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150130 7630159 viewsPort Hedalnd, Wilson Street, front view of Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1010 serial 62582 during delivery 30th January 2015.
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070501 9016r159 viewsWedgefield, sitting in Asset Kinetics yard waiting to start construction duties are two of the four GTSA rebuilt DR class units. Comeng WA ALCo rebuild CE636R model DR 8401 'Jean' serial WA143-1 and ex Robe River ALCo #9426 original serial 3499-02 and Comeng WA ALCo rebuild C636R model DR 8402 'Margaret' serial WA135-C-6011-02 and ex Hamersley Iron C636 #3007 with the differences between the Phase II and Phase III radiators of the Comeng WA ALCo rebuild models evident. 1st May 2007.
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109-18158 viewsAvenal station yard overview, looking south, just prior to rationalisation, still fully signalled and interlocked, semaphore signal post 4 and disc signal posts 7 and 8 facing the camera, semaphore and disc signal post 2, 3, 4 and 5 visible in the distance, point indicators.
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148-10158 viewsWangaratta, V/Line rail tractor RT 5 and VLBY type louvre van VLBY 148 on No.5 Rd, goods shed behind and point rodding in foreground, cover for automatic electric staff exchanger visible. RT 5 built new by Newport Workshops September 1957. The VLBY which is the Wangaratta parcels waggon started out being built by Newport Workshops October 1956 as a VP type VP 148, in May 1979 re-coded to VLPY, re-coded again in 1982 to VLBY.
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171204 1030r158 viewsTwelve Mile Creek Rd, CFCLA's Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M locomotive CD 4305 serial 8109-3/91-119 was originally Chesapeake & Ohio (USA) ALCo C630 serial 3486-4 #2103, then Robe River unit 9420 before going to CFCLA in 2012. Being transported to Roy Hill's flash butt yard by Doolan's Heavy Haulage. 4th December 2017. View map here.
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061209 8227r158 viewsSeven Mile 38 Road, retired Robe River Comeng WA ALCo rebuild model CE636R unit 9427 serial WA143-2 sits stripped of engine, fuel tank and pilots ready for road haulage to Perth for rebuilding and use on FMG rail construction trains in May-June 2007. This unit was originally built by ALCo as C636 serial 3499-2 of January 1968 for Pennsylvania Railroad as #6331, and was purchased off Conrail as #6781 in 1986 and was rebuilt by Comeng WA prior to delivery in January 1987. 9th December 2006.
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106-26157 viewsSeymour loco depot, turntable pit, V/Line standard gauge Y class Y 102 Clyde Engineering EMD model G6B serial 63-292, and broad gauge CM class bogie parcel van CM 10 and rail tractors RT class RT?? and RT??
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150412 7911157 viewsBoodarie, Roy Hill rotary tip 70m³ capacity waggons stored on the ground adjacent to their Flash Butt facility. 12th April 2015. View map here.
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171-01156 viewsBallarat, Linton Junction signal box Gillies St, work site view, interlocked gates being replaced by boom barriers.
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178-16156 viewsArarat, track view looking east as V/Line broad gauge goods train 9169 to Adelaide powers up along the mainline off the Portland line under the signal gantry with semaphore signal post 4 pulled off behind Australian National BL class locomotives BL 27 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 83-1011 and class leader BL 26 'Bob Hawke' serial 83-1010 and V/Line S class S 313 'Alfred Deakin' Clyde Engineering EMD model A7 serial 61-230 and X class X 53 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-800, taken from the former Works and Cattle Sidings area, the Aradale Asylum is in the background.
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106-20156 viewsSeymour broad gauge passenger stabling yard, V/Line P class P 21 Clyde Engineering EMD model G18HBR serial 84-1214 rebuilt from flat-top T class T 338 Clyde Engineering EMD model G8B serial 56-114 with D van and orange 'Tea Cup' liveried H set SH 28.
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194-02156 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, pile of railway points or switches, two left handed and one right handed.
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194-05156 viewsWittenoom Gorge, Colonial Mine, asbestos mining remains, located in the underground shift office area, the PLOD box, a slang term that any underground driller / miner would understand, daily activity log, time card or time sheet, some people think it means 'Please Leave On Dash'.
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223-07156 viewsPossum Siding, Hamersley Iron rail grinder, Speno built RR 48 M-1 model sits in the back track siding. 21st October 2000.
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050110 175356r156 viewsHarding Siding, Robe River ore waggon 853 built by Centurion Industries WA in 1992 is a standard Robe River pattern 'J Car' used exclusively on the Robe Valley line between Cape Lambert and Mesa J or A mine loadouts. Monday 10th January 2005.
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150412 7926r156 viewsBoodaire, just north of the Flash Butt Yard, Roy Hill's impressive General Electric built ES44ACi locomotives lined up on the mainline lead by class leader RHA 1001 'Ginny' serial 62573, followed by RHA 1002 'Ginbata', then RHA 1004, RHA 1003, RHA 1008, RHA 1007, RHA 1006, RHA 1005, RHA 1014, RHA 1009, RHA 1010, RHA 1011, RHA 1012 and RHA 1013, looking towards the port. 12th April 2015. View map here.
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140-2-09155 viewsWarrenheip, station overview looking south, Melbourne line curves to the left and the Geelong line to the right, the Tamper track machine is in Siding A, the points and crossing lead to Siding B, signal box, staff exchange platform, notice how high the semaphore signal posts are.
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101-08155 viewsMaryborough, broad gauge V/Line G class G 531 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 88-1261 and G 535 serial 88-1265, stabled grain train.
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215-07155 viewsPeterborough, an SP service awaits line clear behind the AN liveried quad combination of Clyde Engineering EMD model AT26C CL class Bulldog CL 11 serial 71-739 which in later life became CLF2, ALCo model DL541 600 class 605 serial G6015/04 which went on to become BU1, and EMD model A16C GM class Bulldogs units GM 43 serial 67-529 and GM 46 serial 67-532.
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150522 8160155 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, the first batch of BHP Billiton Dash 8 locos to be scrapped, 5646 serial 8244-11/92-135 one of a pair of new Goninan WA built CM40-8 units has already had most of the hood removed and the V16 7FDL prime mover is visible.
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