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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

Western side of the hump, looking north

22 August 2009 15:10 PM
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Western side of the hump, looking south

22 August 2009 15:10 PM
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Friction buffer installed at the Dudley Street end of the South Hump Avoiding Track

Enabling the track to be use by trains shunting the Melbourne Steel Terminal

11 July 2009 10:18 AM
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Overgrown secondary retarders beneath West Tower

11 July 2009 10:16 AM
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Overgrown tracks leading towards the hump balloons

11 July 2009 10:16 AM
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Overgrown secondary retarders beneath West Tower

11 July 2009 10:16 AM
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Leads to the hump balloons truncated at Dudley Street

11 July 2009 10:16 AM
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Looking north towards the Departure Track underpass, tracks long since removed

11 July 2009 10:15 AM
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One of many stairways linking the hump tracks to the West Tower staff subway

11 July 2009 10:14 AM
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Looking west from the Departure Track underpass towards West Tower

11 July 2009 10:13 AM
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Looking south from the Departure Track underpass, tracks long since removed

11 July 2009 10:13 AM
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Looking north under the Departure Track underpass, tracks long since removed

11 July 2009 10:13 AM
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Looking north under the Departure Track underpass, tracks long since removed

11 July 2009 10:12 AM
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Looking back to the hump crest from the tail sidings

11 July 2009 10:11 AM
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Secondary retarders in the lead to 'B' balloon

11 July 2009 10:11 AM
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Staff telephone beside the lead to 'B' balloon

11 July 2009 10:10 AM
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Secondary retarders in the lead to 'B' balloon

11 July 2009 10:10 AM
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Secondary retarders in the lead to 'B' balloon

11 July 2009 10:09 AM
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Secondary retarders in the lead to 'A' balloon

11 July 2009 10:08 AM
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Secondary retarders in the lead to 'A' balloon

11 July 2009 10:08 AM
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Secondary retarders in the lead to 'A' and 'B' balloons

11 July 2009 10:07 AM
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Secondary retarders in the lead to 'A' and 'B' balloons

11 July 2009 10:06 AM
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'Queen' points in the lead to 'A' and 'B' balloons

11 July 2009 10:06 AM
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Equipment at the 'king' set of points

11 July 2009 10:05 AM
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