Pilbara Railways Blog

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

2021-12-03 Roland Depth 0 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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FMG has more waggons arrive.

2021-11-06 Roland Depth 0 Fortescue Metals

It's all about FMG this week, as another 130 or so waggons are unloaded in Port Hedland.

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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 0 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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FMG SD90MAC-H2 units still stored - update.

2021-05-09 Roland Depth 2 Fortescue Metals

Here's an image of FMG's eight SD90MAC-H2 units stored out of service down the south end near their rail welding rail yard. 20th March 2021.

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How to spot an SD70ACe-P6.

2020-06-21 Roland Depth 0 Fortescue Metals EMD SD70ACe

How to tell the SD70ACe-P6 apart from other standard type SD70ACe models.

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FMG operates new SD70ACe-P6 model locos.

2020-06-20 Roland Depth 0 Fortescue Metals EMD SD70ACe

FMG starts operating ten SD70ACe-P6 units 722 - 731.

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FMG SD90MAC-H2 units still stored.

2020-05-06 Roland Depth 2 Fortescue Metals

Here's a panorama image of FMG's eight SD90MAC units stored out of service down the south end of the Thomas rail yard.

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FMG receives more ore waggons.

2020-04-11 Roland Depth 0 Fortescue Metals

FMG second batch of 124 new waggons from CSR Yangtze are being delivered.

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FMG SD90MAC-H2 units still stored.

2018-09-10 Roland Depth 0 Fortescue Metals

FMG's SD90MAC-H2 units are stored at the south end of their yard, the line up from nearest the camera is; 910, 911, 912, 917, 913, 914 and 915.

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