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160530 92145 viewsParkeston, SCT train 7GP1 which operates from Parkes NSW (Goobang Junction) to Perth, PWWY type PWWY 0007 one of forty well waggons built by Bradken NSW for SCT, loaded with two 48' MFG1 type SCT boxes, SCTDS 4829 and SCTDS 4836.
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160530 92155 viewsParkeston, SCT train 7GP1 which operates from Parkes NSW (Goobang Junction) to Perth, PWXY type PWXY 0004 one of twelve well waggons built by CSR Meishan Rolling Stock Co of China for SCT in 2008, loaded with a 48' SCT reefer SCTR 326 and a 46' MFRG type former Wilmot Freeze Haul reefer now with SCF SCFU 814028.
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160530 92335 viewsParkeston, SCT train 7GP1 which operates from Parkes NSW (Goobang Junction) to Perth, PBGY type covered van PBGY 0024 Multi-Freighter, one of eighty two waggons built by Queensland Rail Redbank Workshops in 2005.
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160530 92365 viewsParkeston, SCT train 7GP1 which operates from Parkes NSW (Goobang Junction) to Perth, PBGY type covered van PBGY 0008 Multi-Freighter, one of eighty two waggons built by Queensland Rail Redbank Workshops in 2005.
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243-265 viewsNelson Point departure yard, BHP Billiton's CM39-8 unit 5630 'Zeus' serial 5831-09 / 88-079 and built new by Goninan in the new 'earth' or 'bubble' livery as it trails an empty train waiting departure time. August 2003.
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080124 16305 viewsChapman Siding, new FMG ore waggon pair 1311 slave and 2312 control, built by China Southern or CSR at their Zhuzhou Rolling Stock Works in China in 2007. 24th January 2008.
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080304 21705 viewsThomas Yard, down the rail welding end, rake of waggons built by China Southern or CSR at their Zhuzhou Rolling Stock Works in China in 2007 with the welding yard behind them. 4th March 2008.
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080304 21755 viewsThomas Yard, down the rail welding end, side view of slave waggon 1209, the yellow circle around the tare weight 22.6 t indicates the rotary coupler end, built by China Southern or CSR at their Zhuzhou Rolling Stock Works in China in 2007. 4th March 2008.
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080304 21805 viewsThomas Yard, down the rail welding end, side view of slave waggon 1341, the yellow circle around the tare weight 22.6 t indicates the rotary coupler end, built by China Southern or CSR at their Zhuzhou Rolling Stock Works in China in 2007. 4th March 2008.
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080304 21825 viewsThomas Yard, down the rail welding end, side view of slave waggon 1337, the yellow circle around the tare weight 22.6 t indicates the rotary coupler end, built by China Southern or CSR at their Zhuzhou Rolling Stock Works in China in 2007. 4th March 2008.
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243-305 viewsNelson Point departure yard, BHP Billiton's CM40-8M unit 5634 'Boodarie' a Goninan WA GE rebuild unit serial 8151-07 / 91-120 in the new 'earth' or 'bubble' livery as it heads up an empty train waiting departure time. August 2003.
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247-225 viewsCape Lambert yard view with Robe River Comeng WA ALCo Schenectady NY model rebuild C636R unit 9426 dragging a loaded 101 waggon rake from the South Yard across Bells Crossing while a brace of four Goninan CM40-8M GE rebuilds wait at the fuel point for a departure with an empty train. Approximate location of photo is here. 22nd May 2002.
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247-255 viewsCape Lambert overview of the fuel point, with a brace of four Goninan WA CM40-8M GE rebuilds finishing up refuelling before departing with another empty train as a loaded rake is dragged to the dumper behind them. The workshops are to the left of the picture. Where I'm standing to take the picture is now all stockpile. Approximate location of photo is here. 22nd May 2002.
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247-315 viewsNear Cooya Pooya at the 37.5 km on the Robe River Cape Lambert line an empty train is about to pass under the town water supply pipeline and pass through Lockyer Gap behind the standard Robe power of quad CM40-8M or Dash 8 locomotives led by 9425 which is a Goninan WA ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M with serial 6266-8 / 89-85 from August 1989 riding on Hi-Ad bogies and was originally an AE Goodwin built M636 ALCo serial C-6041-4 and built new for Mt Newman Mining (later BHP Iron Ore) in April 1970 and numbered 5468, sold to Robe and delivered by road 17th August 1982. Location is here.22nd May 2002.
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248-055 viewsDingo Siding on the Hamersley Iron railway at the 39 km with an empty train headed up by a pair of General Electric built Dash 9-44CW units 9408 serial 54158 from the fourth order in 2003 wearing the Pilbara Rail livery with Robe ownership markings. Approximate location. 24th April 2004.
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248-065 viewsDingo Siding on the Hamersley Iron railway at the 39 km with an empty train headed up by a pair of General Electric built Dash 9-44CW units 9408 serial 54158 from the fourth order in 2003 wearing the Pilbara Rail livery with Robe ownership markings. The blue 230 sign is the indication that there is 230 waggons in clear at that point. Approximate location. 24th April 2004.
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248-085 viewsDingo Siding on the Hamersley Iron railway at the 39 km with an empty train headed up by a pair of General Electric built Dash 9-44CW units 7077 serial 47756 from the original first order in the Pepsi Can livery and 9408 serial 54158 from the fourth order in the Pilbara Rail livery with Robe ownership markings. Approximate location. 24th April 2004.
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248-135 viewsDingo Siding on the Hamersley Iron railway at the 39 km with an empty train headed up by a pair of General Electric built Dash 9-44CW units 7077 serial 47756 from the original first order in the Pepsi Can livery and 9408 serial 54158 from the fourth order in the Pilbara Rail livery with Robe ownership markings powers away to the south with the signal marker boards are in the distance. Approximate location. 24th April 2004.
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249-055 viewsYule River bridge looking north from the 160 km on the BHP mainline. The third pier from the southern end was undermined by flood waters from Tropical Cyclone John in December 1999. The rail line was closed for two weeks while repairs were effected. Approximate location.
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250-185 viewsWater hole somewhere in the Pilbara around the Dampier - Tom Price railway area. 21st October 2000.
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