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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

29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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VTBX 468N (not VTBX 68)

29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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VTQF 355 (?)

29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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VTQF 273 (?)

29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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VTQF 406M

29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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VTBX 361M

29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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VTQF 371Q

29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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VTQF 103K

29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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VTQZ 356K

29 May 2010 10:37 AM
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Crossing Somerville Road at Brooklyn

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

29 May 2010 10:34 AM
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Crossing over the suburban lines headed for Brooklyn

29 May 2010 10:29 AM
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Crawling upgrade on wet rails with rickety wagons at Tottenham Yard

29 May 2010 09:12 AM
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Still waiting at Tottenham by the disused yardmasters office

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

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

27 May 2010 15:36 PM
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X42 idling away, a rake of tank wagons being washed out before scrapping

27 May 2010 15:29 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!

27 May 2010 14:44 PM
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Another blast of water out the top

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

27 May 2010 14:42 PM
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A new pile of smaller and finer wagon chunks

27 May 2010 14:28 PM
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The pile of scrapped wagons at Brooklyn not looking much bigger

27 May 2010 14:28 PM
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X42 leaves VQLX container wagons at Brooklyn for tomorrow's scrapping

20 May 2010 17:17 PM
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