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060528 458259 viewsWOB type iron ore waggon WOB 31379 is one of a batch of twenty five built by Comeng WA between 1974 and 1975 and converted from Mt Newman high sided waggons by WAGR Midland Workshops with a capacity of 67 tons with fleet number 304 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations, the WAGR and Comeng builders plates are visible in the waggon sill, seen here at Bonnie Vale loaded with fines, 28th May 2006.
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060528 458355 viewsWOB type iron ore waggon WOB 31392 is one of a batch of twenty five built by Comeng WA between 1974 and 1975 and converted from Mt Newman high sided waggons by WAGR Midland Workshops with a capacity of 67 tons with fleet number 317 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations, this waggon was converted to a WSM ballast hopper, then converted back to a WOB by WAGR Midland Workshops, and started life as a Comeng built Mt Newman Mining ore waggon in 1974. It was originally numbered 31391 by WAGR, seen here loaded with fines at Bonnie Vale, 28th May 2006.
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060528 458456 viewsWOB type iron ore waggon WOB 31392 is one of a batch of twenty five built by Comeng WA between 1974 and 1975 and converted from Mt Newman high sided waggons by WAGR Midland Workshops with a capacity of 67 tons with fleet number 317 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations, then the top section re-fitted and converted to a WSM ballast hopper, then converted back to a WOB by WAGR Midland Workshops. It was originally numbered 31391 by WAGR, seen here loaded with fines at Bonnie Vale, 28th May 2006.
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060528 458555 viewsWOB type iron ore waggon WOB 31392 is one of a batch of twenty five built by Comeng WA between 1974 and 1975 and converted from Mt Newman high sided waggons by WAGR Midland Workshops with fleet number 317 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations, shows the higher tare of these waggons and the capacity of 73 tons, waggon length of 10.8 metres, and a close inspection reveals that the round WAGR waggon builder's number is 31391 of 1974, this waggon cut down originally from a Comeng built Mt Newman Mining ore waggon in 1974. It was then converted to a WSM ballast hopper, then converted back to a WOB by WAGR Midland Workshops. It was originally numbered 31391 by WAGR, seen here loaded with fines at Bonnie Vale, 28th May 2006.
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060528 458635 viewsWOE type iron ore waggon WOE 33380 is one of a batch of one hundred and forty one built by United Group Rail WA between November 2005 and April 2006 with serial number 950142-085 and fleet number 879 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations loaded with fines at Bonnie Vale 28th May 2006.
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060528 458732 viewsWOE type iron ore waggon WOE 33380 is one of a batch of one hundred and forty one built by United Group Rail WA between November 2005 and April 2006 with serial number 950142-085 and fleet number 879 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations, builders plate and Amtech AEI tag, build date 02/2006, Bonnie Vale 28th May 2006.
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060528 458832 viewsWOE type iron ore waggon WOE 33385 is one of a batch of one hundred and forty one built by United Group Rail WA between November 2005 and April 2006 with serial number 950142-090 and fleet number 884 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations loaded with fines at Bonnie Vale 28th May 2006.
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060528 458934 viewsWOE type iron ore waggon WOE 33385 is one of a batch of one hundred and forty one built by United Group Rail WA between November 2005 and April 2006 with serial number 950142-090 and fleet number 884 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations, builders plate with date 02/2006 current style of 83 tonne load capacity waggon for Portman Mining, 28th May 2006.
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060528 459042 viewsWOE type iron ore waggon WOE 33349 is one of a batch of one hundred and forty one built by United Goninan WA between November 2005 and April 2006 with serial number 950142-054 and fleet number 848 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations loaded with fines at Bonnie Vale 28th May 2006.
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060528 459135 viewsWOE type iron ore waggon WOE 33349 is one of a batch of one hundred and forty one built by United Goninan WA between November 2005 and April 2006 with serial number 950142-054 and fleet number 848 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations, builders plate, 28th May 2006.
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060528 459234 viewsWO type iron ore waggon WO 31299 is one of a batch of fifteen built by WAGR Midland Workshops between July and October 1968 with fleet number 178 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations, with a 75 ton and 1018 ft³ capacity, loaded with fines at Bonnie Vale, 28th May 2005. This unit was converted to WOS superphosphate in the late '80s till 1994 when it was re-classed back to WO.
