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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.

Wagon being dragged along the ground

Tuesday 18 May 2010 11:49 AM
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Spinning it around

Tuesday 18 May 2010 11:44 AM
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A second wagon up in the air

Tuesday 18 May 2010 11:44 AM
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Headed back for the next wagon

Tuesday 18 May 2010 11:37 AM
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The claw dragging the wagon along the ground by the coupler

Tuesday 18 May 2010 11:32 AM
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Lifting the bogies off the rails with the smaller crane

Tuesday 18 May 2010 11:31 AM
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On the way back down

Tuesday 18 May 2010 11:29 AM
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Having spun around 180 degrees

Tuesday 18 May 2010 11:29 AM
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Spinning the first wagon around

Tuesday 18 May 2010 11:29 AM
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Swinging the wagon off the bogies

Tuesday 18 May 2010 11:28 AM
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Up goes the first wagon

Tuesday 18 May 2010 11:28 AM
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The claw ready to get cutting

Tuesday 18 May 2010 11:26 AM
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Using an oxy torch to cut the bogies free

Tuesday 18 May 2010 11:17 AM
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Approaching the wrecking site, cranes at the ready

Tuesday 18 May 2010 11:06 AM
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Heading down the siding to the scrapping site

Tuesday 18 May 2010 11:00 AM
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Now in the tip proper

Tuesday 18 May 2010 10:59 AM
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Traffic held up at Somerville Road

Tuesday 18 May 2010 10:58 AM
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First bit of the train into the tip siding

Tuesday 18 May 2010 10:57 AM
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Still crawling along...

Tuesday 18 May 2010 10:57 AM
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X42 still shunting back

Tuesday 18 May 2010 10:57 AM
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Shunter waiting for the train to past the level crossing

Tuesday 18 May 2010 10:55 AM
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Shunting back into the tip siding

Tuesday 18 May 2010 10:54 AM
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The last wagon leaves Brooklyn

Tuesday 18 May 2010 10:48 AM
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VLDX 8T

Tuesday 18 May 2010 10:48 AM
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