Gheringhap Sightings w/e 19/9/2020

 
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Gheringhap Sightings w/e 19/9/2020.

There were 89 sightings for this week; This is 15 sightings more than last week. Making a total of 3309 sightings for this year to date. On day 263 last year we had seen 2701 sightings, this is 608 sightings more than at the same time last year.

We saw 6 sightings on the Broad Gauge, which is 6 sightings more than last week. This total included 4 x PN Grain trains and 0 x Qube Grain train and 0 X SSR Grain train. Total B/G trains for this year are 156 (At the same time last year we had seen 21 x B/G trains, this is 135 more than last year.) Total B/G grain trains for this year are 73 (At the same time last year we had seen 10 grain train on the B/G) This is 63 sightings more that at the same time last year.

We saw 83 sightings on the Standard Gauge, which is 9 sightings more than last week. This total included 12 x PN Grain trains, 7 x Qube Grain trains and 2 x SSR Grain and 0 x GWA grain trains. Total S/G trains for this year are 3153. (At the same time last year, we had seen 2680 S/G trains, this is 473 more than last year. Total S/G grain trains for this year are 966. (At the same time last year, we had seen 458 grain trains on the S/G). This is 508 grain sightings more that at the same time last year.

Total grain trains for this year are 1039, this is 571 more than at the same time last year.

Regards, Graham Elliott.

Gheringhap Loop is at the 82/83 Kp post South West of Melbourne Australia.

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7GK6 down NSW PN grain waiting to be refuelled at Gheringhap 20/9/2020

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SSR grain 4VK5 refueling at Gheringhap with GM22+48+48+G514 on 17-9-2020
4VK5? V= ???
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Down BG SSR grain 9197 with S302+S317 on 20-9-2020

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1GK5 down PN grain just arrived with an 82 plus 3 81 class locos on 20-9-2020. 8236+8159+8116+8113 departed after 9721V run through at 0033

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7902V up Mildura Fruity at Gheringhap with XR558+G540+XR559 on 21-9-2020

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7732V PN grain an it's way to the Geelong grain loop with 8163+G520 22/9/2020

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This morning we had a B/G - S/G grain train's cross at the bridge. 9149 down B/G with G543+BL29 and up 3KG6 with 8137+8144+8128



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Nice catch GOG both gauges under the bridge at the same time.
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7904V up fruity from Mildura with 8125. 22/9/2020

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3GK7 from NSW just turned up with 8110+8124+8134+8178 wondering why they can't refuel. 22-9-2020

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Then the rain stopped play while cutting the grass, I got well and truly, also small hail stones. 22/9/2020

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Some overnight action

CSR020 on 7922V doing a crew change at Gheringhap on 22-9-2020

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Down AM5 with NR72+NR111 22/9/2020

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3AM5 in the rain with NR68+AN11 23/9/2020

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4KG5 doing a crew change on the main line with 8113+8116+8159+8236. 23/9/2020

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What makes crew changing at Gheringhap more atractive than say Brooklyn from Dynon?  Are Geelong based drivers now crewing SG northbound services?
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UP SSR grain 3KN1 with RL301+GM22+CLP12+BRM001. 23/9/2020

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UP 7902V Mildura Fruity via Gheringhap with XR558+XR559+BL33 on 23-9-2020. 50 wagons today.

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4KG5 doing a crew change on the main line with 8113+8116+8159+8236. 23/9/2020

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It's spring time in that photo
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1PM9 up SCT with SCT010+SCT015+CSR010 via Gheringhap on 23-9-2020

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4KM1 up logs from Boardertown via Gheringhap with G537+G542 on 23-9-2020



Train returned empty via Gheringhap 0422 52 wagons on the back.  And it returned with 8227 on the front. (GoG)
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They are now using the siding to refuel. 4GK7 with 3 x 81's 8133+8139+8144 now refuelling

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MA2 spent ages at Elders loop then moved up to Anikie loop for agest and 7922V and MP2 arrived here together.

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Up B/G PN grain 9148 stalled on Warrenheip (2 x XR's) at 0340, a BL+G went to rescue the train seen here at gheringhap with G529+BL29+XR557+XR553.

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