Pilbara Railways Blog

Pilbara Railways Historical Society photo album.

Sun Sep 27 2020 Roland Depth 0 Uncategorized

We have pulled our finger out and collated all of our digital images taken at the Pilbara Railways Historical Society museum and put them into one album within our gallery.

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Pilbara Railways Historical Society visit.

Fri Sep 25 2020 Roland Depth 0 Uncategorized

Went down and checked on the status of the museum as it has been a while.

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Former Robe River CM40-8M units stored.

Wed Sep 23 2020 Roland Depth 0 Rio Tinto Goninan CM40-8M

The former Robe River CM40-8M units that were last operated under Rio Tinto have been retired and stored on the triangle at the old quarry at Cape Lambert.

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Hamersley Iron 7093 stored.

Sun Sep 20 2020 Roland Depth 0 Rio Tinto GE C44-9W

Hamersley Iron C44-9W loco 7093 serial 47772 the highest numbered and final Dash 9 from original order of 29 delivered from GE in early 1995.

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BHP CM40-8M 5662.

Fri Sep 18 2020 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore Goninan CM40-8M

BHP has two Dash 8 locomotives that didn't end up getting scrapped when they were retired.

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BHP SD70ACe/Lci unit delivery continues.

Mon Aug 24 2020 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe

Another two new SD70ACe/Lci units were delivered to Nelson Point on Sunday 23rd August. 4496 and 4494 were walked the 3.5 km distance from the Pilbara Ports Authority.

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Delivery of SD70ACe/Lci units continues.

Sun Aug 23 2020 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe

BHP's new SD70ACe/Lci units are being delivered to Nelson Point by Mammoet then unloaded at the Hard Stand by a 'Loco Lift' or modular gantry system. The locos tip the scales at 180 tonnes.

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BHP latest loco delivery.

Fri Aug 21 2020 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe

BHP has a further six SD70ACe/Lci units arrive.

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Loram grinder at BHP Nelson Point.

Mon Jun 22 2020 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore Ways and Works

Spotted this arvo inside BHP's Nelson Point yard was this Loram RGS 24 stone rail grinder.

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How to spot an SD70ACe-P6.

Sun Jun 21 2020 Roland Depth 0 Fortescue Metals EMD SD70ACe

How to tell the SD70ACe-P6 apart from other standard type SD70ACe models.

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