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    BHP Port Kembla
ALL TIME FLEET AS AT : 22-4-2001
                                                                                           COMPILED : BRAD PEADON
 
 

??         Scrapped                                                 Ruston Hornby shunter.
D1         Preserved Operational, orange           Rail Transport Museum
D2         Scrapped
D3         Scrapped
D4         Scrapped
D5         Scrapped
D6         Preserved Orange                                BHP Port Kembla
                                                                            Operational for special events.
                                                                            Also used as depot shunter, front yard.
D7         Preserved                                             Canberra   Private owner
D8         Scrapped
D9         Preserved Orange                               Lachlan Valley Railway
                                                                           used as shunter at Cowra.
D10       Scrapped                                               Previously used by Portland Cement,
                                                                           Mountain High Rlwy (Batlow).
D11       Preserved Not operating                    Dorrigo Railway Museum.
                                                                           Previously owned by Sims Metal.
D12      Scrapped
D13      Scrapped
D14      Scrapped
D15      Scrapped
D16      Service  Blue
D17      Service  Yellow
D18      Scrapped
D19      Stored
D20      Stored  Yellow                                       Await transfer to State Mine Museum.
D21      Stored  Yellow                                       Await transfer to State Mine Museum.
D22      Scrapped
D23      Preserved Operational, yellow             State Mine Museum, Lithgow.
D24      Stored  Yellow                                       Cab roof missing by start of 2001.
D25      Preserved Redish livery                       ARHS (Canberra Division).
D26      Stripped  Red                                        May get preserved around steelworks.
D27      Service  Blue                                         #5 Blast Furnace, as of 10-10-2000.
D28      Service  Blue                                         #5 Blast Furnace, as of 10-10-2000.
D29      Service  Blue                                         Slab Castor, as of 10-10-2000.
D30      Stored  Blue                                          To return to service in 2001
                                                                            At Chullora (RSA) for returning to service.
D31      Stored
D32      Shunter                                                  Loco Shop, Back Yard.
D33      Service  Yellow
D34      Service  Blue
D35      Scrapped                                                Destroyed in Central Kembla collision.
D36      Service  Blue
D37      Scrapped                                                Destroyed in Central Kembla collision.
D38      Service  Blue
D39      Service  Blue                                        Recently repainted.
D40      Service  Blue
D41      Service  Blue
D42      Service  Blue
D43      Service  Red
D44      Service  Red                                        Hawks Steelers Wolves Livery.
D45      Service  Yellow
D46      Withdrawn  Goldsworthy livery          Never operated in Port Kembla
                                                                          Slowly being cut up.
D47      Service  Blue
D48      Stored  Goldsworthy livery                 Never operated in Port Kembla
D49      Service  Yellow
D50      Stored  Blue                                        Accident damage
D51      Service  Yellow
101       Service*  Blue                                     Leased from Austrac (ex 44229)
102       Service*  Blue                                     Leased from Austrac  (ex 44233)
103       Service*  Blue                                     Leased from Austrac  (ex 4537)
8015     Returned Freightcorp Blue                 Returned after brief trial during Sept 1997.
                                                                           Stored with Freightcorp.
8039     Returned Freightcorp Blue                 Returned after brief trial during Sept 1997.
442s1    Returned   Silverton Yellow/Blue       Leased from Silverton Rail. 26-11-2000
442s2    Returned   Silverton Yellow/Blue       Leased from Silverton Rail  26-11-2000
8102      Service     Freightcorp Blue                Leased from National Rail
8106      Service     Freightcorp Blue                Leased from National Rail
8108      OOS        Freightcorp Blue                 Leased from National Rail.
                                                                           Port Augusta, accident damage repairs.
8124      Returned National Rail                      Trialed in March 2001.

*: 101, 102 and 103 to return to Austrac on the 8th of June 2001.
All units in Bold Font are still in existence, in one form or another.

Locomotives used at the Lysaghts plant. Owned by BHP since 1979.
JL1     Scrapped              Yellow                        Named Primrose
JL2     Scrapped              Yellow                        Named Ann
JL3     Preserved             Yellow                      Dorrigo Railway Museum
                                                                          Named Helen Mary
                                                                          Not in operation
JL4     Scrapped             Yellow

Other locomotives to see use on the Port Kembla system, usually on tours.
7922 8-45  Hire                        Assessment of diesel locomotive
7004 9-7-72  Tour                   Around works themselves. (Now Scrapped)
42218  11-10-90  Tour            IISI Conference trip to Wongawilli (  Sold to Australia Southern.)
4901  9-2-91   Tour                 4901 to Wongawilli (D32 through Works)
4901  23-3-91   Tour              Wongawilli and Works
                                                4901 is now stored, with Freightcorp.
7006  4-7-93                           Trial trip to Kemira after restoration by RTM members.
4448 ???  Tour                        To Elouera, with 42220
                                                Scrapped
42220 ???  Tour                     To Elouera, with 4448 (stored Freightcorp)
5910      ???  Tour                  To Kemira, with Bronzewing (inc D6)
                                                Steam locomotive (Rail Transport Museum)
 

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