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Pacific National Kensington grain

The flour mill Kensington at Kensington is one of the last to be rail served in Victoria, grain wagons are taken there on a regular basis, requiring a convoluted route through the suburban and freight lines, with a reversal in Melbourne Yard. Until November 2017 this service was operated by Pacific National.

Having left their wagons in the sidings, XR553 and H1 run around at Tottenham

Wednesday 23 May 2012 16:41 PM
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XR553 and H1 arrive at Tottenham Yard with part of the train

Wednesday 23 May 2012 16:31 PM
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XR552 and one half of the Kensington grain at Tottenham Yard, ready to meet up with the other half ex-Kensington

Now some wagons go to the mill at Kensington, the rest to the Sunshine GEB silos.

Wednesday 23 May 2012 16:24 PM
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Having gotten the stick at Albion, X41 and XR552 approach Sunshine on their way towards Tottenham Yard

Friday 18 May 2012 16:58 PM
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After running around at Somerton, X41 leads XR552 back towards Melbourne at Albion Loop

Since the Coburg Goods Lines were taken out of use due to the RRL works at North Melbourne, the Kensington grain needs to take a grand tour of the suburbs to get back to Tottenham Yard

Friday 18 May 2012 16:50 PM
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XR552 leads X41 through Ascot Vale on the down with an empty grain

Friday 18 May 2012 15:08 PM
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VL03 on a down Seymour train passes XR552 and X41 at the Kensington flour mill

Friday 18 May 2012 13:39 PM
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XR552 and X41 reverse onto the empty grain hoppers at Kensington

Friday 18 May 2012 13:29 PM
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Locos hard up the down end buffers, where a dud wagon has been stabled for a few weeks

Friday 18 May 2012 13:27 PM
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XR552 in the middle of unloading the train at Kensington

Wednesday 29 December 2010 09:48 AM
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XR557 stabled in the dead end extension of the Kensington flour mill siding

Wednesday 29 December 2010 09:29 AM
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BL32 with S307 in the shafts, after running around at Melbourne Yard

Friday 1 October 2010 16:07 PM
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Waiting line at North Melbourne Junction, for the crossover from the East Suburban Lines to the Coburg Goods Lines

Friday 1 October 2010 15:25 PM
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BL32 leads the empty train from Kensington to Melbourne Yard so it can run around

Friday 1 October 2010 15:24 PM
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S307 stabled at Melbourne Yard arrivals, taken off the grain when it headed over to Kensington

Friday 1 October 2010 15:18 PM
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Crew change at the Kensington mill siding

Wednesday 29 September 2010 11:45 AM
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Comeng on the high level passenger tracks passes the grain at Kensington

Wednesday 29 September 2010 11:42 AM
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X44 shunting the siding at Kensington: only two hoppers fit into the headshunt at a time

Wednesday 29 September 2010 11:36 AM
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Red card on grain hopper VHHX 701J

Wednesday 29 September 2010 11:32 AM
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Red carded hopper in the dead end extension of the Kensington mill siding

Wednesday 29 September 2010 11:32 AM
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H1 stabled in the dead end stub, BL32 up at the mill with the empty wagons waiting to depart

Friday 17 September 2010 17:42 PM
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BL32 and H1 at Melbourne Yard arrivals awaiting departure on a down grain

Wednesday 3 March 2010 18:28 PM
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X43 taken off, BL32 and H1 attached to the train awaiting departure from Melbourne Yard

Friday 26 February 2010 19:49 PM
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Both exhausts flare up as X43 powers away from Kensington

Friday 26 February 2010 18:35 PM
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