Pilbara Railways Blog
Rio Tinto takes last CM40-8M units off active roster.
Sat Mar 02 2019 Roland Depth 0 Rio Tinto Goninan CM40-8
It has been reported on Wednesday 27th February that Rio Tinto has shutdown and stored their remaining CM40-8M or Dash 8 units.
Trip south to Kal, EP and Port Augusta.
Mon Feb 25 2019 Fat Controller 0 Uncategorized
A trip south to Kal, Eyre Peninsula, Port Augusta and Broken Hill in January provided a mixed bag of sightings and a lot of hot weather!
BHP Hospital Train led by 4377.
Tue Dec 04 2018 Fat Controller 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe
BHP Hospital train with 4377 leading a faulty ore waggon, 26 ore waggons from the Turner derailment, some ballast waggons, loco 4485 and other items.
15 years ago, stored Robe River ALCo M636 units.
Sun Sep 30 2018 Fat Controller 0 Rio Tinto
15 years ago, Robe River ALCo M636 units sit unused at Seven Mile following the merger of Hamersley Iron and Robe River rail assets into Pilbara Rail.
Former BHP SD70ACe units bound for Chemin de fer Arnaud.
Mon Sep 24 2018 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore EMD SD70ACe
The Chemin de fer Arnaud railway in Quebec Canada is taking delivery of four former BHP SD70ACe/LC units.
15 years ago, loaded Yarrie train through Goldsworthy Junction.
Sat Sep 22 2018 Roland Depth 0 BHP Iron Ore Goninan CM40-8
BHP Iron Ore 5646 leads a loaded off the Yarrie line across the Newman line onto the Finucane Island line at Goldsworthy Junction, 24th August 2018.
Roy Hill's RHA 1024 pink ES44ACi unit.
Fri Sep 21 2018 Roland Depth 0 Roy Hill GE ES44ACi
Roy Hill's brand new breast cancer awareness liveried ES44ACi unit RHA 1024 on track in the Pilbara.
Roy Hill's RHA 1022 pink ES44ACi unit.
Thu Sep 20 2018 Roland Depth 0 Roy Hill GE ES44ACi
Roy Hill's brand new breast cancer awareness liveried 'leader' ES44ACi unit RHA 1022 is on track in the Pilbara.
Roy Hill's new pink ES44ACi units.
Wed Sep 19 2018 Roland Depth 0 Roy Hill GE ES44ACi
Roy Hill's brand new breast cancer awareness liveried ES44ACi units are on track in the Pilbara.
SCT service 6MP9 at Parkeston.
Mon Sep 17 2018 Roland Depth 0 Uncategorized
With the line reopened and a deviation in place at the derailment site at Coonana SCT's Melbourne to Perth freight service 6MP9 powers through Parkeston.
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