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150412 7929r245 viewsBoodaire, 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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041119 163032r244 viewsNelson Point, how this for a Parade of Pilbara Power? On the afternoon of Friday the 19th November 2004 a photo was managed with no less than 14 locos in the shot, 7 at the workshops, and 7 on trains at the car dumper roads. Locos in the frame are: 3085, 3080, 3092, 5639, 5636, 5667, 6074 at the workshops and 6073, 3082, 3079, 5640, 5669, 3078, 5630 on the car dumper roads. Models are EMD SD40R and SD40-2, GE AC6000 and Goninan GE CM80-8M.
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170915 0720r244 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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130815 2574238 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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105-07237 viewsWallan, broad gauge named V/Line A class loco A 71 'Dick Reynolds' with serial 83-1180 a Clyde Engineering Rosewater SA rebuild EMD model AAT22C-2R rebuilt from V/Line B class loco B 71 with serial ML2-12 a Clyde Engineering Granville NSW built EMD model ML2 with a Z set work down Cobram passenger train 8327 express through the station past semaphore signal post 12.
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215-13236 viewsPeterborough, a new Perth electric suburban A Set being transported across the country on the rear of an SP service, AEA class AEA 220 and an AEB, built by Walkers Limited in Maryborough, Qld. The narrow gauge power bogies are in the following open waggon.
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031119 165830r235 viewsNelson Point, Ex Southern Pacific SD40T-2 loco 8335 serial 786175-9 this unit was purchased as a spares source for the other SD40 style units. 8335 was built in 1979 with the T signifying 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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180918 0227r234 viewsBoodarie, about the 23 km at Roy Hill Rail Construction Yard, brand new Roy Hill RHA class loco RHA 1026 with serial 64743 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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090814 2138r231 viewsWoodstock, FMG General Electric built C44-9W locomotives 002 serial 58179 and 012 serial 58189 power their loaded train through the cutting at the 145 km area near the Marble Bar Rd grade crossing. 14th August 2009.
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171-04230 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, point rodding, exchange apparatus gauge leaning against toilet building, standing on Linton line.
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171222 1135230 viewsBallast Spur A, Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi units RHA 1020 serial 64301 and RHA 1007 cover the three CFCLA Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild units CM40-8M CD 4303, CD 4302 and CD 4301 during mainline load testing of the three lease units. 22nd December 2017.
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170915 0709229 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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040815 165508229 viewsNelson Point Car Dumper 3, builders plate of Goninan built replacement ore waggon 2063, one of a batch of 345 waggons built to the new Lynx Engineering design known as the GoLynx waggons serial 950088-190 and build date 04/2001. 15th August 2004.
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106-17228 viewsSeymour broad gauge passenger stabling yard, V/Line B class loco B 65 Clyde Engineering EMD model ML2 serial ML2-6 still in VR or Vic Rail blue and gold livery with the stabled scratch set, CP class bogie guards van, AE class and MTH class bogie passenger carriages.
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105-02226 viewsWallan, V/Line broad gauge P class P 17 Clyde Engineering EMD model G18HBR serial 84-1216 rebuilt from T 327 Clyde Engineering EMD model G8B serial 56-78 with a VicRail 'Tea Cup' liveried H set with V/Line decals, down passenger train 8319, disc signal post 11 for removed Sidings B, worked out from this shot that on this angle, a P class and H set won't fit between the disc post and light post!!
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172-03224 viewsSunshine, an expanded view of image 141-50, signal post 49 for up movements while signal post 36 is for controlling down trains off the Sunshine - Newport Loop Line, either towards Sunshine back track, platform 3 or onto the main down line and platform 2, a broad gauge push-pull double H set with V/Line P class, a Clyde Engineering EMD model G18HBR rebuilt from Clyde Engineering EMD model G8B on each end is on the down approaching Sunshine.
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160128 00383224 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal yard, lined up waiting biding their time, three years separate these Goninan rebuilds CM40-8M unit 5642 serial 8281-07/92-131 and final unit 5669 CM40-8MEFI model serial 8412-02/95-160. The only differences visible are the pressed metal handbrake wheel and cast one, snow plough of 42 and the marker lights on 69.
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141126 7252r222 viewsKanga at the 105km, the final member of FMG's thirty strong fleet of tank waggons TK 30, 95,000 litre capacity built in China by CSR at the Zhuzhou Rolling Stock Works. 26th November 2014.
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104-05220 viewsBuangor crossing loop, yard view looking west, mechanical somersault semaphore signal post 5, Down Home, facing camera and mechanical somersault semaphore signal post 6, Up Home, in the distance facing west, point rodding following No.1 Rd to the points.
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5953 001 Welshpool 1987Jan220 viewsBuilders plate on Goninan rebuilt GE CM36-7M unit 5509 'Chichester' serial 4839-05 / 87-074 rebuilt using Mount Newman Mining AE Goodwin ALCo C636 5452 serial G-6012-1 July 1987.
Jim Bisdee photo.
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