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Posted 29 Jun 2017 22:36 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

Been a long time since an update...

32RM's restoration is nearing completion with the finishing touches being done to the paintwork.

[url=https://flic.kr/p/W46eR8][img]https://c1.stat ...

Posted 21 Aug 2016 22:17 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

Bit of an update on 32RM's restoration...

Over the last six months the majority of the external body work has been completed, this has included fitting of new sheetmetal cladding and custom made a ...

Railpage is always an amusing read, full of armchair experts and keyboard warriors...

As most will know am involved with the DSCR, before becoming involved I was of the same opinion as others here. ...

Interesting discussion....  Anyway, Here is the bridge over the Coliban River just past Lyonville...

https://www.flickr.com/photos/22274952@N04/8401655612

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Posted 28 Apr 2015 21:18 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

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The Daylesford Spa Country Railway advises that due to an incident involving the East Street bridge today, all train services have been susp ...

Posted 09 Dec 2014 20:33 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

On Monday 8/12/14 a significant milestone was reached in the restoration of 32RM, the powerunit was separated from the passenger car and the engine was removed for overhaul.   As can clearly be seen b ...

Just out of interest, who owned 2 ZL? Victrack or SRHC?

Posted 05 Mar 2014 19:48 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

Bullarto has been a hive of activity recently, the down end of the platform has been partly restored to its 1930's appearance.

The grass on the platform has been replaced with sand/gravel, the orig ...

Posted 14 Jan 2014 18:52 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

From time to time surplus items are made available to all the groups. As we currently only place new A-grade sleepers in our running line there is no need for second hand sleepers.  Rail was recovered ...

Posted 22 Dec 2013 21:02 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

Hi all,

Services between Daylesford and Bullarto will be recommencing from this Sunday the 29th of December.   Trains will depart Daylesford at 9:45, 11:00, 12:15, 13:45 and 15:00 for a 1hr return ...

Posted 25 Nov 2013 09:46 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

Been a while since we have had an update...

Over the last week or so the entire line from Musk to Bullarto has been tamped and partly regulated.

[img]http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3683/110 ...

You get a different type of people when it is a railmotor... well worth the extra $15.00

Posted 09 Sep 2013 09:53 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

Been a bit of a while since we have had an update.

32RM's restoration has progressed at a great pace recently with work focusing on the van.

The guards van has had the entire end wall rebuilt alo ...

Posted 14 Jul 2013 22:22 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

Ballasting of the section between Musk and Bullarto was undertaken this weekend in very typical central highlands weather.

[img]http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3800/9281175569_857239a44a_c.jpg[/img ...

Posted 02 Jul 2013 22:04 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

Today 750 tonnes of ballast was delivered to Bullarto, hopefully over the coming weeks it will be spread through the Musk-Bullarto section ready for tamping/regulating.

Posted 18 Jun 2013 20:20 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

Today two QN's from the VGR were transported to Daylesford to assist with ballasting in the Bullarto section.  Also the DSCR's ballast plough N2 returned after several years of being on loan to the VG ...

Posted 02 Jun 2013 19:53 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

Y159 emerged from the shed this weekend following its repaint. It received some new batteries, an exam and is now for service again!

[img]http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5446/8921740199_e28fb ...

Posted 14 Apr 2013 20:40 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

Hi all,

Some shots of the recent trackwork.

The multi spindle borer has proved extremely successful! as has the spiking hammer.

[img]http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8534/8648307074_39fc33d6cb_c.j ...

Posted 25 Mar 2013 15:05 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

[quote="trestle_nutter"]
[quote="639"]
[quote="trestle_nutter"]
I just hope that you have 24 hr security on those stockpiled sleepers - other groups have had them disa ...

Posted 25 Mar 2013 13:21 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639


I just hope that you have 24 hr security on those stockpiled sleepers - other groups have had them disappear
"trestle_nutter"

They are all under the track at the ...

Posted 17 Mar 2013 19:44 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

Been a busy few weeks around the railway!
The main focus has been on the track to Bullarto,  nearly 2000 new sleepers have been delivered and inserted into the track over the past week.

Posted 19 Feb 2013 18:37 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

Hi all,
The main work on the track to Bullarto has been the removal of dog spikes from the sleepers marked for replacement.  This has been made far easier with the use of the recently acquired spike r ...

Posted 04 Feb 2013 19:50 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by 639

Hi all,
A quick update..
More rail worn 60lb rail has been replaced in the Bullarto section with 75lb recovered form Wahgunyah.http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8072/8443189075_1feba295f9_c.jpghttp://farm ...

"darcycammo"


Any more photos of the Hirail?   Also do you have a ...
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