8243 leads 8128(PN)/8157/8227 with a loaded coal as they tackle the start of Minimbah bank, a 1:80 uphill grade for about 3 miles. Pity about the hazy day!
NR97 leads a very colourful lash-up out of Maitland station and around the corner to High Street. Locomotives include: NR97/DL45(PN)/AN7(Green)/AN5(PN Stars)/NR65.
Hunter Railcar set 2704/2754 departs Maitland station after a passenger stop, on the way to Newcastle on a Dungog - Newcaslte service. A QRNational coal train can be seen alongside the train.
5001/5011 unload their coal train at the Port Waratah coal unloader as the heat of the sun quickly fades away for another day.
8118 shows off her fresh paintwork as 8154, also in Pacific National livery, albeit a tad faded, shunts around the yards with BL26.
8252 leads 8168, 8142 and 8181(PN) on a light engine movement through Port Waratah yards. These locos will later be coupled to an empty rake of coal wagons, before heading out to one of the many H... (more)
A number of trainsets and light engines sit stabled in Port Waratah yards, awaiting their next turn of duty. On the far right, two brand new 92 Class locomotives for Pacific National can be seen b... (more)
Refurbished Endeavour Railcar set 2804/2854 powers out of Waratah station, heading towards Newcastle.
Hunter Railcar set 2703/2753 cruises into Waratah station, just out of Newcastle, with a Telarah service.
XP2001, in the new CountryLink colour scheme and wearing a special 'NAIDOC Week' decal, trails the Grafton - Sydney XPT through High Street after making a passenger stop at Maitland station.
One of the new Hunter Railcars arrives at High Street station, Maitland.
NR31 teams up with two sister units to power WB3 steel train north through Wirragulla station in glorious morning sunlight.
CityRail suburban K set K66 races between Cockle Creek and Cardiff stations on a Morriset - Newcastle shuttle service.
CityRail suburban K set K66 powers out of Cockle Creek station and across the rail bridge after making a station stop.
QRNational Hunter Valley coal locomotives 5008/5011 power their rake of empty wagons through Greta station, on the Main North line, heading to one of the many coal mines located in the Upper Hunte... (more)