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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

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

12 November 2014 17:56 PM
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XR551 and XR554 stabled at Tottenham Yard on a grain consist

11 November 2014 08:08 AM
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Shunter at the west of a rake of grain hoppers at Tottenham Yard

9 October 2014 19:09 PM
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Tail end of the 40 wagon long grain train

26 June 2014 08:28 AM
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Back on the move, with G522, X43 and XR554 receiving the signal towards Tottenham Yard

26 June 2014 08:24 AM
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G522, X43 and XR554 lead an up broad gauge grain train onto the goods lines at Sunshine

26 June 2014 08:20 AM
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G524 and G525 stabled in Tottenham Yard with a 40 wagon long rake of grain hoppers

25 January 2014 14:22 PM
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G536, A71 and P20 stabled in North Geelong Yard with an empty grain train

29 December 2013 17:04 PM
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Headed out onto the main line: XR557 and XR555 depart North Geelong

28 December 2013 14:45 PM
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XR557 and XR555 depart North Geelong Yard with an empty grain train

28 December 2013 14:41 PM
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With one train stabled, XR557 and classmate are now ready to depart

28 December 2013 14:39 PM
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Empty grain train with G524, X41 and X43 now stabled in North Geelong Yard

28 December 2013 14:36 PM
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