GVR Dining Car Trial

Trialling GVR's newly overhauled Af 1182 as a dining car

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An interior view of Af 1182. The carriage is fitted out with high-end chairs, tables, glassware and cutlery, although is still not fully complete

25 May 2019

An interior view of Af 1182. The carriage is fitted out with high-end chairs, tables, glassware and cutlery, although is still not fully complete

The glassware inside the carriage is branded with the new GVR logo

25 May 2019

The glassware inside the carriage is branded with the new GVR logo

Af 1182 is fitted out with kitchen facilities for cooking and preparing meals

25 May 2019

Af 1182 is fitted out with kitchen facilities for cooking and preparing meals

The trial run emulated the 12:30pm service of a normal running day with the parlour car and dining car attached. For the trial, GVR staff acted as passengers and DBR 1295 was placed in charge of the train to save on costs, although real services will be steam-hauled

25 May 2019

The trial run emulated the 12:30pm service of a normal running day with the parlour car and dining car attached. For the trial, GVR staff acted as passengers and DBR 1295 was placed in charge of the train to save on costs, although real services will be steam-hauled

The parlour car, A 1452, and the dining car, Af 1182, will be run as a pair for dining services

25 May 2019

The parlour car, A 1452, and the dining car, Af 1182, will be run as a pair for dining services

An exterior view of newly overhauled Af 1182

25 May 2019

An exterior view of newly overhauled Af 1182

DBR 1295 departs Glenbrook with the six-total trial train in tow

25 May 2019

DBR 1295 departs Glenbrook with the six-total trial train in tow

DBR 1295 heads out of Glenbrook with the trial train, running bang on time

25 May 2019

DBR 1295 heads out of Glenbrook with the trial train, running bang on time

DBR 1295 leads the train across Cornwall Road, with the six-car passenger train in tow

25 May 2019

DBR 1295 leads the train across Cornwall Road, with the six-car passenger train in tow

DBR 1295 crosses Cornwall Road towards Victoria Ave

25 May 2019

DBR 1295 crosses Cornwall Road towards Victoria Ave

The two first-class carriages follow DBR 1295 across Cornwall Road

25 May 2019

The two first-class carriages follow DBR 1295 across Cornwall Road

DBR 1295 stops before Victoria Ave

25 May 2019

DBR 1295 stops before Victoria Ave

After running around, DBR 1295 leads the train up the grade out of Victoria Ave

25 May 2019

After running around, DBR 1295 leads the train up the grade out of Victoria Ave

Heading back towards Glenbrook, DBR 1295 hauls the hefty train out of Victoria Ave

25 May 2019

Heading back towards Glenbrook, DBR 1295 hauls the hefty train out of Victoria Ave

With the first-class carriages now at the rear of the train, DBR 1295 powers up for the grade up to Shakespeare Road

25 May 2019

With the first-class carriages now at the rear of the train, DBR 1295 powers up for the grade up to Shakespeare Road

DBR 1295 hauls the train under Blacks Bridge

25 May 2019

DBR 1295 hauls the train under Blacks Bridge

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