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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

Looking down on West Tower and the remains of Melbourne Yard

13 May 2018 12:41 PM
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Only the north-western retaining wall remains

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

2 February 2011 08:55 AM
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All clear

2 February 2011 08:54 AM
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Final pier of the hump still being broken up

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

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

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

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

4 January 2011 08:39 AM
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Hump crest being demolished

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

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

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

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

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

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

5 November 2010 18:11 PM
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Only the foundation of the trimmer cabin left, excavation of the Hump Yard crest progressing to make room for Regional Rail Link

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

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

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

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

26 October 2010 08:59 AM
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Still more pottering around

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

19 October 2010 08:53 AM
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Promotional hoardings now erected around the demolition site at the former Hump Yard

14 October 2010 08:45 AM
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