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Melbourne Steel Terminal

Located west of North Melbourne Station, next to Footscray Road, the terminal is where steel products are transshipped from broad to standard gauge trains for the journey down to the Bluescope mill down at Hastings

Slab steel wagons with a transfer crane in the background

22 August 2009 15:51 PM
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SG billet wagons stabled in the transfer roads at the Melbourne Steel Terminal

22 August 2009 15:50 PM
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Lifting frame of the Mi-Jack transfer crane in the lowered position

22 August 2009 15:49 PM
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One of two Mi-Jack cranes used for transferring 'butterbox' containers between broad and standard gauge

22 August 2009 15:49 PM
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Western end of the Melbourne Steel Terminal

22 August 2009 15:11 PM
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Southern end of the Melbourne Steel Terminal, in the shadows of West Tower

11 July 2009 10:00 AM
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One of two Mi-Jack cranes used for transferring 'butterbox' containers between broad and standard gauge

11 July 2009 09:58 AM
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Stabled wagons in the transfer roads at the Melbourne Steel Terminal

Broad gauge track to the right, with two standard gauge flanking the roadway

11 July 2009 09:54 AM
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V/Line VGC LCL container among the random junk abandoned in the middle of the Melbourne Steel Terminal

11 July 2009 09:53 AM
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Random bits of equipment abandoned at the Melbourne Steel Terminal

The rakes of open wagons are stabled in the BG holding roads, with SG wagons in the roads behind

11 July 2009 09:51 AM
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South end of the Melbourne Steel Terminal, with SG wagons to the right

11 July 2009 09:50 AM
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Stabled wagons in the middle of the Melbourne Steel Terminal

11 July 2009 09:50 AM
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Array of tracks link the North Hump Avoiding Track to the everything else

From left to right - Melbourne Steel Terminal, Reversing Loop, South Dynon, and Melbourne Yard

11 July 2009 09:50 AM
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Buffers at the end of the steel terminal headshunt, Dudley Street is below

11 July 2009 09:44 AM
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Looking back into the steel terminal from the headshunt under West Tower

11 July 2009 09:44 AM
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Back the other way, looking into what was South Yard, now the steel terminal

11 July 2009 09:42 AM
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West Tower in the backdrop, looking towards Victoria Dock

11 July 2009 09:42 AM
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South Yard cement shed, now in the steel terminal

11 July 2009 09:41 AM
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Siding that led from the South Yard to Victoria Dock / Coal Berths

11 July 2009 09:41 AM
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South end of the steel terminal

11 July 2009 09:39 AM
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'Arc brand Geelong Cement' on the South Yard cement shed (now part of the Melbourne Steel Terminal)

With Wegmann carriage OWA91 stored underneath

11 July 2009 09:39 AM
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Open top containers on the ground at the steel terminal

11 July 2009 09:36 AM
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Transferring 'butterboxes' containers between gauges at the Melbourne steel terminal

4 July 2008 08:54 AM
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Level crossing at the entry to the Melbourne Steel Terminal

7 August 2007 15:59 PM
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