2013: The Victorian Year in Steam

2013: The Victorian Year in Steam: This superb TWO HOUR and fifteen minute DVD comprehensively covers over 60 Victorian steam operations during 2013 featuring 20 different locos.

Highlights include:

  • Double Rs and double Js;
  • Climax, 12NA and J 549 back in steam;
  • Ten double-headed loco combinations;
  • Parallel run D3/J with double Rs;
  • Four suburban shuttles;
  • Operations on over 60 days;
  • 20 different steam locos;
  • ASG move;
  • Double R class to Traralgon & Bendigo;
  • D3 639 & K 190 on the VGR;
  • Ballarat shuttles with Y & K class;
  • Cabrides on G, K & J classes, Lukee, Climax, T 251 and Pozieres; and much more.

2013 was a year of loco restorations and double headers. The Climax geared loco and 12NA returned to service at Puffing Billy whilst J 549 again steamed on the Victorian Goldfields Railway. Ten double-headed combinations are featured including R 707 & R 761 running parallel with D3 639 and J 549.

Y 112 joined K 153 on country shuttles at Ballarat. D3 639 visited the Maldon line for the first time in 40 years. Suburban rambles ran to seven destinations. Work on A2 986 continued apace. Cabrides on no less than seven locos add interest to this production.