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226-3723 viewsShaw siding back track, 219 km, a defected waggon has been cut off a loaded Yandi train, waggon 1567 is a Comeng WA build from a batch of 288 built in 1974. GeoData.Nov 13, 2015
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226-3615 viewsShaw siding 219 km, 5654 'Kashima' serial 8412-11 / 93-145 is the trail or slave remote on the mid-train pair of units, note the large flat fuel tank indicating this unit was a Comeng NSW built ALCo before rebuild. GeoData.Nov 13, 2015
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226-3516 viewsShaw siding 219 km, 5656 'Keihin' serial 8412-01 / 94-147 is the lead or controlling remote on the mid-train pair of units, the CCTV camera is visible under the radiator wing, this was a trial for single man crewing when operating long end lead, also note the large flat fuel tank indicating these two units were Comeng NSW built ALCo's. GeoData.Nov 13, 2015
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226-3415 viewsShaw siding 219 km, 5656 'Keihin' serial 8412-01 / 94-147 is the lead or controlling remote on the mid-train pair of units, the vinyl windscreen protectors are fitted to the windscreens, note the large flat fuel tank indicating these two units were Comeng NSW built ALCo's. GeoData.Nov 13, 2015
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226-3313 viewsShaw siding at the 219 km, mid-train remote units Goninan CM40-8M GE rebuilds power past the rail grinder. GeoData.Nov 13, 2015
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226-3211 viewsShaw siding at the 219 km, mid-train remote units Goninan CM40-8M GE rebuilds power past the rail grinder. GeoData.Nov 13, 2015
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226-3116 viewsShaw siding, the loaded train heading north around the 698 metre radius curve behind two Goninan CM40-8M GE rebuild units with loaded Comeng WA built waggons. GeoData.Nov 13, 2015
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226-3013 viewsShaw siding, the loaded train heading north behind two Goninan CM40-8M GE rebuild units with loaded Comeng WA built waggons and a couple of the smooth sided experimental Comeng waggons. GeoData.Nov 13, 2015
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226-2921 viewsShaw siding, the loaded train is winning the climb as second unit 5636 'Munda' serial 8151-11 / 91-122 another Goninan CM40-8M GE rebuild assists in powering the train to port. GeoData.Nov 13, 2015
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226-2818 viewsShaw siding at the 219 km a loaded train with power from two Goninan CM40-8M GE rebuild units 5642 'Wallareenya' serial 8281-07 / 92-131 and sister unit 5636, the mid-train remotes can be seen in the distance topping the grade. GeoData.Nov 13, 2015
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226-2614 viewsShaw siding at the 219 km a loaded train with power from two Goninan CM40-8M GE rebuild units 5642 'Wallareenya' serial 8281-07 / 92-131 and sister unit 5636, the mid-train remotes can be seen in the distance topping the grade. GeoData.Nov 13, 2015
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226-2713 viewsShaw siding at the 219 km a loaded train with power from two Goninan CM40-8M GE rebuild units 5642 'Wallareenya' serial 8281-07 / 92-131 and sister unit 5636, the mid-train remotes can be seen in the distance topping the grade. GeoData.Nov 13, 2015
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226-2518 viewsShaw siding at the 219 km a loaded train with power from two Goninan CM40-8M GE rebuild units 5642 'Wallareenya' serial 8281-07 / 92-131 and sister unit 5636, the mid-train remotes can be seen in the distance topping the grade. GeoData.Nov 13, 2015
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226-2415 viewsShaw siding at the 219 km a loaded train with standard double CM40-8M power blasts along the mainline with the rear portion still on a .55 percent grade as it passes the Speno rail grinder in the back track. GeoData.Nov 13, 2015
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226-2315 viewsShaw siding at the 219 km a loaded train with standard double CM40-8M power blasts along the mainline with the rear portion still on a .55 percent grade as it passes the Speno rail grinder in the back track. GeoData.Nov 13, 2015
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226-2215 viewsShaw siding back track at the 219 km, Speno RR 24 M-1 rail grinder stabled in back track, side view. GeoData.Nov 13, 2015
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226-2112 viewsShaw siding back track at the 219 km, Speno RR 24 M-1 rail grinder stabled in back track. GeoData.Nov 13, 2015
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226-2026 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.Nov 13, 2015
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226-1824 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.Nov 13, 2015
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226-1926 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.Nov 13, 2015
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