Went on a short road trip yesterday, first sighting was 7WB3 sighted at Warrell Creek was NR5 NR22 and NR7 it was sighted again at Ironbark Road Newee Creek Nambucca Heads just south of the loop and Peterkins road 4kms North of Nambucca Heads. NR89 and NR35 were next through crossing 7WB3 at Nambucca Heads with 1BM2. Rounding out the day was NR77 NR26 and NR25 just north of Macksville with 6AB6.
two sightings through Soggy Harbour those of the late running 3WB3 which thundered through behind 9307 NR4 and NR21. Rounding out the day and again running late was 3MB2 which rolled through behind NR57 an NR41.
Three sightings from the past 24 hours those of LDP001 and LDP005 on 5MB7, 8108 and 48101 ON 4621 sighted near Bonville loop and the last rounding out the day
NR35 NR51 on 6MB2 it may be the first time the pair have worked together since a derailment in 2008 or early 2009 and eventual rebuild.
While Soggy Harbour got soggir i went for a road trip down around the Macksville and Eungai areas which was overcast the odd patch of blue sky but importantly no rain. First through was NR57 NR44 and NR53 on 7WB3 seen crossing the Nambucca River at Macksville Next through was 1BM2 which was sighted just south of Macksville behind NR58 NR70 and NR35 it crossed NT33 and 6AB6 at Eungai and rounding out the day was 7MB7 behind LDP03 and LDP002.
Three sightings in the past 24 hours, the first yesterday being 3BM2 running through Raleigh behind NR106 and NR42, Today classleader NR1 lead NR77 and NR43 through Coffs Harbour with the late running 3WB3 they were followed by the late running 3MB2 with NR93 and NR120 doing the honours.
Yesterday began with the arrival of the late running 6BW4 which appeared behind NR78 and NR63, it was followed by the early running 4621N appearing behind 8171 and 8110. Next through was the early running 6MB2 which rolled through behind NR94 NR90 and NR54, rounding out the day and ending the day how it started was the late running 6MB4 which rolled through Coffs Station behind 9308 and 9303, 6MB4 had been delayed by the late running NT34 who in turn had been delayed by the late running NT35.
Three sightings from yesterday the first was 1BM2 which rolled through Bonville Station about a section or two behind NT32. Running over an hour early was the next sighting of 6AB6 which rolled through Archvilles road behind NR100 NR117 and NR57, included in the loading was several wagon load of steel product. Rounding out the day and around 3 1/2 hours down was poor old 7WB3 which rolled through Coffs Harbour behind NR119 NR113 and NR45.
two sightings from today, the late running 3BM2 behind NR57 NR117 was first through today and with sunny clear skies was seen crossing the Bellinger River at Repton, gloomy conditions isolated showers had rolled in by the time NR93 NR12 and NR78 rolled through Coffs Harbour with the delayed 2WB3.
Dreary day on the Coffs Coast so i went for a road trip, sighted several times today was 3WB3 which was first seen at Warrell Ck behind NR6 NR2 and NR97, sighted again at Rodeo Drive again at Newee Creek, it crossed NT32 at Nambucca Heads, it was seen again at Urunga crossing the Kalang river, it was seen again at Nana Glen Braunstone where it met up with 48101 waiting to collect sugar wagons for South Grafton. Last sighting of 3WB3 was just south of South Grafton. 48101 was sighted passing through South Grafton with 6602 and three NGGF hoppers. rounding out the sightings was NR30 NR63 on 3MB2 seen powering through Kungala Loop sorry the shots not great was using a lens with a broken auto focus.
A couple of sightings from the past 48 hours from the Coffs Coast. First from late Wednesday night was 3MB4 behind NR15 NR101 and NR9 which crossed NT34 at Boambee Beach loop. Yesterday saw two sightings those of 4WB3 and NT33. 4WB3 rolled through 30 minutes behind tabled time due to the late running NT32, it was sighted at Mackays Road and again at Parkers Road or 668kms on the NSW North Coast line. 4WB3 had NR114 NR45 and NR113. With the light being kind for once the final sighting for yesterday was NT33 sightd near East Bank Rd level Crossing. And So far today just the solo sighting of NT36 with the starlight foundation logo crossing Coffs Creek.
Went for a road trip yesterday, first train through was 6422 with single blue 8143 leading a mixed load of sugar and empty cement. It was sighted goign through Macksville Eungai and Kempsey. Next through behind Xp2004 was NT36 sighted near the Macleay River. Next sighting was 7WB3 which rolled through Kempsey behind NR73 NR18 and NR19. Next to rol through was NT32 which was sighted just north of Kenspey. Following 20 minutes or so behind NT32 was 1BM2 behind NR34 NR16 and NR114 with light loading a combination of intermodal and empty steel as it passed Christmas Creek. Next to trundle past the camera lense was NT33 sighted leaving Kempsey. Rounding out the day was 6AB6 with NR105 NR100 and NR119 sighted Eungai and again at Raleigh. One sighting this morning that of the late running NT36 delayed after NT35 hit a object left on the tracks by kids near Tamban last night. NT36 was running through over an hour down with Xp2008 leading and D/a Xp2016 bringing up the rear.
Two sightings one from yesterday one from today, yesterdays sighting was the lone 2WB3 which arrived behind NR45 NR113 and NR48, Todays lone sighting was NR64 NR32 and NR35 at the head of 3WB3 runnin about an hour down.
weekend in review,
First through the Coffs Coast was 8155 and BL28 with 4621N, running through a section behind them was NR23 and NR108 with a lightly loaded and early running 6MB2. Sunday was a day of late arrivals, Firt to arrive was NR108 and NR23 which arrived 90m late before leaving only 40m down on the table. Next through was the late running 7WB3 which arrived behind NR39 NR45 and NR113. rounding out the day and th weekend was the late running 6AB6 which rolld through C offs Harbour station 30 minutes behind its tabled time and had several wagon loads of butterboxes at the front of the consist behind NR55 NR103 and NR14.