24022 posts in 1390 topics

Railpage Australia™

Announcements and notices regarding the site as a whole, and the forums specifically. If you have any questions on the site, or a bug to report, post it here.

Last post by michaelgreenhill in Suggestion - Tables & Tabulations on Railpage on July 28th

935 posts in 139 topics

Help For Beginners

If you're new to the site, we encourage you to read the Announcements and Stickies in this forum before posting anything. Feel free to post any questions you may have about the site!

Last post by dthead in Hello From India today at 12:36pm

249 posts in 61 topics


Discussions for lineside locations.

Last post by awsgc24 in Whittingham/Minimbah Bank. Hunter Valley Trains- Photography. on July 28th

8253 posts in 1349 topics


Discussions for news articles. To create a new topic, please click the "Discuss this news article" link within the article itself.

Last post by freightgate in Asciano timber deal a boon for Bathurst today at 8:17am

124344 posts in 6040 topics

New South Wales

Discussions on New South Wales railways and the associated news and events. Includes Regional NSW Trainlink train services, as well as overlap with Canberra (ACT) threads.

Last post by awsgc24 in Newcastle Rail Line: Announcements. today at 4:35pm

139757 posts in 4576 topics

Sydney Suburban

Discussions about the Sydney Trains rollingstock and infrastructure, as well as NSW Trainlink electric train services.

Last post by 4206 in Cityrail Service Interuptions - NOW WITH ADDED TRACKWORK! today at 3:08pm

187010 posts in 5961 topics


News in Victoria. Includes country and metropolitan services. Discussions for Melbourne suburban passenger services (Metro) should be posted in the Melbourne Suburban forum.

Last post by skitz in XPT Derailment today at 4:30pm

208310 posts in 5091 topics

Melbourne suburban

Discussions relating to the Melbourne Suburban Rail/Tram Network contained in Myki Zones 1 and 2.

Last post by retromelb in Where am I? CRYPTIC VERSION today at 3:53pm

65663 posts in 3445 topics


Queensland News and events, discussions and gossip. Includes QR and PN Queensland.

Last post by johnbrowning in Bundaberg Jenbach on July 28th

98229 posts in 4373 topics

South Australia

Discussions based on railways and concepts based in South Australia.

Last post by SouthAussie94 in A-City trains today at 2:53pm

16871 posts in 622 topics


Railways in Tasmania. News events and discussions

Last post by sam6778 in Tasmanian Preservation Happenings... on July 27th

62090 posts in 2011 topics

Western Australia

West Australian discussion board

Last post by nachoman in Trackwork around the state on July 28th

7877 posts in 439 topics


Northern Territory project, news, events and discussions

Last post by greasyrhys in Red & Silver Ghan loco sightings on July 27th

1990 posts in 176 topics


Discussions, happenings and news from around the ACT

Last post by Fred Scuttle in 6029 Restoration on July 28th

9028 posts in 554 topics


Discussions on the various government, private and heritage operators who run on the networks.

Last post by QSB6.7 in PN redundancies on July 4th

69718 posts in 3733 topics

Locomotives and Rolling Stock

Discussions on Locomotives and associated rolling stock

Last post by Wallip in New Genset Locomotives for Port Kembla Steelworks on July 27th

15510 posts in 1029 topics

Signalling and Infrastructure

Discussions on Signalling and signal systems. This forum has also been expanded to cover railway infrastructure projects

Last post by electrax in Defect in Second Hawkesbury River Bridge ? on July 25th

24498 posts in 969 topics


A forum on traffic sightings from around the country updated in real time

Last post by lsrailfan in Miscellaneous NSW sightings today at 4:32pm

21671 posts in 1760 topics


General Railway Discussions that don't fit into any of the above areas of interest

Last post by M636C in Passing trains on July 28th

12844 posts in 703 topics

Australian Rail Employment

For all your enquiries about employment in the rail industry. Note that this is NOT for advertising of positions!

Last post by Spiritman in Aurizon jobs on July 25th

38082 posts in 2127 topics

Trams and Light Rail

A discussion forum for tram and light rail news and information.

