Tram Square and a Tait
  Yuri Sos

Sunday last saw another test run by Steamrail's magnificently restored Tait set. Comprising Motors 317M and 381M, Trailer 208T and Driving Trailer 230D, the set ventured out from Newport and headed for the eastern suburbs.

Whistle blowing enthusiastically the Tait set glides effortlessly through Yarraville station, looking absolutely schmick in the gorgeous bright winter sunshine:
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It passed through Riversdale and over the tram square about ten minutes late having stalled on the bank approaching Camberwell station. By the time the train arrived here the sun was shining directly at the camera and in shot so it was a challenge to photograph and presented quite a challenge in post-production to achieve an acceptable result. Who knows when the next time is that we will see a Tait on a tram square in Melbourne?
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As the Tait passed I turned and photographed the departing Tait as it descended the grade towards Willison and the terminus at Alamein - not a house in sight, just lush green vegetation:
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A very quick reversal at Alamein saw the Tait set on its way back to Camberwell through the tram square and past its attendant signal box a minute early:
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