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QR National grain hopper transfer, 2011

In April 2011 QR National diesel locomotives LZ3101, LQ3122, DC2206, LZ3103 and 45 AGWF grain hoppers were transferred via Melbourne from Western Australia to New South Wales to begin a new grain contract.

QRN wagon transfer with LDP001, LZ3101, LQ3122, DC2206, LZ3103 and 45 grain hoppers pass through Moorabool

Saturday 2 April 2011 13:34 PM
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Dropping down towards Geelong, the four trailing locos and the rake of AGWF class (ex-Westrail) wagons are for a NSW grain contract

Saturday 2 April 2011 13:35 PM
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The 'big one' on the move out of Corio, bound for Melbourne

LDP001, LZ3101, LQ3122, DC2206, LZ3103 and 45 AGWF grain hoppers

Saturday 2 April 2011 13:49 PM
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The QRN transfer passes through Hoppers Crossing: a Hitachi lurks in the background, along with a light engine A class

LDP001, LZ3101, LQ3122, DC2206, LZ3103 and 45 AGWF grain hoppers

Saturday 2 April 2011 14:17 PM
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Locos LDP001, LZ3101, LQ3122, DC2206 and LZ3103 approach Melbourne with some haze in the air

Saturday 2 April 2011 14:18 PM
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Tail end of the 45 wagon train

Saturday 2 April 2011 14:18 PM
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Waiting for a loco change, LZ3101, LQ3122, DC2206, and LZ3103 at McIntyre Loop

Saturday 2 April 2011 16:31 PM
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LZ3101 beside LDP001 at McIntyre Loop

Saturday 2 April 2011 16:42 PM
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Waiting around at McIntyre Loop: LDP001 cut off the train, with LZ3101, LQ3122, DC2206, and LZ3103 waiting in number 2 road

Saturday 2 April 2011 16:55 PM
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LDP006 arrives at McIntyre Loop, to replace LDP001 on the northbound trip to Goulburn

Saturday 2 April 2011 17:03 PM
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Awaiting departure from McIntyre Loop, LDP006, LZ3101, LQ3122, DC2206, and LZ3103

Saturday 2 April 2011 17:12 PM
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LDP006, LZ3101, LQ3122, DC2206, and LZ3103 atop the Maribyrnong River Viaduct

Saturday 2 April 2011 17:32 PM
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LDP006, LZ3101, LQ3122, DC2206, LZ3103 and 45 hoppers cross the Maribyrnong River

Saturday 2 April 2011 17:32 PM
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Some of the 45 AGWF class (ex-Westrail) grain hoppers cross the Maribyrnong

Saturday 2 April 2011 17:33 PM
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