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Salty21

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Posted 07 May 2015 16:48 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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Here's some video of the trip.

Enjoy,

BW



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

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Posted 02 Mar 2015 13:40 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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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 ...
safeworking

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Posted 23 Feb 2015 07:46 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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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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Posted 20 Feb 2015 22:59 in ACT by Salty21

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this popped up on flickr

https://www.flickr.com/photos/15264656@N02/15935175533/
ssaunders


From what I believe there is a lot of work that needs to be done, could be interesting Goulb ...

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Posted 21 Dec 2014 21:24 in Locomotives and Rolling Stock by Salty21

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At what load?

I have worked on enough of them in my time, & on double lines with 1:40 grades on full loads very unpleasant to work & chocking with the fumes. Single line tunnel working  ...

a6et

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Posted 21 Dec 2014 21:11 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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Site just released yesterday

[url=http://www.thirlmerefestivalofsteam.com/]http://www.thirlmerefestivalofsteam.com/

exarmidale



A Garratt of a run!!!

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Posted 19 Dec 2014 20:23 in Locomotives and Rolling Stock by Salty21

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The reason for that was the ruling that prevented a garratt working through single line tunnels owing to the safety of the crews, especially on heavy grades.

That ruling I imagine would ...

a6et

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Posted 14 Dec 2014 11:12 in Operators by Salty21

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Hi everyone

I was reading ARHS ACT's monthly newsletter today and in it it said that Espee Rail has been successful in gaining a five year contract to haul containers from Canberra t ...

Steve82

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Posted 11 Nov 2014 20:53 in New South Wales by Salty21

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42101 put on an impressive display hauling six cars and 4501 to Moss Vale via Unanderra today.

There were quite a few people out chasing the trial so hopefully a few images will be  ...
Bevan Wall

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Posted 08 Nov 2014 09:55 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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Wondering how the new ICE equipment is performing in the 32 class!

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Posted 04 Nov 2014 19:18 in ACT by Salty21

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Apologies for resurrecting this thread but I can't find any other thread for this locomotive (Besides the 40 thousand video's Bevan Wall has put up)

On Friday 31st October, 6029  ...

LowndesJ515

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Posted 01 Nov 2014 23:05 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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As these are "self-drive" how does the safeworking work?
Graham4405


Its an organized group a follow the leader type excursion!

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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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