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Salty21

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Posted 11 Sep 2014 19:10 in Trams and Light Rail by Salty21

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At least the video gives the people in Canberra what they might be getting!

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Posted 09 Sep 2014 20:14 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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Former Victorian Railways "Historical Display Carriage" 30 AV has been listed for sale on ebay.

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/1890s-train-carriage-/111457317267?pt=AU_Transportatio ...
- oaksburyestate

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Posted 03 Sep 2014 20:43 in ACT by Salty21

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I joined a number of people following 6029 to Bungendore and back today, hauling 4403, 44208 an FS car, four Aurora sleeping cars, PHN and PHA, so about 565 tonnes at a rough guess. The t ...
- M636C

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Posted 24 Aug 2014 22:20 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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I must admit its not too difficult when its cool to cold and damp to record scenes that people will enjoy when you have a steam locomotive that has to work hard due to lack of diesel ...
- Bevan Wall

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Posted 24 Aug 2014 22:01 in New South Wales by Salty21

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Blowed if I know what was going on last night with trying to get the photo across.

Finally here tis

- a6et

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Posted 10 Aug 2014 12:06 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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Posted 09 Aug 2014 12:18 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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ARHS Canberra?
- michaelgreenhill


Yes Michael it's 6029 qualifying for its TOC from John Hollands!

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Posted 08 Aug 2014 23:08 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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Open floor
- 4206


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Posted 26 Jul 2014 14:10 in ACT by Salty21

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http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-07-25/massive-steam-train-restored-in-canberra/5624482
- sambo

There was nothing repeat nothing in the preservation pages of this web site why???? I mea ...

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Posted 14 Jul 2014 19:22 in New South Wales by Salty21

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Not Bathurst either.
- a6et


Goulburn

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Posted 12 Jul 2014 12:54 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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Victoria Mill runs it a few times a year for local events around Ingham...so there's a few staff on the mill roster with steam tickets I believe.
- Sulla1

Thank you for the great video ...

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Posted 29 Jun 2014 10:47 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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Rather belated set of images from The Great Train Expo, focusing more on the activity surrounding the trains (though the trains do appear in most images.)

http://sjbphotography.smugmu ...

- Archer

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Posted 24 May 2014 12:34 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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[size=2]Restore G 1 for the centenary of the joining of the rails on 17/10/17 and the commencement of services on the Trans-Australian Railway on 22/10/17.[/size]

[size=2]The ...

- YM-Mundrabilla

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Posted 18 May 2014 00:08 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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God yes. Which I why I like R711's look so much and the paint scheme that K183 had(has?), along with R766's Crimson Red.
- speedemon08


Maybe one day she will be red again ! He ...

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Posted 25 Apr 2014 16:24 in ACT by Salty21

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VL7b3DgLTtw

Check it out!

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Posted 20 Apr 2014 15:16 in ACT by Salty21

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When are you going to stop this nonsense about secrecy? There is a lot of info about the progress on 3801 in the latest Roundhouse. At least a lot of smaller items are being repaired  ...
- nswtrains

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Posted 09 Mar 2014 10:03 in ACT by Salty21

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Sorry for the spelling, I meant Garratt Embarassed
- lsrailfan


The blogs been updated!!!

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Posted 01 Mar 2014 06:36 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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I can confirm that rear was of the Steamrail Depot was 'visited' by vandals and quite a few vehicles out there was hit.

Sadly the 4 car preserved Tait was one of the hardest hit and had ...
- Alex M

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Posted 18 Feb 2014 22:19 in ACT by Salty21

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Not quite, I had the superior protection of the #2 end of 44208 to shelter me.

and I believe 1981 was the last time she had steam in her boiler. Don't quote me though
- Jajb94


http://ww ...

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Posted 17 Feb 2014 07:25 in New South Wales by Salty21

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Were the other trams inside scrapped, or taken elsewhere? No need to say where.
- Newcastle Express


Get the tram out of there at least save whats left of it! Before the animals who have  ...

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Posted 28 Jan 2014 22:41 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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The document link at the bottom of the page is interesting reading.

http://www.acnc.gov.au/RN52B75Q?ID=D60AB259-6614-4B12-84C5-E4BB9AE361D0&noleft=1/quote

Ummmmmmmm whats this do ...

- observer

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Posted 23 Dec 2013 18:11 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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Re Cracked wheels.

Contact Canberra ARHS they had a lot of success with welding and filling with 1210's wheels ! 1210 hopefully will be in service in the near future the reasons that is not in serv ...

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Posted 23 Dec 2013 18:04 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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Looks like you had a great year in Victoria! For me I am looking forward to the trials and commissioning of Australia s biggest steam locomotive! In 2014 this will be a huge year in Preservation circl ...

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Posted 07 Dec 2013 07:35 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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In the Nov issue of Roundhouse:

"The final boiler inspection has been completed. Several boiler tubes were removed ............(see pictures on this thread)....to assess the boiler ...

- Spiritman

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Posted 01 Dec 2013 19:48 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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Found this posted, interesting set of cars.

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- ssaunders

Thanks for posting it's good to see the 36 class doing what her desi ...

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