Wednesday, April 5, 2017

SSR BGKF 1111L grain hopper

This SSR's latest acquisition ex PacNat bombay door discharging coal hoppers that SSR have
modified with a fibreglass lid. I think this particular one was an NHKF







Till next time
 Mathew Hughes

Saturday, February 18, 2017

49 class in focus


4916 in what I think is very underrated candy paint scheme
CFCLA KL81 which was originally 4910

CFCLAs KL80 was originally 4904



Formally 4910 then KL81 and now back to its original number
under SSR ownership



4903 wearing former Patrick livery with the lowered nose profile

4903 still retains its flat top buffer plate

Consolidated Rail Leasing 4911 sitting at Carrington 

Roof detail long end

Roof detail short end

Mark 1 fuel tank

Mark 2 fuel tank

Bogie side frame 49 class

Aurizon 42302 used 49 class bogies to be converted to standard
 gauge

An old picture of 4915 at Cardiff workshops

Till next time
 Mathew Hughes

Monday, January 23, 2017

7MB9 through Broadmeadow

The first SCT train on the east coast came through Broadmeadow on 22/1/17.
Three locos up front SCT004/007/006, one container flat, a whole pile of box vans
and in the middle of the consist was PDAY001V (former SAR Bluebird railcar 253) crew van.










Till next time
 Mathew Hughes

Monday, January 9, 2017

NK81 the AK cars 9/1/17

Today while I was at work the Missus went to Kotara Station to photograph the
AK cars with 4702 and 4701 up front



Till next time
 Mathew Hughes