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Posted 21 Jun 2020 08:35 in Queensland by BwG

Surprised myself with 90%. But I did grow up in Qld. It was actually a nicely comprehensive quiz.

Posted 20 Jan 2014 16:37 in Queensland by BwG

Thanks everyone for the extremely interesting information about this subject.

I can’t add anything to the data provided by Graham4405's contact. I can confirm that Fairymead had a large fleet of  ...

Posted 15 Dec 2013 17:00 in Queensland by BwG

Thanks, especially to SignalSparky, for all that information. I’m way out of date, and hadn’t known that the cable ferry was most recently used to move cane by road between the mill systems. When  ...

Posted 07 Dec 2013 10:56 in Queensland by BwG

The April 2013 issue of Railway Digest had an interesting article about railways in the Bundaberg area, by Rod Milne. It includes discussion of the cane railways of Bingera mill (north of the Burnett  ...

[quote=awsgc24]Fortunately, Warren Truss of the Nationals has promised progress on the Mel-Bris Inland Railway, which would incliude some kind of long Range tunnel.

This Range Tunnel would no doubt ...

Posted 02 Mar 2008 16:43 in Queensland by BwG

My curiosity is aroused: Why was an electrified triangle installed at Meadowvale? Why would the Rockhampton tilt train be turned here? It's a long way from anywhere. Was or is that triangle ever used  ...

Posted 29 Feb 2008 17:54 in Queensland by BwG

To return to the original posting for a minute: The proposal appears to be for a rail connection to the northern bank of the river, using the old Fairymead rail corridor. While it would be great to se ...

Thanks for the info, 3981, that's exactly what I was looking for. . .  Very Happy

Thanks, Mike, I look forward to your report, and to seeing the pictures on your web site. . .  Very Happy

I've always wondered about the extent of narrow gauge wheat traffic in the Merredin area. Just out of general interest, can you tell me more about it?

For example, is there traffic from both nort ...

Posted 13 Jul 2006 13:09 in Queensland by BwG

Thanks for your informative descriptions, Tool. There were a lot of rail things to see in the Bundy area in those days.

I don't know where the first Nth B'berg station was located, but I always a ...

Posted 12 Jul 2006 14:05 in Queensland by BwG

This thread brings back a lot of memories. I grew up in Bundaberg in the 50s and 60s, so saw this branch in action. Here are a few reminiscences.

The rail motor travelled, I believe, three times  ...

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