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Hump Yard and West Tower

Located between the main passenger lines and Victoria Dock, Melbourne Yard has been swallowed up by the Dockland redevelopments. The hump itself is the last bit left, located between the Melbourne Steel Terminal and North Melbourne station

Only the north-western retaining wall remains

May 08, 2012 08:51 AM
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One small span left to go, located away from the running lines

February 02, 2011 08:55 AM
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All clear

February 02, 2011 08:54 AM
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Final pylon of the hump still being broken up

January 27, 2011 08:39 AM
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Excavators stored away over the Christmas / New Years break

January 04, 2011 08:39 AM
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A few girders remaining on the southern end of the crest

January 04, 2011 08:39 AM
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Hump avoidance track covered with asphalt, to make demolition access easier

January 04, 2011 08:39 AM
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Not much done at the northern end of the hump crest

January 04, 2011 08:39 AM
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Hump crest being demolished

December 20, 2010 16:03 PM
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Hump crest being demolished, some spans already removed

December 20, 2010 16:02 PM
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Hump crest being demolished, some spans already removed

December 20, 2010 16:02 PM
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Northern end of the hump crest all gone

December 20, 2010 16:02 PM
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Approach embankment cut back: work seems to be complete?

November 12, 2010 12:36 PM
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Approach embankment cut back: work seems to be complete?

November 12, 2010 12:36 PM
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Excavator loads a tip truck atop the hump

November 05, 2010 18:11 PM
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Only the foundation of the trimmer cabin left, excavation progressing

October 26, 2010 09:06 AM
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Excavator digging away at the approach to the hump

October 26, 2010 09:06 AM
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Dump truck collecting the rubbish from above the hump

October 26, 2010 09:06 AM
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Still clearing outside West Tower

October 26, 2010 09:05 AM
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The approach side of the hump cleared of vegetation

October 26, 2010 08:59 AM
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Still more pottering around

October 19, 2010 08:54 AM
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Excavators clearing the ramp up from the arrival roads

October 19, 2010 08:53 AM
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Promotional hoardings now erected around the site

October 14, 2010 08:45 AM
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Still clearing out under West Tower

October 07, 2010 08:56 AM
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