Pilbara Railways Blog

Western Creek area.

Sat Jul 14 2018 Roland Depth 0 Rio Tinto

A description of the Western Creek area where the Robe River line interconnects with the Hamersley Iron line to allow interaction with their joint ports.

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BHP 'bits',

Fri Jul 13 2018 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe

BHP name another loco, BHP roster page updated, 4468, 4487 'Paul Harris', 4412 and 4329 at Mooka.

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Roy Hill's pink ore waggons arrive.

Wed Jul 04 2018 Fat Controller 0 Roy Hill

Roy Hill's pink ore waggons arrive.

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Roy Hill loaded train at Indee Rd.

Wed Jun 27 2018 Fat Controller 0 Roy Hill GE ES44ACi

Roy Hill loaded train at Indee Rd with RHA 1007 and RHA 1010 on the point.

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Still more loco names for BHP.

Tue Jun 26 2018 Fat Controller 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe

BHP continues to name locomotives after long serving employees.

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Rio Tinto breast cancer ore waggon

Mon Jun 25 2018 Fat Controller 0 Rio Tinto

A rare sight in the Pilbara, a Rio Tinto pink iron ore waggon for breast cancer.

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BHP Steel Train, Goldsworthy line with 4360.

Sat Jun 23 2018 Fat Controller 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe

BHP empty rail train on the former Goldsworthy Line behind SD70ACe 4360.

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BHP Steel Train on Goldsworthy line with 4340.

Fri Jun 22 2018 Fat Controller 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe

BHP empty rail train on former Goldsworthy Line behind SD70ACe 4340.

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BHP Ballast Ploughs

Wed Jun 20 2018 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore

BHP's new ballast ploughs.

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More loco names for BHP.

Wed Jun 20 2018 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe

BHP Named locos sighted.

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