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Fatty

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[quote=Fatty][quote]I am not sure if there is some problem with Google, but I doubt it. Just to make sure do you remember which side of the abutments / piers this structure is actually located?[/quote ...

I am not sure if there is some problem with Google, but I doubt it. Just to make sure do you remember which side of the abutments / piers this structure is actually located?
Campaspe 2


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I went through Table Top very early this morning and all the signals have been removed (gantry is still in place thought) and the new Ettamogah signals cut in. I didn't notice if the points were still ...

70km/h running used to be in place between Kuranda and Mareeba, but I've travelled that section in a 2000 class with the speedo sitting on 100km/h in places.
Sulla1
Me too. Wink

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Something the locals have been asking for. The idea the 3rd service comes down the range whilst the 2nd is on the way up would assist locals who could then take a service to Cairns ...

[quote=420renegade]the main benefit is trains requiring Ettamogah terminal will be clear of the main line to get other services through that in the past would have to wait for the shunt to take place

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Posted 13 Mar 2021 15:01 in Victoria by Fatty

At present No trains running south of Albury. Is there an occupation and is anything running into Melbourne from the west please ?
freightgate
No trains running north of Albury either. W ...

Forgive my ignorance but what is the business and how is it handled train servicewise?
YM-Mundrabilla


Ettamogah handles intermodal and is serviced by PN with various trains - usually t ...

I am not sure where the CargoSprinter is at present. It might be stored on site at Ettamogah in the main shed.
Campaspe 2
I'm pretty sure it's stored in the sidings down towards the pap ...

[quote=Campaspe 2]Fatty, I was wondering if you could do one more video (if possible). I was rather interested in what (if anything) remains at Kinloss Loop that was located on the southern side of th ...

When there are intermediate auto signals that allow two trains to be held in the main or loop..

* such as VIC
WimbledonW


Where they don't put two trains in a loop and most of the inte ...

[quote=WimbledonW][quote]Standing room is standing room; usually between STARTING (?) signals in signalled territory otherwise between fouling points. We have been over this before.[/quote]If the dist ...

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[quote] Will the new Etamogah allow trains to cross? What is standing room in the "loop"?

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Roughly 3500m between signals.I measured this today and my result was 3314 ...



Will the new Etamogah allow trains to cross? What is standing room in the "loop"?



Roughly 3500m between signals.
I measured this today and my result was 3314 me ...

Not sure of the crew hopefully they are ok.
bevans


Crew are OK. The lead loco didn't derail.

[quote=Campaspe 2]Fatty, I was wondering if you could do one more video (if possible). I was rather interested in what (if anything) remains at Kinloss Loop that was located on the southern side of th ...

Loop lengths are traditionally measured between fouling points.

Signalled loops are measured between departure signals as suggested by WimbledonW (above).
YM-Mundrabilla
No s**t. Thanks ...



This is presumably this is measured between the opposing home signals.

WimbledonW
Seriously? Why would I measure a crossing loop like that? You reckon I'm an idiot?

The video does not show if the points into the sidings are power worked or ground frame worked.
WimbledonW


The points into the siding are in place but there's no equipment installed to ...

Thanks for sharing.  What is the loop to the left once you pass the disused table top loop?
bevans
The start of the newly extended Ettamogah loop.

[quote=Campaspe 2]Thanks Fatty for taking the time to check out Table Top. I appreciate the feedback. Interesting that they didn't remove both turnouts - just the one at the Albury end. Did they remov ...

Posted 13 Feb 2021 20:15 in Operators by Fatty

[quote=Gman_86]My question was actually what? The photos I saw of 4MF1 was a rake of red containers. What is the loading? Containerised grain?

F denotes the train is bound for Central Western N.S.W ...

[quote=Campaspe 2]Thanks Fatty for taking the time to check out Table Top. I appreciate the feedback. Interesting that they didn't remove both turnouts - just the one at the Albury end. Did they remov ...

I went past this morning and the TT points are still in place but, as you said, all the rail has gone.
Fatty
I was wrong. Only the Gerogery end points are still there.

I went past this morning and the TT points are still in place but, as you said, all the rail has gone.

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