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This gallery showcases a few of our photos taken in 2005 and also provides a bit of the variety of the W.A. Railscene.
Regards
David & Phil Melling, Geraldton W.A.

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Only minutes after a storm pasted through, P2016/P2009/DA1575 load grain at Arrino on the former Midland Railway on 6 June 2005.

2005 has seen a number of changes to the rail scene especially around Geraldton with a new line connecting the Port to Narngulu and the removal of the old railway.

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History!

DA1572 with a grain train at Town Beach Geraldton on 24 July 2005. The line was closed on 8 September 2005 and removed only days later. The new line to the south of Geraldton opened on 10 September 2005.

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R1902 hauls an empty rail train through the big cutting in Mount Tarcoola Geraldton on 31 July 2005 on the new railway.

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1202 ex A1511 stands at Forestfield in Perth in an interim stage of its repainting on 31 August 2005.

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Pacific National's NR61/NR39 haul an interstate freight train out of Forrestfield on 4 June 2005.

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DA1575/DA1573/1906 haul an empty grain train out of Dongara heading for Mingenew on 16 July 2005.