Easter Steam 2000

The Millenuium Aurora Tour, organised by the NSW Rail Transport Museum was THE rail heritage event of the year 2000. Former NSWGR Pacific locos 3801 and 3830 (operated by 3801 Limited and Powerhouse Museum respectively) journeyed from Sydney, NSW to Dimboola in western Victoria during Easter. This historic tour saw the first use of steam locos on lines converted from broad to standard gauge during the mid 1990s.
This superb tape, covering the Easter 2000 events in Victoria, includes:
  • 3801 and 3830 running parallel with R711 and R766;
  • Coverage throughout Victoriac and southern NSW, with contributions from ten camera crews;
  • First standard gauge steam to Cressy, Ararat, Portland and Dimboola;
  • Footage from train, lineside, parallel roads and footplate;
  • Cabride on 3801;
  • Bellarine Peninsula Railway Easter Steam Extravaganza;
  • Eleven different steam locomotives in action;
  • Visual tribute to Gerald Dee (prepared by John Phillips).