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Melbourne Steel Terminal

Opened in 1995 west of North Melbourne Station, next to Footscray Road, the terminal was where steel products were once transshipped from broad to standard gauge trains for the journey down to the Bluescope mill down at Hastings. In 2015 the terminal was closed to make room for the 'E' gate development, with South Dynon taking over the role.

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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Western end of the Melbourne Steel Terminal

7 August 2007 15:57 PM
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Key switch for signalling outside the Melbourne Steel Terminal

7 August 2007 15:54 PM
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Mi-Jack crane under repair at the Melbourne Steel Terminal

30 May 2007 14:35 PM
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Sign outside the former South Yard, now the Melbourne Steel Terminal

30 May 2007 14:28 PM
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Mi-Jack crane sitting above the transfer roads

30 May 2007 14:24 PM
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Buffers at the south end of the steel terminal headshunt

16 August 2006 13:52 PM
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Mi-Jack crane under repair at the Melbourne Steel Terminal

16 August 2006 13:46 PM
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Cement shed at the south end of the Melbourne Steel Terminal, with Wegmann carriage OWA91 stored underneath

16 August 2006 13:45 PM
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