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Posted 02 Jun 2017 09:49 in Victoria by R711

There was talk of having to build a new powervan but shouldn't there be a few around now that there are few A class services? I know the PH cars are smaller but wouldn't they be better than nothing?

Posted 07 Nov 2012 13:48 in Melbourne suburban by R711

At Warrnambool today

Posted 19 Sep 2012 21:54 in Victoria by R711

Nice photos as always Junior. Did I see a familar name mentioned in regard to Newsrail and the Preservation page.....well done. And to just to stir the pot just a lttle, do these locomotives and there ...

Posted 02 May 2012 16:56 in Victoria by R711

I normally regard this "Countrylink is more expensive than flying" claim with scepticism. Here are rates for travelling full fare next Tuesday.Countrylink: Melbourne to Sydney, Off peak economy $39   ...

Posted 06 Jan 2012 23:17 in Victoria by R711

The train that you have got there csyjunior is VN12 minus a car running tests. N class locos are unable to run push/pull configurations, I am assuming that because VN12 is minus a car they have attach ...

Because rail preservation inst about rail enthusiasts supporting or being informed about the cause   Smile

Isnt EM100 normally used for that, I wouldn't have thought it was Metro's responsibility

Some, From what I have seen there is usually a few people each time it stops

I understand that they need to make money but while the preserved engines are in regular revenue use they aren't being preserved they can be graffiti'd and damaged in many ways.

Whats the point in closing the curtains?

To reduce the internal heat if someone has to go in there perhaps, since there is no air-con working?


Good point

Posted 15 Nov 2011 16:05 in The Lounge by R711

Can you really afford to buy?

Posted 15 Nov 2011 12:31 in Victoria by R711


Whats the point in closing the curtains?

Its got no wheels

Posted 13 Nov 2011 16:18 in Victoria by R711

So all 33 Victorians are being tracked?

It allows the electric train to couple up ('mate') with a VLocity for interurban working.

I believe the plan is to allow more off-peak trains to run on the Werribee line in the period before RRL open ...

Was there ever any plan to electrify more lines?


The A Class: Probably regret not getting N Class rather than rebuilding

Heavy Harry: Don't think it ran as much as inteneded

L Class: Weren't they too light due to not having a large engine and stru ...

No talking and mobile reception upgrades?

Posted 26 Sep 2011 21:26 in Victoria by R711

I for one will be taking my bulk cargo transport need to another business

If they were bought legally then theres no problem but if they are stolen then obviously they need to be returned

what are the meals like on the Overland?

I don't understand why a company would take over a company that relies on subsidies

Posted 02 Feb 2011 13:48 in Victoria by R711

Yea but with the time and distance it isn't likely to happen

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