Last post by Gauntlet in Where is it? (Victoria) today at 1:33pm

18088 posts in 1939 topics

MSTS General Discussions

A forum for the open and free discussions on Microsoft Train Simulator, its add-ons and features. Support board to train simular add-ons at Railpage Australia™.

Last post by cityrail-rulez in Platform announcements on July 26th

8324 posts in 548 topics

MSTS Routes

MSTS Route discussions and Information. Place all messages regarding the building and scoping of routes for MSTS in here.

Last post by Xcrappa in New Route: Princes Bridge/City Loop-Epping today at 3:17pm

5760 posts in 489 topics


MSTS 3D design. Place all messages regarding the design and construction of 3D models for MSTS in here.

Last post by cityrail-rulez in Coming soon: QR Speed Limits on July 1st

3132 posts in 531 topics

Trainz General Discussions

A forum for Australian discussions on Auran Trainz / UTC / TRS2004 & Paint Shed. Auran Trainz main webiste:

Last post by BruceKelt in NSW Trainlink V-set Livery for Trainz (WIP and Preview only) on April 13th

0 posts in 0 topics

MetroMSTS Projects

In light of our recent project - the Metro Modern Fleet - Siemens and X'Trapolis Project 2013, and upcoming Lilydale/Belgrave via City Loop route to commence production in March 2013, our team has decided to start a new MSTS Forum

No Posts

254 posts in 42 topics

MS Train Simulator X

Discussions on the new Microsoft Trainsimulator X. Following the successful release of Microsoft Flight Simulator X, the Aces Studio is using the same technology to develop a new version of Microsoft Train Simulator. Unrelated to our previous Train Simulator development efforts, this version will be an all-new product built on the Flight Simulator X platform, the culmination of 25 years of product development and technology.

Last post by Spiritman in New Simulator : OpenBVE - Wow! on July 4th

133 posts in 31 topics

Open Rails

Our goal is to enhance the railroad simulation hobby through a community designed and supported platform built to serve as a lasting foundation for an accurate and immersive simulation experience. By making the source code of the platform accessible to community members, we ensure that Open Rails will continually evolve to meet the technical, operational, graphical, and content building needs of the community. Open architecture ensures that our often considerable investment in building accurate representations of routes and rolling stock will not become obsolete due to 'economic realities'.

Last post by railblogger in Open rails consist problems on July 6th

64 posts in 11 topics

BVE Trainsim

BVE Trainsim (originally Boso View Express) is a Japanese three-dimensional computer-based train simulator. It is notable for focusing on providing an accurate driving experience as viewed from inside the cab, rather than creating a network of other trains —other trains passed along the route are only displayed as stationary objects. BVE Trainsim was developed by Takashi "Mackoy" Kojima starting in 1996, with the original program name coming from the Japanese 255 series multiple unit trains found in routes in Japan. Although the internal working of the BVE Trainsim program itself cannot be modified, additional routes and train cab views can be added via a number of text-based configuration files. Route builders have produced over 300 additional routes for the program, along with matching cab environments. Routes built by independent developers simulate rail activity in Asia, North America, South America, and Europe.

Last post by WOB in Wiki for OpenBve Trains on April 7th 2013

22 posts in 3 topics

Train Simulator

Forum for discussing Train Simulator under the steam gaming network. RailWorks, later simply Train Simulator, is a train simulation game developed by Dovetail Games, formerly known as It is the official successor to Rail Simulator, and was released online on 12 June 2009 and in stores on 3 July 2009

Last post by JimYarin in New Route for TS2014 - Trans Australia Railway on July 22nd

137743 posts in 8152 topics

Model Railways - General Discussions

A forum for discussion on model railways of any type including layouts and rolling stock

Last post by railmod in The comedy of eBay in the HO section. Part 2 today at 4:34pm

9688 posts in 927 topics

Australian Miniature Railways

A forum for discussing the construction of steam, petrol electric and battery electric locomotives as well as comments etc on the current miniature railways around at the moment. Also includes rollingstock construction.

