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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.

X42 waiting line at Tottenham Junction

20 May 2010 16:46 PM
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Passing tank wagons to be scrapped in a few days time, X42 transfers container wagons to Brooklyn

20 May 2010 16:44 PM
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NR113 running light engine passes X42 at Tottenham

20 May 2010 16:02 PM
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XR550 and XR552 shunt around making up the next rake of victims, X42 with container flats to be scrapped tomorrow

20 May 2010 15:49 PM
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Having reversed once to get out of the tip siding, and revered again at Brooklyn, X42 heads over to Tottenham Yard

20 May 2010 14:50 PM
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X42 heads back to Tottenham to collect more wagons

20 May 2010 14:41 PM
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Second person attending to the derail block with X42 cut off the wagons

20 May 2010 14:37 PM
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All done for the day

20 May 2010 14:32 PM
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Pushing the next two wagons into reach of the crane

20 May 2010 14:32 PM
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Driver of X42 waiting to shuffle the rake along by two wagons

20 May 2010 14:32 PM
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Looking down the rake, bogies being lifted away

20 May 2010 14:32 PM
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Another louvred van lifted off the rails, the claw still absent

20 May 2010 14:26 PM
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Junk everywhere at the former VR tip

20 May 2010 14:24 PM
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X42 waiting to push the wagons up

20 May 2010 14:24 PM
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Underframes from some of the 40 louvred vans cut up so far

20 May 2010 14:23 PM
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More louvred vans waiting for the claw to be repaired

20 May 2010 14:22 PM
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Plywood from inside the louvred vans litters the ground

20 May 2010 14:19 PM
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VLEX 1046T - the door is leaning on it, NOT holding it up!

20 May 2010 14:19 PM
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VLDX waiting to be lifted off the rails

20 May 2010 14:18 PM
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VLEX 1046T grounded and leading to one side

20 May 2010 14:18 PM
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Pair of stacked wagons, VOJX 97Y and VOJX 33W, the crane at work behind

20 May 2010 14:18 PM
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Still more underframes on the ground

20 May 2010 14:17 PM
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More VOJX wagons stacked up

20 May 2010 14:16 PM
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Cut up underframes among the waiting wagons

20 May 2010 14:16 PM
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