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Australian Railroad GroupARG-brand.svgP 2511 Goomalling, 2013 (2).JPGP2511 in QR National ARG livery at Goomallingin October 2013IndustryRailway operatorSuccessorQR NationalFounded17 December 2000Defunct30 June 2011Area servedWestern AustraliaParent AurizonWebsiteAustralian Railroad Group (ARG) was an Australian rail freight operator. It began operations inWestern Australia on 17 December 2000 following its purchase of the Westrail freight business.It was purchased by QR National in June 2006. The main commodities hauled by ARG includedgrain, mineral sands, alumina, bauxite, coal, woodchips, quartz, nickel and iron ore aroundWestern Australia. In June 2011 it ceased trading as a separate brand, and became part of QRNational.Contents1History
2Locomotive fleet3Western Australian facilities4ReferencesHistoryARG logo from 2002 until 2006In 2000 the Australian Railroad Group was formed as a 50/50 joint venture between UnitedStates rail operator Genesee & Wyoming Inc and Australian rural services company Wesfarmers,

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