The down Spirit Of Progress powers through Somerton in the late evening light.
Oct. 29 1981

The view from the cab of the up "Southern Aurora" as we pass through Somerton loop on the outskirts of Melbourne.
The two broad gauge lines, on the right, have now been slewed in preparation for electrifying the track to Craigieburn,
this is the site of the new Roxburgh Park station, the old down Somerton platform can be seen on the right, long since bulldozed.

A Melbourne to Sydney Freight Australia train at Somerton. Feb. 2004

The Sydney to Melbourne XPT service nears Somerton loop. Jan 27 2011

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