Having spent the Christmas period in Perth for servicing and a run through the Railbam detector, the XOA/XO woodchip fleet is seen returning to Albany behind new Albany based locos P2516, P2510 & ... (more)
The transfer of a rake of KHBF iron ore hoppers from Narngulu to Forrestfield overnight and then on to Avon Yard for long term storage provided a good opportunity to chase something a bit differen... (more)
With two P's used - one at either end - on the woodchipper down at Albany as the common power, the third loco that has been the regular spare there is PA2819. Seen rounding the sweeping curve just... (more)
Rounding the curve towards Avon Yard, Northam, SCT011 & SCT001 lead a late 2PM9 SCT service from Perth to Melbourne.
Pacific National use their steel train services to transfer locomotives between Perth and Adelaide normally as seen at Avon Yard, Northam on 7PX4. NR37 & NR104 haul the dead MRL002 & 8121 on the P... (more)
With the lead locomotive not working, the middle loco hauled dead, and the third loco doing all the work, DBZ2312, DBZ2310 & DBZ2307 head 3304 empty woodchip wagon transfer from Katanning to Forre... (more)
The loaded grainie from Wyalkatchem 7364 rolls in past Northam racecourse lead by P2514 & AB1504.
Old, faded and rusted liveried locos L3115 & L3118 combine to haul the loaded salt containers 5474 from Koolyanobbing through the large rural town of Northam as they approach the junction where th... (more)
The empty sulphur containers are hauled back to Kwinana on the "Murrin Murrin" 5430 from Malcolm. Q4012 is up front on this occasion as the train rounds a curve just west of Avon Yard on... (more)
The awesome and noisy lash-up of EMD locos AB1502/DAZ1902/AB1503 pull through Yarramony near Northam with 6322 loaded grain from McLevie.
The awesome and noisy lash-up of EMD locos AB1502/DAZ1902/AB1503 power up out of Goomalling with 6322 loaded grain from McLevie.
Western Australia experienced a bumper grain harvest in the 2011/12 season. Here, ARG hauled, 7057 empty grain lead by L3115/L3116 approach their destination at Avon Yard.
A unit failure on 1030 loaded iron ore train earlier in the day resulted in spare West Merredin unit LZ3109 leading the much newer units ACA6002 & 6005 shot at Northam.