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170728 097823 viewsGreen Pool on the Robe line at the 60.75 km original order and now aging General Electric built C44-9W model locomotive 7091 serial 47770 is operating in AutoHaul® mode with a pair of GE ES44DCi units 8155 and 8165 both in the Rio Tinto stripe livery as they pass a tamper and regulator doing track work. 28th July 2017. GeoData.
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170728 098053 viewsEmu Siding, a loaded train rolls down grade at the 81 km West Mainline behind Rio Tinto stripe liveried General Electric built ES44DCi unit 8144 serial 58725 and sister and final unit 8199 and a C44-9W stablemate 9403. 28th July 2017. GeoData.
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170728 098194 viewsWestern Creek, a disabled train from Mesa A on the right behind ES44ACi unit 9103 has relief locos 7082 serial 47761 a General Electric built C44-9W and a General Electric built ES44DCi unit 8137 ease up to couple onto 9103's disabled train. This image shows all these models of locomotive on the Rio Tinto mainline roster as an empty train climbs upgrade under the bridge. 28th July 2017. GeoData.
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170728 098332 viewsWestern Creek - Emu area, an empty train from Dampier climbs the grade on approach to the Robe River line overpass behind original liveried General Electric built C44-9W units 7093 serial 47772 and 7081 with third unit a stablemate ES44DCi 8189, the blue lights on the cab of 7093 being illuminated as the train is operating in AutoHaul® mode. 28th July 2017. GeoData.
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170728 098553 viewsWestern Creek - Emu area, Rio Tinto's General Electric built ES44DCi class leader 8100 serial 57996 leads two sister units, in 8176 and 8143 both in the later Rio Tinto stripe livery, with a loaded train running down from Emu Siding on the line to Dampier. The disabled Mesa A train is still on the bridge, the line to the left of the loaded is the Robe River Western Creek - Emu interconnecting line. 28th July 2017. GeoData.
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170728 098952 viewsWestern Creek, the disabled Mesa A train gets underway with relief power from General Electric built ES44DCi unit 8137 serial 59140 and C44-9W unit 7082 as the operate the train with the two ES44ACi units isolated. An empty train can be seen climbing the grade up through Emu. 28th July 2017. GeoData.
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170728 099062 viewsWestern Creek, the disabled Mesa A train gets underway with relief power from General Electric built ES44DCi unit 8137 serial 59140 and C44-9W unit 7082 as the operate the train with the two ES44ACi units isolated. 28th July 2017. GeoData.
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170728 099743 viewsBenson Falls, 91 km curve, an empty train blasts up the steep grade behind a triple all General Electric built C44-9W unit power of 9409 serial 54159 and 9408 both in Pilbara Rail with Robe reporting marks, and 7060 in Pilbara Iron with HI reporting marks. 28th July 2017. GeoData.
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170728 099906 viewsBenson Falls, 91 km curve, as empty train climbs up the steep grade as a loaded screams down the grade under dynamic brakes led by General Electric built ES44DCi unit 8124 serial 59116 in Rio Tinto stripes with a C44-9W unit 7094 and a sister ES44DCi 8186. 28th July 2017. GeoData.
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170728 100072 viewsBenson Falls, 91 km curve, an empty train blasts up the steep grade behind a General Electric built C44-9W unit 7072 serial 47751 leads two General Electric built ES44DCi units 8140 and 8158, 7072 is from the original delivery of C44-9W units in 1994 and is showing its age. 28th July 2017. GeoData.
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170728 100302 viewsHarding Siding, arriving around the large curve at the 46 km on the Robe line is General Electric built ES44DCi unit 8124 serial 59116 leading C44-9W unit 7094 and sister ES44DCi unit 8186 with a loaded train from Yandicoogina mine. 28th July 2017. GeoData.
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170729 00652 viewsCape Lambert South yard, a loaded train heads towards car dumper 7 behind General Electric built C44-9W unit 7043 serial 57094 wearing Pilbara Iron livery with HI reporting marks and two General Electric built ES44DCi units 8153 and 8107. 29th July 2017. GeoData.
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170729 00762 viewsCape Lambert South yard, a loaded train heads towards car dumper 5 behind General Electric built ES44DCi unit 8103 serial 57999 in original Rio Tinto silver with a C44-9W unit 7076 and sister ES44DCi unit 8129 in the later Rio Tinto stripe livery. 29th July 2017. GeoData.
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170729 01192 viewsGreen Pool, as they cross the #6 bridge on the original Robe River line with their train snaking all the way back to Western Creek, General Electric built ES44DCi unit 8114 serial 59106 in original silver livery and operating in AutoHaul® with later sister units 8120 and 8148 with a loaded train from Yandicoogina. 29th July 2017. GeoData.
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170729 01352 viewsGreen Pool, an empty Rio Tinto iron ore train runs along the Lyndon River behind General Electric built ES44DCi unit 8184 serial 60782 and a pair of Pilbara Iron liveried with HI reporting marks General Electric built C44-9W units 7045 and 7049. 29th July 2017. GeoData.
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170729 01453 viewsEmu Siding, a loaded Rio Tinto train rolls down grade past the signals at the 74.8 km West Mainline behind Rio Tinto stripe liveried General Electric built ES44DCi unit 8194 serial 61853 and plain silver sister unit 8111 and C44-9W stablemate 7055 as they head to the Cape Lambert port for unloading. 29th July 2017. GeoData
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170729 01636 viewsFortescue River Bridge on the Robe River line at the 115.8 km, a loaded Deepdale train heading for Cape Lambert behind the standard motive power for this line, double General Electric built ES44ACi units, 9114 serial 62545 and sister unit 9101 serial 61939 run over the largest rail bridge in the Pilbara. 29th July 2017. GeoData.
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170729 01723 viewsFortescue River Bridge on the Robe River line at the 115.8 km, a loaded Deepdale train heading for Cape Lambert behind the standard motive power for this line, double General Electric built ES44ACi units, 9114 serial 62545 and sister unit 9101 serial 61939 run over the largest rail bridge in the Pilbara. 29th July 2017. GeoData.
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170729 01914 views109 km on the former Robe River line a loaded Deepdale train heading for Cape Lambert behind the standard Rio Tinto motive power for this line, double General Electric built ES44ACi units, 9114 serial 62545 and sister unit 9101 serial 61939 drag upgrade. 29th July 2017. GeoData.
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170729 02887 viewsMaitland Siding on the former Robe River line a loaded Deepdale train heading for Cape Lambert behind the standard Rio Tinto motive power for this line, double General Electric built ES44ACi units, 9114 serial 62545 and sister unit 9101 serial 61939 have crossed the 96.2 km grade crossing. 29th July 2017. GeoData.
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