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Salty21

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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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Posted 24 Nov 2013 17:40 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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Further to the above, J549 passed it's final test run today, and is now fit for normal service on the VGR.

Tomorrow will be it's first day of actual service (other than test ...
- Barrington Womble

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Posted 15 Nov 2013 19:47 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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5917 has passed it's boiler test on Thursday, 7th November.
- MC3801
Great News!!

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Posted 15 Nov 2013 19:42 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Salty21

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[url=http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=458488&nseq=8]http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=458488&nseq=8
- TheFish
Nice Picture Fish she will be back, these things don't ...

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