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When a thread overflows from page say N to page N+1 Railpage cannot find the first item on page N+1 straight away. RP reports an error then you try to access the first post on page N+1.

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Wouldn't you be peed off if you got the $3800 watch, while the bloke at the next desk was gifted the $7000 one!
duttonbay
I am happy with my digital watch bought from kMart for $15.00 pl ...

Since a king of Scotland was called Robert the Bruce, maybe the second Bruce Highway should be called the Robert Highway. Any other suggestions? This should please a lot of Australians who have Scotti ...

The new turnouts at Gumlu and Guthalungra are both signed for 25km/h - matching the older turnouts at the other end of each yard. Mainline speed through both yards is 80km/h.
Sulla1
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[quote]A number of iron ore railways have been PROPOSED in Africa, but progress seems to be slow:

* Liberia - restore 1435mm gauge line put out of use by civil war.

* Sierra Leone - renovate and ...

[quote=Sulla1]I'm not sure what the turnout speed is, I'll try to look tomorrow...most NCL crossing loops use 25km/h turnouts, but much higher speed swing-nose turnouts are generally used on double tr ...

[quote]The extended crossing loop at Gumlu was opened to traffic during the last week. New signals and the new turnout at the northern end of the now 1000m long loop were noted installed and active th ...

[quote=Fatty][quote][quote][quote]The "easiest" way to prepare long 1300m long trains is to couple two 650m trains together, preferably with remotely controlled intermediate locomotives. That avoids h ...

[quote][quote]The "easiest" way to prepare long 1300m long trains is to couple two 650m trains together, preferably with remotely controlled intermediate locomotives. That avoids having to shunt the l ...

[quote=Sulla1]Most freights on the North Coast Line are limited to 650m. These crossing loop extensions will allow four 950m trains to run and cross each other per day while the rest of the trains wil ...

Posted 16 Oct 2020 20:07 in General by WimbledonW

Two strangers meet on a train and get to talking about their wives and how to get rid of them. They agree that if each murders the other's wife, then their crimes will be very difficult to prove, as e ...

The red street posting boxes, which used to close at 6PM on weekdays, are now being changed to close at 4PM.

Hence if you leave work at 5PM, your mail will lose a whole day more, unless you make a  ...

Murwillumbah branch to be converted to rail TRAIL.

Work to be done in three stages.

See https://www.railexpress.com.au/murwilumbah-to-casino-line-to-be-closed-for-rail-trail/

[quote=billjohnston]Regarding BART guage, IIRC there is a diesel extension of BART in the North East running on S.G. as this was the cheapest option in the short term. This requires all change of cour ...

My understanding this is connection to will continue to Thailand Gulf?
Yes, and beyond to Singapore.

There are grand plans to connect  most/all the capitals and major centres of south ...

Just to add some icing to the cake the Victoria Peak Tram is actually built to Russian gauge 1520mm
bevans

The Russian gauge of 5' 0" was determined by the gauge of many of the south ...

[quote=bevans]This is a project I am keen to follow as it will be a game changer for the indo china area and allow the further development of an integrated SG network toward Malaysia.

[url=/news/s/ ...

Posted 28 Sep 2020 20:04 in International Discussion by WimbledonW

This post combines most of the SE Asian posts in the "International Discussion" into a single post.

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[size=4]2015 - SGR started [url=https://www.railpage.com.au/f-t11382716.htm] ...

Posted 21 Sep 2020 13:22 in Signalling and Infrastructure by WimbledonW

OVERLAPS versus CATCHPOINTS for Simultaneous Arrivals.

To allow simultaneous arrivals at Crossing Loops it is necessary to have either

* an overlap of perhaps 300m past the starting/departure sign ...

[quote=KRviator][url=/user/79203][b]@WimbledonW[/b] you seem to have a fascination with those SA-Track&Signal diagrams, having posted them here many times and helpful though they are occasionally, the ...

[color=#000000][size=2][font=Roboto, wf_SegoeUI,]Quite a number of national flags in Africa use the Pan-African colours of Green, Yellow, Red. [/font][/size][/color]

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The Meter Gauge in Ethiopia is still in operation Between Dire Dawa and Guelile.
Dangersdan707
What percentage of the old NG line compared to the new SG line?

Guelil ...

The first line from Addis Abebe-Awash-Djibouti has been opened.

Construction has started on the second line from Awash northwards to Mekele.



Both SG?
GheringhapLoop
Ye ...

[quote=bevans][quote]The standard gauge electrified PARTLY double-track railway was officially opened with a ceremony on October 5[/quote]

Australia can only dream of such a build.

[url=/news/s/ ...

[quote]Hey [url=/user/79203][b]@WimbledonW[/b] what do you think this this announcement?

Looks like a new terminal

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