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160306 1425355 viewsGreen Pool, Rio Tinto General Electric built ES44ACi unit 9103 serial 61941, driver side cab view. 6th March 2016. View location here.
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160306 1428354 viewsGreen Pool, two Rio Tinto General Electric built ES44ACi units 9103 serial 61941 and 9110 serial 62541 coupled back to back, view of radiator sections. 6th March 2016. View location here.
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180117 1146352 viewsGreat Northern Highway, 18 km grade crossing sees Roy Hill loaded fuel train with General Electric built ES44ACi units RHA 1018 serial 63829 leading RHA 1019, CFCLA lease unit Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M unit CD 4302 and RHA 1013 with eleven loaded fuel tank waggons. CD 4302 is the only unit powering as it was being tested. 17th January 2018.
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141126 7252r351 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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090814 2138r349 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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040815 165436348 viewsNelson Point Car Dumper 3, a Goninan built replacement ore waggon, numbered 2063, one of a batch of 345 waggons built to the new Lynx Engineering design known as the Golynx waggons with 3CR12Ti stainless steel in a bid to eliminate painting to reduce wear on the waggon body. Serial 950088-190, build date 04/2001. 15th August 2004.
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5953 001 Welshpool 1987Jan347 viewsBuilders plate on Goninan rebuilt GE C36-7M unit 5506 'Mt Whaleback' serial 4839-01 / 87-071 rebuilt using Mt Newman Mining AE Goodwin ALCo C636 5455 serial G6012-4. January 1987.
Jim Bisdee photo.
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171222 1135345 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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180918 0204r344 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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171204 1017r343 viewsBoodarie, BHP over bridge, CFCLA's Goninan ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M locomotive CD 4301 serial 2160-03 / 96-202, was originally Mt Newman Mining's Comeng NSW built ALCo M363 serial C6104-1 #5500, then Robe River unit 9410 before going to CFCLA in 2012. Be being delivered to Roy Hill's flash butt yard by Doolan's Heavy Haulage. 4th December 2017. View map here.
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081225 0587r341 viewsBuilders decal for FMG's General Electric built C44-9W unit 004 serial 58181. 25th December 2008.
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150129 7450340 viewsPort Hedland, Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1013 serial 62585 is their first locomotive to be delivered off the vessel Ocean Charger and being transported by ALE to Roy Hill's flash butt yard. Seen here leaving the Port Hedland port. 29th January 2015.
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150130 7611339 viewsPort Hedland, right hand side rear view of Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1010 serial 62582, this angle shows the size of the radiator wing section. 29th January, 2015.
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030726 121315r338 viewsNelson Point Loco Overhaul Workshop sees BHP Billiton Goninan GE build CM39-8 unit 5632 'Poseidon' serial 5831-11 / 88-081 as it waits for a new engine. Although this was the first unit painted, sister loco 5639 saw the first mainline working of the new scheme to Yandi. This shot was taken on Saturday 26th July 2003.
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150412 7918r334 viewsBoodarie, Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi class leader RHA 1001 serial 62573 and named 'Ginny' after Gina Rinehart's daughter Ginia, leads the rest of the fleet near the Flash Butt Welding Yard. 12th April 2015. View map here.
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041119 163032r333 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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061026 0359r333 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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150131 7722332 viewsBoodarie, right hand side front view of Roy Hill's General Electric built ES44ACi unit RHA 1007 serial 62579 on the BHP line overpass, 30th January, 2015.
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160306 1417330 viewsGreen Pool, left hand side view of cab of Rio Tinto General Electric built ES44ACi unit 9110 serial 62541. 6th March 2016. View location here.
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050824 0681329 viewsCape Lambert, Pilbara Iron Robe River Goninan GE rebuild CM40-8M locomotive 9424 serial 6266-7/89-84 from Robe River C636 ALCo 9424 which was originally built in November 1968 as #343 for Spokane Portland & Seattle serial 6010-4 prior to be purchased by Robe in May 1981. Seen here on the 24th August 2005. Photo by Phil 'Fridge' Ludbrook.
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