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060528 459354 viewsWOB type iron ore waggon WOB 31378 is one of a batch of twenty five built by Comeng WA between 1974 and 1975 and converted from Mt Newman high sided waggons by WAGR Midland Workshops with a capacity of 67 tons with fleet number 303 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations, loaded with fines at Bonnie Vale, 28th May 2005.
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060528 459437 viewsWO type iron ore waggon WO 31248 is one of a batch of eighty six built by WAGR Midland Workshops between 1967 and March 1968 with fleet number 139 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations, with a 75 ton and 1018 ft³ capacity, loaded with fines seen here at Bonnie Vale, 28th May 2006. This unit was converted to WOG for gypsum in late 80's till 1990 then reclassed to WOS for superphosphate before being re-classed back to WO in 1994.
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060528 459536 viewsWOD type iron ore waggon WOD 31489 is one of a batch of sixty two built by Goninan WA between April and August 2000 with serial number 950086-061 and fleet number 552 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations with a 75 ton capacity build date 07/2000, for Portman Mining to cart their Koolyanobbing iron ore to Esperance. Seen here loaded with fines in train 413 at Bonnie Vale, 28th May 2006.
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060528 459643 viewsWO type iron ore waggon WO 31260 is one of a batch of sixty two built by Goninan WA between April and August 2000 with serial number 950086-010 and fleet number 146 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations, and is a Goninan built replacement WO type waggon that replaces the original WAGR built WO type waggon with the newer style WOD type and has square features opposed to the curved ones as on the original WO class, seen here loaded with fines ore on train 413 at Bonnie Vale, 28th May 2006.
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060528 459735 viewsWOD type iron ore waggon WOD 31450 is one of a batch of sixty two built by Goninan WA between April and August 2000 with serial number 950086-022 and fleet number 513 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations with a 75 ton capacity for Portman Mining to cart their Koolyanobbing iron ore to Esperance. Seen here loaded with fines in train 413 at Bonnie Vale. 28th May 2006.
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060528 459836 viewsWO type iron ore waggon WO 31296 is one of a batch of fifteen built by WAGR Midland Workshops between July and October 1968 with fleet number 175 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations, with a 75 ton and 1018 ft³ capacity, loaded with fines seen here at Bonnie Vale, 28th May 2006. This unit was converted to WOC for coal in 1986 till 1994 when it was re-classed back to WO.
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060528 461460 viewsWOB type iron ore waggon WOB 31395 is one of a batch of twenty five built by Comeng WA between 1974 and 1975 and converted from Mt Newman high sided waggons by WAGR Midland Workshops with a capacity of 67 tons with fleet number 325 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations. This waggon was also converted to a WSM type ballast hopper by re-fitting the cut down top section and having bottom discharge doors fitted, converted back to WOB in 1997, and this is the first one to be repainted in ARG yellow and stands out against the newer style WOE type waggons as this empty train runs past the 628 km west of Bonnie Vale, 28th May 2006.
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060528 461556 viewsWOB type iron ore waggon WOB 31395 is one of a batch of twenty five built by Comeng WA between 1974 and 1975 and converted from Mt Newman high sided waggons by WAGR Midland Workshops with a capacity of 67 tons with fleet number 325 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations. This waggon was also converted to a WSM type ballast hopper by re-fitting the cut down top section and having bottom discharge doors fitted, converted back to WOB in 1997, and this is the first one to be repainted in ARG yellow and stands out against the newer style WOE type waggons as this empty train runs past the 628 km west of Bonnie Vale, 28th May 2006.
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060528 462044 viewsWOE type iron ore waggon WOE 33272 is one of a batch of thirty five built by Goninan WA between January and April 2005 with serial number 950104-012 and fleet number 771 for Koolyanobbing iron ore operations, number board view, shows builders plate, load, tare, length and issue date, build date 02/2005, current style of 83 tonne load capacity built for Portman Mining, at Binduli, 28th May 2006.
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