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Posted 05 Nov 2015 16:46 in Western Australia by fastrak44

Doesn't look like this will happen any time soon:

[url=http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-10-25/wa-government-considers-shelving-plan-for-new-perth-railcars/6883180]New Perth railcars in doubt as WA G ...

[quote=thewaratahtrain]http://m.watoday.com.au/wa-news/the-mystery-voice-of-perths-trains-20150923-gjtop4.html#ixzz3mcLYGFAX

Interesting article in WA today about the voice over on TransPerth train ...

Posted 06 Mar 2015 11:27 in Western Australia by fastrak44

The State Government had environmental impact studies undertaken in addition to detailed design work from what I've heard. There was going to be an announcement for this going ahead last year however  ...

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They've already started the earthworks as all the verge trees and shrubs have been cleared and screen off fencing installed

While on the topic of old books, if anyone has spare copies or is willing to sell copies of

"The Diesel Mechanical Railcars of the WAGR" and "Perth Electric, A new Era" I'd be very keen

Thanks

i notice there is a gap in between the 4 and 95 and the 5 and 95 where the numbers are, any reason for this?
Q4004
I reckon it's a "0" in anticipation for them going over set 99

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[i][b]"The PDS is poorly designed and has only been set up to prevent "ALL" doors from opening if even just one door is "half" off a platform surface area - and sometimes it doesnt ...

Posted 22 May 2013 09:52 in Western Australia by fastrak44

[quote=Wool Stores]Surely employing a 45+ year old diesel railcar (twice retired) to extend an electric suburban rail line one extra stop would be highly uneconomic?

Byford simply doesn't have the ...

Posted 21 May 2013 10:40 in Western Australia by fastrak44

[quote=murray.lee]I am writing a pictorial history on the ADK and ADL's. Contrary to common belief they are great machines (I have to say that as I drive them for Veolia-Transdev here in Auckland). I ...

[quote=thewaratahtrain]New caution stickers have started to appear on the A series gangway doors this is A set 40!

All of the A series are getting these stickers.

http://m.flickr.com/#/photos/9555 ...

Sorry to repeat, but has Downer really pulled out of manufacturing in Maryborough?

Any news on the cause as yet?

Thanks Northmetro, being a regular commuter and seeing 46 sitting in Claisebrook yard doing nothing apart from getting rust on the disc brakes slightly annoyed me while being crammed in a 2-car during ...

Perth rail network hailed for 'smart planning, design'So, if Perth can do it why can't the rest of the country?All they need to do now is continue investing in it!

So..... A Set 46 died a horrible death then?

Could someone give us the actual facts of what happened to set A 46 please.It has to be serious as its been stabled there for about 3 months now!   

Anyone know what the issue is with A Set 46? Judging by the undercarriage on AEB 346 it looks as if it's hit something. It's been like this and in the powered down state for the past 3-4 weeks! Minor  ...

Anyone know what the issue is with A Set 46? Judging by the undercarriage on AEB 346 it looks as if it's hit something. It's been like this and in the powered down state for the past 3-4 weeks!

Min ...

Posted 22 Dec 2011 13:25 in Western Australia by fastrak44

I remember it clearly as a kid at how much the EMU's swayed and at how close to the water you were  Very Happy . I also remember a railway crossing towards the end of the golf course. I think it was a service ...

There needs to be something that would attract patronage along the Thornlie - Cockburn Central section before they even think of it  Sad

Anyone know what the issue is with A Set 46? Judging by the undercarriage on AEB 346 it looks as if it's hit something. It's been like this and in the powered down state for the past 3-4 weeks!

Armadale Line - service disruption

Effective immediately, Tuesday 10 May 2011 at 7.05am

Train services on the Armadale Line are currently delayed due to a train failure at Gosnells Station. The t ...

That render is awesome, especially with the extremely dated 1990's pot plants that are in the middle gone.  Laughing

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