As I mentioned on Monday, we took an abbreviated trip on Puffing Billy. Our point of origin was Menzies Creek Railway Station, and our destination was the main railway station at Belgrave. So, whereas on Monday’s article I showed you the full five-station route, today I’ll present to you the truncated route we took from Menzies Creek to Belgrave:
In case you’re wondering what we saw along the way, here are some examples:
Of course, my favorite view this trip was our train crossing the Monbulk Creek trestle bridge:
And, finally, as we prepare to roll into Belgrave Railway Station, we are greeted by the appropriate signage:
For more information:
- Puffing Billy Railway (Wikipedia)
- Puffing Billy Locomotive Fleet (Puffing Billy website)
- Puffing Billy Carriage Fleet (Puffing Billy website)
- Baldwin Locomotive Works — U.S. supplier of the first two VR NA Class Locomotives (Wikipedia)
- Victoria Railways Newport Workshops Australian manufacturer of later VR NA Class Locomotives (Wikipedia)
- Victoria Railways Carriages (Wikipedia)
- Victoria Railways (Wikipedia)
2 responses to “Circumnavigating Australia — Puffing Billy to Belgrave Railway Station”
The Dandenong Ranges are really beautiful indeed. You really capture the verdant greens well in these photographs, Doug.
You’re most welcome, Dean. So glad you enjoyed the photography!
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