FMG rail construction ballast train. Thanks to the FMG train drivers the track construction continues.
New locomotives waiting for track testing.
Fortescue Metals Group (FMG) the New Force in Iron Ore and the latest heavy haul railroad operation in the North West region of Western Australia.
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AC6000CW 6077 (the last of eight such units built by GE for BHP Iron Ore) leads SD40R 3096 through Bing with an inbound ore train to Port Hedland.
Near-new SD70ACe/lc units 4319 and 4318 await their next call of duty at BHP-Billiton Iron Ore's Boodarie locomotive depot.
Dash-8 GEs 5641 and 5665 swing off the Finucane Island Line at Goldsworthy Junction with an empty BHP-Billiton ore train.
SD70ACe locomotives 4317 and 4306 fight their way through a pea soup fog at Goldsworthy Junction, with a loaded BHP-Billiton ore train bound for nearby Port Hedland.
New EMD SD70ACe units at BHP Billiton IO (see more at www.railways.pilbara.net.au)
Nelson Point ore car dumper roads 1,2 & 3 with loaded trains waiting to got through and be unloaded.
645E3B engine c/o after gear drivetrain failure.
A GE AC6000 CW and CM40-8 waiting for there next assignment at Nelson Point Yard.
The SD40 may be 30 years older then the BIG GE AC parked next to it but they can still find a home on even the heaviest haul railroads in the world.
Alternator Cab removal to allow the for Engine and alternator assembly to be removed.
One of the new EMD SD70ACe locomotives with windscreen shields up in place.