The 1st shift Watco switcher crew is busy pulling loads from Track 45 within the Nine Dragons paper mill complex. In October 2019, Watco officially took over switching duties from Pan Am Railways ... (more)
After working the Pioneer Corp owned Michigan Southern Railroad, Grand Elk local 503 heads further south into Indiana, where it will work Alliance Sheets in Bristol, IN and then return back north ... (more)
Got a heads up from a friend that the WATCO/Pacific Sun GP35 that works Ventura Foods in Ontario CA was being worked on at the end of their lead. Drove out Saturday morning (May 9, 2020) in total ... (more)
Pecos Valley SW1500 #1528.
Pecos Valley SW9 #950.
Watco's 2188D trundles out of the Southern end of the Burdekin bridge on 8Z88 Partington to Mackay Harbour grain wagon transfer. 4/01/20
Watco QLD GL 26C-2's 2188D + 2195 works train 67G4 Mackay Harbour to Mt McLaren empty grain with 42 DGWY wagons, seen late this afternoon between Rosella & Balberra.
A single CBH is in run 8 as it races under Karel Ave in Canning Vale with a half rake of loaded grain hoppers. These locomotives have quad turbocharged Cummins 3300hp QSK engines onboard.
One of Watco's 6 daily Forrestfield to Fremantle ILS trains passes the Aldi distribution center with another load of containers bound for export.
The two leased DR locomotives on hire to CBH work their train through the diamond crossover at Kwinana
VL 361 leads two CBHs as it works a Standard Gauge grai into Kwinana to unload. The VLs will be off hire soon so always good to get one om the front