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Posted 27 Sep 2021 19:32 in Victoria by Galron

[quote=justarider][quote][quote]I know this is a silly question, but

For long distance trains, why not just hook up your own fuel wagon?

cheers

John[/quote]Not a silly question. Inline fueling ...

Posted 27 Sep 2021 16:24 in Victoria by Galron

[quote=justarider][quote][quote]This might show next steps for the project

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[ul][li]Fueling facilities being added at Ouyen[/li][li]Signalling upgrades at Maryborough wasn't this already ...

Posted 27 Sep 2021 10:06 in Victoria by Galron

[quote=8502]This might show next steps for the project

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[ul][li]Fueling facilities being added at Ouyen[/li][li]Signalling upgrades at Maryborough wasn't this already done a couple of ye ...

Posted 25 Sep 2021 11:49 in Victoria by Galron

The Oaklands line deserves a rebuild tbh.
Carnot
For sure. needs to average 60km/h minimum, which means a track speed of between 70 and 80. Last weeks weekly notice has the speed limit s ...

Posted 25 Sep 2021 11:42 in Victoria by Galron

[quote=justarider]Before we spend another couple of BILLION dollars converting Deniliquin and Tocumwal to SG,

can [url=/user/73670][b]@simstrain[/b] or [url=/user/527][b]@James[/b].au identify one si ...

Posted 21 Sep 2021 17:53 in Operators by Galron

[quote=Fatty][quote]Presumably Sadleirs traffic will now go in SCT ABFYs et al or will SCT take over the RLSY vans from PN?[/quote]The only way I can see PN parting with the wagons is if they go to Si ...

Posted 21 Sep 2021 17:52 in The Lounge by Galron

not ideal. just going to make life harder for those of us following the rules. I give it until tomorrow before the plods realy crack down. let them blow off steam today and arrest them tomorrow if the ...

Posted 17 Sep 2021 20:07 in Operators by Galron

will be interesting to see if they can pull it off. PN are more known for loosing work, than winning it. I guess with coal likely to decline substantially over the next decade or 2 they will need to d ...

Posted 14 Sep 2021 20:11 in Victoria by Galron

[quote=Djebel][quote]Am I correct with my guess that another PN grain stalled heading up Warrenhiep Bank yesterday?

XR553, XR550 & XR555 ran light engine on the down through Gheringhap in the late ...

not sure a handful of seats in NSW is going to have much of an impact on Labour federally. Yes they may loose support, but as we know the federal election is just that, federal. Liberals in vic will d ...

Why not just sell the ones being scrapped now?  If people are willing to pay, why say no?
Djebel
i think the point of scrapping the ones that are is they will be first scavenged of usabl ...

Posted 04 Sep 2021 20:20 in Gheringhap Loop by Galron

T373 appears to have returned to Melbourne light engine, running solo yesterday.
Gman_86
reports on FB have watco now owning this gaggle of T's with the 3 that went to SA getting a repai ...

Posted 31 Aug 2021 19:50 in Gheringhap Loop by Galron

[quote=Gman_86]At about midday today, [b]T373 + T369 + T377 + T376 [/b]ran light engine through Gheringhap on the down on standard gauge.

They were previously hired to QUBE on the broad gauge, befo ...

Someone care to clue us in as to the reason for the ban? the article linked doesn't say.

Posted 22 Aug 2021 19:15 in Victoria by Galron

[quote=Duncs][quote]Any possibilities the new SG Vlocities able to run interstate services to Sydney?[/quote]They wont have to as NSW will have its own rolling stock. But technically there should be n ...

Posted 21 Aug 2021 13:23 in Victoria by Galron

[quote=Gman_86][quote] I dont know if v/line are back using the section, but i would be surprised if they wernt for their empty car movements.[/quote]V/Line emptys to and from Newport typically run vi ...

Posted 20 Aug 2021 12:49 in Victoria by Galron

[quote=Lachlan's Train Channel][quote]the BG in that section would have been largely out of use up until a few months ago as well regardless of the track due to level crossing removal works at Werribe ...

Posted 19 Aug 2021 22:42 in Victoria by Galron

the BG in that section would have been largely out of use up until a few months ago as well regardless of the track due to level crossing removal works at Werribee.

Posted 18 Aug 2021 19:51 in Victoria by Galron

It's almost like Wyndham Vale and Tarneit are metropolitan stations which should have a regular Metro electrified service Rolling Eyes.
Djebel
Watch this space. If/When the mythical fast train ...

Posted 16 Aug 2021 15:04 in Victoria by Galron

[quote=Riain][quote][quote]Aren't they building buffet cars to be added for regular vlocity's and extending some trains in to 4 car carriages?[/quote]My understanding is that 3 car sets will be used. ...

Posted 15 Aug 2021 17:00 in Victoria by Galron

[quote=Duncs][quote]Aren't they building buffet cars to be added for regular vlocity's and extending some trains in to 4 car carriages?[/quote]My understanding is that 3 car sets will be used. I belie ...

Posted 11 Aug 2021 21:37 in Victoria by Galron

[quote=Carnot]Many other nations are having a terrible year for crops:

https://www.stockandland.com.au/story/7379167/australia-is-the-sweetheart-of-the-wheat-world/?cs=4598

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Posted 27 Jul 2021 09:02 in Victoria by Galron

not that its of any consequence at this point, but doing away with the middle cabs and having fixed 6 car sets would have been far better, and only necessitate a single buffet for the set. Yes, i am w ...

Posted 26 Jul 2021 20:46 in Victoria by Galron

Do XTPs count as loco hauled or DMU?  Because if could take all night to get to/from Melbourne at the restricted DMU speeds beyond Maryborough.
Djebel
very much loco hauled. power units  ...

Posted 26 Jul 2021 19:49 in Victoria by Galron

i'll just throw this on the table as a not to silly idea that was on one of the facebook groups today thats worth talking about here, is that was rather than take N Class and N sets from the albury ro ...

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