Last post by geegee in Gunmetal Grey Paint on July 22nd

1038 posts in 562 topics

Gheringhap Loop

A discussion List for Graeme's Gheringhap Loop Sightings Group. Can be found at

Last post by GheringhapLoop in Gheringhap Sightings w/e 26/7/2014 on July 27th

27882 posts in 1170 topics

Railway Archaeology

Railway Archaeology: Discussions in relation to closed railways and physical remains of buildings and structures.

Last post by mikesyd in Railway Archaeology: where is it? #2 today at 11:35am

19337 posts in 1457 topics

Railway Photography

Discussion about photography of railways (and trams). Including discussion on films, cameras, and other equipement.

Last post by Sulla1 in Sulla1 on the Tube on July 28th

1195 posts in 164 topics

Radio and Scanning Discussions

This forum covers all conversation regarding radio and radio use together with the use of Radio scanning and internet based radio broadcasts. Relevant due to the number of people scanning railway frequencies.

Last post by X'Trapolis-904M in SDR scanner Any good? on July 8th

18805 posts in 2124 topics

Other Transport

Discussion about transport other than railways and tramways. This can include but is not limited to Bus, Aircraft and Boat/Ferry transport.

Last post by Graham4405 in Journalists and Aircraft on July 27th

4767 posts in 334 topics

The Bogies

Home of the Railpage Awards.

Last post by X'Trapolis-904M in The Bogies 2013-Best-Youtuber in trains on January 29th 2013

72920 posts in 3230 topics

Preservation and Tourist Railways

Discussions specific to preservation groups and tourist railways within Australia.

Last post by Col Mornane in 58RM Suburban tour Hurstbridge, South Morang, Reverse Loop, Essendon today at 4:24pm

17107 posts in 2144 topics

International News

Discussions on generic international news and events of a railway or tramway nature or which cover more than one region.

Last post by wanderer53 in Ansaldo today at 12:24am

10891 posts in 603 topics

NZ and Oceania

Last post by wanderer53 in NZ - Auckland on July 28th

12945 posts in 1058 topics

East and South East Asia

Last post by wanderer53 in Japan on July 28th

16899 posts in 550 topics
37593 posts in 1729 topics

UK and Europe

Last post by wanderer53 in Georgia today at 5:26am

35212 posts in 1442 topics

North America

Last post by wanderer53 in Mexico today at 5:06am

2269 posts in 110 topics
5749 posts in 284 topics


"I hear the raaaains down in Africaaaa..."

Last post by wanderer53 in Zimbabwe on July 26th

203392 posts in 6221 topics

The Lounge

The Lounge is a general forum for discussions not related to any particular area of interest. It is a place for general discussions about life, the universe and everything.

Last post by xxxxlbear in Not even Thomas the Tank Engine is immune from the wrath of politically correct nutjobs that our universities spew out... today at 2:40pm

2447 posts in 495 topics

Test Forum

This is just a test forum. Auto-pruning set to 21 days (3 weeks).

Last post by Tonsley213 in Photo test on July 18th

7128 posts in 193 topics

Armchair Operators

A place where you can set up your own operator from the comfort of your armchair!

Last post by lsrailfan in NEW OPERATOR SOON `TRANZIT JIM pty' on July 8th

3501 posts in 153 topics

Archived Threads

Threads from old forums which have been closed due to inactivity.

Last post by Salty21 in I am KING OF WORLD on September 8th 2013

All times are GMT + 10 Hours

Who is online

Our users have posted a total of 1,894,393 posts. We have 40,988 registered users. The newest registered user is MarkM

  [ Administrator ]   [ Moderator ]
12CSVT, andrewstrains, awsgc24, bevans, DrJames, ekni123, Gman_86, JimYarin, justapassenger, michaelgreenhill, Mufreight, nrb748, QSB6.7, railmod, scott_NR26, Spion_Kop, stuie83, TheMeddlingMonk, trawny, wanderer53, X'Trapolis-904M
Most users ever online was 360 on Thu Jun 23, 2011 9:35 pm

Don't forget to LIKE us on Facebook at: Railpage Facebook Feed