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171-02560 viewsBallarat, Linton Junction signal box Gillies St, work site view, interlocked gates being replaced by boom barriers, view of signal box, triple doll semaphore signal Post 20, Timken's Siding disc signal Post 21, staff exchange platform and auto exchange apparatus cover open, track view.
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180918 0252r560 viewsRoy Hill flat / rail waggon, FA type FA 1202 with a capacity of 127 tonnes and a tare of 33 tonnes, one of five units built by CSR Yangtze Rolling Stock Co in China in 2015. Seen here in the rail construction yard. 18th September 2018.
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111-04557 viewsNorth Geelong C Box, V/Line broad gauge locos N class N 461 'City of Ararat' Clyde Engineering EMD model JT22HC-2 serial 86-1190 and X class X 47 Clyde Engineering EMD model G26C serial 75-794 head down the grain loop line, signal box, semaphore signal post, the line in the foreground is the Loop Line to Melbourne.
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141027 5853557 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of and EMD SD40R unit primer mover 645 EMD engine and fuel tank tipped on its side, pilot and bogie.
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150314 7807552 viewsWedgefield, stowed in a yard awaiting more rail to be laid, Roy Hill rotary tip 70m³ capacity ore waggon GA 2231 built by China Southern Rail in Zhuzhou China. The yellow circle indicating the rotary coupler end. 14th March 2015.
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150412 7929r551 viewsBoodarie, north of the Flash Butt yard, Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi units lined up on the mainline facing the port. RHA 1013 serial 62585, RHA 1012, RHA 1011, RHA 1010, RHA 1009, RHA 1014, RHA 1005, RHA 1006, RHA 1007, RHA 1008, RHA 1003, RHA 1004, RHA 1002 'Ginbata' and RHA 1001 'Ginny'. With a track supply train rake behind them. 12th April 2015. View map here.
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141027 5860549 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, view of EMD SD40R unit 3095 serial 33677/7083-7 watching a former sister unit being reduced to bits, fuel tank tipped on its side, pilot and bogie.
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141027 5865544 viewsWedgefield, Sell and Parker's metal recycling yard, a view of the hydraulic shears with SD40R units in the background.
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171204 1086r544 viewsCFCLA's Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M locomotive CD 4305, serial 8109-3/91-119 was originally Chesapeake & Ohio (USA) ALCo C630 serial 3486-4 #2103, then Robe River unit 9420 before going to CFCLA in 2012. Seen here on the access road while being transported to Roy Hill's flash butt yard by Doolan's Heavy Haulage, 4th December 2017. View map here.
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5835 001 Welshpool 1987July531 viewsWelshpool, Goninan rebuilt GE C36-7M unit 5509 'Chichester' serial 4839-05 / 87-074 rebuilt using Mt Newman Mining AE Goodwin ALCo C636 5452 serial G6012-1, on a Bell road float in July 1987.
Jim Bisdee photo.
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170915 0720r528 viewsGreat Northern Highway 18.2 km grade crossing, Roy Hill fuel tank waggon TA 1008 one of twelve built by China Southern Rail in Zhuzhou China with a 96,000 litre capacity. 15th September 2017. View map here.
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111-17525 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, loaded grain rake, waiting access to the grain loop.
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041119 163700r517 viewsNelson Point, this Pilbara Power Parade shot shows all current liveries used by BHP Billiton. From the undercoat on 3085, the IC&E blue and yellow on 3080, the old corporate colours of BHP, blue and white, on 6074 and 5667 and the new Steve Malpass designed 'bubble' scheme, shown here on units 3092, 5639 and 5636 19th November 2004.
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031119 165830r513 viewsNelson Point, Ex Southern Pacific SD40T-2 loco 8335 serial 786175-9 built in April 1979 and retired by Union Pacific 23rd May 2001, this unit was purchased as a spares source for the other SD40 style units. The T signifies that it is a Tunnel motor with a modified radiator intake to allow 'cool' running through the Sierra Nevada tunnels. And the "M" with a lighting rod through it meant that it was a master unit for radio controlled helpers, used in the Tehachapi mountains. 19th November 2003.
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179-34512 viewsGheringhap, track view looking east towards Geelong as broad gauge V/Line light engines G class G 515 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 85-1243 and a sister arrive from North Geelong to recover X 51 pass fellow G class G 521 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 85-1234 locked away with down empty grain train 9121 in Siding A.
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061026 0359r511 viewsSeven Mile, retired Robe River ALCo units in preparation to travel to Perth. Comeng WA ALCo rebuild CE636R 9426 serial WA143-1 leads the all ALCo line up. 26th October 2006.
Geoffrey Higham image.
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130815 2574509 viewsBarker Siding, FMG has ten 82.4 tonne capacity air operated side dump waggons built in USA by JK-CO in 2012. SDC 09 sits at the ballast loading point. 15th August 2013.
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041119 162246r499 viewsNelson Point, a Pilbara Power Parade line-up of (from l to r) of EMD SD40-2 3085, EMD SD40R 3080, 3092, GE AC6000 6074, Goninan GE CM40-8M 5667 and 5640. Seen out the front of the Locomotive Overhaul Shop on Friday 19th November 2004.
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180918 0204r496 viewsBoodarie, about the 23 km at Roy Hill Rail Construction Yard, brand new Roy Hill RHA class loco RHA 1022 with serial 64739 a GE Fort Worth built GE model ES44ACi in the special Breast Cancer Awareness livery undergoes commissioning prior to official handover. All five were built at General Electric's Fort Worth Texas plant. 18th September 2018.
GeoData.
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170915 0709495 viewsGreat Northern Highway 18.2 km grade crossing, empty Roy Hill fuel train powers along bound for Tad Yard with General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1019 serial 64300 leading eleven of Roy Hill's twelve tank waggons. 15th September 2017. View map here.
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