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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.

Upside down underframes, wagons still on the rails behind

Thursday 20 May 2010 14:16 PM
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About 40 cut up louvred vans make up the pile of scrap

Thursday 20 May 2010 14:15 PM
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Wagon underframes attacked by the oxy torch

Thursday 20 May 2010 14:15 PM
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Lifting the flat wagon off the rails

Thursday 20 May 2010 14:15 PM
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Wagon underframes cut up in the foreground

Thursday 20 May 2010 14:10 PM
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Pair of stacked VOJFs waiting to be cut up

Thursday 20 May 2010 14:09 PM
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Crane at the ready, bogies stacked up

Thursday 20 May 2010 14:07 PM
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ELX up in the air, full of rubble

Thursday 20 May 2010 14:02 PM
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Abandoned ELX wagon at the far end of the siding

Thursday 20 May 2010 14:01 PM
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Big pile of bogies

Thursday 20 May 2010 13:59 PM
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More grounded wagons waiting to be cut up

Thursday 20 May 2010 13:58 PM
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Lunch break

Thursday 20 May 2010 13:57 PM
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Wagons waiting to be lifted off the rails

Thursday 20 May 2010 13:57 PM
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Looking down the motorail wagon

Thursday 20 May 2010 13:56 PM
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Grounded wagons given a short reprieve, waiting for the claw to be repaired

Thursday 20 May 2010 13:53 PM
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X42 waits to shunt the wagons further along

Thursday 20 May 2010 13:52 PM
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Wagons lined up in the tip siding awaiting their turn

Thursday 20 May 2010 13:42 PM
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Crossing Somerville Road again

Thursday 20 May 2010 13:30 PM
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X42 negotiates the overgrown track on the curve

Thursday 20 May 2010 13:29 PM
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Shunting back into the tip siding

Thursday 20 May 2010 13:28 PM
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Passing the office at Brooklyn

Thursday 20 May 2010 13:23 PM
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X42 coupled up to the wagons and ready to go

Thursday 20 May 2010 13:19 PM
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Safeworker waiting for X42 to come back

Thursday 20 May 2010 13:13 PM
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Trundling down number 3 road for the next rake of wagons

Thursday 20 May 2010 13:11 PM
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