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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.

VLCX louvre vans

16 June 2010

VLDX louvre vans

20 May 2010

Built as the VHX they were a prototype of the VSX/VLEX. The main difference was the lack of horizontal stiffening ribs along the sides, and the doors opened to only one side.

VLRX louvre vans

17 November 2010

VOFX open wagons

16 June 2010

VOHX open wagons

24 January 2017

ELX wagons used for log traffic, initially only the doors were removed, later on the centre side section was removed and stanchions added

VPBX cement hoppers

30 August 2009

VPCX cement hoppers

16 November 2007

VPFX flour wagons

20 May 2010

Also coded VPLX (unknown reason) or VZGX for locomotive sand

VQAW container wagons

25 April 2007

'3 pack' articulated container wagons

VQWW container flat

16 November 2007

VQWW 1 until it went to National Rail and was recoded to RQVY, Pacific National ended up with it and it formed part of the wagons sold when they were forced to by the ACCC. QR ended up with it.

VTQF tank wagons

27 May 2010

VTQX tank wagons

27 May 2010

VTSA tank wagons

20 May 2010

VZMA ballast hoppers

31 January 2017

The old school Victorian Railways bogie ballast hopper. Originally coded NN, the original style has been phased out. There are 3 styles still in service - 1950s build with 1960 side extensions (with side doors or without) and those with 1980s rebuilt bodies. All require the operation of a wheel on the side to discharge ballast

WGBY grain hoppers

25 January 2016

Owned by AWB and new in 2009, they are usually seen on El Zorro hauled trains. Coupled in pairs with a drawbar between them, the WGSY are the single wagon version

WGSY grain hoppers

6 June 2018

Owned by AWB usually seen on El Zorro hauled trains, they are a single unit version of the WGBY wagon to be used on the broad gauge

ZDXF concrete sleeper flats

28 April 2006

ZDXF wagons used by El Zorro to carry concrete sleepers on broad gauge, converted from a variety of flat wagons and cut down open wagons.

ZF/VVDY guards vans

1 October 2010

ZF guards vans received the VVDY code in the early 1980s

ZHBF grain hoppers

20 November 2011

Ex-NSW NGMA grain hopper, rebuilt by SSR Bendigo for El Zorro


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