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  1. Kurrajura


    SD70ACe/lc's 4321 & 4301 downhill at Kurrajura with a loaded train.
  2. Chichester Deviation Test Train

    Chichester Deviation Test Train

    SD70ACe 4324 (in BNSF paint) leads a CM40-8M, AC6000CW and another SD70ACe at the head of 120 ore cars on a train testing the ATP systems on the recently opened Chichester Deviation.
  3. 10,000 GE Horses

    10,000 GE Horses

    AC6000CW 6072 plus a CM39-8M tucked in behind at full throttle up the 1.5% grade from Kurrajura with an empty headed to Yandi 2 mine.
  4. Chichester Deviation

    Chichester Deviation

    SD70ACe 4324 (originally intended for BNSF) head a 330car train up the recently opened Chichester Deviation.
  5. Chichester Deviation

    Chichester Deviation

    Two SD70ACe's on the Chichester Deviation between Cowra and Shaw
  6. Hesta


    AC6000 6074 with a loaded heads north on the mainline at Hesta.
  7. Hesta


    SD70ACe 4347 rolls through the loop at Hesta to meet with a loaded heading north.
  8. Chichester Deviation

    Chichester Deviation

    On 7 April 2011, the Chichester Deviation on the BHPBilliton Iron Ore railroad in Western Australia opened for traffic. The new route has a ruling grade of 0.33% compared with 0.57% of the existing route. Normal operation will be empty traffic on the existing line with loaded trains on the new...
  9. Hesta


    SD70ACe 4343 & CM40-8M 5637 up the grade from Hesta to Shaw in the Chichester Range, Western Australia
  10. Kurrajura


    SD70ACe/lc 4315 and C40-8M 5647 lead an empty up the 1.5% near the M298 km peg between Kurrajura and Yandi.
  11. Kurrajura


    SD70ACe 4356 leads a loaded ore train down the 1.42% grade on the recently opened duplication between Kurrajura and Yandi Junction.
  12. Yandi Trackwork

    Yandi Trackwork

    5638 & 5659 top & tail a train of 7 Difco side dumpers of ballast at Yandi. Both loco's are GE CM40-8M, rebuilt from ALCo C636. To the right is a VAIA mobile flash butt weld machine.
  13. BHPB 4350

    BHPB 4350

    SD70ACe 4350 leads an empty ore train up 1.14% grade through Kurrajura.
  14. SD70ACe 4334

    SD70ACe 4334

    BHPBIO 4334 leads a loaded ore train off the recently commissioned double track onto the existing single track at Cowra South.
  15. Another new BHPB horse

    Another new BHPB horse

    4371, off the ship between 2 - 4 September 2010, leads CM40-8M and SD70ACe/LC downgrade toward Yandi Junction
  16. BHPBilliton 4364

    BHPBilliton 4364

    4364 is one of the latest batch of SD70ACe's to enter service with BHPB Irone Ore. Seen here at approximately the M303km, MAC Line.
  17. Kurrajura


    CM40-8M 5643 and SD70ACe 4333 (ex BNSF 9191)full throttle downhill at the 299km after cresting the grade from Yandi to Kurrajura.
  18. Hesta


    BHPBIO SD70ACe 4324 leads an CM40-8M up the Chichester Range in Western Australia
  19. Hesta


    BHPBIO SD70ACe 4324 lead an CM40-8M up the Chichester Range in Western Australia
  20. BHPB Iron Ore

    BHPB Iron Ore

    SD70ACe 4320 leads an AC6000CW plus empty ore train through Yandi Junction and onto the MAC Line is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to - An online railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used railroad books. Railroad pictorials, railroad history, steam locomotives, passenger trains, modern railroading. Hundreds of titles available, most at discount prices! We also have a video and children's book section. - An online model railroad bookstore featuring a curated selection of new and used books. Layout design, track plans, scenery and structure building, wiring, DCC, Tinplate, Toy Trains, Price Guides and more.

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