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DG 772 + DI 1102 working a Steam Inc special from Invercargill

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©  Oct 22, 2018


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Exposure: 1/640
Aperture: f/8
Focal length: 70 mm
ISO: 400
Time: 17:21

DG 772 + DI 1102 working a Steam Inc special from Invercargill



DG 772 was built by Vulcan entering service in 1956 and was bought by Diesel Traction Group (DTG) after being retired in 1983. 1102 was built by English Electric in Queensland in 1966 and bought by DTG in 1989. Restoration begun around 2009 and the recent certification for mainline running being celebrated by the special operated by Steam Incorporated. The train is seen here beside the Clutha River at Balclutha on the run from Invercargill back to Dunedin.
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