Class leader, 9001 leads 2 other 90 class on a Kooragang Island bound coal train through East Maitland, NSW.
9008-9020-9002 work loaded coal wagons through Maitland passing preserved heritage 4001 ALCO RSC3 the first mainline diesel electric loco in NSW idling in the yard during Steamfest 2018.
9012-9022-9003 work coal loads downgrade towards Lochinvar and run between shuttle trips during Steamfest 2018.
EMD Canada 1994 built GT46CWM 9025 lead UGL Australia GE's 9202-9201 working an empty coal train west to load, as they power upgrade and exit No.4 tunnel on the Ulan line dragging a cloud of smok... (more)
Late afternoon winter sun lights 9032-9017-9023 working an empty coal train west to load, the valley has lost its lovely green paddocks and farmers since being bought by coal mining companies.
9022-9008-9028 give it all they have to haul the load upgrade into Bylong and catch some glint as they pass construction to increase the loop length, ARTC are increasing the capacity on the Ulan l... (more)
9024-9030-9034 power up for the climb up Coggan Bank with an empty coal train, as the back half of the train is still to cross the Goulburn River bridge just visible above the third and forth hopp... (more)
Pacific National 9030-9035-9010 power west with empty coal hoppers as they start the long climb up Coggan Bank to No.4 tunnel at Wollar.
Pacific National 9006-9030-9021 work hard upgrade eastbound at Bylong with coal loads as the sun rises and the clouds begin to form.
9026-9010-9007 working an empty coal train west stand clear in the loop at Bylong right of frame as 9003-9031-9027 work a loaded coal train east left of frame,both trains on opposite sides of the ... (more)
9026-9010-9007 working empty coal hoppers west dodge some clouds as they pull in clear at Bylong loop to cross a couple of loads heading east.
A clean 9030 leads 9035 and 9010 working an empty coal train starting the climb from Coggan Creek to Wollar late in the afternoon on a clear winters day.
9002-9015-9019 work an empty coal train westbound and will soon enter Wilpingjong Coal loading loop behind the photographer, the ARTC [Australian Rail Track Corp] is installing more loops and pass... (more)
Pacific National 9004 with a load of Hunter Valley coal slows to 40 kph for a local speed restriction at the new Pitnacree Rd bridge.