079 The Bety is turned on the turntable at Mary Valley Heritage Railway before being placed in the Shed overnight. Over the next four months, the Q150 Steam Train... (more)
After a decent 175km (110mi) run up the North Coast Line from Brisbane to Gympie, BB18¼ 1079 The Bety is re-coaled before being turned and placed in the Shed at the Mary Valley Heritage Railway. ... (more)
BB18¼ 1079 The Bety pauses briefly next to a WO Water Wagon which has been specially decorated for the four month Q150 Steam Train Tour around Queensland. More photos of the Q150 Steam Train more)
The new high-speed 160km/h (100mph) alignment between Caboolture and Beerburrum opened on Easter Monday in 2009. BB18¼ 1079 The Bety was the first Steam Locomotive to pass through the new Elimbah... (more)
Scores of excited passengers scream as Train Drivers Brian and Peter give the whistle a good blast approaching Roma Street Station with Steam Train #M433 to Gympie. Over the next four months, BB1... (more)
BB18¼ 1079 and AC16 221A coast through Milton Station on the Down Western Mainline as the Locomotives are too heavy for some bridges on the Suburban Line. It is extremely rare for two Steam Locom... (more)
On an overcast day, BB18¼ 1079 and AC16 221A approach Platform 3 at Roma Street crowded with excited Passengers. It is extremely rare for two Steam Locomotives to work Steam Train Sunday and was ... (more)
On the return journey to Brisbane, BB18¼ 1079 emerges from a tunnel at Ballard with the ARHS-Qld Carnival of Flowers tour.
The crew of BB18¼ 1079 and QR 1620 perform a few tests before departing Helidon as the passengers board an ARHS-Qld Tour to Toowoomba for the Carnival of Flowers. QR 1620 has been recently painte... (more)
The lights start to flash and the busy traffic stops as BB18¼ 1079 'The Bety' eases out onto the Brisbane Rd Grade Crossing near the Bundamba Racecourse at less than five kilometres per hour.
BB18¼ 1079 'The Bety' steams up the grade into Wacol on the Western Line with The Suburban Wanderer ARHS Tour to Fisherman's Island and Box Flat.
BB18¼ 1079 'The Bety' leads The Suburban Wanderer ARHS tour around the loop at Box Flat.
BB18¼ 1079 'The Bety' steams past the Golden Circle Cannery at Bindha on the Shorncliffe Line with an 11-Car Train carrying over 500 passengers for the ARHS Christmas Tour. The Bety turned 50 on ... (more)
BB18¼ 1079 works hard to lift the train up the Great Dividing Range at Ballard on the South West Line
A crowd of rail enthusiasts stray onto the track at Helidon on the South-West Line while the crew water steam locomotive BB18¼ 1079