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Freight

All kinds of freight from around Australia, on standard, narrow and broad gauge

Southern Shorthaul Railroad grain trains

In August 2017 Southern Shorthaul Railroad commenced operating grain trains on the standard gauge in Victoria.

Tottenham Yard

May 15, 2017

All sorts of stored and damaged wagons clogging up Tottenham Yard in Melbourne's west, with a few operational ones thrown in for good measure

Track machines

February 29, 2016

Pictures of ballast tampers, ballast plows, sleeper wagons, rail layers, overhead wiring trucks, rail grinders and other trackwork machinery and trains

V/Line hired locomotives

March 13, 2017

Occasionally V/Line has motive power shortages or failures, and need to hire locomotives from other operators for use on their own trains. In the photos here it is Freight Australia / Pacific National as the hirer

Wagons and containers

Photos of various freight wagons - if I know what train they are on then the photos are sorted into albums by operator and service, otherwise they are in albums by wagon code. You can view the new wagon and container photos in the order they were uploaded at this page.

Waurn Ponds cement train

August 27, 2017

Since the 2000s the main cement traffic in Victoria is from the Blue Circle Southern works at Waurn Ponds, outside Geelong. The major destination of the traffic was Lyndhurst in the south-east, which last saw a train in 2009, and Mildura and Somerton which saw the cement traffic end in December 2015.

Western standard gauge

February 27, 2016

Out on the Western standard gauge, from beyond Gheringhap across the plains towards South Australia

Works trains

November 20, 2017

Rail, spoil and sleeper trains. Ballast trains and track machines have their own albums

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