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12/4/2021
 
 
 
 
 
By:Peider SwissTrip
Dates:8/18/2017 - 8/18/2017
Album Info:During our Western Australia trip I visited Nort-Queensland to hunt coal trains of Aurizon und Pacific National at Rockhampton - Gladstone region.
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Coal dust in Australia
Title:  Coal dust in Australia
Description:  AURIZON COAL operates today 63 locally refurbished Class 3700, equipped with AC traction motors and distributed power locotrol system.
Photo Date:  8/18/2017  Upload Date: 1/24/2021 10:36:27 AM
Location:  Mount Larcom, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  AURIZON 3700(UNKNOWN)
Views:  58   Comments: 0
Coal dust in Australia
Title:  Coal dust in Australia
Description:  Still in QR National livery E40AC 3806 leads a 13.100 t coal train towards Gladstone.
Photo Date:  8/18/2017  Upload Date: 1/24/2021 10:36:37 AM
Location:  Mount Larcom, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  AURIZON 3800(UNKNOWN)
Views:  42   Comments: 0
Coal dust in Australia
Title:  Coal dust in Australia
Description:  Former QR National now is operated by Aurizon. The company’s name AURIZON was a rebranding of former QR National end of 2012. The latter brand was established in the 2004/05 financial year when Queensland Rail’s (QR) coal, bulk and containerized business units were brought under one banner.
Photo Date:  8/18/2017  Upload Date: 1/24/2021 10:36:47 AM
Location:  Mount Larcom, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  AURIZON 3800(UNKNOWN)
Views:  53   Comments: 1
Coal dust in Australia
Title:  Coal dust in Australia
Description:  E40AC 3832 leads a 13.100 t coal train into Port of Gladstone.
Photo Date:  8/18/2017  Upload Date: 1/24/2021 10:36:59 AM
Location:  Gladstone, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  AURIZON 3800(UNKNOWN)
Views:  48   Comments: 0
Coal dust in Australia
Title:  Coal dust in Australia
Description:  Class E40AC are narrow gauge locomotives built by origin from Siemens/Germany.
Photo Date:  8/18/2017  Upload Date: 1/24/2021 10:37:08 AM
Location:  Gladstone, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  AURIZON 3800(UNKNOWN)
Views:  46   Comments: 0
Coal dust in Australia
Title:  Coal dust in Australia
Description:  Downhill braking E40AC 3833 near Marmor/QLD on 17.08.2017: Energy feedback into the catenary system provides energy savings per year and thus help significantly reduce CO2 emissions on Central Queensland Coal Network.
Photo Date:  8/18/2017  Upload Date: 1/24/2021 10:37:16 AM
Location:  Marmor, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  AURIZON 3800(UNKNOWN)
Views:  45   Comments: 0
Coal dust in Australia
Title:  Coal dust in Australia
Description:  AURIZON is Australia’s largest rail freight operator. Today it has four major product lines for customers: Network, Coal, Bulk, and Intermodal. The company also provides a range of specialist services in rail business. It operates with approximate 500 active locomotives and 13,000 wagons.
Photo Date:  8/18/2017  Upload Date: 1/24/2021 10:37:26 AM
Location:  Gladstone, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  AURIZON 3800(UNKNOWN)
Views:  37   Comments: 0
Coal dust in Australia
Title:  Coal dust in Australia
Description:  Queensland’s export coal industry is the largest in Australia. It accounts for approximately 60% of the Australian total. 85% of Queensland’s coal production is exported.
Photo Date:  8/18/2017  Upload Date: 1/24/2021 10:37:34 AM
Location:  Mount Larcom, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Views:  39   Comments: 0
Coal dust in Australia
Title:  Coal dust in Australia
Description:  3706, a refurbished 3200, heads 102 full coal wagons near Mount Larcom: 52 in the first section, in between loco, and 50 in the second rear part.
Photo Date:  8/18/2017  Upload Date: 1/24/2021 10:37:41 AM
Location:  Mount Larcom, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  AURIZON 3700(UNKNOWN)
Views:  41   Comments: 0
Coal dust in Australia
Title:  Coal dust in Australia
Description:  3709. Class E40AC, has a continuous tractive effort of 450 kN. These locomotives are the highest powered narrow gauge electric locomotive in the world.
Photo Date:  8/18/2017  Upload Date: 1/24/2021 10:37:50 AM
Location:  Gladstone, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  AURIZON 3700(UNKNOWN)
Views:  39   Comments: 0
Coal dust in Australia
Title:  Coal dust in Australia
Description:  On the driver secondary screen the three locomotives show up as FMB (Front Middle Back) or ABC. Aurizon 3716 in the “Eagle” livery at middle position near Mount Larcom
Photo Date:  8/18/2017  Upload Date: 1/24/2021 10:37:59 AM
Location:  Mount Larcom, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  AURIZON 3700(UNKNOWN)
Views:  44   Comments: 0
Coal dust in Australia
Title:  Coal dust in Australia
Description:  The Aurizon Queensland coal networks are based on narrow gauge 1.067 mm. Australia’s infrastructure goes back to the time of British colonies (now Australian States). In 1865 Queensland opted for narrow gauge to save money.
Photo Date:  8/18/2017  Upload Date: 1/24/2021 10:38:06 AM
Location:  Mount Larcom, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  AURIZON 3700(UNKNOWN)
Views:  37   Comments: 0
Coal dust in Australia
Title:  Coal dust in Australia
Description:  ... and now, the real coal dust is approaching in the morning sun of Queensland.
Photo Date:  8/18/2017  Upload Date: 1/24/2021 10:38:16 AM
Location:  Mount Larcom, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  AURIZON 3700(UNKNOWN)
Views:  50   Comments: 0
Coal dust in Australia
Title:  Coal dust in Australia
Description:  In March 2003 a contract was awarded to Siemens Mobility for the rebuilding of three Class 3200 into Class 3700 locomotives as prototypes for a proposed rebuild of the entire class. The work was undertaken at United Group, Townsville. The 3100/3200 are electric locomotives built by Comeng with Hitachi supplying the electrical equipment. Two separate classes were built between 1986 and 1989, 19 Class 3100 command units that could lead trains, and 67 Class 3200 slave units.
Photo Date:  8/18/2017  Upload Date: 1/24/2021 10:38:26 AM
Location:  Mount Larcom, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  AURIZON 3700(UNKNOWN)
Views:  42   Comments: 0
Coal dust in Australia
Title:  Coal dust in Australia
Description:  Queensland has about 40 export coal mines in the Central Queensland coal region, located principally in two basins: The Northern Bowen Basin (including the Goonyella and Newlands rail systems) and the Southern Bowen Basin (comprising the Blackwater and Moura rail systems).
Photo Date:  8/18/2017  Upload Date: 1/24/2021 10:38:35 AM
Location:  Mount Larcom, QLD
Author:  Peider SwissTrip
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Locomotives:  AURIZON 3700(UNKNOWN)
Views:  50   Comments: 1


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