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Pacific National broad gauge grain

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

XR550, X39 and XR553 lead a down grain through Sunshine, bound for the Ballarat line

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

Sunday 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

Sunday 14 December 2014 15:08 PM
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XR555 and G531 stabled at Tottenham Yard on a short rake of grain wagons

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

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

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

Thursday 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

Thursday 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

Thursday 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

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

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

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

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

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

Saturday 28 December 2013 14:36 PM
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G524, X41 and X43 shunt back into North Geelong Yard

Saturday 28 December 2013 14:36 PM
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Now shunting back into North Geelong Yard, with G524 up front

Saturday 28 December 2013 14:30 PM
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Pulling up to Thompson Road from North Geelong C, G524, X41 and X43 on an empty train

Saturday 28 December 2013 14:29 PM
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G524, X41 and X43 lead an empty train out of the Geelong grain loop

Saturday 28 December 2013 14:18 PM
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G527 and XR557 lead a loaded grain up Warrenheip Bank at Ballarat East

Tuesday 10 April 2012 12:53 PM
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G527 and XR557 lead a loaded grain up Warrenheip Bank at Ballarat East

Tuesday 10 April 2012 12:52 PM
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Tail end of the 40 wagon broad gauge grain, lead by XR551 and G524 on the up at Manor Loop

Wednesday 18 January 2012 18:12 PM
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XR551 leads G524 on an up broad gauge grain at Manor Loop

Wednesday 18 January 2012 18:11 PM
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Grain hoppers stored at South Dynon as well? Seems rather odd!

Monday 26 December 2011 15:17 PM
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