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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.

The claw attacks some louvred van underframes

Saturday 29 May 2010 11:17 AM
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A second tank wagon is lifted

Saturday 29 May 2010 11:17 AM
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Cranes already at work, X42 waits

Saturday 29 May 2010 11:09 AM
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Headed over Somerville Road again

Saturday 29 May 2010 11:00 AM
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Mostly oil tanks, along with a VLEX and two VQLX wagons

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:58 AM
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Setting back towards the tip siding

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:56 AM
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Having pulled forward onto the line towards Sunshine, the shunter throws the points for the siding

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:54 AM
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Tank wagons bringing up the rear

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:51 AM
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X42 heads off with the first rake of wagons to be scrapped

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:50 AM
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Shunter pulls over the point lever at Brooklyn

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:48 AM
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Having run around, half of the wagons have been stabled for later in the day

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:47 AM
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VQLX 139B

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:38 AM
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VQLX 45M

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:38 AM
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VLEX 984

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:38 AM
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VTQF 577P

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:38 AM
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VTQF 256Y

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:38 AM
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VTQF 360W

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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VTQF 393E

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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VTQF 194W

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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VTQX 633D

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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VTQF 180B

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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VTQF 181K

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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VTQF 576G

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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VTQF 487Q

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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