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Long Island steel train

The Long Island steel train serves the BHP mill at Hastings, south of Frankston. The steel is transferred from broad to standard gauge trains at the Melbourne Freight Terminal at South Dynon. In 2015 this facility replaced the Melbourne Steel Terminal, just west of North Melbourne station.

Pacific National steel container loaded on a truck

Due to the Frankston line being closed for Metro Tunnel works

27 January 2020 10:02 AM
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Tail end of the down Long Island steel train at Cheltenham

24 December 2019 12:39 PM
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G525 and G531 lead the down Long Island steel train through Cheltenham

24 December 2019 12:38 PM
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G525 and G531 lead the down Long Island steel train through Cheltenham

24 December 2019 12:38 PM
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Down Frankston service passes G525 and G531 waiting with the steel train on the third track at Moorabbin

24 December 2019 12:27 PM
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G525 and G531 waiting on the third track at Moorabbin on the down Long Island steel train

24 December 2019 12:17 PM
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G525 and G531 waiting on the third track at Moorabbin on the down Long Island steel train

24 December 2019 12:14 PM
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G536 and G541 lead the down steel train through Richmond Junction

4 December 2019 11:47 AM
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G536 and G541 lead the down steel train out from under Federation Square

4 December 2019 11:45 AM
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Pair of empty 'butterbox' containers leave the AR Ball Rolling Stock Maintenance depot at North Dynon by road

26 November 2019 11:11 AM
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G536 and G525 lead the down freight over the Flinders Street Viaduct at Spencer Street

30 August 2019 13:45 PM
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Tail end of the down Long Island freight clears Viaduct Junction

12 August 2019 13:06 PM
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G531 and classmate lead the down Long Island freight through Southern Cross

12 August 2019 13:03 PM
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G536 and G527 retrieve a rake of coil steel wagons from Tottenham Yard

29 June 2019 10:31 AM
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Moving 'butterbox' steel containers from broad to standard gauge at the Melbourne Freight Terminal

12 June 2019 09:45 AM
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Up Long Island service on arrival back at South Dynon

1 June 2019 12:31 PM
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Loaded coil wagons up front, then empty wagons and 'butterboxes' at the back

13 May 2019 11:38 AM
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G541 and classmate on the down at Flinders Street platform 8

13 May 2019 11:38 AM
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H1 stabled in the steel sidings at South Dynon

21 April 2019 08:02 AM
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G541 and G527 waiting at South Dynon

30 March 2019 09:38 AM
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Reach stacker transferring coil steel from standard to broad gauge wagons at South Dynon

26 January 2019 08:44 AM
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G536 and G525 side by side at the Melbourne Freight Terminal

With another G class behind each locomotive

28 November 2018 10:28 AM
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G525 stables a rake of empty coil steel wagons at Tottenham Yard

27 October 2018 11:27 AM
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G541 and G536 ready to depart the Melbourne Freight Terminal

20 October 2018 08:22 AM
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