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207-1290 viewsBHP General Electric built AC6000 unit 6074 serial 51066, brand new and unnamed at Yandi One load-out loop as a remote mid-train unit.
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151111 947890 viewsCape Lambert Yard, Hamersley Iron 7074, a General Electric built Dash C44-9W serial 47753 from the original order in November 1994.
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150505 794890 viewsFMG Solomon Line track - rail detail, H VT 136 RE PG4 2010 XII, H for head hardened, VT for vacuum degassing, the diamond logo PZH indicates it is manufactured by Pangang Group Steel Vanadium & Titanium Co. Ltd, is 136 pounds per yard weight, RE meets AREMA (American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association) standards, PG4 indicates tensile strength of 1300 MPa, and a rolled date of 2010, December.
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150505 794990 viewsFMG Solomon Line track - sleeper detail. The logo stamped in the sleeper is for Austrak the manufacturer and the running number for the quality control.
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150505 797690 viewsFMG Solomon Line, waggon pair 3005 and 4006, built in 2009 by CSR Yangize Rolling Stock Co. Ltd, loaded with fines ore. Geodata: -22.0187350 118.5850917 .
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207-0989 viewsBHP General Electric built AC6000 unit 6074 serial 51066, brand new and unnamed at Yandi One load-out loop as a remote mid-train unit, the size of the extended radiator compared to domestic AC6000 units is evident here.
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221-0389 viewsHardie Siding, with the days of Goninan GE rebuilt CM36-7M units operating numbered, 5513 serial 88-078 / 4839-02 rebuilt from AE Goodwin ALCo C636 5453 serial G-6012-2, the drivers side cab 'Kalgan' nameplate has already removed to be fitted to the new GE AC6000 6074.
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223-0889 viewsPossum Siding, Hamersley Iron rail grinder, view view of main generating lead unit, Speno built RR 48 M-1 model sits in the back track siding. 21st October 2000.
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100717 065289 viewsFlash Butt yard, new rail stock carrier waggon 6020, built by Gemco Rail in late 2009-10 with Barber bogies.
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218-1188 viewsDe Grey River Bridge, a loaded Yarrie train crosses the river behind an original Mt Newman Mining ALCo to GE rebuild carried out by Goninan, originally ALCo C636 5458 to GE model CM36-7M unit 5510 'Newman' serial 4839-07 / 87-075.
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219-0988 viewsYandicoogina or HIY as Hamersley Iron identify it, located 445 km from Parker Point yard in Dampier. Bank engine unit General Electric C44-9W model 7089 serial 47768 idles away waiting the next loaded train to push out.
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040801 14410288 viewsWalla Siding, Goninan built, Lynx Engineering designed ore waggon 4403 made from 5Cr12Ti stainless steel these waggons are known as GoLynx waggons, asset number 203510 with serial 950124-004 and build date 02/2004. 1st August 2004.
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207-0887 viewsBHP General Electric built AC6000 unit 6074 serial 51066, brand new and unnamed at Yandi One load-out loop as a remote mid-train unit.
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150507 805087 viewsFMG Solomon Line, bank engines, a pair of General Electric C44-9W locomotives, units 005 serial 58182 and 006 serial 58183 assist a loaded train at the 278.291 km grade crossing. Geodata: -22.1620833 118.1272300 .
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207-1086 viewsBHP General Electric built AC6000 unit 6074 serial 51066, brand new and unnamed at Yandi One load-out loop as a remote mid-train unit, view of inverter, fuel tank and engine hood.
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207-0785 viewsBHP General Electric built AC6000 unit 6074 serial 51066, brand new and unnamed at Yandi One load-out loop as a remote mid-train unit.
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150505 795385 viewsFMG Solomon Line, looking west with cutting to the right, 227.5 km grade crossing in the distance, track is curving away to the left in the background. Geodata: -22.0200283 118.5880600 .
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196-1084 viewsYandi Two loaded car side of the loadout balloon loop, BHP Iron Ore CM40-8M or Dash 8 motive power in the form of 5658 'Kakogawa' serial 8412-03 / 94-149 rebuilt by Goninan as GE model CM40-8M from ALCo M636 #5480 and two new Goninan built GE CM39-8 units 5630 'Zeus' serial 5831-09 / 88-079 and 5631 'Apollo' serial 5831-10 / 88-080 are the head end power with another two CM40-8M units mid-train. Train length is 240 waggons with a 120/120 split. Yandi Two ore stockpile and pedestal stacker boom tip visible in the background, the loadout operates via gravity and the train travels through a tunnel. May 1998.
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150505 794284 viewsFMG Solomon Line, looking east, earth fill abutment enbankment for rail line, Jingarri Creek, expanded view from 7940, shows access road. Geodata: -22.0545750 118.7278517 .
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160128 0040884 viewsWedgefield, Sims Metal Yard, front view of Goninan rebuilt GE model CM40-8M 5655 serial 8412-12, builders no. 93-146 flanked on the left by older sister unit 5642 and on the right by sister 5653. Note these two newer rebuilds have marker lights while 42 has none but has a snow plough on the no. 2 end.
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