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Pacific National Apex quarry train

The 'Apex' train carries gravel and other quarry products from Kilmore East on the North East line, to Westall in south-eastern Melbourne, Brooklyn in western Melbourne, and North Shore in Geelong. Originally operated by the Victorian Railways, V/Line, Freight Australia then Pacific National, in 2016 Qube Logistics won the contract.

G542 and G525 lead the down Apex train through Broadmeadows station

Monday 25 August 2014 19:13 PM
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With the locos having run around, the train heads out of Tottenham Yard bound for Brooklyn via the flyover

Sunday 6 April 2014 11:55 AM
Viewed 902 times
(1 time this week, 68 times this year)

A79 and A71 run around their loaded train at Tottenham Yard

Sunday 6 April 2014 11:49 AM
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Tail end of the loaded Apex train

Sunday 6 April 2014 11:26 AM
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Loaded Apex train heads for Brooklyn, with the signals set for Tottenham Yard

Sunday 6 April 2014 11:26 AM
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A79 and A71 lead the loaded Apex train through Sunshine station

Sunday 6 April 2014 11:25 AM
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X41 leads X42 cross the Flinders Street Viaduct with a quarry train bound for Westall

Wednesday 9 October 2013 12:08 PM
Viewed 1251 times
(1 time this month, 59 times this year)

Red over green on the signal at Albion Loop

Wednesday 17 October 2012 16:07 PM
Viewed 1157 times
(2 times this month, 57 times this year)

X44 leads X37 on the up Apex train at Albion Loop

Wednesday 17 October 2012 16:07 PM
Viewed 1241 times
(4 times this month, 78 times this year)

A71 and X43 wait for a signal on the goods lines behind North Melbourne station

Presumably headed through the city for Westall

Wednesday 5 September 2012 06:57 AM
Viewed 1369 times
(2 times this week, 6 times this month, 111 times this year)

X44 leads X41 on the down Apex train at Albion

Monday 6 February 2012 18:51 PM
Viewed 1224 times
(2 times this month, 59 times this year)

Wagons of the Apex train at South Kensington, waiting for a path onto the passenger lines towards Sunshine

Friday 23 September 2011 10:25 AM
Viewed 1298 times
(4 times this month, 54 times this year)

X49 and X41 approach the Brooklyn quarry siding with the loaded Apex train

Friday 29 July 2011 16:26 PM
Viewed 1536 times
(2 times this month, 80 times this year)

Tail end of the loaded Apex train, bound for the siding at Brooklyn

Friday 29 July 2011 15:59 PM
Viewed 1268 times
(2 times this month, 56 times this year)

X49 and X41 lead the loaded Apex train through Albion on the up

Friday 29 July 2011 15:58 PM
Viewed 1192 times
(2 times this month, 68 times this year)

X37 leads X43 at Albion Loop on the down empty train

Wednesday 2 March 2011 19:06 PM
Viewed 1333 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 59 times this year)

Wagons stopped over the crossing as the train enters the Brooklyn quarry sidings

Wednesday 2 March 2011 16:29 PM
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(5 times this month, 74 times this year)

Still crawling along beside the road

Wednesday 2 March 2011 16:25 PM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 73 times this year)

Crawling along the siding on the way to the Brooklyn concrete plant

Wednesday 2 March 2011 16:23 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 57 times this year)

X43 leads the train around the curve on the Brooklyn quarry siding

Wednesday 2 March 2011 16:22 PM
Viewed 1724 times
(1 time this month, 62 times this year)

Loaded train slowing down for the junction at Sunshine

Wednesday 2 March 2011 16:09 PM
Viewed 1421 times
(7 times this month, 67 times this year)

X43 leads X37 through Sunshine on a loaded train ex-Kilmore East

Wednesday 2 March 2011 16:08 PM
Viewed 1520 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 90 times this year)

X43, X39 and a hidden X37 head the Apex train out of the Brooklyn quarry siding

Tuesday 8 February 2011 20:20 PM
Viewed 1708 times
(1 time this month, 67 times this year)

X43 leads X44 across the Maribyrnong River Viaduct bound for Kilmore East on the down empty Apex train

Sunday 10 October 2010 19:14 PM
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(2 times this month, 68 times this year)
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