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180918 0227r260 viewsBoodarie, about the 23 km at Roy Hill Rail Construction Yard, brand new Roy Hill RHA class loco RHA 1026 with serial 64743 a GE Fort Worth built GE model ES44ACi in the special Breast Cancer Awareness livery undergoes commissioning prior to official handover. All five were built at General Electric's Fort Worth Texas plant. 18th September 2018.
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150412 7929r258 viewsBoodaire, north of the Flash Butt yard, Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi units lined up on the mainline facing the port. RHA 1013 serial 62585, RHA 1012, RHA 1011, RHA 1010, RHA 1009, RHA 1014, RHA 1005, RHA 1006, RHA 1007, RHA 1008, RHA 1003, RHA 1004, RHA 1002 'Ginbata' and RHA 1001 'Ginny'. With a track supply train rake behind them. 12th April 2015. View map here.
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130815 2574258 viewsBarker Siding, FMG has ten 82.4 tonne capacity air operated side dump waggons built in USA by JK-CO in 2012. SDC 09 sits at the ballast loading point. 15th August 2013.
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031119 165830r254 viewsNelson Point, Ex Southern Pacific SD40T-2 loco 8335 serial 786175-9 this unit was purchased as a spares source for the other SD40 style units. 8335 was built in 1979 with the T signifying that it is a Tunnel motor with a modified radiator intake to allow 'cool' running through the Sierra Nevada tunnels. And the "M" with a lighting rod through it meant that it was a master unit for radio controlled helpers, used in the Tehachapi mountains. 19th November 2003.
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041119 163032r249 viewsNelson Point, how this for a Parade of Pilbara Power? On the afternoon of Friday the 19th November 2004 a photo was managed with no less than 14 locos in the shot, 7 at the workshops, and 7 on trains at the car dumper roads. Locos in the frame are: 3085, 3080, 3092, 5639, 5636, 5667, 6074 at the workshops and 6073, 3082, 3079, 5640, 5669, 3078, 5630 on the car dumper roads. Models are EMD SD40R and SD40-2, GE AC6000 and Goninan GE CM80-8M.
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170915 0709247 viewsGreat Northern Highway 18.2 km grade crossing, empty Roy Hill fuel train powers along bound for Tad Yard with General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1019 serial 64300 leading eleven of Roy Hill's twelve tank waggons. 15th September 2017. View map here.
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090814 2138r247 viewsWoodstock, FMG General Electric built C44-9W locomotives 002 serial 58179 and 012 serial 58189 power their loaded train through the cutting at the 145 km area near the Marble Bar Rd grade crossing. 14th August 2009.
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141-1-10246 viewsSunshine, broad gauge Australian National BL class units BL 28 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 83-1012 and BL 27 serial 83-1011 lead the second of the afternoon procession of down Adelaide bound goods trains out of Melbourne along the passenger lines and heading past platform No.3, point rodding, station platforms.
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160306 1428243 viewsGreen Pool, two Rio Tinto General Electric built ES44ACi units 9103 serial 61941 and 9110 serial 62541 coupled back to back, view of radiator sections. 6th March 2016. View location here.
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171222 1135243 viewsBallast Spur A, Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi units RHA 1020 serial 64301 and RHA 1007 cover the three CFCLA Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild units CM40-8M CD 4303, CD 4302 and CD 4301 during mainline load testing of the three lease units. 22nd December 2017.
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5953 001 Welshpool 1987Jan242 viewsBuilders plate on Goninan rebuilt GE CM36-7M unit 5509 'Chichester' serial 4839-05 / 87-074 rebuilt using Mount Newman Mining AE Goodwin ALCo C636 5452 serial G-6012-1 July 1987.
Jim Bisdee photo.
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160306 1425241 viewsGreen Pool, Rio Tinto General Electric built ES44ACi unit 9103 serial 61941, driver side cab view. 6th March 2016. View location here.
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105-07240 viewsWallan, broad gauge named V/Line A class loco A 71 'Dick Reynolds' with serial 83-1180 a Clyde Engineering Rosewater SA rebuild EMD model AAT22C-2R rebuilt from V/Line B class loco B 71 with serial ML2-12 a Clyde Engineering Granville NSW built EMD model ML2 with a Z set work down Cobram passenger train 8327 express through the station past semaphore signal post 12.
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030726 121315r240 viewsNelson Point Loco Overhaul Workshop sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE build CM39-8 unit 5632 'Poseidon' serial 5831-11 / 88-081 as it waits for a new engine. Although this was the first unit painted, sister loco 5639 saw the first mainline working of the new scheme to Yandi. This shot was taken on Saturday 26th July 2003.
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215-13239 viewsPeterborough, a new Perth electric suburban A Set being transported across the country on the rear of an SP service, AEA class AEA 220 and an AEB, built by Walkers Limited in Maryborough, Qld. The narrow gauge power bogies are in the following open waggon.
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171204 1017r238 viewsBoodarie, BHP over bridge, CFCLA's Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M locomotive CD 4301 serial 2160-03/96-202, was originally Mount Newman Mining's Comeng NSW built ALCo M363 serial C6104-1 #5500, then Robe River unit 9410 before going to CFCLA in 2012. Be being delivered to Roy Hill's flash butt yard by Doolan's Heavy Haulage. 4th December 2017. View map here.
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141126 7252r236 viewsKanga at the 105km, the final member of FMG's thirty strong fleet of tank waggons TK 30, 95,000 litre capacity built in China by CSR at the Zhuzhou Rolling Stock Works. 26th November 2014.
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171-04232 viewsBallarat, Linton Junction signal box Gillies St, work site view, interlocked gates being replaced by boom barriers, view of signal box, triple doll semaphore signal post 20, Timken's Siding disc signal post 21, staff exchange platform and auto exchange apparatus cover open, track view, point rodding, exchange apparatus gauge leaning against toilet building, standing on Linton line.
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031109 140045r232 viewsNelson Point, the first actual EMD SD40 model locomotive to arrive in Australia GECX 6415 serial 31542 frame 7861-52 built April 1966 for Southern Pacific as SP 8461 and still wearing previous owner IC & E blue and / yellow livery with 'fire cracker' aerial waits patiently on the back of a Brambles heavy-haul float with the tarp due to some quarantine issues and an officer from AQIS was in attendance as foreign soil had been found 9th November 2003.
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106-17231 viewsSeymour broad gauge passenger stabling yard, V/Line B class loco B 65 Clyde Engineering EMD model ML2 serial ML2-6 still in VR or Vic Rail blue and gold livery with the stabled scratch set, CP class bogie guards van, AE class and MTH class bogie passenger carriages.
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