8217-8237-8228-8221 working coal loads east downgrade on the main western line over the Blue Mountains, descend the 1 in 33 grade between Lawson and Hazelbrook.
On a day that felt more like summer than spring, 8217 trails a push/pull domestic coal train, heading north through Sulphide Junction.
8217 leads another train of export coal across the Hunter River at Sandgate.
Empty coal train.
PN locomotives 8217 and 8238 haul empty coal wagons from the Port of Newcastle westbound to their mine for reloading. The train is seen here on the coal road passing Hexham station, in the Hunter ... (more)
8217/8238 leads an empty Coal Train toward the mine at Hexham on the Hunter Valley Line