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Wagons and containers

Photos of various freight wagons - if I know what train they are on then the photos are sorted into albums by operator and service, otherwise they are in albums by wagon code. You can view the new wagon and container photos in the order they were uploaded at this page.

AGWF grain hoppers

Ex-Westrail narrow gauge grain hoppers, converted to standard gauge by current owner ARG / QR National for use on their new NSW grain contract.

AHGX grain hoppers

Used on both broad and standard gauge by El Zorro in Victoria

AOKF open wagons

AOKF wagons were built by the Commonwealth Railways for use on the coal traffic between Leigh Creek and the Port Augusta Power Station

Aurizon grain hoppers

Aurizon operates grain services across Queensland on the narrow gauge

AZCF concrete sleeper flats

Flat wagons constructed for the Commonwealth Railways in 1961 by Wiles Manufacturing Company Limited of Mile End, South Australia, classified "RG" and allocated road numbers 1651 through 1693. Later modified to carry concrete sleepers, and recorded AZCF.

BGGX / BGGY grain hoppers

SSR Bendigo have refurbished a number of Victorian VHGY type grain hoppers as the BGGX / BGGY class

CFTX rail flats

Originally CFSX / VZSX coded manual sleeper discharge wagons, in 2007 a number were painted bright yellow and converted into rail flats. Brought down to Melbourne, soon afterwards they went into storage at SSR Bendigo. The V/Line addenda says they were numbered 6101 - 6012.

CGDY grain hoppers

Owned by CFCLA, 42 were built in 2003-04 by Alstom Ballarat

CHMF ballast hoppers

Broad gauge and CFLCA owned, they are recoded V/Line VZMF hoppers

CHOY ballast hoppers

Broad gauge CFCLA owned ballast hoppers, with remote control discharge equipment and larger bottom discharge doors. Converted from CHMF hoppers, which were recoded V/Line VZMF hoppers. Since taking over the contract to operate Melbourne's rail network, Metro Trains Melbourne have hired these from CFCLA, operating trains using hired diesel locomotives. Their CHOY ballast hoppers are been rebranded and fitted with lighting, powered by generator wagon CFSX 125G.

CHQY ballast hoppers

Standard gauge CFCLA owned ballast hoppers, with remote control discharge equipment

Container flats - PN standard gauge

Container wagons as used by Pacific National on various standard gauge trains

Container flats - PN Warrnambool freight

Various broad gauge container wagons was used by Pacific National on their Warrnambool service

Container flats - POTA MA2/AM2

Container wagons as used by P&O Trans Australia on their MA2/AM2 Melbourne-Adelaide trains

Container flats - QR National MA6/AM6

Container wagons as used by QR National on their MA6/AM6 Melbourne-Adelaide trains

Container flats - QR National MB7/BM7

Container wagons as used by QR National on their MB7/BM7 Melbourne-Sydney-Brisbane trains

Containers - flat racks

Flat rack containers are often used to carry large or unusual loads that would not fit into a standard shipping container

Containers - gensets and wagons

November 15, 2017

Container mounted generator sets are provided on many trains to supply power to refrigerated containers, with wagons being equipped with electrical cabling

Containers - grain containers

Assorted CFCLA containerised grain containers

Containers - tanktainers

Tanks in the form of an ISO container

CQOY container flats

Ex-SAR/ANR ROX type flat wagons

CQRX wagons

May 01, 2006

Built as 75' long SFX / VFLX flat wagons for the Victorian Railways. Today used as side or end discharge rail transport flat wagons, concrete sleeper transport, carrying spoil containers, or as container flats

CQXY container flats

Drawbar coupled '2 pack' container flats

Crew cars

Also known as relay vans, crew cars are a passenger carriage specially fitted out for the use of train drivers, they are used by a number of freight operators on long distance services to cut down on the number of crew changes.

El Zorro flat wagons

Miscellaneous wagons owned by El Zorro. Many of the older ones are either ancient ex-VR 'S' wagons, or various other other cut down junk.

HD wagons

The HD group was used by the Victorian Railways to classify a wide variety of departmental rolling stock used for non-revenue traffic

HZM wagons

A four wheeled wagon converted to carry bogies

KMQ wagons

Long wheelbase U, T and KAB four wheel wagons converted to carry 20 foot ISO containers during the 1970s and 1980s

LX / ALGX / ALGY louvred van

LX / ALGX / ALGY louvred vans originally built for the South Australian Railways


Car carrying wagons used for Motorail services


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