Gheringhap Sightings w/e 8/1/2022

 
  GheringhapLoop GEEWONG

Location: Gheringhap Vic 3331
Gheringhap Sightings w/e 8/1/2022.

There were 82 sightings for this week, which is 72 sighting more than last week. Making a total of 92 sightings for this year to date. On day 8 last year we had seen 86 sightings, this is 6 sightings more than at the same time last year.

We saw 8 sightings on the Broad Gauge. This total included 7 x PN Grain trains and 0 x Qube Grain train and 0 x SSR Grain trains. Total B/G trains for this year are 10 (At the same time last year we had seen 13 x B/G trains, this is 3 less than last year.) Total B/G grain trains for this year are 9 (At the same time last year we had seen 2 grain trains on the B/G) This is 7 sightings more than at the same time last year.  

We saw 74 sightings on the Standard Gauge. This total included 15 x PN Grain train, 0 x Qube Grain trains and 0 x SSR Grain and 0 x GWA grain trains. Total S/G trains for this year are 82. (At the same time last year, we had seen 73 S/G trains, this is 9 sightings more than last year. Total S/G grain trains for this year are 17. (At the same time last year, we had seen 8 grain trains on the S/G). This is 9 grain sightings more that at the same time last year.  

Total grain trains for this year are 26, this is 16 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.
Please visit Gheringhap Loop Sightings.

Graham ELLiOTT

Sightings Desk: (03) 8684-9890

http://ghaploop.railpage.org.au/index.html

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  freightgate Minister for Railways

Location: Albury, New South Wales
This is looking better in the grain train stakes. There is plenty of grain around here to the west and the north and I hear oaklands is bursting.
  BrentonGolding Chief Commissioner

Location: Maldon Junction
This is looking better in the grain train stakes. There is plenty of grain around here to the west and the north and I hear oaklands is bursting.
freightgate
Early days yet Bill, effectively week 1, don't jinx it. Remember, one Swallow does not a Summer make!
  bevans Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
CSR002+SCT003+SCT010 on SCT 7MP9 Mixed Goods from Melbourne to Perth via Gheringhap 8-1-2021

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Shows some interesting wagons mid train (orange) and some slab steel.  Notice the butter boxes on the end of the train.  I don't recall but could be wrong, slab was carried like that on the PN trains?
  bevans Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
NR52+NR91 on PN 4PM6 intermodal slows for the loop at Gheringhap on their way from Perth to Melbourne on 8-1-2021.  The train will now cross 7MP5.

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Nice video with the train moving slowly into the Loop.
  bevans Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
VL357+VL353 on Qube 973 Hay Train to Ultima via Geelong and Ballarat at Gheringhap 7-1-2021.

http://dams.omni.com.au:8080/razuna/assets/2/0D406BA0190041D7A85FE319A6D934D4/vid/896F7CA537454984BE4CEA82DCF8208B/Railpage_Gheringhap_06_01_20220107003320.mp4
  bevans Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
SCT003+SCT006+CSR014+CSR002+CSR015 on SCT 3PM9 Goods from Perth to Melbourne via Gheringhap Loop on 7-1-2021.  This train comprised 97 wagons.
Steel wagons also on the train.

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  bevans Site Admin

Location: Melbourne, Australia
Is it me or is the Mildura Goods shrinking?

PN's 7902 UP Mildura Goods through Gheringhap on 12-1-2022

http://dams.omni.com.au:8080/razuna/assets/2/0D406BA0190041D7A85FE319A6D934D4/vid/FB05757D88A34DF4959B3F558A062548/Railpage_Gheringhap_06_01_20220112132236.mp4
  BrentonGolding Chief Commissioner

Location: Maldon Junction
Is it me or is the Mildura Goods shinking?

PN's 7902 UP Mildura Goods through Gheringhap on 12-1-2022

http://dams.omni.com.au:8080/razuna/assets/2/0D406BA0190041D7A85FE319A6D934D4/vid/FB05757D88A34DF4959B3F558A062548/Railpage_Gheringhap_06_01_20220112132236.mp4
bevans
I'm thinking it's not shinking!

Seasonal shutdowns etc etc etc like every year?

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