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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.

XR559 and G541 arrive at Tottenham Yard to collect an empty rake of coil steel wagons

15 July 2017 08:28 AM
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XR559 and G541 arrive at Tottenham Yard to collect an empty rake of coil steel wagons

15 July 2017 08:28 AM
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BL34 and G541 ready to depart Tottenham Yard with a rake of empty coil steel wagons

25 June 2017 12:12 PM
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BL34 and G541 ready to depart Tottenham Yard with a rake of empty coil steel wagons

25 June 2017 12:10 PM
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BL34 and G541 depart South Dynon with a load of coil steel

21 June 2017 11:19 AM
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BL34 and G541 ready to depart South Dynon with the down steel train

19 June 2017 10:40 AM
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Coil steel wagons stabled at Tottenham Yard

26 May 2017 07:55 AM
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Coil steel wagons stabled at Tottenham Yard

16 May 2017 08:11 AM
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X'Trapolis 70M passes the tail end of the down steel train

2 May 2017 11:47 AM
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G541 and BL34 departs Southern Cross on the down steel train

2 May 2017 11:46 AM
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G541 and BL34 departs Southern Cross on the down steel train

2 May 2017 11:46 AM
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G541 and BL34 on the down steel train waiting for a signal at Southern Cross

2 May 2017 11:37 AM
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G541 and BL34 on the down steel train waiting for a signal at Southern Cross

2 May 2017 11:35 AM
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Lots of coil steel at the tail end of the down steel train at Southern Cross

1 May 2017 12:09 PM
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XR552 and G541 on the down steel train approach Southern Cross

1 May 2017 12:08 PM
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XR552 and G541 on the down steel train approach Southern Cross

1 May 2017 12:07 PM
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Up steel train finally on the move at Melbourne Yard

The down steel train shunted back towards the loco depot at South Dynon

1 May 2017 11:58 AM
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Crew of the down steel train ready to shunt their track clear at Melbourne Yard

Their train is blocking the up steel train headed for South Dynon, and that train is blocking their path towards Long Island!

1 May 2017 11:48 AM
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Tail end of the up steel train is fouling the points at Melbourne Yard, preventing the down steel train from passing

1 May 2017 11:44 AM
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XR552 and G541 on the down steel train passes the waiting up train at Melbourne Yard

1 May 2017 11:44 AM
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Up steel train held at Melbourne Yard, waiting for a path across to South Dynon

1 May 2017 11:36 AM
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X'Trapolis train on an up Werribee service passes the up steel train

1 May 2017 11:35 AM
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G527 and classmate approach North Melbourne with an up steel train

1 May 2017 11:33 AM
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