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160530 91354 viewsParkeston, SCT train 1PM9 operates mostly empty from Perth to Melbourne, PBGY type covered van PBGY 0011 Multi-Freighter, one of eighty two waggons built by Queensland Rail Redbank Workshops in 2005.
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160530 91374 viewsParkeston, SCT train 1PM9 operates mostly empty from Perth to Melbourne, Gemco WA built PQIY type 80' container flat PQIY 0010 loaded with two 40' RFRA type SCT reefers SCTR 134 and SCTR 124.
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160530 91394 viewsParkeston, SCT train 1PM9 operates mostly empty from Perth to Melbourne, Gemco WA built PQIY type 80' container flat PQIY 0021 loaded with two 40' 4GE1 type Cronos boxes CRTU 092400 and CXSU 114773.
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160530 91414 viewsParkeston, SCT train 1PM9 operates mostly empty from Perth to Melbourne, originally built by Victorian Railways Bendigo Workshops in 1984 as one of fifty VQDW type 'Jumbo' Container Flat waggons built, PQDY 62 still in Freight Australia green livery loaded with an SCT 40' reefer SCTR 045 and an 4EG1 type 40' Cronos box CXSU 120522.
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160530 91464 viewsParkeston, SCT train 1PM9 operates mostly empty from Perth to Melbourne, ARBY type ARBY 2659 refrigerated van, originally built by Comeng NSW in 1973 as a VFX type covered van for Commonwealth Railways, recoded to ABFX, RBFX and finally converted from ABFY by Gemco WA in 2004/05 to ARBY.
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160530 91674 viewsParkeston, SCT train 7GP1 which operates from Parkes NSW (Goobang Junction) to Perth departs the mainline behind SCT class SCT 013 serial 08-1737 an EDI Downer built EMD model GT46C-ACe.
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160530 91814 viewsParkeston, SCT train 7GP1 which operates from Parkes NSW (Goobang Junction) to Perth, originally built by Victorian Railways Newport Workshops in 1973 as one of four hundred and fifty five FQX type 60' 3TEU container flat waggons built over ten years, it was recoded to VQCX before private ownership and reclassed PQCY type, PQCY 824 is now fitted with bulkheads and here loaded with timber products.
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160530 91824 viewsParkeston, SCT train 7GP1 which operates from Parkes NSW (Goobang Junction) to Perth, ABSY type ABSY 2808 covered van, originally built by Carmor Engineering SA in 1976 as a VFX type covered van for Commonwealth Railways, recoded to ABFX and converted from ABFY by Gemco WA in 2004/05 to ABSY.
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160530 91834 viewsParkeston, SCT train 7GP1 which operates from Parkes NSW (Goobang Junction) to Perth, PBGY type covered van PBGY 0033 Multi-Freighter, one of eighty two waggons built by Queensland Rail Redbank Workshops in 2005.
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160530 92344 viewsParkeston, SCT train 7GP1 which operates from Parkes NSW (Goobang Junction) to Perth, PBGY type covered van PBGY 0065 Multi-Freighter, one of eighty two waggons built by Queensland Rail Redbank Workshops in 2005.
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160530 92354 viewsParkeston, SCT train 7GP1 which operates from Parkes NSW (Goobang Junction) to Perth, PBGY type covered van PBGY 0009 Multi-Freighter, one of eighty two waggons built by Queensland Rail Redbank Workshops in 2005.
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080124 16334 viewsChapman Siding, detail of the bar coupling arrangement showing bar, the large hose is the through brake pipe and the small hose the control pipe for the slave waggon. 24th January 2008.
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080304 21734 viewsThomas Yard, down the rail welding end, side view of slave waggon 1353, 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 22024 viewsThomas Yard, 21 km post looking north, long rake of waggons being run up and down the mainline to keep the wheels turning. 4th Marxh 2008.
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243-314 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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243-324 viewsNelson Point departure yard, no. 2 end view of BHP Billiton's CM39-8 unit 5630 'Zeus' serial 5831-09 / 88-079 and built new by Goninan WA in the new 'earth' or 'bubble' livery as it trails an empty train waiting departure time. August 2003.
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243-344 viewsNelson Point departure yard, hood view of BHP Billiton's CM39-8 unit 5630 'Zeus' serial 5831-09 / 88-079 and built new by Goninan WA in the new 'earth' or 'bubble' livery as it trails an empty train waiting departure time. August 2003.
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247-244 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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247-264 viewsCape Lambert fuel point, Robe River locomotive 9420 which is a Goninan WA ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M with serial 8109-03 / 91-119 from March 1991 riding on Hi-Ad bogies and was originally an ALCo Schenectady built C630 serial 3486-4 and built new for Chesapeake & Ohio (USA) as their 2103. It is one of four C630 ALCo units purchased in 1974 and delivered to Robe in January 1975. Everything below the frame is ALCo while above is GE and Pilbara Cab. Approximate location of the locos is here. 22nd May 2002.
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247-294 viewsCape Lambert fuel point, Robe River locomotive 9410 which is a Goninan WA ALCo to GE rebuild CM40-8M with serial 2160-03 / 96-202 from March 1996 riding on Dofasco bogies and was originally a Comeng NSW built M636 ALCo serial C-6096-5 and built new for Mt Newman Mining (later BHP Iron Ore) in November 1975 and numbered 5500. Everything below the frame is ALCo, with the Comeng build style flat fuel tank, while above is GE and Pilbara Cab. Approximate location of the locos is here. 22nd May 2002.
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