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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

B74 and co attached to the hoppers, they were due to leave for Tocumwal 30 minutes earlier

Sunday 2 May 2010 14:59 PM
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T377, T413, T320, T341 and S303 still stabled at Appleton Dock

Monday 5 April 2010 17:19 PM
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S303 leads the train, stabled at Maryborough until a later afternoon departure

Sunday 14 February 2010 14:01 PM
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Something different lurking in the yard at Maryborough...

Sunday 14 February 2010 12:59 PM
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Negotiating the down end points of Maryborough Yard

Sunday 14 February 2010 12:56 PM
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Holding up traffic in Maryborough, these would have to be the cleanest wagons in the rake!

Sunday 14 February 2010 12:52 PM
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Arrival at the Maryborough outer home signal

Sunday 14 February 2010 12:51 PM
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What is that between the trees?

Sunday 14 February 2010 12:49 PM
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A bit of black out of the exhausts

Sunday 14 February 2010 12:45 PM
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The lashup smoking up again near Havelock, the train originated from Birchip

Sunday 14 February 2010 12:45 PM
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S303 leads T357, T378 and T413 through Bet Bet on the up

Sunday 14 February 2010 12:38 PM
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Running on the straight road of the loop at Talbot

Thursday 4 February 2010 19:29 PM
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Powering up the grade from Maryborough in fading light

Thursday 4 February 2010 19:12 PM
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Waiting line at Maryborough, one of the drivers getting a photo from the yard

Thursday 4 February 2010 17:44 PM
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Still powering along, passing the sewage treatment plant

Thursday 4 February 2010 17:15 PM
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Oh why couldn't the sun be out?

Thursday 4 February 2010 17:15 PM
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Approaching Maryborough

Thursday 4 February 2010 17:15 PM
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Moving along at a decent speed

Thursday 4 February 2010 17:10 PM
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VR blue and gold runs through the paddocks

Thursday 4 February 2010 17:10 PM
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The train ducks ahead where it crosses the highway at Bet Bet

Thursday 4 February 2010 17:08 PM
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Headed up the grade at about 40 km/h, a lot better than previous trains

Thursday 4 February 2010 17:01 PM
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A decent amount of smoke from the locos

Thursday 4 February 2010 17:01 PM
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