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150522 8189120 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8M unit 5656 serial 8412-01/94-147 awaits the shears. Full details of this unit can be seen here .
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150522 819156 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8M unit 5645 serial 8281-11/93-134 awaits the shears. Full details of this unit can be seen here .
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150522 8193112 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8M units 5659 serial 8412-04/94-150, 5640 serail no. 8281-05/92-129 and 5638 serial 8281-02/92-127 await the shears. Full details of these units can be seen here .
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150522 8194130 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, Goninan WA rebuild CM40-8M units lined up awaiting the chop, 5659, 5640, 5638, 5649, 5645, 5635, 5663, 5656, 5657, 5647 with 5646 out of view.
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150523 819751 viewsNelson Point Yard, a pair of BHP Billtion SD70ACe units waits in the arrival yard with a loaded rake for the dumpers. Lead unit 4327 'Hamersley' is from an order originally built by Electro-Motive, London Ontario for BNSF, a US Class 1 railroad, but BHP secured 10 of them during construction, this unit 4327 serial 20066862-056 was destined to be BNSF 9185 before coming to BHP. The second unit 4402 is from a batch of Progress Rail EMD SD70ACe units serial 20118575-012.
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150523 819841 viewsNelson Point Yard, BHP Billiton SD70ACe unit 4334 'Wheelara' serial 20078915-001 built by Electro-Motive, London Ontario and Goninan rebuild CM40-8MEFI model unit 5666 'Taranto' serial 8412-11/94-157 wait on a loaded train in the arrival yard.
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150523 8199115 viewsNelson Point Yard, with only another month to operate, BHP Billiton CM40-8M locomotive 5666 'Taranto' is a trailing unit as the loaded rake waits to head to the car dumpers for unloading. 5666 started life as a Comeng NSW built M636 ALCo 5487 before Goninan rebuilt it in 1995 to a CM40-8MEFI as it was the first unit to trial an electronic fuel injection system. Come the 1st of July 2015 all these units were all stored.
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150523 8200101 viewsNelson Point Yard, overview of both trains from images 8197 and 8198.
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150523 8201138 viewsNelson Point Yard, parked beside the Locomotive Service Shop, BHP Billiton diesel fuel tank waggon 0035 with safety slogan 'Take time to work safety', total capacity of 117m3 for a nominal capacity of 113 m3 built in China by CNR - QRRS.
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150523 820241 viewsNelson Point Yard, BHP Billiton SD70ACe unit 4368 is on the fuel tank shunt, is a unit from the last order of eighteen SD70ACe units for BHP Billtion built at Electro-Motive London Ontario, serial 20098203-013.
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150523 8204120 viewsNelson Point Yard, BHP Billiton SD70ACe unit 4368 is on the fuel tank shunt, is a unit from the last order of eighteen SD70ACe units for BHP Billtion built at Electro-Motive in London Ontario, serial 20098203-013.
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150523 820541 viewsNelson Point Yard, parked beside the Locomotive Service Shop, new style BHP Billiton diesel fuel tank waggon 0035 with safety slogan 'Take time to work safety', total capacity of 117m3 for a nominal capacity of 113 m3 built in China by CNR - QRRS and fitted with ECPB coupled to original fuel tank waggon number 0013 built by Comeng with a 113649 litre capacity.
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150523 820738 viewsNelson Point Yard, BHP Billiton diesel fuel tank waggon 0031 with safety slogan 'Safety - It's your life', total capacity of 117m3 for a nominal capacity of 113 m3 built in China by CNR - QRRS.
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150523 820934 viewsNelson Point Yard, BHP Billiton diesel fuel tank waggon 0034 with safety slogan 'Thank Safe + Work Safe = Go Home Safe', total capacity of 117m3 for a nominal capacity of 113 m3 built in China by CNR - QRRS.
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150523 821340 viewsNelson Point Yard, BHP Billiton diesel fuel tank waggon 0031, view of A End, tare of 38.6 tonnes, total capacity of 117m3 for a nominal capacity of 113 m3 built in China by CNR - QRRS.
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150523 821433 viewsNelson Point Yard, BHP Billiton diesel fuel tank waggon 0034, view of B End, built in China by CNR - QRRS.
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150523 821535 viewsNelson Point Yard, BHP Billiton diesel fuel tank waggon 0034 with safety slogan 'Thank Safe + Work Safe = Go Home Safe', total capacity of 117m3 for a nominal capacity of 113 m3 built in China by CNR - QRRS.
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150523 821633 viewsNelson Point Yard, BHP Billiton diesel fuel tank waggon 0032 with safety slogan 'Start with safety', total capacity of 117m3 for a nominal capacity of 113 m3 built in China by CNR - QRRS.
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150523 821731 viewsNelson Point Yard, BHP Billiton diesel fuel tank waggon 0044 with safety slogan 'Don't drive distracted', total capacity of 117m3 for a nominal capacity of 113 m3 built in China by CNR - QRRS.
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150523 8218102 viewsNelson Point Yard, BHP Billiton diesel fuel tank waggon 0021, total capacity of 117m3 for a nominal capacity of 113 m3 built in China by CNR - QRRS.
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