49 relations: Alfred Deakin, Andrew Clarke (British Army officer), Australian Railway Historical Society Museum, Barnawartha, Victoria, Broadford railway station, CFCL Australia, Charles Gavan Duffy, Charles La Trobe, Clyde Engineering, Commonwealth Railways, Commonwealth Railways GM class, Diesel fuel, Edward Henty, Electro-Motive Diesel, EMD 567, EMD F7, Ferdinand von Mueller, George Bass, George Higinbotham, Granville, New South Wales, Hamilton Hume, Intercapital Daylight, John Batman, John Monash, John O'Shanassy, John Pascoe Fawkner, Matthew Flinders, North East railway line, Pacific National, Parkes, New South Wales, Peter Lalor, Railway Digest, Redmond Barry, Seymour Railway Heritage Centre, Southern Aurora, Southern Shorthaul Railroad, Spirit of Progress, Steamrail Victoria, The Overland, Thomas Mitchell (explorer), Victorian Railways, Victorian Railways B class (diesel), Victorian Railways S class, Victorian Railways X class (diesel), VicTrack, Violet Town rail accident, Warrnambool V/Line rail service, West Coast Railway (Victoria), William Lonsdale (colonist).
Alfred Deakin (3 August 18567 October 1919) was an Australian politician who served as the second Prime Minister of Australia, in office for three separate terms – 1903 to 1904, 1905 to 1908, and 1909 to 1910.
Lieutenant General Sir Andrew Clarke, (27 July 1824 – 29 March 1902) was a British soldier and governor, as well as a surveyor and politician in Australia.
The Australian Railway Historical Society Museum is located on Champion Road, Newport, Victoria, near the North Williamstown station.
Barnawartha is a small town located on the Hume Highway in regional north-east Victoria, Australia, approximately from Melbourne on the banks of Indigo Creek which runs into the Murray River to the north.
Broadford railway station is located on the North East line in Victoria, Australia.
CFCL Australia (CFCLA) is an Australian locomotive and rolling stock leasing company operating in the rail freight market.
Sir Charles Gavan Duffy Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (12 April 1816 – 9 February 1903), Irish-Australian nationalist, journalist, poet and politician, was the 8th Premier of Victoria and one of the most colourful figures in Victorian political history.
Charles Joseph La Trobe, CB (or Latrobe; 20 March 18014 December 1875) was appointed in 1839 superintendent of the Port Phillip District of New South Wales and, after the establishment in 1851 of the colony of Victoria (now a state of Australia), he became its first lieutenant-governor.
Clyde Engineering was an Australian manufacturer of locomotives, rolling stock, and other industrial products.
The Commonwealth Railways were established in 1917 by the Government of Australia with the Commonwealth Railways Act to administer the Trans-Australia and Port Augusta to Darwin railways.
The GM class are a class of diesel locomotives built by Clyde Engineering, Granville for the Commonwealth Railways in several batches between 1951 and 1967.
Diesel fuel in general is any liquid fuel used in diesel engines, whose fuel ignition takes place, without any spark, as a result of compression of the inlet air mixture and then injection of fuel.
Edward Henty (28 March 1810 – 14 August 1878), Bassett, Marnie, '', Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 1, Melbourne University Press, 1966, pp 531-534, Retrieved 2009-09-27 was a pioneer and first permanent settler in the Port Phillip district (later Victoria), Australia.
Electro-Motive Diesel (EMD) is an American manufacturer of diesel-electric locomotives, locomotive products and diesel engines for the rail industry.
The EMD 567 is a line of large medium-speed diesel engines built by General Motors' Electro-Motive Division.
The EMD F7 was a Diesel-electric locomotive produced between February 1949 and December 1953 by the Electro-Motive Division of General Motors (EMD) and General Motors Diesel (GMD).
Baron Sir Ferdinand Jacob Heinrich von Mueller, (German: Müller) (30 June 1825 – 10 October 1896) was a German-Australian physician, geographer, and most notably, a botanist.
George Bass (30 January 1771 – after 5 February 1803) was a British naval surgeon and explorer of Australia.
