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Brooklyn wagon scrapping

In 2010 Pacific National started to clear out the multitudes of stored wagons at Tottenham Yard and selling them for scrap. A dozen or so at a time are being dragged at 20 km/h to Brooklyn, where they are being pushing into the VR tip siding to be cut up.

Part of a VQLX wagon still complete, a tank wagon poking up in the background

Saturday 5 June 2010 11:01 AM
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The claw still working away at chopping up the wagons

Saturday 5 June 2010 11:00 AM
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Another tank with random bits cut out of it

Saturday 5 June 2010 11:00 AM
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A big chunk of a VTQX tank wagon still be minced up at Brooklyn

Saturday 5 June 2010 11:00 AM
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VTBX 361M through piped due to defective brakes

Saturday 29 May 2010 14:11 PM
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Setting back into the tip siding

Saturday 29 May 2010 14:10 PM
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Taking the diverge towards Sunshine

Saturday 29 May 2010 14:06 PM
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Leaving Brooklyn with a rake of 13 oil pots

Saturday 29 May 2010 14:05 PM
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X42 returns to Brooklyn for the next rake

Saturday 29 May 2010 13:51 PM
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The last two wagons position by X42, chocks in places as the gas axe cuts away at the brake rigging

Saturday 29 May 2010 13:42 PM
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Grabbing a hold of VLEX 864V by the coupler

Saturday 29 May 2010 13:40 PM
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Lifting away the last louvered van

Saturday 29 May 2010 13:37 PM
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Rolling the bogies away

Saturday 29 May 2010 13:26 PM
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Lifting away the underframe, the body all cut away

Saturday 29 May 2010 13:22 PM
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In it all falls

Saturday 29 May 2010 13:14 PM
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Smashing in the roof

Saturday 29 May 2010 13:13 PM
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Flinging the door off the runners

Saturday 29 May 2010 13:11 PM
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Cutting away at the side braces

Saturday 29 May 2010 13:11 PM
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Having got over the green van, hacking away at a new one

Saturday 29 May 2010 13:07 PM
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Swinging the van around in the air

Saturday 29 May 2010 12:58 PM
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Biting into another van

Saturday 29 May 2010 12:57 PM
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Another van goes flying through the air

Saturday 29 May 2010 12:51 PM
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Opening up the top, the front having been removed

Saturday 29 May 2010 12:50 PM
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Bounding back the other way

Saturday 29 May 2010 12:49 PM
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