An up"Jet" drops off the staff at Ballan on Oct. 31 1981.
The Melbourne to Serviceton mainline was worked under electric staff for almost its entire length. The section from Bacchus Marsh to Ballan however was worked under Automatic and Track Control (ATC) rules, introduced when Bank Box loop was built.
B 76 hauling a Spencer St. to Ballarat pass pauses at Ballan. 1978.
B 74 on a down Ballarat pass approaches Ballan, April 6 1986.