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Pacific National locomotive scrapping at Dynon

In January 2019 Pacific National commenced the scrapping of stored A class locomotives A73, A77, A81 and A85 at South Dynon. These units had been put into storage in late 2014 after seeing little use for many months. In April the scrapping of stored X class locomotives X41 and X42 commenced, followed in May by X39 and A79. In January 2020 scrapping of standard gauge locomotives commenced, with ex-Westrail N class diesel 1872 moved to North Dynon, followed by H1 and Y152.

Roof now removed, the main generator and engine now exposed

13 January 2019 15:24 PM
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Roof now removed, the main generator and engine now exposed

13 January 2019 15:23 PM
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Excavator rips into another A class

13 January 2019 15:22 PM
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Excavator rips into another A class

13 January 2019 15:20 PM
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Excavator rips into another A class

13 January 2019 15:18 PM
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Excavator ready to rip into another A class

13 January 2019 15:17 PM
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Excavator ready to rip into another A class

With G539 stabled alongside

13 January 2019 15:17 PM
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Excavator ready to rip into another A class

13 January 2019 15:16 PM
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Excavator ready to rip into another A class

With radiator units laying on the ground

13 January 2019 15:16 PM
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Main alternator beside a pile of fuel tanks

13 January 2019 15:15 PM
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Side panels already removed from an A class locomotive, exposing the engine room

12 January 2019 09:41 AM
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Excavator with claw attachment at work scrapping A class locomotives at South Dynon

12 January 2019 09:40 AM
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Line up of Pacific National A classes stabled around the South Dynon turntable

With B75 hiding in the background

12 August 2017 11:07 AM
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Four A classes stored at the broad gauge turntable at South Dynon - A78, A77, A85 and A73

27 September 2014 11:03 AM
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