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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

A bit of sun pops out on Bealiba Bank, but soon slipped away!

12 July 2010 14:07 PM
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Still roaring up the grade

12 July 2010 14:04 PM
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Powering up Bealiba Bank, the sun having nicked off again

12 July 2010 14:04 PM
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Finally on the move at Dunolly, the line towards Inglewood in the foreground

12 July 2010 13:51 PM
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Stopped at Dunolly station, the crew out talking to the signaller

12 July 2010 13:29 PM
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Coming to a halt at Dunolly, the silos in the background

12 July 2010 13:27 PM
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Clouds roll over at Bet Bet

12 July 2010 13:14 PM
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A bit further down the line, at Havelock

12 July 2010 13:09 PM
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A big train nowdays, 40 hoppers in all

12 July 2010 13:01 PM
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Y145 trying its hardest to keep up!

12 July 2010 13:00 PM
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The lashup catches a bit of sun between the storm clouds just out of town

12 July 2010 13:00 PM
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Having received the train order, B74 leads the consist out of Maryborough

12 July 2010 12:55 PM
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Green signal cleared down the grade into Maryborough

12 July 2010 12:46 PM
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About 10 hours late: B74, S303, T320, T357, T341, Y145 lead the down train into Maryborough bound for Birchip

12 July 2010 12:46 PM
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The El Zorro train was due through here about 3 hours ago - meanwhile it is stuck at Warrenheip behind a failed PN train!

12 July 2010 09:00 AM
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Computer printed waybill for a load of grain from Tocumwal to Geelong

9 July 2010 15:55 PM
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Hand written waybill for a load of grain from Tocumwal to Geelong

9 July 2010 15:55 PM
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Y168 stabled beside the turntable at Geelong Loco

Abandoned by El Zorro having suffered a hotbox a few days before when bound for Geelong

9 July 2010 14:15 PM
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B74, T357, T320, S303 and Y145 stabled at Geelong Loco - they were supposed to be unloading at the grain loop 40 minutes ago!

9 July 2010 14:11 PM
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Y145 and Y168 at Geelong Loco, T357 hanging out of the fuel point

9 July 2010 11:46 AM
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Y145 and Y168 sitting outside Geelong Loco, having run on the grain from Tocumwal a few days before

9 July 2010 11:40 AM
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WGSY wagons stabled at North Geelong C, loaded up in Tocumwal they still needed to be unloaded, but the locos were being serviced

9 July 2010 11:13 AM
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The 40 wagon rake seem to keep going and going...

6 July 2010 16:25 PM
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