The newly acquired Nickel West contract by Watco has seen a welcome change of scene in Perth. HL203 & VL361 work the empty sulphuric acid tanks through Wattleup bound for the Hampton Acid Terminal... (more)
Watco's latest contract is for BHP's Nickel West service from Kwinana to the Goldfields. Watco have hired locomotives from RailFirst/CFCLA, but also providing their own locomotives, causing some... (more)
The Port of Fremantle is in view as HL203 & G511 traverse the Swan River rail bridge in Fremantle. 6142 Watco ILS container train from Forrestfield MGC is on the last, and most scenic stretch of i... (more)
The Watco ILS container train 6142 passes the South Fremantle Dog Beach with a service bound for North Quay Terminal from Forrestfield MGC. HL203 & G511 have the honours on this occasion. The crew... (more)
Winding its way through Fremantle and then across the Swan River, 5142 ILS container train approaches North Quay Terminal behind HL203 & G511.
The extra container service that Watco Australia runs between Forrestfield and North Quay, Fremantle often runs to an extremely tight schedule. Here, a very late 5146 to Fremantle led by HL203 & G... (more)
All three of Watco's active Australian fleet members combine in action here with HL203, FL220 & G511 working 2141 ILS containers from North Quay, Fremantle to Forrestfield. The weather was not too... (more)
Returning patrons to NSW after a day out at the Melbourne Cup, HL203-FL220 depart North Dynon Yard with 6L68 Southern Aurora special to Canberra.
HL203 and FL220 back up onto the 'Southern Aurora' at Central before departing empty to Thirlmere on a miserable wet day in Sydney.
HL203 and a rack of empties on a late afternoon's 1243 through Werai. HL203 now owned by CFCLA and on lease to Southern & Silverton.