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Apex quarry train

The Apex train carries gravel and other quarry products from Kilmore East on the North East line, to Westall in south-eastern Melbourne, Brooklyn in western Melbourne, and North Shore in Geelong. Originally operated by Freight Australia then Pacific National, in 2016 Qube Logistics won the contract.

With the wagons shunted into the departure roads at North Geelong Yard, G531 runs around the train

December 14, 2014 15:15 PM
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G531 shunts the quarry hoppers out of the maintenance workshops at North Geelong Yard

December 14, 2014 15:03 PM
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G542 awaiting a path west at Tottenham Yard

December 08, 2014 08:31 AM
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Tail end of the Apex train, as it heads empty to Kilmore East

November 28, 2014 19:53 PM
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80 km/h 'reduce to medium speed' aspect for the train departing Sunshine platform 4

November 28, 2014 19:51 PM
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G542 heads north through Sunshine station bound for Kilmore East

Having discharged at Brooklyn earlier in the day, it had to wait for a path on the goods line a short distance to the south

November 28, 2014 19:51 PM
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G531 stopped at Tottenham Yard as the crew prep the train

October 20, 2014 08:01 AM
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G542 and G525 lead the down Apex train through Broadmeadows station

August 25, 2014 19:13 PM
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A79 and A71 run around their loaded train at Tottenham Yard

April 06, 2014 11:49 AM
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Tail end of the loaded Apex train

April 06, 2014 11:26 AM
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Loaded Apex train heads for Brooklyn, with the signals set for Tottenham Yard

April 06, 2014 11:26 AM
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A79 and A71 lead the loaded Apex train through Sunshine station

April 06, 2014 11:25 AM
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X41 leads X42 cross the Flinders Street Viaduct with a quarry train bound for Westall

October 09, 2013 12:08 PM
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Red over green on the signal at Albion Loop

October 17, 2012 16:07 PM
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X44 leads X37 on the up Apex train at Albion Loop

October 17, 2012 16:07 PM
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A71 and X43 wait for a signal on the goods lines behind North Melbourne station

Presumably headed through the city for Westall

September 05, 2012 06:57 AM
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X44 leads X41 on the down Apex train at Albion

February 06, 2012 18:51 PM
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Wagons of the Apex train at South Kensington, waiting for a path onto the passenger lines towards Sunshine

September 23, 2011 10:25 AM
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X49 and X41 approach the Brooklyn quarry siding with the loaded Apex train

July 29, 2011 16:26 PM
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Tail end of the loaded Apex train, bound for the siding at Brooklyn

July 29, 2011 15:59 PM
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X49 and X41 lead the loaded Apex train through Albion on the up

July 29, 2011 15:58 PM
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X37 leads X43 at Albion Loop on the down empty train

March 02, 2011 19:06 PM
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Wagons stopped over the crossing as the train enters the Brooklyn quarry sidings

March 02, 2011 16:29 PM
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