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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.

VZMA ballast hoppers

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

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

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

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

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

ZHBF grain hoppers

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

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