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Salty21

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Heard they were attempting the Dorrigo goat track
Junction box
Er no staying on the main line around Coffs Harbour....

So what is an ICE radio worth then? given they will need to fit the required electrical to the loco, which in its self wont be cheep.
Galron


The ICE radio can be fitted to a steam loco ...

As this is "Graffitti" it contains tags and mark's which are associated with the group of vandals that have attacked this valuable site! Theses tags should be traceable back to the individuals respons ...

[quote=Valvegear]Well, well; the R766 people have come out of the woodwork when they need money. A slightly better approach to PR, when people were asking questions about progress, may have resulted i ...

I hate bring up the subject but in regard to "Steamrail" will any of the Standard Gauge stock stored at Dimboola ever get to see the light of day now that Broad Gauge running will be restricted to Bal ...

[quote=SydneyCider]Ok, managed to access "The Australian" article, here is the section specific to complaints:-

[i]For others who live close to the tracks in the area known as ­Belongil, the train ...

Something funny going on according to Slatterys website 6029 is still up for tender !

[quote=LowndesJ515]6029 needs work done to the boiler. Work that was suggested to be done during the restoration period, never was. Throughout 2016, the problems were kept an eye on with work to be pe ...

[quote=Bevan Wall]Found a good way to escape yesterday's oppressive heat by going for a ride on a beautifully air conditioned CEY hauling a load out of Airly colliery.

I should point out that the f ...

Posted 15 Nov 2016 12:41 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

[quote][quote][quote][quote]38's were built by different builders, so were passenger cars. Parts from (say) Meadowbank cars, often don't fit Ritchie Bros cars and Eveleigh built is different again. I ...

[quote=Bevan Wall][quote][quote]On Saturday November 16th, 1996, 3801 hauled a tour to Robertson to celebrate what was then the tenth anniversary of the locomotive's re-commission in November 1986. At ...

[quote=Bevan Wall]On Saturday November 16th, 1996, 3801 hauled a tour to Robertson to celebrate what was then the tenth anniversary of the locomotive's re-commission in November 1986. At Unanderra the ...

Has the upgrade been commenced ?

Ross, Motor Inspection Car, MIC126 is a Morris, fitted with a Holden 6 cyl grey engine. If it had been a Ford, it probably wouldn't have been running on the day.
NG Sulzers
Yes well we a ...

[quote=Bevan Wall]Its been a very long time since I have sat at the top of Fassifern bank enjoying the sound of the bell birds and waiting for a Garratt.

Enjoy,

BW

[url=https://www.youtube.com/wa ...

[quote=apw5910][quote]So am i right in thinking 3016 and 6029? will be in Maitland tomorrow?[/quote]No. They may be at Hawkesbury River Thursday night & Maitland Friday night. Btw, the kettles are run ...

[quote=Spletsie]From the Steamfest website:

WORLD FIRST QUAD RUN PLANNED FOR STEAMFEST 30TH ANNIVERSARY

The 30th anniversary of Maitland Toyota Hunter Valley Steamfest will feature an attempted wo ...

It will be interesting to see how 3830 is progressing !

[quote=Valvegear][quote]At the risk of being tarred, feathered, locked in the stocks and rotten vegetables thrown at me, it could be standardised![/quote] And after we've finished that lot we'll reall ...

What is left to complete before a run with some carriages behind can be considered ?
freightgate
It's a shame it will never run to Albury / Wodonga !

[quote=Driver667][quote]Great info.

From Seymour to where exactly will be the shuttles and is there a timetable ?[/quote]Southern Cross dep 08:08 ($59 return) (One way ticket $40)

Wallan dep ...

[quote=dthead]To have a loco replaced with that beast, what a bonus, and what a loco.....

And Sunday being fatherr's day I suspect the team also had fun, well I hope they did.

Regards,

David H ...

Here's some video of the trip.

Enjoy,

BW



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=334_3MG-ebY
Bevan Wall
Fantastic Thank you Bevan!

[quote=safeworking]The reason 6029 had two diesels is that 4403 is not powerful enough to lift 6029 plus the train on a 1 in 40 grade. The diesels were powered for two reasons, there were concerns ab ...

The 59er has apparently been replaced with 3237.
Fireman Dave


It would be nice to see R766 there one day too......

as they say you never know what the future may bring!!!

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