A container freight takes the curves between Penguin and Ulverstone in Tasmania. Bass Strait is in the background.
The overnight Burnie-Hobart intermodal rounds into Granton after crossing the Derwent River behind ex Queensland locos 2052 & 2051 with MKA2134 lending a hand as third unit. This section of track ... (more)
Observing the 20km/h speed restriction, MKA2134, 2051 & 2052 ease 336 Hobart-Burnie general goods around the well-known and spectacular coastal curves between Ulverstone and Penguin.
A small hill on an outcrop into the sea was a superb vantage point to snap 431 rolling along the foreshore at Preservation Bay. Locomotives MKA2133, MKA2137 & DQ2011 have worked from Burnie with t... (more)
Crossing over the Derwent River near Granton in Hobart's north, ex WAGR D class D2021 & D2020 sandwich ex Queensland Rail's 2053 with 635 general goods from Burnie headed for Hobart.
On a mostly cloudy afternoon in northern Tasmania, DQ2012, DQ2003 & DQ2004 work 372 loaded ore concentrate train from Primrose to Burnie. Having chased this train the previous day with the new TR ... (more)
Having departed not too long beforehand from Primrose siding in Rosebery, DQ2012, DQ2003 & DQ2004 traverse the Pieman River rail bridge on the old Emu Bay Railway with 372 loaded ore as seen from ... (more)
The newly rebuilt rail bridge that crosses the Blythe River at Heybridge sees the 431 Burnie to Boyer paper train speed across it behind MKA2133, MKA2137 & DQ2011.
All four of the Z class members, Z2113, Z2111, Z2110 & Z2112 are seen here combining with MKA2131 to work 134 loaded log train from Brighton Hub to East Tamar on a glorious late afternoon at Tea T... (more)
The overnight Burnie-Hobart intermodal rounds into Brighton behind ex Queensland locos 2052 & 2051 with MKA2134 lending a hand as third unit.
In a lovely country scene near Romaine, south of Burnie, DQ2012, DQ2003 & DQ2004 work 372 loaded ore train from Primrose, Rosebery on the old Emy Bay line on its way to Burnie.
The Tasrail lashup of MKA2133/MKA2137/DQ2011 combine to pull the paper train from Burnie to Boyer as they power along the northern coast of Tasmania through Ulverstone.
The TR class locomotives are the first new locomotives to be delivered to Tasrail since the ZA class in 1976. Here TR01 & TR04 are on trial leading online but not in power 2012 and dead attached 2... (more)
Mt Wellington makes for a nice backdrop as Z2110 & Z2112 hauls 564 empty log train from Hobart port. The train is on approach to Brighton where it will load.
Crossing over the Derwent River near Granton in Hobart's north, ex WAGR D class 2021 & 2020 sandwich ex Queensland Rail's 2053 with 635 intermodal train from Burnie headed for Hobart.