Three sightings today the first started with 6BW4 behind solo NR84, keeping the solo theme going was NR32 which arrived with 7BM2 only one of a handful that have run since April 2013, rounding out the daylight hours and still keeping the solo theme going was 4621N which rolled through behind 8170.
Day two of the diversions via the Illawarra and the delays kept coming. First through was 6422 running a couple of minutes behind table and running behind NT36. Several hours would elapse before the next sighting that of 1BM2 running through Coffs Harbour four hours down behind NR73 and NR101. Next through was the late running 7WB3 behind the all 93 class line up of 9307 9308 9305 the first all 93 hauled service. Following WB3 was 6AB6 behind NR40 NR31 NR6 ad hot on its heals and rounding out the day was 7MB7 which was seen powering up from a standing start at Coffs Harbour behind LDP007 LDP004 LDP001.
Two sightings from yesterday that of 3BM2 behind triple 93s 9305 9308 9307, the afternoon saw NR8 NR7 NR84 roll through with 2WB3, Today only one sighting so far that of 3WB3 running over an hour down behind NR121 NR65 NR23.
A couple of sightings from yesterday and today, From last night the late running 9307 and NR100 on 3MB2 this morning the late running 4BW4 appeared through Eungai Rail behind NR113 and NR90. Rounding out the day was NR91 NR6 and AN3
Three sightings today, first was 9306 and 9310 on 3BM2 which rolled into town close to time, the after noon had 2WB3 arrive behind NR15 NR8 and 9303 and rounding out the day was NT33 limping in with a blown turbo on XP2018 Xp2018 was shut down and the set to some extent was covered in oil..
On the last day of the year i went for a road trip down around Gloucester and caught the RTMs NEw Years Aurora. Also sighted while about in the area was shutdown Aurizon 3221 at Craven and NT33 near Bulliac Tunnel.
weekend in review.
First train of the weekend was 9305 and NR76 leading 6MB2 Sunday featured 1BM2 7WB3 6AB6 and 7MB7, 1BM2 appearing behind NR76 followed soon after by NR86 NR32 NR59 on 7WB3 NR36 running solo on 6AB6 was next through and rounding out the day was LDP002 LDP001 and 6022 on the late running 7MB7.
Yesterday two sightings the first was 3BM2 which rolled through behind NR59 and NR36, 2WB3 rounded out the day behind NR73 NR107 9303.
Just oNe sighting so far today that of NR95 NR87 NR43 on 3WB3, Also older shots have been uploaded as well to my flicker site.
A couple of sightings from last night 3MB2 running through Coffs Harbour behind NR99 NR54 followed closely by LDP007 and 004 on 3MB7.
Today saw NR64 NR2 and NR23 roll through Nana Glen with 4WB3, rounding out the day and closely behind 4WB3 was 8182 with NK81.
Weekend in review,
Friday began with with the early running 5MB7 rolling through Coffs about 35m early behind LDP002 and another LDP, Saturday saw the return of 4621 with 8159 and 48127 doig the hours, Saturday was rounded out with NR98 and NR77 doing the honours on 6MB2. Sunday began with the arrival of 6422 behind 8159 and 48123, 48123 had been used as the Grafton shunter. Next through was NR98 and NR77 with 1BM2 heading south through Landigans, next through was the late running 7WB3 whoch was seen running through Landrigans behind NR102 9303 and NR15, 7MB7 was next to roll through at Karangi behind LDP008 and LDP003, a section or so behind was NR56 NR117 and NR23 on a rather long 6AB6.
one sighting from yesterday that of 6001 returning south to the Hunter Valley after delivering a series of Coal hoppers to Storage, today began with 9303 and NR23 3BM2 through Warrell creek theu were followed by NK82 behind 8182.
Sightings from the last few days or so,
Wednesday saw NRs 98 18 and 8 arrive with 3WB3, Just before dark and through Nambucca was the late running 3MB2 behind NR39 and 69, rounding out Wednesday was the late running 3MB7 behind LDP007 and 001.
Thursday saw 4wb3 arrive behind NRs 102 97 and 2. Next sighted was NR32 NR12 on 3AB6 they were followed by NR18 NR98 on 5BS6 rounding out the sightings was LDP002 x53 x54 on the late running 4MB7.