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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.

G543 waiting for a path onto the suburban tracks outside Sunshine

January 29, 2015 18:43 PM
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G531 heads back onto the wagons at North Geelong Yard

December 14, 2014 15:20 PM
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G531 shunts back onto the freshly inspected wagons at North Geelong Yard

December 14, 2014 15:19 PM
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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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Tail end of the loaded Apex train, bound for the siding at Brooklyn

July 29, 2011 15:59 PM
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