Grain Train Story- The Age 28-6-13

 
  Dd893 Train Controller

Location: Castlemaine
Just had a cruise around online newspaper sites and visited The Age.  
They have a write-up and online video of a Pacific National grain train from Woorinen to Appleton Dock.

Riding the Grain Train

Even mentions the Bendigo Gunzels who are out at 2:30am to meet it.

Enjoy (if I've got the link right)

Murray

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  The Vinelander Minister for Railways

Location: Ballan, Victoria on the Ballarat RFR Line

Riding the Grain Train

Even mentions the Bendigo Gunzels who are out at 2:30am to meet it.

Enjoy (if I've got the link right)

Murray
Dd893
Do the Bendigo gunzels out in the frost in the middle of the night have jobs to go to the next day Question
  VBAndy Chief Commissioner

Why does that matter?
  bevans Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
It is a good article and a great video which shows how a grain train is loaded.
  Calgully Deputy Commissioner

Location:
Do the Bendigo gunzels out in the frost in the middle of the night have jobs to go to the next day Question
The Vinelander

Just for the record - that wasn't me, and I don't know who it was.  Smile
  gippslander Chief Commissioner

Location: Central Gippsland, Vic
All in all, it was quite a positive story for rail - managed to plug the environmental benefits.
The journo understood correct railway speak and there were no references to train
Stations or calling the loco a train.

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