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172-03222 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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040815 165508222 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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160128 00383219 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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105-02217 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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215-15213 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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150412 7929r213 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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171-05212 viewsBallarat, Linton Junction signal box Gillies St, work site view, interlocked gates being replaced by boom barriers, view of removed interlocked gate posts, boom barriers in position.
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170915 0720r211 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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215-16208 viewsDry Creek Motive Power Centre, Australian National trio of standard gauge light engines wearing the AN livery with the final Clyde Engineering EMD model AT26C Bulldog ever built CL class CL 17 'William McMahon' serial 71-757 leading an ALCo 700 class and a Clyde Engineering EMD BL class.
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130815 2574206 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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190-24205 viewsCootamundra West, NSW located 431 km from Sydney and the start of the Lake Cargelligo branchline, a Perth bound interstate freight train taking the scenic route, via Cootamundra West, Stockinbingal and Parkes, passes over Yass Road through the manual hand gates behind 81 class locomotive 8159 and a sister unit.
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5835 001 Welshpool 1987July203 viewsWelshpool, Goninan rebuilt GE C36-7M unit 5509 'Chichester' serial 4839-05/87-074 rebuilt using Mount Newman Mining AE Goodwin ALCo C636 5452 serial G-6012-1, on a Bell road float in July 1987.
Jim Bisdee photo.
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170915 0709203 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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150314 7807203 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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104-05202 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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031119 165830r199 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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111-00198 viewsGheringhap station platform view, safeworking, electric staff exchange with V/Line broad gauge down grain train 9125 behind G class locos G 524 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 86-1237 and G 528, driver swaps the electric staves with the signaller to continue towards Ballarat.
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215-02198 viewsLong Plains, the down passenger train to Alice Springs 'The Ghan' on approach with power from an AN livered DL class DL 37 Clyde Engineering EMD model AT42C serial 88-1245.
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171-09195 viewsTrawalla station yard overview, looking towards Melbourne down main line, up home searchlight signal post 6, Waterloo Road grade crossing, points and rodding, searchlight signal post 5 facing away, station building and signal box in the distance.
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101-06191 viewsMaryborough, broad gauge V/Line G class G 535 Clyde Engineering EMD model JT26C-2SS serial 88-1265, 2nd unit, stabled grain train.
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