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170730 070167 viewsPippingarra, out near the speedway CFCLA CD class lease units sit stored inbetween hire jobs in a lay down / hardstand yard. CD 4303 and CD4305 with CD 4302 and CD 4301 behind them. 30th July 2017. GeoData.
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170729 02888 viewsMaitland Siding on the former Robe River line a loaded Deepdale train heading for Cape Lambert behind the standard Rio Tinto motive power for this line, double General Electric built ES44ACi units, 9114 serial 62545 and sister unit 9101 serial 61939 have crossed the 96.2 km grade crossing. 29th July 2017. GeoData.
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170726 94297 viewsRedbank, a loaded BHP iron ore train from Yandi arrives past the arrival signals for Nelson Point yard on the west mainline behind Electro Motive built SD70ACe unit 4331 'Withnell' serial 20066862-060 leading an SD70ACe/LC with another two SD70ACe/LC units in the middle of the 264 waggon consist. 26th July 2017.
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170726 94617 viewsBoodarie, a loaded FMG iron ore train round the large curve at the 5 km as the train is passing under the Great Northern Highway behind Progress Rail Muncie USA built SD70ACe/LCi unit 717 serial 20118693-009 and sister 718 as they head for the car dumper unloading balloon loops. 26th July 2017.
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170726 95047 viewsBoodarie, an empty train departs the unloader balloon loops and heads back to Thomas Yard behind NS Juniata Shops USA rebuild EMD SD9043MAC unit 906 serial 976833-09, which was originally a Union Pacific SD90MAC-H2 #8530 prior to rebuild, leads an SD70ACe/LCi unit in the last rays of daylight. 26th July 2017.
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170727 95267 viewsBoodarie Yard, BHP 's service facility for the Finucane Island operations, on the left are the fuelling and sanding roads, workshops and shed and then the departure roads, on the right are the mainlines, behind the workshops the FMG car dumpers can be made out. 27th July 2017.
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170727 95357 viewsCanning, the north end of a duplicated section sees loaded FMG iron ore train heading to the port behind General Electric built C44-9W unit 002 serial 57095 and an EMD SD70ACe/LCi unit. GeoData.
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170727 95677 viewsOn Abydos Station, cattle not rail, empty FMG fuel train passes a derailment clean-up site at the 81 km behind NS Juniata Shops rebuilt EMD SD90MAC-H model 901 serial 976833-01 which had the 265-H engine replaced in 2013 with a 710, it leads SD70ACe/LCi unit 715 and twenty four empty fuel tank waggons. GeoData.
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170727 96207 viewsWoodstock Siding, a loaded BHP iron ore train passes under the Roy Hill overpass behind Progress Rail built EMD SD70ACe unit 4466 serial 20138907-017 and sister 4367. 27th July 2017. GeoData.
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170727 96277 viewsWoodstock Siding, a Roy Hill ballast train works north as it is about to cross BHP's Woodstock running lines, General Electric Erie built model ES44ACi unit RHA 1006 serial 62578 leads a side dump, ten ballast hoppers and a ballast plough with a sister unit on the rear. 27th July 2017. GeoData.
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170728 097167 views38 km on approach to Harding Siding an empty train rounds the curve under the Water Corp pipe bridge lead by Rio Tinto stripe liveried unit 8147 serial 58728 an General Electric built ES44DCi unit with a sister unit 8149 sandwiching 7065 a C44-9W unit. 28th July 2017. GeoData.
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170728 099907 viewsBenson Falls, 91 km curve, as empty train climbs up the steep grade as a loaded screams down the grade under dynamic brakes led by General Electric built ES44DCi unit 8124 serial 59116 in Rio Tinto stripes with a C44-9W unit 7094 and a sister ES44DCi 8186. 28th July 2017. GeoData.
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170729 01637 viewsFortescue River Bridge on the Robe River line at the 115.8 km, a loaded Deepdale train heading for Cape Lambert behind the standard motive power for this line, double General Electric built ES44ACi units, 9114 serial 62545 and sister unit 9101 serial 61939 run over the largest rail bridge in the Pilbara. 29th July 2017. GeoData.
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170726 94246 viewsRedbank on the edge of Nelson Point, a loaded BHP iron ore train from Yandi arrives on the west mainline behind Electro Motive built SD70ACe unit 4331 'Withnell' serial 20066862-060 leading an SD70ACe/LC with another two SD70ACe/LC units in the middle of the 264 waggon consist. 26th July 2017.
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170726 94346 viewsKanyirri yard, a short FMG shunt train departs the yard and heads to the car dumper balloons behind Progress Rail built SD70ACe/LCi unit 702 serial 20118611-002 and ten pairs of ore waggons. 26th July 2017.
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170726 94456 viewsFinucane Island, sitting on the CD4 road, a loaded BHP iron ore train behind Progress Rail Muncie USA built SD70ACe/LCi unit 4475 'Mick Le Flohic' serial 20148001-008 with a sister unit as they await entry into he car dumper to unload. 26th July 2017.
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170727 95166 viewsNelson Point, BHP empty fuel train sits in the middle yard waiting to shunt the waggons across to the gantry to be reloaded for their next run to the mine, behind Progress Rail Muncie USA built EMD unit SD70ACe/LCi 4468 serial 20148001-001 and eleven 100,000 litre tank waggons. 27th July 2017.
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170727 96306 viewsWoodstock Siding, a Roy Hill ballast train works north General Electric Erie built model ES44ACi unit RHA 1006 serial 62578 leads a side dump. 27th July 2017. GeoData.
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170727 96436 viewsWoodstock Siding, a Roy Hill ballast train works north with rear end locomotive General Electric Erie built model ES44ACi unit RHA 1020 serial 64301 trailing the ballast plough. 27th July 2017. GeoData.
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170728 096826 viewsCape Lambert South Yard, and empty train await departure time behind Rio Tinto 8109 serial 58005 a General Electric built ES44DCi unit with sister 8178 in Rio stripes and stablemate 9433. 28th July 2017. GeoData.
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