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SCT Bomen derailment 2021

29 September 2022

On 15 April 2021 northbound SCT service MB9 derailed at Bomen, putting locomotives SCT005 and SCT013 into the dirt. Accident damaged container wagon PQKY 7012V and louvred vans ABSY 4447K and ABSY 4488F were removed from the site, and dumped nearby at Bomen.

SCT Logistics - Melbourne/Perth services

4 September 2022

SCT Logistics started their Melbourne-Perth rail service in 1995, with V/Line followed by Freight Australia providing hook and pull services until they acquired their own locomotives in 2007.

SCT Logistics - steel trains

18 July 2022

In 2021 SCT Logistics commenced transporting BlueScope Steel products on the East-West corridor, after winning a 10 year joint contract with Qube Logistics from Pacific National in 2020.

SCT Logistics - Sadleirs Logistics

28 April 2022

On 29 September 2021 SCT Logistics commenced providing rail services to Sadleirs Logistics.

SCT Logistics - Altona depot and light engine moves

26 April 2022

SCT Logistics got their start running east-west freight trains between Melbourne and Perth via Adelaide, running out of a depot at North Dynon. They now operate trains out of a much larger depot at Altona, running west to Perth as well as north to Brisbane.

SCT Logistics - Dooen freight

24 February 2022

SCT Logistics commenced running their Melbourne-Dooen freight service in 2015, which unlike their other trains operates to the Port of Melbourne and only carries container wagons - it doesn't stop at their Altona depot and conveys no boxvans.

SCT and Aurizon trip trains in Melbourne

20 December 2017

Between 2010 and 2017 SCT Logistics and Aurizon places loading on each others trains out of Melbourne, with trip trains moving Aurizon intermodal loading to SCT Laverton to head to Perth, and SCT loading to North Dynon to travel on Aurizon services bound for Brisbane.

SCT derailment at Lara, November 2007

2 November 2007

On 2 November 2007 the SCT train suffered a minor derailment between Corio and Lara, with the bogie at one end of a ABFX louvered van needing to be jacked up.

SCT Logistics - Melbourne/Brisbane services

SCT Logistics started their Melbourne-Brisbane service in 2010 with SCT vans attached to Aurizon BM7/MB7 services. They started operating their own services between Melbourne and Barnawartha (outside Wodonga) in 2016, these services being extended through to Brisbane in 2017.