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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.

X43 leads X44 on the down empty train at McIntyre Loop

10 October 2010 19:13 PM
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A pair of XRs lead the empty train from Westall through Flinders Street to Melbourne Yard

21 September 2010 09:32 AM
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Wagons waiting to be unloaded

6 July 2010 17:16 PM
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Locos head towards the down end of the siding

6 July 2010 17:01 PM
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A85 and X42 wait for the gates

6 July 2010 17:00 PM
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Crew lower boom gates over the access road inside the quarry

6 July 2010 16:59 PM
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Locos cross the road into the quarry

6 July 2010 16:57 PM
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Skewed level crossing over the access road

6 July 2010 16:56 PM
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Ready to unload the train at Brooklyn

6 July 2010 16:55 PM
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Sun sets on the loaded train at Brooklyn

6 July 2010 16:52 PM
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Crew change outside the Brooklyn quarry

6 July 2010 16:50 PM
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Signs your track is rooted: trains are beaten by the guy walking alongside!

6 July 2010 16:49 PM
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Running alongside the road to the quarry

6 July 2010 16:49 PM
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Trundling around the curve past the old VR tip

6 July 2010 16:47 PM
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Points thrown for the siding, the crew gets back into the cab

6 July 2010 16:42 PM
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A85 and X42 just arrived at Brooklyn along the Sunshine goods line

6 July 2010 16:40 PM
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H1 and an X class stabled at Melbourne Yard arrivals for the weekend

22 May 2010 10:28 AM
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Unloading roads at the far end of the Hanson siding at Brooklyn

18 May 2010 12:05 PM
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Cement plant at the Hanson siding at Brooklyn

18 May 2010 12:04 PM
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Cement plant at the Hanson siding at Brooklyn

18 May 2010 12:04 PM
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Apex train with the 'B' team - stabled for the weekend at Melbourne Yard

The last six or so wagons were pulled from storage to replace those damaged in the Craigieburn collision

15 May 2010 10:46 AM
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G524 arrives into Melbourne Yard with the empty train from Westall

29 April 2010 09:55 AM
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X41 and A81 stabled at Melbourne Yard along with the Apex train rake

7 February 2010 18:22 PM
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