26 June 2016

Tank Containers

A couple of interesting tank containers from last week.

Coregas container CGBU 000001

Omega Chemicals MGXU 000030


20 June 2016

82 on the Cement

Some unusual in the form of 8227 on 2134 cement the other day.

This is normally and 81 class task.


13 June 2016

Cat Power - ECRU

A pair of Cat Rental Power - Energyst - containers came though from Perth the other day,

These are 22U2 containers with an open (vented) top and side door access.  

The pair were ECRU 150383 and 150384.


12 June 2016

SSR Grain Goes South

The SSR export grain train headed south on Friday with C510 leading the BRMs.  The consist was mainly WGBY/SY hoppers plus 9 BGGX/BGGY hoppers.  


03 June 2016

Aurizon at Bargo River Bridge

On the same morning as the Ghan, Aurizon headed north with a triple header on MB7.  The combo was LDP/LDP/6020.

MB7 about to cross over the Bargo River and under Remembrance Drive.

New Aurizon reefer AFRF 416032.

On CQGY 553 is another new Aurizon reefer AFRF 416022. 

Milorm Products container MILU 400001 is a 40+ft container. 

A pair of ORA Orica containers on a 5-pack skel.

Some more Orica ORA containers on a QQAY.  The leading ORA tank is a different design to the majority of the tanks.

QQBY 2059 with a pair of side door containers and another ORA tank.


28 May 2016

The Ghan visits NSW

It's not all that common to get a Ghan NR into NSW, and better yet, on the front!  

MB4 had a very interesting combo early in the week, with elephgant style NRs leading 8226. It is certainly one of the best combo I have seen on MB4 for a long time.

MB4 with NR109/NR14 and 8226 approach Bargo River bridge.

NR109 in the 'new' Ghan livery.  Here is the 'old' livery.

Repainted Toll autobox, MB102.  This box now carries the Proxcar logo.

RQJW 22058 with a double load of KT flatracks.

RRKY 2703 with a OHS OFSU ISOtank and a faltrack load of reo mesh.

RRKY 2767 with a pair of CTC CHemtrans tanks.

RRYY 31 with a mix of MB and AB autoboxes.


25 May 2016

Flat Racks

A couple of interesting flat rack loads on PS6 today.


24 May 2016

An Aurizon Saturday

A few Saturday's ago, the up and down Aurizon BM/MB services crossed each other around Mittagong.

LDP007 leading 005 on MB7.

LDP007 with the white ribbon on the nose.

The same train rounding the curves at Yanderra, approaching Bargo.

Triple LDPs approaching Mittagong station on BM7.

AFRDW13110 with Woolworths markings.

Carrying the BNBU code, these Transolve Global tanks have started to turn up on train services. Sighted so far have been 102030, 103040, and 104050. 

Caru SLZU 740009-3 on CQGY 509.

CQMY 3083 with double AFDB Aurizon containers.

Cronos tank CXTU 108179-8 marked for Forsyth Transport. 

Double ORA Orica tanks on a QQAY.

A nice mix of iso-tnak including a Booth BNBU, on a QQAY.

A new SCF 48ft container, marked as SCFU 486007-0

Double CRT containers on QQGY 682.

An interest Royal Wolf box, RWCU 124091-1

A new SCF side door SCFU 316005-1.


22 May 2016

Cronos Flat Racks

A heap of 20ft Cronos flat racks heading to Sydney earlier in May.


14 May 2016

Portable Locker?

An FBXU container with modified sides which look like hinged doors.

The reflection made it a bit hard to photograph.