Pilbara Railways Blog

FMG's former BNSF / GECX 9-44CW units hit the rails.

2022-04-17 Roland Depth 0 Fortescue Metals GE 9-44CW

Four of the former BNSF / GECX 9-44CW units have commenced operating in the shafts of triple headed ore trains on the FMG.

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FMG's final two 9-44CW units are cleaned.

2021-12-03 Roland Depth 2 Fortescue Metals GE 9-44CW

FMG's final two of the eight lease units being former BNSF 9-44CW locomotives are being intensively cleaned prior to service.

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Two more of FMG's ex-BNSF 9-44CW units cleaned before service.

2021-11-06 Roland Depth 0 Fortescue Metals GE 9-44CW

FMG's eight lease units being former BNSF 9-44CW locomotives continue to be intensively cleaned prior to service.

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FMG's ex-BNSF 9-44CW units cleaned before service.

2021-10-25 Roland Depth 0 Fortescue Metals GE 9-44CW

FMG's eight lease units being former BNSF 9-44CW locomotives are being intensively cleaned prior to service.

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FMG's ex-BNSF 9-44CW units arrive in the Pilbara.

2021-09-25 Roland Depth 2 Fortescue Metals GE 9-44CW

Well after a couple of days unloading over the 14th and 15th August 2021 FMG's eight lease units being former BNSF 9-44CW locomotives have 'hit the ground' in the Pilbara.

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West Australian Rails - Extra North 003

2021-07-13 Roland Depth 0 Rio Tinto BHP Iron Ore Roy Hill Fortescue Metals GE ES44ACi GE ES44DCi GE 9-44CW EMD SD70ACe

The latest issue of West Australian Rail is now online, albeit a special 'Extra North' edition.

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West Australian Rails - Extra North 001

2021-05-28 Roland Depth 0 Rio Tinto BHP Iron Ore Roy Hill Fortescue Metals GE ES44ACi GE ES44DCi GE 9-44CW EMD SD70ACe

The latest issue of West Australian Rail is now online, albeit a special 'Extra North' edition.

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Hamersley Iron 7093 stored.

2020-09-20 Roland Depth 0 Rio Tinto GE 9-44CW

Hamersley Iron C44-9W loco 7093 serial 47772 the highest numbered and final Dash 9 from original order of 29 delivered from GE in early 1995.

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Western Creek area pt2.

2018-07-22 Roland Depth 4 Rio Tinto GE 9-44CW

Western Creek 76 km interconnecting track.

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