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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

Sunday 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

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

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

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

Tuesday 6 July 2010 17:00 PM
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Train crew lower boom gates over the access road inside the Apex quarry siding at Brookyln

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Saturday 22 May 2010 10:28 AM
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H1 and X37 lead the up Apex train ex-Westall towards Flinders Street Station

Thursday 20 May 2010 09:33 AM
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H1 and X37 lead the up Apex train ex-Westall towards Flinders Street Station

Thursday 20 May 2010 09:33 AM
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Unloading roads at the far end of the Hanson siding at Brooklyn

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

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

Tuesday 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

Saturday 15 May 2010 10:46 AM
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