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Posted 30 Jul 2021 18:46 in Victoria by Bonzel

And what happens to all the trailable point crossing loops between Maryborough and Mildura. Because three trailable points loops were removed between Ballarat and Maryborough so as passenger services  ...

Posted 12 May 2021 13:52 in Victoria by Bonzel

[quote=BigShunter]Don't panic, I haven't posted this in the wrong thread as it's grain related.

On this video, which is very good, thanks to J.H Railway Videos as the train passes the silo's at Nul ...

[quote=Gman_86][quote]G521 leads a diverted Qube Hay train to Melbourne Port via Gheringhap 14-3-2021. Seems the Ultima Hay train has been diverted today[/quote]

I wonder why that would be, there sho ...

Posted 12 Mar 2021 18:21 in Victoria by Bonzel

[quote=Y115][quote]Huh... They seem to be getting in later and later. They weren't there at 11.[/quote]1130 to 1230, coming from Ouyen, seems to take up to twelve hours to travel from Maryborough to P ...

Posted 03 Mar 2021 07:28 in Victoria by Bonzel

[quote=bevans][quote][quote]The UP Mildura is well and truly delayed today via Gheirnghap.[/quote]7901V ran today on time is it is up at Merbien now.[/quote]

GOG has 7904 timetabled for today. Not s ...

Posted 02 Mar 2021 16:48 in Victoria by Bonzel

The UP Mildura is well and truly delayed today via Gheirnghap.
7901V ran today on time is it is up at Merbien now.

Posted 16 Dec 2020 18:19 in Victoria by Bonzel

More at the ABC

Good Photo Graeme.


Looks like its a screen grab f ...

Posted 24 Nov 2020 20:47 in Victoria by Bonzel

[quote=Lockspike][quote][quote]NSW Blacks? The original NSW bogie wheat hopper? I thought they were all retired, they would be almost 70yrs old now. Some came in kit form from Waggonfabrick Talbot in ...

Posted 24 Nov 2020 09:31 in Victoria by Bonzel

[quote=Lockspike][quote]8158, X50 and 8179 just passed St James heading south with a mixture of NSW blacks and old Freight Australia greens.[/quote]NSW Blacks? The original NSW bogie wheat hopper? I t ...

Posted 05 Nov 2020 19:25 in Victoria by Bonzel

[quote=501M]Because it appears Dan's government doesn't like to accept responsibility for its own stuff ups. I asked my local Labor MP today why Victoria has had 70% of Australia's Covid-19 cases and ...

Posted 22 Oct 2020 07:09 in Victoria by Bonzel

Spot on Hbedriver been thinking same , the Sealake and Nullawill grains ran via Bendigo for years till the floods.

Posted 16 Oct 2020 13:25 in Victoria by Bonzel

The capacity is low because the Andrews government stuffed the standardisation project and won't put the money up to fix the mess they created.
And it was Kennett who pulled the pas ...

Posted 09 Oct 2020 22:07 in Victoria by Bonzel

Has anyone checked the Grades and Curves book or checked it out on the ground from Ararat to Maryborough and explain how to get 80kph running with out major earthworks.

Posted 01 Oct 2020 16:46 in Victoria by Bonzel

7901V and 7904V crossing at Maryborough.


Posted 29 Sep 2020 20:55 in Victoria by Bonzel

Speaking about PN, they ran two rakes last week on BG but are yet to send one out this week. SSR BG loaded at Sea Lake and Nullawil on Sunday/Monday.
Rail companies only move the ...

Posted 04 Sep 2020 14:36 in Victoria by Bonzel

About 8 to 10 off at Donald rest for Merbien.

Posted 19 Aug 2020 07:35 in Victoria by Bonzel

PN and other operators only run trains when the grain companies have orders to fill.

Why is this crap in a rail group forum ? Take it else where.

Posted 24 Jul 2020 17:32 in Victoria by Bonzel

That`s the part i was referring to think it went up near Ouyen to repair a section of the line after a big derailment in the BG days .

Posted 24 Jul 2020 10:16 in Victoria by Bonzel

Where did the second hand rail from Castlemaine line get used Walsh wouldn`t have a clue. The project is a basket case and needs to be fixed ASAP  eg Ararat Junction , full use of whats left of Marybo ...

Posted 16 Jul 2020 10:06 in Victoria by Bonzel

[quote=NSWGR8022]My limited understanding of Mildura freight is it consists mainly of wine and fresh fruit and grain in containers firstly is this correct and secondly where does the loading end up?[/ ...

Posted 15 Jul 2020 15:12 in Victoria by Bonzel

[quote=bevans][quote]Fruitee is at or that close to its max permissible length of 1200 mtr , some Donald loading is being attached to 7902V and off 7901V. And the overflow from Donald run as a separat ...

Posted 15 Jul 2020 13:59 in Victoria by Bonzel

[quote=bevans][quote]Both 7901V and 7902V ran yesterday. I saw them both. G523, XR559, BL31 on 7901, G523, BL31, XR559 on 7902.[/quote]

Thanks Lachlan. I will let [url=/user/585][b]@GheringhapLoop[/ ...

Yes still used on interstate superfrieghters , QUBE use same length type on the paper trains and some were running on the fruitee about this time last year .


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