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Pacifc National 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

Clouds hanging around, coming out of another dip outside Clunes

20 February 2010 14:33 PM
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Climbing up from the creek at Clunes

20 February 2010 14:28 PM
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Points flung over at Tourello Loop

20 February 2010 14:19 PM
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Approaching the down end of Tourello Loop

20 February 2010 14:19 PM
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Station building and goods shed still in place at Creswick

20 February 2010 14:03 PM
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(4 times this week, 42 times this month, 85 times this year)

XR557 leads along the upgraded track at Creswick

20 February 2010 14:03 PM
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(1 time this week, 13 times this month, 62 times this year)

Traffic on the Midland Highway held up at the upgraded crossing at Sulky

20 February 2010 13:53 PM
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Passing a decommissioned Sulky Loop on what was the 'wrong' line

20 February 2010 13:52 PM
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Passing under the bridge on the freeway headed out of Ballarat

20 February 2010 13:44 PM
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Dropping down the grade towards Ballarat

20 February 2010 13:16 PM
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Running through the trailing points at Warrenheip

20 February 2010 13:16 PM
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Ducking under the bridge at Navigators, Mount Buninyong behind

20 February 2010 13:10 PM
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(4 times this week, 9 times this month, 57 times this year)

Stopping traffic at Yendon

20 February 2010 13:05 PM
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(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 59 times this year)

Running out of captions!

20 February 2010 13:03 PM
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(8 times this month, 72 times this year)

Out into the open again at Yendon

20 February 2010 13:03 PM
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Ducking out of shadows in the forest at Lal Lal

20 February 2010 13:00 PM
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Running through the empty station at Lal Lal

20 February 2010 12:58 PM
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Approaching the highway crossing at Elaine, at the former station site

20 February 2010 12:43 PM
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(5 times this week, 11 times this month, 69 times this year)

Approaching Elaine

20 February 2010 12:40 PM
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Mix of green and blue hoppers in the rake

20 February 2010 12:36 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 52 times this year)

Around the curve past the Meredith distant signal

20 February 2010 12:36 PM
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(11 times this month, 65 times this year)

Out of the flat plains

20 February 2010 12:25 PM
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Powering along at Medina

20 February 2010 12:25 PM
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Ducking into the cutting beside the old Lethbridge quarry

20 February 2010 12:16 PM
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