Watco's first 'round trip' from Fisherman Islands to Thallon and return to load with grain for export, seen here at Lockyer Siding.
It is quite rare for a 1720 Class locomotive to lead a train for large distances on the main lines closer to Brisbane, let alone having 2 at the front! This was made possible by the failure of the... (more)
2307D/2301D lead a loaded coal train east over Lane Road, just west of Rosewood. 2307D is in the new QRN corporate 'Pineapple' livery while 2301D is in the old QRN 'Eagle' livery. For more of my p... (more)
Recently refurbished EE locomotive 1620 hauls The Rangelander, a special passenger train chartered by the ARHS-QLD Division. It is seen here approaching Helidon, at the base of the Great Dividing ... (more)
On a perfect winters day, 2475D hauls a transfer train through Forest Hill, heading towards Toowoomba.
QR Heritage unit 1620 leads The Rangelander charter train through Gatton at around 40km/h. The speed restriction was in place due to high temperatures of the day.
Recently refurbished QR Heritage locomotive 1620 leads a special ARHS charter service, The Rangelander, through Forest Hill on a hot spring afternoon heading to Toowoomba. Due to the heat of the d... (more)
On the last day of its 4 day tour, vintage railmotor #1901 rattles along the Western Line, heading back towards Roma Street, Brisbane. The railmotor is captured here approaching Gatton.
Heritage steam locomotive BB18 1/4 #1079 makes a short stop at Helidon to pick up passengers before it starts its long climb up the Great Dividing Range to Toowoomba for the Carnival of Flowers ce... (more)
BB18¼ 1079 works hard to lift the train up the Great Dividing Range at Ballard on the South West Line
A crowd of rail enthusiasts stray onto the track at Helidon on the South-West Line while the crew water steam locomotive BB18¼ 1079
The fireman of BB18¼ 1079 checks the sand dome before climbing the Great Dividing Range into Toowoomba while the locomotive is watered at Helidon on the South West Line. The crowd of 'once off' t... (more)
QR 2347/2301 pass by the grain silos at Forrest Hill on the South-West Line with empty Coal Train #9D88
QR 2304/2310 passes through the fields at Gatton on the South-West Line with empty Coal Train #9Y08. The train seems to appear from the vanishing point.
QR 2306/2351 power toward the Great Dividing Range at Helidon on the South-West Line with Grain Train #6650