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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.

VTQF 102B

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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(8 times this month, 73 times this year)

VTBX 468N (not VTBX 68)

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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(4 times this month, 76 times this year)

VTQF 355 (?)

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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(5 times this month, 72 times this year)

VTQF 273 (?)

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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(6 times this month, 72 times this year)

VTQF 406M

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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(4 times this month, 83 times this year)

VTBX 361M

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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(4 times this month, 72 times this year)

VTQF 371Q

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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(3 times this month, 75 times this year)

VTQF 103K

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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(3 times this month, 82 times this year)

VTQZ 356K

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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(4 times this month, 89 times this year)

Crossing Somerville Road at Brooklyn

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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X42 on arrival at Brooklyn

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:34 AM
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(7 times this month, 93 times this year)

Crossing over the suburban lines headed for Brooklyn

Saturday 29 May 2010 10:29 AM
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(2 times this month, 116 times this year)

Crawling upgrade on wet rails with rickety wagons at Tottenham Yard

Saturday 29 May 2010 09:12 AM
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(5 times this month, 86 times this year)

Still waiting at Tottenham by the disused yardmasters office

Saturday 29 May 2010 08:58 AM
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X42 and cleaned out tank wagons waiting to depart Tottenham Yard for Brooklyn

Saturday 29 May 2010 08:54 AM
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X42 at Tottenham Yard shunting redundant tank wagons for their final decontamination cleanout

Thursday 27 May 2010 15:36 PM
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(4 times this month, 77 times this year)

X42 idling away, a rake of tank wagons being washed out before scrapping

Thursday 27 May 2010 15:29 PM
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Tank wagons getting washed out - a hose gets connected to bottom outlet and the gunk is sucked out for proper disposal

Thursday 27 May 2010 15:26 PM
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I don't know how the hell this is supposed to clean out a tank wagon, but it is what they are doing to all of them!

Thursday 27 May 2010 14:44 PM
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(4 times this month, 67 times this year)

Another blast of water out the top

Thursday 27 May 2010 14:42 PM
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VTBX 468N getting cleaned out, spraying water out of the top

Thursday 27 May 2010 14:42 PM
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(5 times this month, 77 times this year)

A new pile of smaller and finer wagon chunks

Thursday 27 May 2010 14:28 PM
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(5 times this month, 60 times this year)

The pile of scrapped wagons at Brooklyn not looking much bigger

Thursday 27 May 2010 14:28 PM
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(4 times this month, 77 times this year)

X42 leaves VQLX container wagons at Brooklyn for tomorrow's scrapping

Thursday 20 May 2010 17:17 PM
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(5 times this month, 78 times this year)
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