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BigShunter

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[quote="Valvegear"][quote="DirtyBallast"]Car ownership is a sign of wealth.[/quote] It was once, but not these days. When I see so many P platers driving new or near new cars ranging anywhere from sma ...

[quote="Valvegear"]

It's been said a million times before but it has been "populate, populate" for decades with a huge increase in population and three-fifths of five-eights of nothing even resembl ...

It seems some people are getting a good connection to RP but I have got a fairly ordinary reception here in Adelaide, been that way since Thursday. Very slow to load anything, search is just flashing  ...

Posted 21 May 2020 10:22 in Victoria by BigShunter

Nhill sending about 6500 tonne of grain to NSW in one decent load. Wonder how they went about loading a train that size.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IllqP6bwfvc

Thanks Graeme for the clip. w ...

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The ballast would be hard on your knees the things people get UP to.
freightgate
The knees, wouldn't be the only thing that would be Hardon Razz
BigShunter.

[quote=Carnot]My understanding is that the NW BG lines (Sea Lake & Manangatang) need heaps of sleeper replacement, along with trying to get the Echuca line up to Class 2 standard.

More here: [url=h ...

[quote=bevans]Interesting running last night with the Hay train 9178 travelling via Gheringhap and then being stuck at North Geelong for hours account a set of non functional points. Via Gheringhap a ...

Posted 06 May 2020 16:20 in Victoria by BigShunter

[i][b]Looking around the grounds at Australia's winter crop prospects.[/b][/i]

[i] Wheat is expected to be the big winner from a good start to the winter cropping season across much of Australia, w ...

I have ridden on the Shep line a number of times, never noticed any problems.
"trainbrain"

Would it be out of line to ask, if the Crown Jewels got the Bee Jesus shaken out of them ?  ...

The freight hub at West Ballarat could be worth a jump start perhaps, would help ease truck congestion to the PoM, not to mention highway traffic to Melbourne.

Splash some money at things that need ...

Posted 30 Apr 2020 11:09 in Victoria by BigShunter

Traffic on the Rainbow line.

Trains return to the Rainbow branch.

Trains returned to the Dimboola to Rainbow branch line last week for the first time in around ten months.

The first revenue tra ...

If I could agree, I would. That's on the blink for me......again !

BigShunter.

Posted 29 Apr 2020 13:16 in Victoria by BigShunter

The cropping program from S.A. Vic to NSW is off to a flying start and with another load of rain to come over the next few days, there will be a lot of people rubbing their hands together.

[b][i]So ...

A while since any action posted here.

[b][i]Hay shed boom.[/i][/b]

[i]Victorian hay shed construction has surged off the back of a record 2019 fodder harvest.[/i]

[i]Growers in the S[b]outher ...

Finish the Murray Basin Rail Project.
No.
Dangersdan707
YES !  Idea
BigShunter.

Posted 27 Apr 2020 12:21 in The Lounge by BigShunter

Bit like dancing with ya sister, just doesn't cut the mustard. Rolling Eyes
BigShunter.

Posted 27 Apr 2020 12:19 in Victoria by BigShunter

Soaking rain across the Wimmera, in particular North Wimmera and Southern Mallee. No links to the Wimmera MailTimes not sure if they've all been sacked, so I will just have to wing it myself.

Well  ...

Posted 25 Apr 2020 13:13 in The Lounge by BigShunter

Lest we forget.

My best wishes to all of our current and former defence personnel.

GeoffreyHansen

Second that Geoffrey.

Here's a great song from 1983 with words that would be appli ...

Excellent post Goose, very informative great looking units and just going through the list a Heap of construction all happening locally Razz how good is that !

Will a set of these ever make it to Ad ...

Posted 15 Apr 2020 14:46 in Victoria by BigShunter

Viterra flexing it's muscle and showing how to shift grain.

Viterra hits major milestone.

VITERRA's Port Lincoln terminal has clocked up a major milestone for this season, with 1 million tonnes  ...

Might as well give this a bit of a stoke again.

Funding for Overland passenger train extended to June 30: Horsham council.

HORSHAM Rural City Council is seeking clarification from the state gove ...

Posted 09 Apr 2020 15:15 in Victoria by BigShunter

[quote="Richard stroker"]Thanks for the confirmation BS , I owe you chicken Parma with the special Natimuk toppings .

I’m guessing the yard is full of loaded containers ready to go?

By truck o ...

Posted 07 Apr 2020 15:55 in Victoria by BigShunter

Need you to confirm BS or the Wimmera times , I hear there is a hay producer in your old stomping ground that is working 24/7 exporting
Richard stroker
Just chatting away to myself here. ...

Posted 06 Apr 2020 12:10 in Victoria by BigShunter

Need you to confirm BS or the Wimmera times , I hear there is a hay producer in your old stomping ground that is working 24/7 exporting
Richard stroker
Shall look into that Dick of cours ...
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