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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.

The red contraption is used to stand up ISO containers on end, so they can be loaded with scrap metal

Saturday 29 November 2014 16:58 PM
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Pair of VHGY grain wagons waiting to be scrapped

Saturday 29 November 2014 16:57 PM
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Overview of the scrapping scene at North Geelong Yard

Saturday 29 November 2014 16:56 PM
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Pair of VHGY grain wagons waiting to be scrapped at North Geelong Yard

Saturday 29 November 2014 16:56 PM
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Pair of VHQF quarry hoppers waiting to be scrapped

Saturday 29 November 2014 16:56 PM
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Pieces of cut up wagons at North Geelong Yard

Tuesday 18 November 2014 20:03 PM
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Pieces of cut up cement hoppers at North Geelong Yard

Tuesday 18 November 2014 20:01 PM
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Excavator with a claw attachment parked for the day

Tuesday 18 November 2014 20:00 PM
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Trucks wait to cart away the cut up wagons

Tuesday 18 November 2014 20:00 PM
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Quarry hoppers look to be the next wagons to get the chop

Tuesday 18 November 2014 20:00 PM
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Overview of the wagon scrapping site at North Geelong Yard

Tuesday 18 November 2014 20:00 PM
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When was the last time an oil train passed the Mobil refinery at Paisley?

Saturday 19 March 2011 16:31 PM
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X44 and A85 at Altona Junction with seven tank wagons for scrapping at North Geelong Yard

Saturday 19 March 2011 16:31 PM
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X44 and A85 shunt around at Tottenham Yard

Saturday 19 March 2011 11:23 AM
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Trundling along the tracks at Tottenham Yard, X44 and A85

Saturday 19 March 2011 11:21 AM
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X44 and A85 arrive at Tottenham Yard to collect some tank wagons for scrapping

Saturday 19 March 2011 11:20 AM
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Stored grain hoppers on the west side of the yard

Sunday 5 July 2009 16:53 PM
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Lineup of stored wagons at North Geelong Yard

Sunday 14 September 2008 11:21 AM
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More VHCA cement hoppers to be scrapped at North Geelong

Sunday 14 September 2008 11:21 AM
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Old VHCA cement hoppers at North Geelong Yard - transferred from Tottenham this morning, probably to be scrapped

Tuesday 9 September 2008 17:31 PM
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Old VHCA cement hoppers at North Geelong Yard - transferred from Tottenham this morning, probably to be scrapped

Tuesday 9 September 2008 17:30 PM
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VHFF superphosphate hoppers in storage at North Geelong Yard

Tuesday 9 September 2008 17:30 PM
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PN's latest export traffic at North Geelong Yard - cement hoppers repainted before they go to NSW

Sunday 10 August 2008 13:25 PM
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PN's latest export traffic at North Geelong Yard - cement hoppers repainted before they go to NSW

Sunday 10 August 2008 13:24 PM
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