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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

XR555 and G524 on the move at West Footscray with an up grain train

11 December 2016 12:23 PM
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XR555 and G524 waiting at Tottenham Yard with an up grain train

11 December 2016 11:48 AM
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XR555 and G524 waiting at Tottenham Yard with an up grain train

11 December 2016 11:46 AM
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XR559 and XR552 on the broad gauge waiting at North Geelong C for their turn through the grain loop

10 December 2016 16:06 PM
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XR553 and G525 waiting at North Geelong C with an empty broad gauge down grain

10 December 2016 13:03 PM
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XR550 stabled at Tottenham Yard on a grain train

6 December 2016 18:16 PM
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G524 and XR550 pass through Sunshine, leading a 40 wagon consist north from Geelong towards Bendigo

29 October 2015 21:40 PM
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BL32, X48 and G522 at Brooklyn leading an up empty broad gauge grain from Geelong

12 October 2015 16:14 PM
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BL32, X48 and G522 at Brooklyn leading an up empty broad gauge grain from Geelong

12 October 2015 16:13 PM
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Pair of VHGF grain hoppers sit alone in Tottenham Yard

They aren't in long term storage - possibly red carded from the Kensington grain consist?

16 May 2015 08:52 AM
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Mix of WGSY and WGBY grain wagons owned by AWB in storage at North Geelong Yard

2 May 2015 16:01 PM
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G529 and XR553 stabled at North Geelong Yard

2 May 2015 16:00 PM
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X39, XR559 and G542 depart Sunshine with a down Tocumwal grain

2 February 2015 19:10 PM
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Both X39 and XR559 are 'B' end leading, with G542 behind

2 February 2015 19:08 PM
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X39, XR559 and G542 depart Sunshine with a down Tocumwal grain

2 February 2015 19:08 PM
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G529 leads XR553 and X44 west towards Ardeer with a down grain

30 January 2015 20:06 PM
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G529 leads XR553 and X44 west towards Ardeer with a down grain

30 January 2015 20:06 PM
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G529 leads XR553 and X44 west out of Sunshine with a down grain

30 January 2015 20:05 PM
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XR550, X39 and XR553 lead a down grain through Sunshine, bound for the Ballarat line

30 December 2014 19:47 PM
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XR550, X39 and XR553 lead a down grain through Sunshine, bound for the Ballarat line

30 December 2014 19:46 PM
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BL32 and XR554 stabled at North Geelong C on a rake of grain wagons

14 December 2014 15:09 PM
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G536, X41 and XR558 stabled in North Geelong Yard with a rake of grain wagons

Note the rake of AWB-owned WGBY/WGSY grain wagons in the siding alongside, with recently painted white sills

14 December 2014 15:08 PM
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(4 times this month, 63 times this year)

XR555 and G531 stabled at Tottenham Yard on a short rake of grain wagons

12 November 2014 17:56 PM
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