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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

XR552 and XR558 run through Bannockburn station, now a B&B

18 April 2009 12:24 PM
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(8 times this week, 14 times this month, 23 times this year)

Indian Pacific liveried NR27 passes XR552 on a grain train

18 April 2009 11:16 AM
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XR552 and XR558 run through North Geelong C

18 April 2009 11:08 AM
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(4 times this week, 7 times this month, 15 times this year)

VHGF hoppers with the Geelong grain terminal behind

18 April 2009 11:03 AM
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(4 times this week, 12 times this month, 25 times this year)

XR552 and XR558 departing the grain loop after discharging

18 April 2009 11:02 AM
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(4 times this week, 5 times this month, 18 times this year)

XR552 and XR558 departing the grain loop after discharging

18 April 2009 11:02 AM
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(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 18 times this year)

Grain pours out of open hopper doors

18 April 2009 10:54 AM
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Ratchet gun used to slide the hopper doors open

18 April 2009 10:54 AM
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(3 times this week, 8 times this month, 14 times this year)

No ship at the bulk grain wharf

18 April 2009 10:48 AM
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(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 17 times this year)

XR552 and XR558, grain elevator in the background

18 April 2009 10:40 AM
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(4 times this week, 17 times this month, 29 times this year)

XR552 and XR558 discharge at the Geelong Grain Loop

18 April 2009 10:39 AM
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XR552 and XR558 stabled at North Geelong C

18 March 2009 19:18 PM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 18 times this year)

XR557 and XR554 head for Lal Lal

14 March 2009 14:47 PM
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(5 times this month, 13 times this year)

XR557 and XR554 head for Lal Lal

14 March 2009 14:47 PM
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XR557 and XR554 crest a hill between Elaine and Lal Lal

14 March 2009 14:46 PM
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XR557 and XR554 crest a hill between Elaine and Lal Lal

14 March 2009 14:46 PM
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(4 times this month, 21 times this year)

XR557 and XR554 head for Elaine

14 March 2009 14:40 PM
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(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 16 times this year)

XR557 and XR554 pass the up home signal at Meredith

14 March 2009 14:40 PM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 13 times this year)

XR557 and XR554 pass the Lethbridge quarry

14 March 2009 14:25 PM
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(2 times this week, 7 times this month, 17 times this year)

XR557 and XR554 depart Lethbridge

14 March 2009 14:25 PM
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(1 time this month, 10 times this year)

XR557 and XR554 depart Lethbridge

14 March 2009 14:25 PM
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(2 times this month, 12 times this year)

XR557 and XR554 round the curve into Bannockburn

14 March 2009 14:14 PM
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(3 times this week, 6 times this month, 18 times this year)

XR557 and XR554 climb upgrade through Moorabool

14 March 2009 13:58 PM
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(1 time this week, 2 times this month, 18 times this year)

XR557 and XR554 climb upgrade through Moorabool

14 March 2009 13:58 PM
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(2 times this week, 4 times this month, 18 times this year)
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