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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

El Zorro grain stabled at Appleton Dock along with various container trains behind

Saturday 16 January 2010 15:26 PM
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The sun has swung around but the locos are still stabled

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

Saturday 16 January 2010 12:25 PM
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S303 leads the train onto the dual gauge towards Appleton Dock

Thursday 14 January 2010 20:40 PM
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Headlight in the distance as the signallers give the go ahead

Thursday 14 January 2010 20:32 PM
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Signaller throwing over the gauge splitter at West Footscray

Thursday 14 January 2010 20:31 PM
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Unfortunately the AHGX grain hoppers are grubby

Thursday 14 January 2010 19:16 PM
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All locos contributing to the environment!

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

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

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

Thursday 14 January 2010 19:16 PM
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S303 doing all the work?

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

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

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

Thursday 14 January 2010 19:10 PM
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Nose of S303 against one of many container parks in the area

Thursday 14 January 2010 19:04 PM
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S303 leads the train around the curve towards Brooklyn

Thursday 14 January 2010 19:04 PM
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What is that coming out of the haze at Spotswood?

Thursday 14 January 2010 19:03 PM
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SS, T and B passing the famous tree at the down end of Manor

Thursday 14 January 2010 18:12 PM
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Looking across the paddocks to the blue and gold lashup

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

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

Thursday 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...

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

Monday 11 January 2010 19:01 PM
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