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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.

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

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

Containers - tanktainers

Tanks in the form of an ISO container

CQOY container flats

Ex-SAR/ANR ROX type flat wagons

CQRX wagons

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.

GWA grain hoppers

4 June 2011

Grain hoppers used by GWA

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

NGGF sugar hoppers

25 April 2009

Used to convey sugar from Grafton in NSW to the Manildra Group sidings at North Dynon

NGKF grain hoppers

21 March 2020

NGPF grain hoppers

21 March 2020

PQYY articulated container wagon

With a single bogie between the wells: most Australian multi-unit well wagons have separate bogies, the drawbars linking them instead

QQAY container flats

Built in 2000 as the BEZY class on the Queensland narrow gauge, in late 2004 a number were converted to standard gauge by QR National as the QQAY class.

QQEY container flats

Ex-Australian National container wagons now owned by QR National, fitted with electrical connections for refrigerated containers

QQGY container flats

Former FQX type container wagons, now with QR National

QQJY container flats

Ex-ANR container wagons, now owned by QR National

QQOY container flats

Ex-ARG AQEY 2 pack articulated container flat, now with QR National

QQPY container flats

Ex-ARG AQKY 2 pack articulated container flat, now with QR National

QR National online refuelling tankers

These appeared in late 2010 in what seemed to be a test for QR National, since they they seem to pop up on the east-west services to Adelaide and Perth.

RCAY steel wire wagons

Used to transport 'Contistretch' coil


Operated by Australian National in the 1990s under the Trailerail brand.

RQOC coil steel wagons

Jumbo coil wagons converted from existing VQOF/RKLX wagons in 2012, for the Pacific National coil steel traffic

SCT wagons

27 February 2022

Various container wagons, box vans and refrigerated wagons as used by SCT Logistics on their Melbourne - Perth - Adelaide - Parkes services.

SCT wagons - Dooen freight

SCT Logistics mixes their own container wagons with wagons hired from CFCLA on their Melbourne-Dooen freight service

SGBF/SGSF grain hoppers

24 April 2022

Qube Logistics' SGBF/SGSF grain hoppers, recoded from WGBY/WGSY


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