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North Geelong wagon scrapping

All kinds of wagons are stored at North Geelong Yard, in early to mid 2008 Pacific National started to scrap a lot of the older wagons. After a lull, work restarting with tank wagons and VHCA cement hoppers in 2010, with more tank wagons being scrapped in March 2011. Scrapping of hopper wagons commenced in late 2014.

Bogies from scrapped VEKX container wagons ready to be reused

24 March 2020 10:18 AM
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Bogies from scrapped VEKX container wagons ready to be reused

24 March 2020 10:17 AM
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Container wagons off rail at the Fyansford line stub, ready to be taken away by road

VEKX 221Q, VEKX 223L, VEKX 222C and VEKX 205N

24 March 2020 10:17 AM
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Container wagons on the Fyansford line stub, ready to be lifted off their bogies and moved away by road

24 March 2020 10:17 AM
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Container wagon VEKX 205N off rail at the Fyansford line stub, ready to be taken away by road

24 March 2020 10:16 AM
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Container wagons off rail at the Fyansford line stub, ready to be taken away by road

VEKX 221Q, VEKX 223L, VEKX 222C and VEKX 205N

24 March 2020 10:16 AM
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Pair of VHGF grain hoppers grounded at North Geelong Yard

17 May 2017 09:42 AM
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VHGF475F and VHGF412W ready for scrapping at North Geelong Yard

10 December 2016 12:55 PM
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Rows of container and cement wagons stored at North Geelong Yard

10 December 2016 12:54 PM
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VHGF475F and VHGF412W ready for scrapping at North Geelong Yard

10 December 2016 12:54 PM
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Broad gauge coil steel wagons stored at North Geelong Yard

2 May 2015 15:47 PM
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Scrapping area at North Geelong Yard clear for the time being

2 May 2015 15:46 PM
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Will the stored log wagons at North Shore be next to get the chop?

In October 2014 Pacific National signed a contract with Access Recycling to scrap 90 locomotives and 1,213 railway wagons over a 9 month period - 42,000 tonnes of steel across 40 sites in 3 states! http://www.accessrecycling.com.au/news/54-access-recycling-awarded-australia-s-largest-metal-recycling-project

14 December 2014 15:28 PM
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NSW open wagon and VHQF quarry wagon have both been chopped in half

14 December 2014 15:22 PM
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Grain and quarry hopper wagons lying on the ground, awaiting the chop

14 December 2014 15:21 PM
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Overview of the wagon scrapping at North Geelong Yard

14 December 2014 15:17 PM
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'Access Recycling' is doing the scrapping for Pacific National

14 December 2014 15:16 PM
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VHQF quarry wagon chopped in half

14 December 2014 15:15 PM
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Excavators with hydraulic shears parked for the weekend

14 December 2014 15:15 PM
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NSW open wagon after being chopped in half

14 December 2014 15:14 PM
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Another grain wagon about to get the chop

14 December 2014 15:14 PM
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Another grain wagon about to get the chop

14 December 2014 15:13 PM
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Under frame of a louvred van minus the body and roof

14 December 2014 15:13 PM
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Hopper wagon lids piled on the ground

29 November 2014 16:59 PM
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