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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

The sun has swung around but the locos are still stabled

16 January 2010 15:25 PM
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B74, T378 and S303 stabled at Appleton Dock

16 January 2010 12:25 PM
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(1 time this month, 27 times this year)

S303 leads the train onto the dual gauge towards Appleton Dock

14 January 2010 20:40 PM
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(1 time this month, 24 times this year)

Headlight in the distance as the signallers give the go ahead

14 January 2010 20:32 PM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 24 times this year)

Signaller throwing over the gauge splitter at West Footscray

14 January 2010 20:31 PM
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(1 time this month, 26 times this year)

Unfortunately the AHGX grain hoppers are grubby

14 January 2010 19:16 PM
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(1 time this month, 19 times this year)

All locos contributing to the environment!

14 January 2010 19:16 PM
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Climbing upgrade towards the Tottenham flyover

14 January 2010 19:16 PM
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Locos all nice and clean

14 January 2010 19:16 PM
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Heading onto the line to Appleton Dock instead of Sunshine as earlier planned

14 January 2010 19:16 PM
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(2 times this month, 17 times this year)

S303 doing all the work?

14 January 2010 19:16 PM
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Powering away from the photo line at Brooklyn

14 January 2010 19:15 PM
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Headlight on and ready to go again

14 January 2010 19:12 PM
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Waiting line at Brooklyn before heading to the docks

14 January 2010 19:10 PM
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(1 time this month, 26 times this year)

Nose of S303 against one of many container parks in the area

14 January 2010 19:04 PM
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(1 time this month, 28 times this year)

S303 leads the train around the curve towards Brooklyn

14 January 2010 19:04 PM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 22 times this year)

What is that coming out of the haze at Spotswood?

14 January 2010 19:03 PM
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(1 time this month, 29 times this year)

SS, T and B passing the famous tree at the down end of Manor

14 January 2010 18:12 PM
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(2 times this month, 25 times this year)

Looking across the paddocks to the blue and gold lashup

14 January 2010 18:12 PM
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You can see the exhaust plume from ages away!

14 January 2010 18:12 PM
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Finally caught up (!!!) to S303, T378 and B74 approaching Manor

14 January 2010 18:12 PM
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Waiting at the 280 km post for the up El Zorro train - turns out we missed it at Dunolly...

14 January 2010 14:22 PM
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The consist was shuffled around with the Y class removed before departing that night

11 January 2010 19:01 PM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 22 times this year)

S303, B74, T378 and Y145 on an El Zorro grain train getting attention at the Sunshine GEB silos

11 January 2010 18:58 PM
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(1 time this month, 31 times this year)
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