About: BIG Coal Trains in South Australia's North
i know the port augusta is now closed but what about leigh creek what r they going to do with all of the coal?
Why closed the mine?
Magnificent video! I love that country over there! Riverina, NSW.
In spite of driving on the wrong side of the road, speaking with an accent and using non-English English words impossible to understand even for the rest of the English-speaking world, and having more venomous critters than ex-convicts, Australia sure is a beautiful country. These desert train scenes are simply magnificent. Saludos, desde Colonia Centro Historico, Puebla, Mexico, DerRobMann sends...
Why are the coal wagons not loaded to capacity? Very nice footage. Pity its finished.
Great footage, thanks for uploading.
Do you know what sucks, when you are coming back from Kalgoorlie after a holiday you decide to stop over because it is getting late and stay at the Kunderdin caravan park next to the grain depot and and where the train tracks run along side Great Eastern Highway and next to the caravan park, what sucks is that every F¥€$£# hour a freight train drives past, honks it's bloody horn; MUAAAAAAAAAA, MUAAAAA, AND THE CLICKETY CLICK NOISE OF THE CARRIAGES DURING THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT! Hmm... Good sleep...
Imagine being at a boom gate when that train is approaching, do you speed across or wait...
The trains are loaded to maximum grade they encounter on the line maximum speed on these grades are 10 mph or 16 kph . Ex NSWGR fireman 60's & 70's .
i love Australian landscape.
A very good film to watch ,thank you.
Super video cool
g'day mate my name andy bowen from taree in nsw i am very interested in wanting to find out how many coal wagons are on these big bloody monsters newcastle on the nsw hunter valley coal train carry 90 wagons long it will be great to here back from you
Wow! The 3rd one was the longest one I've ever seen!
Those are ex NSWGR's coal hoppers, I remember them from the 1980's on the hunter valley coal trains.
We use to ride them, all through the night. Great fun.
The train speed pleas
Someone re-uploaded your video and hasn't credited you.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UNeGs9BY8k8
cool video - good one for posterity. It must be pretty flat to have hauled so much with that horsepower: to get 48 of those same wagons up to Waterfall (Southern Sydney, NSW) they need 4 x 82s for 48 of them! Damn 1 in 40 grades.