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B 67

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Posted 28 Apr 2020 20:46 in Victoria by B 67

Yep! That's just what I meant. No new dedicated wagons would need to be built.


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Posted 21 Apr 2020 22:50 in Victoria by B 67

Some photos around the site on Good Friday.


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Posted 21 Apr 2020 22:39 in Victoria by B 67

[quote=david harvey][quote]Could log traffic restart to Geelong ?[/quote]If log traffic restarted to travel westward from Bairnsdale then trains may operate at speeds up to the promised 90 KPH across ...

Posted 19 Jun 2019 12:48 in Victoria by B 67

I'd say that you are correct. Both photos were taken near the former Sandhill Rd level crossing on the down side of Stratford.

Posted 18 Jun 2019 20:26 in Victoria by B 67

It must be time for a hint. The level crossing in the background is the Princes Hwy. That should narrow it down a lot.

Posted 09 Jun 2019 22:13 in Victoria by B 67

Hairy and I have been rather busy this weekend, separately at the Morwell Model Railway Exhibition. So I'll answer on his behalf that it's not Arcadia. Let's just say that the location's not exactly a ...

Posted 07 Jun 2019 19:53 in Victoria by B 67

Okay. So to allay any confusion that may now have occurred to others. Hairy's photo (that I posted on his behalf) and mine above are both the same location. Where is it?

Posted 06 Jun 2019 22:47 in Victoria by B 67

I guess I can't really answer this one as I've a pretty good idea of the location myself. So I'll just reply with my own photo that I believe to be taken in the same place. Smile  Hairy can say yes or no ...

Posted 06 Jun 2019 21:53 in Victoria by B 67

Is this what you wanted?

Hairy's photo that he couldn't get to display properly. Smile

Posted 06 Jun 2019 19:44 in Victoria by B 67

I'm slightly out, next crossing along still facing east, if Darren turned around 180 degrees, he would have a log train behind him, around Bodsworth Road Railway crossing area.
Oka ...

Posted 06 Jun 2019 19:40 in Victoria by B 67

I was going to post "Bairnsdale" but I can't match the precision of Hairy's answer!
Hairy's precision is out a bit though. But it is Bairnsdale.

Posted 05 Jun 2019 15:44 in Victoria by B 67

So; a line that was u/s and is now used, eh?

I'll take a stab at Tatura.


Not Tatura either. You can travel over these rails on a V/Line ticket.

Posted 03 Jun 2019 19:46 in Victoria by B 67

Thanks for having a tentative go. But not Healesville. Trains actually run along this line daily. Although admittedly, that wasn't the case when I took the photo. Very Happy

Posted 03 Jun 2019 00:56 in Victoria by B 67

Okay then. As it's still quiet. I'll say it's nowhere on the South Gippsland Line. Trains actually run on this line today.

Posted 01 Jun 2019 00:00 in Victoria by B 67

I think that "Somewhere on the South Gippy rail line" may be considered too broad an answer. We could knock it down very quickly if we go line by line. Laughing

Posted 30 May 2019 21:44 in Victoria by B 67

I'll have a go then. Not having been here for a looooong time. Smile
Where might this be?

Posted 21 Sep 2018 12:11 in Victoria by B 67

My optimistic assumption is that one day, there will be an express train from Bairnsdale to Flinders St, that only stops at 2 stations, obviously skipping Stratford.
Nothing w ...

Posted 21 Sep 2018 11:23 in Victoria by B 67


Clever work by V/Line here, coming up with a portable solar power source f ...

Posted 29 Aug 2018 23:14 in Victoria by B 67

[quote=tom9876543]2) There is a 65km/h curve on other side of Stratford station.

This is a stupid argument.

Aren't people aware the RRL eased curves on the Ballarat line (eg. around Bacchus Marsh).


Thanks for the nudge David. Smile
I've had my Planet since mid 2010. My particular Planet is not quite the same as the majority of those in Australia. I bought it from Maxitrak before Mini Train Syste ...

[quote=beanzs27]I have been following the conflicting views on proposed rail trails in NSW and see how heated an argument it is becoming. I'm wondering when rail trails were first developed in Victori ...

I'm just curious as to where that photo was found. I took it around 15 years ago. Webb Dock line crossing Wharf Rd at Todd Rd. I guess I posted it here (or somewhere) at the time.

Well, it's certainly not how I"d have gone about it. But I guess it was still preferable to using an axe and sledgehammer.

8BA threads are what you're looking for. I just put a pair of 8BA nuts on a Hornby Dublo power feed track that was also missing the originals. They're a bit on the fiddly size, being so tiny, so I'd s ...

Posted 13 May 2016 12:36 in Victoria by B 67

[quote="RTT_Rules"]Its probably falls in the category of context and commonsense.

Re-opening LX a lightly used regional line with a lightly used road in a farming area is one thing.

But reopenin ...

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