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041014 142508r197 viewsSix Mile Dampier, Pilbara Railway Historical Museum, former Cliffs Robe River Iron Associates RSD-3 model ALCo locomotive built by Montreal Locomotive Works (MLW) in 1951 for NSWGR as the 40 class 4002 serial 77733, purchased by CRRIA in 1971 and numbered 261.002, then 1705 and finally 9405. 4002 is preserved in an operational state and another claim to fame is it run the Royal Train in NSW February 1954. Thursday 14th October 2004.
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180701 9485r197 viewsRoy Hill track formation near the 63 km. Sleepers are moulded RH for Roy Hill and AS68 as manufactured to suit AS68 rail profile. The rail is moulded 136 10 VT NIPPON 2014 4 which translates to 136 Ib/yard (or 68kg/m), 10 for Low Alloy, VT for processes of hydrogen elimination as Vacuum Treated, NIPPON is the manufacturer Nippon Steel, Japan, 2014 year rolled and 4 is month rolled.
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111-16196 viewsNorth Geelong grain arrivals yard, V/Line broad gauge loco X class X 47 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-794 and N class N 461 'City of Ararat' Clyde Engineering EMD model JT22HC-2 serial 86-1190 with a loaded grain loop have their crib break before heading back to the grain loop.
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150129 7482196 viewsRedbank, running off the bridge over competitor BHP's railway Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1013 serial 62585 being delivered behind two ALE Kenworth prime movers. 29th January 2015.
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104-03195 viewsStawell station yard overview, down V/Line Dimboola pass in platform, goods shed at left.
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106-12195 viewsKilmore East, V/Line standard gauge G class loco G 518 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 85-1231 with the up Melbourne Express, off focus.
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215-14195 viewsPeterborough, AN liveried 930 class locomotive 958 AE Goodwin built ALCo model DL500B serial G-3388-1 sits in the dual gauge yard.
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103-27194 viewsBenalla station yard overview, V/Line broad gauge stabled down Wodonga goods train 9303, locomotives V/Line X class loco X 53 with serial 75-800 a Clyde Engineering Rosewater SA built EMD model G26C and T class T 403 Clyde Engineering EMD model G18B serial 67-498, rail recovery rake beside stabled train, ground dwarf and disc signal posts, yard still intact.
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160128 0000194 viewsSee 5661 reduced to frame level in just over 7 minutes.
A 176 tonnes locomotive is no match for a 40 tonne CAT excavator with a T-Rex type hydraulic set of shears.
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061209 8227r194 viewsSeven Mile 38 Road, retired Robe River Comeng WA ALCo rebuild model CE636R unit 9427 serial WA143-2 sits stripped of engine, fuel tank and pilots ready for road haulage to Perth for rebuilding and use on FMG rail construction trains in May-June 2007. This unit was originally built by ALCo as C636 serial 3499-2 of January 1968 for Pennsylvania Railroad as #6331, and was purchased off Conrail as #6781 in 1986 and was rebuilt by Comeng WA prior to delivery in January 1987. 9th December 2006.
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111-14193 viewsGheringhap station view, V/Line broad gauge A class A 71 Clyde Engineering EMD model AAT22C-2R serial 83-1180 rebuilt from B 71 Clyde Engineering EMD model ML2 serial ML2-12 and N set work the down Ararat via Nth Geelong passenger train 8105, pausing to swap the electric staff for the ordinary train staff ticket to Warrenheip, signaller has the train staff to show the driver and the ticket which the driver will use as his authority to Warrenheip. This working of special train staff and ticket was introduced in November 1993 for the line between Gheringhap and Warrenheip on weekends only, replacing the electric staff section Gheringhap to Meredith.
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040819 042026r193 viewsNelson Point yard, BHP GE AC6000 6075 'Newman' serial 51067 waits in the early hours of 19th August 2004 with a loaded rake for entry into Car Dumper 3 and the dumping of its train.
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040817 194500r193 viewsNelson Point, BHP Billiton Goninan GE CM39-8 unit 5630 'Zeus' serial 5831-09 / 88-079 class leader of a batch of four new built units, 5630 ended up travelling 4,940,000 km when retired. Here it idles away next to TSB 2 building awaiting a path out of Nelson Point yard with the 'Recycle Rake' bound for the dumper at Finucane Island 1945 hrs 17th August 2004.
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040806 091254r193 viewsGoldsworthy Junction, BHP Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8MEFI 5666 'Taranto' serial 8412-11 / 94-157, was the first unit fitted with Electronic Fuel Injection to the 16FDL engine hence the EFI on the model designation, is in charge of the Weighbridge Calibration train which is situated in the middle of the switches at the Goldsworthy Junction. 5666 will do several trips back and forward over the weighbridge at various speed to allow the technicians to calibrate it as well as having to clear the mainline for loaded and empty train movements. 0915 hrs 6th August 2004.
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050110 135546r193 viewsIbis Siding, the highest numbered Hamersley Iron owned General Electric built C44-9W unit 7098 serial 54161 from the fourth order in 2003 in the Pilbara Rail livery leads a works train of ballast and rail waggons into the passing track to meet a loaded train. 10th January 2005.
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090114 0879192 viewsPort Hedland, Electro-Motive built SD70ACe/LC loco 4342 serial 20078915-009 turns off Gilbert Street and into Nelson Point via Gate 9 14th January 2009.
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040507 170218r191 viewsWalla, BHP GE AC6000 locomotive class leader 6070 'Port Hedland' serial 51062 leads EMD built model SD40-2 unit 3085 serial 786170-25, former Union Pacific UP3523, as they power up out of Walla siding having had an empty train cross pass, 7th May 2004.
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080621 2703r191 viewsTabba Siding, BHP Billiton Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M unit 5637 'De Grey' serial 8181-01 / 92-123 leads EMD SD70ACe/LC unit 4312 'Mindy' serial 20038540-013 with a loaded train from Mount Whaleback with the FMG line visible on the right 21st June 2008.
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050108 182036r191 viewsDingo Siding, Hamersley Iron's General Electric built C44-9W unit 7083 serial 47762 heads up the motley collection of eleven tank waggons that form the Hamersley Iron fuel train. Saturday 8th January 2005.
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150130 7555191 viewsPort Hedland, Wilson Street, Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1011 serial 62583 swings round onto Wilson Street during delivery behind an ALE Kenworth. 30th January 2015.
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