Wagons and containersPhotos of various freight wagons - if I know what train they are on then the photos are sorted into albums by operator and service, otherwise they are in albums by wagon code. You can view the new wagon and container photos in the order they were uploaded at this page.
Ex-Westrail narrow gauge grain hoppers, converted to standard gauge by current owner ARG / QR National for use on their new NSW grain contract.
October 27, 2015
SSR Bendigo have refurbished a number of Victorian VHGY type grain hoppers as the BGGX / BGGY class
Originally CFSX / VZSX coded manual sleeper discharge wagons, in 2007 a number were painted bright yellow and converted into rail flats. Brought down to Melbourne, soon afterwards they went into storage at SSR Bendigo. The V/Line addenda says they were numbered 6101 - 6012.
Owned by CFCLA, 42 were built in 2003-04 by Alstom Ballarat
Broad gauge and CFLCA owned, they are recoded V/Line VZMF hoppers
Broad gauge CFCLA owned ballast hoppers, with remote control discharge equipment and larger bottom discharge doors. Converted from CHMF hoppers, which were recoded V/Line VZMF hoppers. Since taking over the contract to operate Melbourne's rail network, Metro Trains Melbourne have hired these from CFCLA, operating trains using hired diesel locomotives. Their CHOY ballast hoppers are been rebranded and fitted with lighting, powered by generator wagon CFSX 125G.
Standard gauge CFCLA owned ballast hoppers, with remote control discharge equipment
Wagons used to carry concrete sleepers, both broad and standard gauges
Various broad gauge container wagons was used by Pacific National on their Warrnambool service
Container wagons as used by QR National on their MA6/AM6 Melbourne-Adelaide trains
Container wagons as used by QR National on their MB7/BM7 Melbourne-Sydney-Brisbane trains
Flat rack containers are often used to carry large or unusual loads that would not fit into a standard shipping container
Container mounted generator sets are provided on many trains to supply power to refrigerated containers, with wagons being equipped with electrical cabling
Assorted CFCLA containerised grain containers
Tanks in the form of an ISO container
Built as 75' long SFX / VFLX flat wagons for the Victorian Railways. Today used as side or end discharge rail transport flat wagons, concrete sleeper transport, carrying spoil containers, or as container flats
Also known as relay vans, crew cars are a passenger carriage specially fitted out for the use of train drivers, they are used by a number of freight operators on long distance services to cut down on the number of crew changes.
Miscellaneous wagons owned by El Zorro. Many of the older ones are either ancient ex-VR 'S' wagons, or various other other cut down junk.
The HD group was used by the Victorian Railways to classify a wide variety of departmental rolling stock used for non-revenue traffic
A four wheeled wagon converted to carry bogies
Long wheelbase U, T and KAB four wheel wagons converted to carry 20 foot ISO containers during the 1970s and 1980s
Car carrying wagons used for Motorail services
Used to convey sugar from Grafton in NSW to the Manildra Group sidings at North Dynon
With a single bogie between the wells: most Australian multi-unit well wagons have separate bogies, the drawbars linking them instead
Built in 2000 as the BEZY class on the Queensland narrow gauge, in late 2004 a number were converted to standard gauge by QR National as the QQAY class.
Ex-Australian National container wagons now owned by QR National, fitted with electrical connections for refrigerated containers
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