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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

Still flogging away slowly, the pass it was due to cross has already arrived...

29 August 2010 14:49 PM
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Only a short jump along the line, still winding through the cutting towards Bank Box Loop

29 August 2010 14:46 PM
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Approaching the next road bridge, the cutting having been recently widened

29 August 2010 14:42 PM
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Winding up the grade towards Bank Box

29 August 2010 14:34 PM
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Five minutes later, winding through the Horseshoe Curve and under the Armco tunnel

29 August 2010 14:33 PM
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Crawling along past the site of Rowsley station

29 August 2010 14:28 PM
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Cut off at the pass - climbing back out of the Marsh

29 August 2010 14:24 PM
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Dropping downgrade through the Parwan Curves towards Bacchus Marsh

29 August 2010 14:20 PM
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Still waiting for the cross at Parwan

29 August 2010 13:38 PM
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B74 leads three T classes, waiting to cross up and down pass services

29 August 2010 13:35 PM
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Down grain pulling to a halt at Parwan Loop

29 August 2010 13:22 PM
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B74 leads T320, T357 and T378 into the loop at Parwan

29 August 2010 13:19 PM
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After discharging at Appleton Dock, Y145 is now in the lead of T341, T357, T378, B74 and S303

8 August 2010 15:33 PM
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WGSY grain wagons snaking through the curves

8 August 2010 11:26 AM
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Y145 bringing up the rear of the lashup

8 August 2010 11:26 AM
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Passing the back of West Footscray station

8 August 2010 11:26 AM
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Heading onto the dual gauge at West Footscray

8 August 2010 11:25 AM
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The wagons are still loaded, the train having come via Ballarat and North Geelong

8 August 2010 11:10 AM
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The El Zorro Y the only non-VR liveried loco in the consist

8 August 2010 11:09 AM
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S303 leads B74, T378, T357, T341 and Y145 through Brooklyn bound for Appleton Dock

8 August 2010 11:09 AM
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S302 leads the lashup through Albion, bound for servicing at South Dynon

7 August 2010 15:12 PM
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Locos cut off at McIntyre Loop

7 August 2010 14:57 PM
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Wagons emptied at Geelong, stabling for the night at McIntyre before heading to Oaklands the next day

7 August 2010 14:51 PM
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Along the line approaching McIntyre Loop, having traversed the new bridge at the Tottenham Triangle

7 August 2010 14:51 PM
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