Pilbara Railways Blog
BHP CM40-8M 5662.
2020-09-18 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore Goninan CM40-8M
BHP has two Dash 8 locomotives that didn't end up getting scrapped when they were retired.
BHP SD70ACe/Lci unit delivery continues.
2020-08-24 Roland Depth 2 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe
Another two new SD70ACe/Lci units were delivered to Nelson Point on Sunday 23rd August. 4496 and 4494 were walked the 3.5 km distance from the Pilbara Ports Authority.
Delivery of SD70ACe/Lci units continues.
2020-08-23 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe
BHP's new SD70ACe/Lci units are being delivered to Nelson Point by Mammoet then unloaded at the Hard Stand by a 'Loco Lift' or modular gantry system. The locos tip the scales at 180 tonnes.
BHP latest loco delivery.
2020-08-21 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe
BHP has a further six SD70ACe/Lci units arrive.
Loram grinder at BHP Nelson Point.
2020-06-22 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore Ways and Works
Spotted this arvo inside BHP's Nelson Point yard was this Loram RGS 24 stone rail grinder.
Speno rail grinder RG5 being tested at Bing.
2020-05-07 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore Ways and Works
Speno RR36 rail grinder RG5 being tested at BHP between Bing and Flashbutt.
BHP Hospital Train led by 4377.
2018-12-04 Fat Controller 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe
BHP Hospital train with 4377 leading a faulty ore waggon, 26 ore waggons from the Turner derailment, some ballast waggons, loco 4485 and other items.
Former BHP SD70ACe units bound for Chemin de fer Arnaud.
2018-09-24 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe
The Chemin de fer Arnaud railway in Quebec Canada is taking delivery of four former BHP SD70ACe/LC units.
15 years ago, loaded Yarrie train through Goldsworthy Junction.
2018-09-22 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore Goninan CM40-8
BHP Iron Ore 5646 leads a loaded off the Yarrie line across the Newman line onto the Finucane Island line at Goldsworthy Junction, 24th August 2018.
2018-07-13 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe
BHP name another loco, BHP roster page updated, 4468, 4487 'Paul Harris', 4412 and 4329 at Mooka.
Still more loco names for BHP.
2018-06-26 Fat Controller 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe
BHP continues to name locomotives after long serving employees.
BHP Steel Train, Goldsworthy line with 4360.
2018-06-23 Fat Controller 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe
BHP empty rail train on the former Goldsworthy Line behind SD70ACe 4360.
BHP Steel Train on Goldsworthy line with 4340.
2018-06-22 Fat Controller 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe
BHP empty rail train on former Goldsworthy Line behind SD70ACe 4340.
BHP Ballast Ploughs
2018-06-20 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore
BHP's new ballast ploughs.
More loco names for BHP.
2018-06-20 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe
BHP Named locos sighted.
Another named loco for BHP.
2018-04-28 Fat Controller 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe
BHP SD70ACe locomotive 4487 serial 20148001-020 has been sighted as being named 'Paul Harris'.
BHP AC6000 6074 Nelson Point
2003-09-09 Fat Controller 0 BHP Iron Ore GE AC6000W
Back in happier times on the 9th Sept 2003...
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