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El Zorro standard gauge grain trains

El Zorro once operated a number of grain trains inside and through Victoria on standard gauges, using a mix of hired locomotives and wagons.

CFCLA grain hoppers stabled in McIntyre Loop #3 road, to form a Dimboola train the next day

Saturday 2 October 2010 15:38 PM
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S302 leads T342 and C501 through Albion, bound for servicing at South Dynon

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

Saturday 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

Saturday 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

Saturday 7 August 2010 14:51 PM
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C501 leads T342 and S302 on an up empty grain at Hoppers Crossing

Saturday 7 August 2010 14:23 PM
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G521 and EL52 run through Bell Post Hill, bound for Gheringhap Loop to run around

Monday 5 July 2010 15:42 PM
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G521 and EL52 on the standard gauge El Zorro train depart North Geelong C, broad gauge XR554 and XR550 discharged earlier today but are still waiting

Monday 5 July 2010 15:32 PM
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Another masterpiece of modern over-engineering - signal CGL54 looks like a Christmas tree

Monday 5 July 2010 15:22 PM
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Finally on the move, two traffic controllers stopping cars on a private driveway because the crossing lights don't work

Monday 5 July 2010 15:21 PM
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The rake of CGDY wagons wait outside the silos

Monday 5 July 2010 14:48 PM
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A train won't be getting anywhere with the track in that state!

Monday 5 July 2010 14:45 PM
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Trackwork at the exit of the grain loop delaying the train

Monday 5 July 2010 14:30 PM
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Ratchet gun out, even though the discharge doors of the CGDY hoppers are pneumatically operated

Monday 5 July 2010 13:32 PM
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G521 now stripped of SCT logos

Monday 5 July 2010 13:30 PM
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G521 and EL52 unloading their train at the Geelong Grain Loop

Monday 5 July 2010 13:26 PM
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G521 and EL52 stabled at the AWB's Dimboola Grainflow centre

Sunday 4 July 2010 12:56 PM
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AWB Grainflow centre at Dimboola, CGDY hoppers under the loading bins

Sunday 4 July 2010 12:53 PM
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G521 push-pull with EL60 at Appleton Dock, and five standard gauge WGBY grain wagons destined for the broad gauge

Saturday 22 May 2010 09:01 AM
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Mainly CGDY wagons, but the 5 WGSYs are still in the consist

Thursday 20 May 2010 12:15 PM
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Diverging towards the Western SG at Tottenham Junction

Thursday 20 May 2010 12:15 PM
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G521 and EL60 lead a down El Zorro grain at Tottenham

Thursday 20 May 2010 12:14 PM
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7CM5 stabled at McIntyre Loop, having arrived from Junee some time earlier, and due to head to Marmalake to load

Sunday 16 May 2010 14:13 PM
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