Royal Tour, Tentative Engine Crew Arrangements

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Tentative Engine Crew Arrangements for planned royal visit

Record Citation: PROV VPRS 12485/P4, Unit 1
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Agency: VA 2876 Victorian Railways (also Victorian Railways Commissioners 1883-1973, Victorian Railways Board 1973-1983)
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Date: 7 January 1952
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Language: en
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12485 P4 unit 1 7 Jan 1952 pg1 royal visit engine crew.jpg Written text needs transcribing. Royal Tour - 7.1.52
             ROYAL TOUR   -   TENTATIVE ENGINE  CREW ARRANGEMENTS.


Melbourne to sale             Driver F. Myers            Leading engine
(empty cars)                  Driver A. Donohue          2nd engine

Pilot train                   Driver J. Brereton         engine 639 D3

Sale to Melbourne             Driver F. Myers            Leading engine
                              Driver A. Donohue          2nd engine

Pilot train                   Driver J. Brereton         engine 639 D3

Melbourne - Mangalore         Driver J. Fraser           Leading engine
                              Driver G. Slingo           2nd engine

Pilot train                   Driver R. Bartrop          Engine 639 D3
Melbourne - Seymour      to be relieved by Driver H. Spiers

Mangalore to Shepparton       Driver S. Evans            Leading engine
                              Driver W. King             2nd engine

Pilot train                   Driver H, Spiers      relieve Driver Bartrop
Seymour - Toolamba - Echuca                         engine 639 D3

Pilot engine                  Driver Monument
Toolamba - Shepparton

Shepparton - Toolamba         Driver L. Walker           Leading engine
                              Driver Powell              2nd engine

Pilot engine                  Driver Monument
Shepparton - Toolamba

Toolamba - Echuca             Driver W.L. Evans          Leading engine
                              Driver Sparks              2nd engine

Echuca - Elmore               Driver G. Whitting        Leading engine
                              Driver C. Davies          2nd engine

Pilot train                   Driver J. Milburn         Engine 639 D3
Echuca - Elmore        To be relieved at Elmore by
                              Driver J. Brereton

Elmore to Bendigo and         Driver Myers               Leading engine
Waubra and light engine       Driver A. Donohue          2nd engine
to Bakkarat.

Pilot train Elmore to         Driver J. Brereton         Relieve Driver Milburn
Waubra camping site and       (relieve at Elmore)        on engine 639 at
light engine to Ballarat.

Waubra Junct. to Camping      Drivers J.H. Parkin        Leading engine
Site.                         and Schafer.               2nd engine
                              Engines tender first
                                from Ballarat.

Camping Site to Ballarat      Driver P. Hayes            Leading engine
                              Driver Liddicoat           2nd engine
   (Relieve Drivers Parkin and Schafer at Camping Site and bring train to
       Ballarat North and Ballarat.)

Ballarat North to Wendouree   Driver Turner              X class engine.

Drivers Hayes and Liddicoat to follow train to Wendouree, on receiving line,
attach engines to train and run train to Ballarat.

Ballarat to Geelong and       Driver F. Myers            Leading engine
Melbourne                     Driver A. Donohue          2nd engine.


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With the exception of section 4, in all cases of R. class engines running the Royal Train 704 will be the leading engine.


The engines running sections 6, 7 and 8 will be thoroughly cleaned.

The Superintendant of Locomotive Maintenence will select the engines and issue details of painting, polishing, etc.


Bracket to carry the Coat of Arms.


On sections on which the Royal Party is on the train the leading engine will carry the Coat of Arms. The Rolling Srock Engineer will design a suitible bracket. The number of engines to be equipped are:-

   R.  2

   D3. 1

   A2. 1

   X.  1

Pilot train engine.

D3. No. 639 will be the pilot train engine throughout.


(sgd) A. C. Ablston

Chief Mechanical Engineer.


Asst. Chief Mechanical Engineer.


Superintendent of Loco. Running.


Superintendent of Loco. Maintenance.


Rolling Stock Engineer.


Chief Clerk.


Metro. R.S. Superintendent, Flinders Street.


District R.S. Superintendent, Ballarat.

   "      "         "         Bendigo.

   "      "         "         Geelong.

   "      "         "         Seymour.
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Has agency urlhttp://access.prov.vic.gov.au/public/component/daPublicBaseContainer?component=daViewAgency&breadcrumbPath=Home/Access%20the%20Collection/Browse%20The%20Collection/Agency%20Details&entityId=2876 +
Has category nameRoyal Tours +
Has date7 January 1952 +
Has form nameTranscribed Record Form +
Has imagehttp://wiki.prov.vic.gov.au/images/6/64/12485_P4_unit_1_7_Jan_1952_pg1_royal_visit_engine_crew.jpg + and http://wiki.prov.vic.gov.au/images/3/39/12485_P4_unit_1_7_Jan_1952_pg2_engine_crew.jpg +
Has keywordsengine crew +, royal tour +, train +, railways + and royal visit +
Has languageen +
Has person nameF. Myers +, A. Donohue +, J. Brereton +, J. Fraser +, G. Slingo +, R. Bartrop +, H. Spiers +, S. Evans +, W. King +, L. Walker +, W.L. Evans +, G. Whitting +, C. Davies +, J. Milburn +, J.H. Parkin +, P. Hayes + and A. C. Ablston +
Has record agencyVA 2876 Victorian Railways (also Victorian Railways Commissioners 1883-1973, Victorian Railways Board 1973-1983) +
Has record citationPROV VPRS 12485/P4, Unit 1 +
Has record urlhttp://access.prov.vic.gov.au/public/component/daPublicBaseContainer?component=daViewSeries&breadcrumbPath=Home/Access%20the%20Collection/Browse%20The%20Collection/Series%20Details&entityId=12485 +
Has rightshttp://www.prov.vic.gov.au/copyright +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.Transcribed Record Form +
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