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226-0117 viewsYule River bridge showing new piles and deck to replace flood damaged piles after a cyclone that closed the line for two weeks in the late 1990's. GeoData.
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226-0218 viewsYule River bridge showing new piles and deck to replace flood damaged piles after a cyclone that closed the line for two weeks in the late 1990's. GeoData.
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226-0317 viewsYule River bridge showing new piles and deck to replace flood damaged piles after a cyclone that closed the line for two weeks in the late 1990's. GeoData.
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226-0418 viewsYule River bridge showing new piles and deck to replace flood damaged piles after a cyclone that closed the line for two weeks in the late 1990's. GeoData.
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226-0523 viewsRedmont, at the 202 km, a loaded Yandi train descends the .76 percent grade with the standard of the time Double Dash 8 combination with 5653 and 5643 leading the charge. GeoData.
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226-0627 viewsRedmont, at the 202 km, a loaded Yandi train descends the .76 percent grade with the standard of the time Double Dash 8 combination with Goninan rebuild CM40-8M GE unit 5653 'Chiba' serial 8412-10/93-144 leading sister unit 5643 down the grade. GeoData.
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226-0725 viewsRedmont, at the 202 km, a loaded Yandi train descends the .76 percent grade with the standard of the time Double Dash 8 combination with Goninan rebuild CM40-8M GE unit 5653 'Chiba' serial 8412-10/93-144 leading sister unit 5643 down the grade. GeoData.
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226-0819 viewsRedmont, 202 km with a loaded Yandi train speeding north towards the port behind a pair of CM40-8M locomotives with the distinctive flat top loading profile of the Yandi loadouts. GeoData.
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226-0924 viewsRedmont, at the 202 km the mid-train remotes Goninan rebuild CM40-8M GE unit 5644 'Kangan' serial 8281-09/92-133 leads sister unit 5639. GeoData.
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226-1024 viewsRedmont, at the 202 km the mid-train trailing remote Goninan rebuild CM40-8M GE unit 5639 'Corunna Downs' serial 8281-03/92-128. GeoData.
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226-1121 viewsGarden Siding looking north from the south end. Signal post with dual heads, GNS 3 and GNS 3R which is a repeater signal aimed up the hill for loaded trains running down grade. The small units each side of the mainline is a Cold Wheel Detector. As the trains are running down a 5 km long 1.5 percent grade the trains are under dynamic and train brake control to maintain the train speed below the limit. GeoData.
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226-1220 viewsGarden Siding south end arrival signal post with dual heads, GNS 3 and GNS 3R which is a repeater signal aimed up the hill for loaded trains running down grade. GeoData.
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226-1323 viewsShaw North, 216.5 km, arrival signal SWN 3 Shaw North 3 at the top of the steep 1.5 percent climb that south bound empties face. Dragging equipment detection bars visible, they are painted yellow and the interlocking room. GeoData.
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226-1421 viewsShaw North, 216.5 km, expanded view with arrival signal SWN 3 Shaw North 3 which is at the top of the steep 1.5 percent climb that south bound empties face. Dragging equipment detection bars visible, they are painted yellow and the interlocking room with the north end points and the departure signals and repeater posts due to the large curve loaded trains face. GeoData.
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226-1520 viewsShaw North, 216.5 km, view looking south with the 700 metre radius curve around to the right and the departure signals with the repeater posts at the far left and far right of the image. GeoData.
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226-1623 viewsShaw North, 216.5 km, departure signals SWN 4 for the mainline and SWN 6 for the loop for loaded trains that are about to descend the steep 1.5 percent decent to Garden Siding. Dragging equipment detection bars visible, they are painted yellow and the interlocking room with solar array mounted above the cutting. GeoData.
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226-1718 viewsShaw North, 216.5 km, departure signals SWN 4 for the mainline and SWN 6 for the loop for loaded trains that are about to descend the steep 1.5 percent decent to Garden Siding. Dragging equipment detection bars visible, they are painted yellow and the interlocking room with solar array mounted above the cutting. The signal on the top of the cutting on the right is SWN 6R the repeater post for SWN 6 due to the 700 metre radius curve north bound trains approach this location. GeoData.
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226-1816 viewsShaw North, 216.5 km, expanded view showing departure signals from left to right, SWN 4R repeater for SWN 4, SWN 4 for the mainline and SWN 6 for the loop, then SWN 6R on the far right. Loaded trains are about to descend the steep 1.5 percent decent to Garden Siding from this location. The interlocking room with solar array mounted above the cutting in the background with the arrival signal also visible. The repeaters are due to the 700 metre radius curve north bound trains round to approach this location. GeoData.
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226-1918 viewsShaw North, 216.5 km, departure repeater signal post SWN 4R for the mainline is aimed across the 700 metre radius curve that north bound trains face. GeoData.
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226-2017 viewsShaw North, 216.5 km, all the departure signals in a row looking across the cutting. SWN 4R, SWN 4, SWN 6 and SWN 6R for north bound movements. GeoData.
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