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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.

BL34 and BL29 lead the train through Richmond Junction on the down

21 January 2015 13:49 PM
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BL34 and BL29 lead a mix of open coil steel wagons and 'butterbox' containers through Richmond Junction on the down

21 January 2015 13:48 PM
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G541 and BL29 shunt the Melbourne Steel Terminal, with the Melbourne Star wheel in the background

6 September 2014 11:52 AM
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G541 and BL29 above Moonee Ponds Creek as they shunt the Melbourne Steel Terminal

6 September 2014 11:51 AM
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Broad gauge coil steel wagons being shunted across Moonee Ponds Creek

6 September 2014 11:50 AM
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BL29 and BL34 lead the down loaded steel train out of Flinders Street

27 July 2014 11:47 AM
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Empty coil steel wagons at the rear of the up train

18 July 2014 19:05 PM
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Empty coil steel wagons at the rear of the up train

18 July 2014 19:05 PM
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BL29 and G541 leads the up steel train through Flinders Street track 9A

18 July 2014 19:03 PM
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BL34 and BL39 pass through Somerville station with an up train

4 January 2014 16:16 PM
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BL34 and BL39 wait at Long Island Junction for a signal onto the main line

4 January 2014 15:41 PM
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'Butterbox' coil steel wagons sit in the sidings beside Bayview Road

4 January 2014 15:23 PM
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BL29 and X37 leads the down steel train past West Tower

27 July 2013 11:29 AM
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BL34 and classmate leads the up steel train through North Melbourne platform 6

9 March 2013 07:28 AM
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BL34 leads the down steel train across the viaduct towards Flinders Street Station

11 February 2013 13:17 PM
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Recently converted jumbo coil wagons trail the up steel train at South Yarra

12 October 2012 18:52 PM
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Mix of 20 foot containers behind the loco, with empty coil steel racks behind that

6 March 2012 19:05 PM
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BL34 leads the up steel train through Southern Cross

Note the front half of the train is mostly standard 20 foot containers

6 March 2012 19:04 PM
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VHGF grain hoppers in the Melbourne Steel Terminal

I believe they have been pulled out of storage, placed on standard gauge and about to head to NSW

6 March 2012 18:48 PM
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Freshly overhauled G531 shunts the Melbourne Steel Terminal

16 October 2011 19:05 PM
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Shunting steel wagons of an afternoon, G531 at the Melbourne Steel Terminal

16 October 2011 19:02 PM
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Freshly overhauled G531 shunting steel wagons over Dock Link Road

16 October 2011 18:13 PM
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Freshly overhauled G531 shunts SG wagons at the Melbourne Steel Terminal

16 October 2011 17:55 PM
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Freshly overhauled G531 shunts SG wagons at the Melbourne Steel Terminal

16 October 2011 17:48 PM
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