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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 green and blue hoppers in the rake

20 February 2010 12:36 PM
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(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 59 times this year)

Around the curve past the Meredith distant signal

20 February 2010 12:36 PM
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(1 time this week, 11 times this month, 63 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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(7 times this month, 53 times this year)

Powering over the valley outside Lethbridge

20 February 2010 12:15 PM
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Paralleling the Midland Highway

20 February 2010 12:08 PM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 49 times this year)

Headed over the plains towards Lethbridge

20 February 2010 12:03 PM
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Passing the closed station at Bannockburn

20 February 2010 12:02 PM
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(6 times this month, 55 times this year)

Departure from North Geelong C

20 February 2010 11:38 AM
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Tail end of the train still in the grain loop

20 February 2010 11:36 AM
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XR557 and XR552 awaiting departure from North Geelong C

20 February 2010 11:36 AM
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XR552 and XR557 stabled under the loco shed at Maryborough

14 February 2010 11:35 AM
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BL32 stabled at Maryborough on a grain train

14 February 2010 11:31 AM
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Many rakes of stabled grain wagons in the yard at Maryborough

8 January 2010 10:10 AM
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BL32 stabled at Maryborough

8 January 2010 10:10 AM
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Broad gauge BL32, XR557 and XR552 at the Geelong Grain Loop

16 May 2009 10:12 AM
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Broad gauge BL32, XR557 and XR552 at the Geelong Grain Loop

16 May 2009 10:10 AM
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(7 times this month, 50 times this year)

Broad gauge BL32, XR557 and XR552 at the Geelong Grain Loop

16 May 2009 10:08 AM
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(6 times this month, 62 times this year)

Passing the abandoned siding at Meredith

18 April 2009 12:47 PM
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(9 times this month, 52 times this year)

XR552 and XR558 running through Meredith on the main line

18 April 2009 12:46 PM
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(15 times this month, 82 times this year)

Passing a now privately owned Meredith station

18 April 2009 12:46 PM
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(12 times this month, 99 times this year)

Running through the abandoned station at Lethbridge

18 April 2009 12:33 PM
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(9 times this month, 85 times this year)

Headed down the line

18 April 2009 12:24 PM
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(8 times this month, 71 times this year)
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