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Former Robe River CM40-8M units stored.
2020-09-23 Roland Depth 0 Rio Tinto Goninan CM40-8M
The former Robe River CM40-8M units that were last operated under Rio Tinto have been retired and stored on the triangle at the old quarry at Cape Lambert.
Hamersley Iron 7093 stored.
2020-09-20 Roland Depth 0 Rio Tinto GE C44-9W
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.
Rio Tinto takes last CM40-8M units off active roster.
2019-03-02 Roland Depth 0 Rio Tinto Goninan CM40-8
It has been reported on Wednesday 27th February that Rio Tinto has shutdown and stored their remaining CM40-8M or Dash 8 units.
15 years ago, stored Robe River ALCo M636 units.
2018-09-30 Fat Controller 2 Rio Tinto
15 years ago, Robe River ALCo M636 units sit unused at Seven Mile following the merger of Hamersley Iron and Robe River rail assets into Pilbara Rail.
Western Creek area pt2.
2018-07-22 Roland Depth 4 Rio Tinto GE C44-9W
Western Creek 76 km interconnecting track.
Western Creek area.
2018-07-14 Roland Depth 0 Rio Tinto
A description of the Western Creek area where the Robe River line interconnects with the Hamersley Iron line to allow interaction with their joint ports.
Rio Tinto breast cancer ore waggon
2018-06-25 Fat Controller 0 Rio Tinto
A rare sight in the Pilbara, a Rio Tinto pink iron ore waggon for breast cancer.
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