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Pacific National broad gauge grain trains

Grain is a major freight traffic in Victoria, but drought has cut the level of traffic in recent years. Trains operate on both broad and standard gauges, with the main destinations being export terminals at Melbourne and Geelong, as well as Portland, and a number of domestic flour mills

XR557 and XR554 round the curve into Bannockburn

14 March 2009 14:14 PM
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(1 time this week, 15 times this month, 100 times this year)

XR557 and XR554 climb upgrade through Moorabool

14 March 2009 13:58 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 69 times this year)

XR557 and XR554 climb upgrade through Moorabool

14 March 2009 13:58 PM
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 61 times this year)

XR557 and XR554 climb upgrade through Moorabool

14 March 2009 13:58 PM
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(2 times this week, 9 times this month, 108 times this year)

XR557 and XR554 climb upgrade through Moorabool

14 March 2009 13:58 PM
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(16 times this month, 80 times this year)

XR557 and XR554 climb upgrade through Moorabool

14 March 2009 13:57 PM
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(8 times this month, 68 times this year)

XR557 and XR554 await departure from North Geelong C

14 March 2009 13:34 PM
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(1 time this week, 12 times this month, 75 times this year)

XR557 and XR554 await departure from North Geelong C

14 March 2009 13:33 PM
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(7 times this month, 75 times this year)

Tail end of the down grain train passes the former quarry at Lethbridge

21 January 2009 20:59 PM
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(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 90 times this year)

Tail end of the train passes the former quarry at Lethbridge

21 January 2009 20:58 PM
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(5 times this month, 66 times this year)

The train leaves Lethbridge on the down

21 January 2009 20:58 PM
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 84 times this year)

Tail end kicks up dust passing Bannockburn station

21 January 2009 20:45 PM
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(5 times this month, 54 times this year)

Arriving into Bannockburn

21 January 2009 20:45 PM
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(2 times this week, 8 times this month, 83 times this year)

Slowing down for the crossing loop at Gheringhap

21 January 2009 20:35 PM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 99 times this year)

Running along the dual gauge towards Gheringhap

21 January 2009 20:29 PM
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XR558 flashes past

21 January 2009 20:29 PM
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(4 times this month, 54 times this year)

Climbing upgrade from Bell Post Hill towards Moorabool

21 January 2009 20:29 PM
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(7 times this month, 84 times this year)

Climbing upgrade from Bell Post Hill towards Moorabool

21 January 2009 20:28 PM
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(3 times this month, 57 times this year)

XR558 and XR554 await departure from North Geelong C

21 January 2009 19:25 PM
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(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 56 times this year)

XR558 and XR554 await departure from North Geelong C

21 January 2009 19:24 PM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 73 times this year)

Checking the brakes before the departure of XR558 and XR554 from North Geelong C

21 January 2009 19:24 PM
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(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 87 times this year)

X41 heads for Ballarat light engine from Maryborough

12 October 2008 17:54 PM
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(6 times this month, 55 times this year)

X41 heads for Ballarat light engine from Maryborough

12 October 2008 17:53 PM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 60 times this year)

X41 heads for Ballarat light engine, as S301 waits in the platform

12 October 2008 17:53 PM
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(5 times this month, 62 times this year)
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