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030720 160654r709 viewsNelson Point Loco Service Shop, BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M 5639 'Corunna Downs' serial 8281-03 / 92-128 sits in the afternoon Pilbara sun displaying its brand new colours, painting only finished on it this day and about ten minutes after these photos where taken the unit was back in service! Sunday 20th July 2003.
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040530 150318r339 viewsNelson Point Car Dumper 2 holding roads, BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M units 5642 'Wallareenya' serial 8281-07 / 92-131, 5669 'Beilun' serial 8412-02 / 95-160 and 5659 'Kobe' serial 8412-04 / 94-150 show some of the differences amongst the rebuild, 42 was a Goodwin built C636 ALCo and 59 was also build by Goodwin but an M636 hence both round tanks while 69 was a Comeng built M636 with a larger fuel tank. 30th May 2004.
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040806 091254r291 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, BHP Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8MEFI 5666 'Taranto' serial 8412-11 / 94-157, was the first unit fitted with Electronic Fuel Injection to the 16FDL engine hence the EFI on the model designation, is in charge of the Weighbridge Calibration train which is situated in the middle of the switches at the Goldsworthy Junction. 5666 will do several trips back and forward over the weighbridge at various speed to allow the technicians to calibrate it as well as having to clear the mainline for loaded and empty train movements. 0915 hrs 6th August 2004.
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040812 123214r257 viewsYarrie line 148 km, east of Taplin, BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M 5639 'Corunna Downs' serial 8281-03/92-128 works a 'mixed' of 12 ballast and 10 loaded GML waggons towards Hedland following a derailment further out near the Yarrie Mine, 1230 hrs 12th August 2004.
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040812 155940r238 viewsGoldsworthy Junction BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M 5639 'Corunna Downs' serial 8281-03/92-128 is on the Yarrie line with a mixed ballast and loaded ore train awaiting a Pilot to come out from Hedland to pilot the train into Nelson Point yard at 1600 hrs 12th August 2004.
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041001 152919r301 viewsRedbank Bridge, BHP Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M 5650 'Yawata' serial 8412-07 / 93-141 notches back up into power as it passes the examiner doing his 'roll by' entering Nelson Point yard as a Doug Gould road train passes over the top. A very rare shot indeed! 1530 hrs 1st October 2004.
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041014 12243415 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society, the Locotrol 'cab' from Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8ML unit 5663 Newcastle, one of three units built without a driving cab in 1994 but with a Locotrol equipment cabinet to do away with the Locotrol waggons that were in use at the time. Eventually the three locomotives had driving cabs fitted. Donated to the Society around 1998? 14th October 2004.
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041014 12244611 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society, the builders plate from Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8ML unit 5663 Newcastle, one of three units built without a driving cab in 1994 but with a Locotrol equipment cabinet to do away with the Locotrol waggons that were in use at the time. Donated to the Society around 1998? 14th October 2004.
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041014 12292010 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society, the Locotrol 'cab' from Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8ML unit 5663 Newcastle, one of three units built without a driving cab in 1994 but with a Locotrol equipment cabinet to do away with the Locotrol waggons that were in use at the time. Eventually the three locomotives had driving cabs fitted. Donated to the Society around 1998? 14th October 2004.
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041016 170918r323 viewsNelson Point Car Dumper 3 roads BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M 5635 'Pippingarra' serial 8151-09 / 91-121 leads EMD SD40-2 3081 and SD40R 3089 awaiting their turn to spot through dumper 3 16th October 2004.
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050101 170643r348 viewsGillam Siding BHP Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M 5637 'De Grey' serial 8181-01 / 92-123 leading a pair of EMD SD40R units 3087 and 3091 comes to a stand under the control of driver Jacka Cale behind another train already holding the main and an empty taking the passing track. Double crosses were not that uncommon during this era. 1st January 2005.
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050109 093124239 viewsPilbara Railways Historical Society, removed Locotrol cab from Goninan CM40-8ML ALCo to GE rebuild unit 5663 serial 8412-08/94-154, this unit along with the two sister cab-less units all ended up having normal driving cabs retro-fitted around 1996-97. 9th October 2005.
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050109 182408r303 viewsSeven Mile workshop load testing bay, ex Robe River Goninan CM40-8M unit 9419 serial 8109-10/90-117. 9419 was originally ALCo built C630 serial 3486-3 of October 1967 for Chesapeake & Ohio as #2102. Bought by Robe River in January 1975, rebuilt by Goninan in 1990. Sunday 9th January 2005.
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050110 082816r333 viewsSeven Mile, just over the salt mine grade crossing, former Robe River Goninan rebuilt CM40-8M locomotives 9417 serial 6266-5/89-83 and 9420 serial 8109-3/91-119 now relegated to non mainline duties as they don't have the ICSS (in-cab signalling) fitted are seen here working a loaded bound for the East Intercourse Island dumper. Monday 10th January 2005. History of these two units 9417 was built by ALCo as C636 serial 6010-1 of November 1968 for Spokane Portland & Seattle as their #340, then to Chesapeake & Ohio as #2100, Burlington Northern #4366, purchased by Robe River and rebuilt into CM40-8M in June 1989. 9420 was built by ALCo as C630 serial 3486-4 of October 1967 for Chesapeake & Ohio as #2103, purchased by Robe River in January 1975, #9420, then rebuilt to CM40-8M in 1991 by Goninan.
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050624 3197224 viewsPort Hedland, the 19.3 km on the GML sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5636 'Munda' serial 8151-11 / 91-122 leads the Sundowner across the Broome Rd crossing on its way to Goldsworthy 24th June 2005.
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050624 3202190 viewsPippingarra West Creek bridge, 23 km on the GML sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5636 'Munda' serial 8151-11 / 91-122 leads the Sundowner on its way to Goldsworthy 24th June 2005.
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050624 3220181 viewsAllan Siding, 40.2 km on the GML sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5636 'Munda' serial 8151-11 / 91-122 leads the Sundowner on its way to Goldsworthy past a 25 kph speed restriction 24th June 2005.
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050624 3237170 viewsAllan Siding, 45 km on the GML sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5636 'Munda' serial 8151-11 / 91-122 leads the Sundowner on its way to Goldsworthy raising the dust running along the resleepered and tamped section 24th June 2005.
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050624 3249177 viewsTabba Tabba Creek, 46.5 km on the GML sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5636 'Munda' serial 8151-11 / 91-122 leads the Sundowner on its way to Goldsworthy on top of the bridge 24th June 2005.
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050624 3254156 viewsNode 3 location at the 51 km on the GML sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuilt model CM40-8M unit 5636 'Munda' serial 8151-11 / 91-122 leads the Sundowner on its way to Goldsworthy passes the node cabin 24th June 2005.
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