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Railpage Australia™

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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!

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Locations

Discussions for lineside locations.

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News

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

Last post by Graham4405 in New company Wimmera Rail Services could put Stawell back on the passenger rail line on April 19th

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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.

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Sydney Suburban

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

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Victoria

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 Jack Le Lievre in Horsham passenger rail: Wimmera leaders pleased with community support on April 19th

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Melbourne suburban

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

Last post by Gman_86 in Proposal for Light Rail between Monee Ponds and Melbourne Airport on April 19th

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Queensland

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

Last post by The Vinelander in Ministerial review of the 'Lander services on April 19th

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South Australia

Discussions based on railways and concepts based in South Australia.

Last post by hbedriver in Interesting Pichi Richi Railway Preservation Society Tender on April 19th

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Tasmania

Railways in Tasmania. News events and discussions

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Western Australia

West Australian discussion board

Last post by Valvegear in South West Rail and Heritage Centre on April 12th

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NT

Northern Territory project, news, events and discussions

Last post by Pressman in Red & Silver Ghan loco sightings on April 15th

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ACT

Discussions, happenings and news from around the ACT

Last post by M636C in Potential for Kingston Railway station relocation to Fyshwick Bunnings on March 29th

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Operators

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

Last post by Jack Le Lievre in Qube Workings on April 19th

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Locomotives and Rolling Stock

Discussions on Locomotives and associated rolling stock

Last post by nswtrains in Re building the N Class in Victoria on April 19th

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Signalling and Infrastructure

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

Last post by gordon_s1942 in Catenary (NSW) on April 6th

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Sightings

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

Last post by 12CSVT in Boyer, Bridgewater & beyond (Southern Tas.) on April 19th

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General

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

Last post by Pressman in Questions that you've always been too embarrassed to ask on April 8th

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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 BFCYU in Moving to NSW on April 11th

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Trams and Light Rail

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

Last post by Gman_86 in Caulfield-Chadstone-Rowville Tram line proposed on April 19th

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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™. http://www.railpage.org.au/trainsim

Last post by superheatedsteam in Hitachi and parcels tait for MSTS on April 13th

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MSTS Routes

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

Last post by cityrail-rulez in Using Google earth maps for terrtex? on January 27th

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MSTS 3D

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

Last post by cityrail-rulez in Train Sim Modeler question, how to cut into model faces? on March 5th

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Trainz General Discussions

A forum for Australian discussions on Auran Trainz / UTC / TRS2004 & Paint Shed. Auran Trainz main webiste: http://www.auran.com/trainz

Last post by 3801isAwesome in Australian Trainz Division on October 14th 2017

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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

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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 superheatedsteam in What is Railroad X on June 11th 2014

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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'.

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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.

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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 RailSimulator.com. 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 cityrail-rulez in Train Simulator 2018 on April 18th

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Model Railways - General Discussions

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

Last post by greendiesel in Farish 70s/80s Poole locomotives on eBay on April 19th

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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 Valvegear in Little trains of Elmore on January 17th

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Gheringhap Loop

A discussion List for Graeme's Gheringhap Loop Sightings Group. Can be found at http://ghaploop.railpage.org.au

Last post by GheringhapLoop in Gheringhap Sightings w/e 14/4/2018 on April 15th

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Railway Archaeology

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

Last post by Donald in Victorian Crane Trolley on April 13th

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Railway Photography

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

Last post by bevans in Digital Asset Management System Tests on December 23rd 2017

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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 cuthbert in ICE Radios on January 16th

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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 RTT_Rules in Electric Vehicles, what would help your decision to buy one on April 2nd

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The Bogies

Home of the Railpage Awards.

Last post by NSWGR8022 in What about a bogies cup feature on April 1st 2016

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Preservation and Tourist Railways

Discussions specific to preservation groups and tourist railways within Australia.

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International Discussion

Discussion of railway news and events outside Australia.

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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.

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Test Forum

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

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Armchair Operators

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

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Archived Threads

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

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