George Higinbotham (19 April 1826 – 31 December 1892) was a politician and was a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Victoria, which is the highest ranking court in the Australian colony (and later, State) of Victoria.
Granville is a suburb in western Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
Hamilton Hume (19 June 1797 – 19 April 1873) was an early explorer of the present-day Australian states of New South Wales and Victoria.
The Inter-Capital Daylight was a passenger train that operated between Australia's two largest cities, Sydney and Melbourne from March 1956 until August 1991.
John Batman (21 January 18016 May 1839) was an Australian grazier, entrepreneur and explorer.
General Sir John Monash, (27 June 1865 – 8 October 1931) was a civil engineer and an Australian military commander of the First World War.
Sir John O'Shanassy, KCMG (18 February 1818 – 5 May 1883), was an Irish-Australian politician who served as the 2nd Premier of Victoria.
John Pascoe Fawkner (20 October 1792 – 4 September 1869) was an early pioneer, businessman and politician of Melbourne, Australia.
Captain Matthew Flinders (16 March 1774 – 19 July 1814) was an English navigator and cartographer, who was the leader of the first circumnavigation of Australia and identified it as a continent.
The North East railway is in the north-east of Victoria, Australia.
Pacific National is one of Australia's largest rail freight businesses.
Parkes is a town in New South Wales, Australia.
Peter Fintan Lalor (locally; 5 February 1827 – 9 February 1889) was an Irish-Australian rebel and, later, politician who rose to fame for his leading role in the Eureka Rebellion, an event controversially identified with the "birth of democracy" in Australia.
Railway Digest is a Sydney based monthly magazine covering the railways of Australia.
Sir Redmond Barry, (7 June 181323 November 1880), was a colonial judge in Victoria, Australia of Anglo-Irish origins.
The Seymour Railway Heritage Centre (SRHC) is a railway preservation group based in Seymour, Victoria, Australia.
The Southern Aurora was an overnight express passenger train that operated between Australia's two largest cities, Sydney and Melbourne.
Southern Shorthaul Railroad is an Australian rail freight services operator in New South Wales and Victoria.
The Spirit of Progress was the premier express passenger train on the Victorian Railways in Australia, running from Melbourne to the New South Wales border at Albury, and later through to Sydney.
Steamrail Victoria is a not-for-profit volunteer group established in 1965 to restore and operate historic locomotives and rolling stock used on the railways in Victoria, Australia.
The Overland is an Australian passenger train service between Melbourne and Adelaide.
Lieutenant Colonel Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell (15 June 1792 – 5 October 1855), surveyor and explorer of south-eastern Australia, was born at Grangemouth in Stirlingshire, Scotland.
The Victorian Railways operated in the Australian state of Victoria from 1859 to 1983.
The B class are a class of diesel locomotives built by Clyde Engineering, Granville for the Victorian Railways in 1952-1953.
The Victorian Railways S class was a class of 4-6-2 express passenger steam locomotive operated by the Victorian Railways (VR) in Australia between 1928 and 1954.
The X class are a class of mainline diesel locomotives built by Clyde Engineering, Granville and Rosewater for the Victorian Railways between 1966 and 1976.
VicTrack is the trading name of Victorian Rail Track Corporation, a Victorian Government state-owned enterprise which owns all railway and tram lines, associated rail lands and other related rail-related infrastructure in the state of Victoria, Australia, with the exception of the heritage Puffing Billy Railway that is owned by the Emerald Tourist Railway Board.
The Violet Town rail accident, also known as the Southern Aurora disaster, was a railway accident that occurred on 7 February 1969 near the McDiarmids Road crossing, approximately 1 km south of Violet Town, Victoria, Australia.
The Warrnambool Line is a regional passenger rail service operated by V/Line in Victoria, Australia.
West Coast Railway was a passenger train company operating in Victoria, Australia that operated services between Melbourne and Warrnambool from September 1993 until August 2004.
William Lonsdale (2 or 21 October 1799 – 28 March 1864) supervised the founding of the official settlement at Port Phillip (later named Melbourne) from 1836 and went on to serve under the Superintendent La Trobe from 1839 to 1854.