ABOVE: Very early view of Bairnsdale looking towards Melbourne

ABOVE: T 410 awaits departure time at Bairnsdale on the up Gippslander. Dec. 28 1979.

This trains consist was CE 9 - BZ 5 - Mooroobool - BE 48 - BW 15 - AW 3 - BE 15 - BCE 5

ABOVE: T 397 departs Bairnsdale on an up Orbost goods Dec. 23 1975 (photo courtesy Peter J. Vincent)

ABOVE: 2 T's depart Bairnsdale on an up goods Dec. 28 1979

ABOVE: T 405 arrives Bairnsdale on "The Gippslander" 1971. Due to Sale being a dead end station the Gippslander ran with the guards van at the front of the train from Sale to Bairnsdale a very uncommon occurrance on the VR at the time.
)photo courtesy Peter J. Vincent)

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