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Shell Geelong oil shunts

Shell Refinery at Corio despatched fuel by rail until early 2008, with the last destinations being Mildura and Shepparton. Before this time Y class locos usually took the wagons to and from North Geelong Yard

Tank wagons stored at North Geelong Yard

Sunday 6 March 2011 16:59 PM
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Reverse side of the diesel tank wagon waybill

'Vapour only' indicates that there is still a fire hazard

Friday 2 May 2008 14:39 PM
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Another waybill for a diesel tanker, 38,997 litres of diesel for a gross weight of 57.035 tonnes

Loaded in wagon VTQF 200 on 1 April 2008, despatched from Corio station to Shepparton

Friday 2 May 2008 14:39 PM
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Waybill for a diesel tank wagon: 39,006 litres of Shell 'Diesoline 10' despatched from Geelong to Shepparton

Loaded in wagon VTQF 313 on 14 April 2008, with a gross weight of 54.745 tonnes.

Friday 2 May 2008 14:39 PM
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Y171 and Y118 return from Shell with a rake of tankcars

Monday 29 October 2007 14:36 PM
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Y171 and Y118 head back to North Geelong Yard

Thursday 28 September 2006 15:50 PM
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The bidirectional running was provided in the 1950s for this very reason

Thursday 28 September 2006 15:50 PM
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Y171 and Y118 running 'wrong' line at North Shore returning from the Shell Refinery

Thursday 28 September 2006 15:50 PM
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There are crew in both of the Y classes

Thursday 28 September 2006 15:00 PM
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Floating on a sea of grass?

Thursday 28 September 2006 14:59 PM
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Headed out to the Shell Refinery for a load of tank wagons

Thursday 28 September 2006 14:59 PM
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Y171 and Y118 pass the yard at North Shore

Thursday 28 September 2006 14:59 PM
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Y118 taking oil pots out to Shell, at North Shore

Thursday 28 September 2006 10:21 AM
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Tank cars and the safety wagon at Shell Corio

Friday 14 July 2006 13:34 PM
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Tank cars at Shell Corio

Friday 14 July 2006 13:34 PM
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Tractor used to shunt wagons at the Shell Refinery at Corio

Friday 14 July 2006 13:34 PM
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Y171 runs through North Shore on the way back to North Geelong Yard

Friday 14 July 2006 11:56 AM
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Y171 returning from the refinery at Corio at North Shore

Friday 14 July 2006 11:56 AM
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Y171 returning on the Corio - North Geelong oil shunt at North Shore

Friday 14 July 2006 11:56 AM
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Y171 heads through North Shore bound for the refinery at Corio

Friday 14 July 2006 11:24 AM
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Y171 heads through North Shore bound for the refinery at Corio

Friday 14 July 2006 11:24 AM
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Y171 heads through North Shore on the up with a rake of tank wagons for the Shell refinery at Corio

Friday 14 July 2006 11:24 AM
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X43 hides in the bushes at the Shell Refinery at Corio

Monday 19 June 2006 16:13 PM
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