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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

G525 and BL32 exit the Grain Loop after discharging their train

Monday 26 December 2011 13:02 PM
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Signaller at North Geelong C ready to hand over the Train Staff for the Grain Loop

Monday 26 December 2011 11:16 AM
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G525 and BL32 heady to take their train around the Grain Loop

Monday 26 December 2011 11:15 AM
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G525 and BL32 after running around their consist at North Geelong C

Monday 26 December 2011 11:08 AM
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XR554 and XR551 pass North Geelong C with their 40 wagon long train, shunter awaiting their arrival

Saturday 6 August 2011 14:07 PM
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Empty train departing the grain loop, lead by XR554 and XR551

Saturday 6 August 2011 13:59 PM
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Only 3 more wagons to be unloaded at the Geelong Grain Loop

Saturday 6 August 2011 13:40 PM
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XR554 and XR551 at the Geelong Grain Loop

Saturday 6 August 2011 13:38 PM
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XR554 and XR551 in the middle of unloading at the Geelong Grain Loop

Saturday 6 August 2011 13:30 PM
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XR554 and BL32 finished unloading, moving into the siding at North Geelong C

Saturday 16 April 2011 13:34 PM
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XR557 and XR551 awaiting departure from North Geelong C

Sunday 27 March 2011 13:45 PM
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XR554 and BL32 stabled beside the mainline at North Geelong Yard with a broad gauge grain train

Sunday 6 March 2011 16:57 PM
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Waiting line at Brooklyn, XR557 and XR550 on an up broad gauge grain

Tuesday 8 February 2011 20:18 PM
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XR557 and XR550 lead an up broad gauge grain towards Brooklyn

Tuesday 8 February 2011 19:43 PM
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XR553 and XR552 awaiting departure from North Geelong C

Wednesday 15 December 2010 15:54 PM
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Long end of XR553 stabled at Maryborough, with a collection of VHGY wagons in the yard

Tuesday 13 July 2010 14:16 PM
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Tail end of the train streaks past at St Arnaud

Sunday 11 July 2010 21:23 PM
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A pair of XRs run through St Arnaud on a loaded grain bound for Geelong

Sunday 11 July 2010 21:22 PM
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XR553 and XR552 being put away at North Geelong C until later in the day

Friday 9 July 2010 11:19 AM
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El Zorro WGSY hoppers sitting in the other road waiting for locos, still needing to go around the grain loop

Friday 9 July 2010 11:17 AM
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Still no ship at the grain pier as XR553 discharges at Geelong

Friday 9 July 2010 10:46 AM
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XR553 leads a broad gauge train around the Geelong grain loop

Friday 9 July 2010 10:45 AM
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XR554 and XR550 headed under the main line at North Geelong Junction

Monday 5 July 2010 09:18 AM
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XR554 and XR550 wait at North Geelong C to enter the Grain Loop

Monday 5 July 2010 09:14 AM
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