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El Zorro grain trains

El Zorro operates a number of grain trains inside and through Victoria, on both broad and standard gauges, using a mix of hired locomotives and wagons

S303 creeping forward yet again

6 July 2010 13:14 PM
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Another 4 wagons along, the grain elevator towers overhead

6 July 2010 13:13 PM
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The quad VR locos having shuffled a bit further along the loop

6 July 2010 13:08 PM
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No need for the ratchet gun - the new WGSY wagons have pneumatically operated bottom discharge doors

6 July 2010 12:59 PM
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Locos trundling along underneath the forest of conveyor belts

6 July 2010 12:56 PM
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T357 underneath the grain elevator, a flock of birds fly overhead

6 July 2010 12:48 PM
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T357 nose to nose with B74 outside the unloading shed

6 July 2010 12:46 PM
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Post 15 cleared at North Geelong C, the train heads down into the loop

6 July 2010 12:21 PM
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Signaller at North Geelong C ready to hand over the train staff

6 July 2010 12:21 PM
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S303 about the lead the train into the loop, T341 having failed and was stabled in the siding alongside

6 July 2010 12:17 PM
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B74, T357, T320 and S303 shuffle around before entering the Geelong Grain Loop

6 July 2010 12:14 PM
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B74 leads the locos shunting at North Geelong C

6 July 2010 12:13 PM
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G521 and EL52 run through Bell Post Hill, bound for Gheringhap Loop to run around

5 July 2010 15:42 PM
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Another masterpiece of modern over-engineering - signal CGL54 looks like a Christmas tree

5 July 2010 15:22 PM
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The rake of CGDY wagons wait outside the silos

5 July 2010 14:48 PM
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A train won't be getting anywhere with the track in that state!

5 July 2010 14:45 PM
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Trackwork at the exit of the grain loop delaying the train

5 July 2010 14:30 PM
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Ratchet gun out, even though the discharge doors of the CGDY hoppers are pneumatically operated

5 July 2010 13:32 PM
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G521 now stripped of SCT logos

5 July 2010 13:30 PM
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G521 and EL52 unloading their train at the Geelong Grain Loop

5 July 2010 13:26 PM
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G521 and EL52 stabled at the AWB's Dimboola Grainflow centre

4 July 2010 12:56 PM
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