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Posted 22 Jan 2021 12:33 in Locomotives and Rolling Stock by Campaspe 2
I was wondering if anyone could tell me if all the 3000 / 3100 class railcars running on the Adelaide metro network have been given their half life refurbishment?
Based on info on the web ...
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Posted 03 Jan 2021 16:10 in New South Wales by Campaspe 2
My friend "Search" hasn't been able to help me with these questions so I was hoping a well informed Railpager might be able to assist.
NSW Trainlink has a fleet of 23 Xplorer and (I think ...
Posted 03 Jan 2021 15:43 in New South Wales by Campaspe 2
I understand that a full size mock-up of the new CAF train is currently located somewhere in Bathurst and is being used to obtain staff and customer group feedback on the proposed interior f ...
Posted 03 Jan 2021 15:35 in South Australia by Campaspe 2
Just one small correction to your last post.
Mr Malinauskas is the opposition leader (Labor) in the South Australian parliament.
He has been campaigning for quite some time in r ...
Posted 03 Jan 2021 15:29 in South Australia by Campaspe 2
Thanks for the correction on the slogan and the identity of the NRs carrying the slogan.
One other piece of information on The Overland.
Since 9 December 2020, you can earn and use Qantas Freque ...
Posted 03 Jan 2021 13:09 in South Australia by Campaspe 2
Great to see The Overland back.
It was a pretty long train - NR 66, then 4 x Red class BJ cars, RBJ 3, 2 x Red Premium BJ cars (must be BJ 4 and BJ 5) and then power van PCO 4.
Does anyone have ...
Posted 01 Dec 2020 16:49 in New South Wales by Campaspe 2
Yes, for a period there was a Wagga Wagga day train.
A brief history of the service is outlined below.
[size=3][font=Times New Roman", serif]A day train between Sydney and Wagga Wagga ...
Posted 09 Sep 2020 16:36 in New South Wales by Campaspe 2
Are the grain facilities at Shepherds Siding located between Bomen and Harefield on the Main South line in NSW still being used?
if so, who actually owns these facilities?
If not, when ...
Posted 13 Aug 2020 15:53 in South Australia by Campaspe 2
Thanks everyone for your help.
Posted 03 Aug 2020 10:41 in South Australia by Campaspe 2
I was wondering where the stop for the "Silver City Limited" railcar service (Adelaide - Broken Hill), which ran between 1986 and 1990 was located in Jamestown. At first I thought it was at ...
Posted 29 Jun 2020 17:07 in New South Wales by Campaspe 2
Thanks Bevan and Fatty for the feedback on Table Top.
Fatty, how is work going on the Ettamogah siding extension?
Posted 29 Jun 2020 11:08 in Victoria by Campaspe 2
Just a bit more on the patronage numbers of The Overland.
The "Wimmera Mail-Times" published the following annual patronage numbers for the Overland in their issue of 15 January 2020. These numbers ...
Posted 29 Jun 2020 10:10 in New South Wales by Campaspe 2
I have heard a rumor that the disused crossing loop at Table Top (between Albury and Gerogery on the Main South) may be (or maybe it already has been) removed. Could someone in the local are ...
Posted 22 Jan 2019 14:51 in Victoria by Campaspe 2
I have been trying to work out which V/Line locomotive hauled carriages have now been outshopped in the PTV purple livery.
The livery was introduced in mid-2014 when VLocity unit VL 40 wa ...
Posted 12 Sep 2018 16:22 in Railway Archaeology by Campaspe 2
Does anyone know when the timber station building at Holbrook was removed?
The passenger service came to an end in 1970 and photos indicate that it had been removed by 1972.
I assume that it mig ...
Posted 12 Sep 2018 16:17 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Campaspe 2
Back in 1975, Hamersley Iron acquired NSWGR FS car numbers 2010, 2138 and 2141.
2010 was converted to inspection car SV 4 after it arrived and was repainted in the Hamersley Iron green an ...
Posted 03 Sep 2018 14:33 in New South Wales by Campaspe 2
Does anyone know when the Loco Shed and Goods Shed at Picton were removed? I assume that it occurred sometime in the late 1960s for the Loco Shed and late 1970s for the Goods Shed, but I was ...
Posted 06 Jul 2018 07:06 in Locomotives and Rolling Stock by Campaspe 2
I'm trying to confirm the current owner and location of the former South Australian Railways (SAR) 500 and 600 Class Cars - particularly Car 501.
I believe that their current owner and lo ...
Posted 01 Feb 2018 10:55 in New South Wales by Campaspe 2
During October / November 2017, the mural located in the former Interstate Booking Office at Central Station was cleaned following the fire that closed this area back in September 2015.
Since late ...
Posted 30 Nov 2017 13:39 in Locomotives and Rolling Stock by Campaspe 2
The August 1982 (p.168) and February 1983 (p.18) issues of Newsrail cover the accident and the subsequent investigation into the cause.
In summary, the Coroner found that the driver of th ...
Posted 22 Nov 2017 14:03 in New South Wales by Campaspe 2
There is an excellent article by David Oram in the February 2013 issue of "Roundhouse" magazine (page 4) that actually lists the dates the 38s were painted grey, green and black between 194 ...
Posted 09 Nov 2017 13:51 in South Australia by Campaspe 2
Does anyone know how the football fans who travelled across to the AFL 2017 Grand Final from Adelaide on The Overland (renamed the Crowverland for the trip) on Friday, 29 September 2017 actu ...
Posted 22 Sep 2017 10:20 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by Campaspe 2
Does anyone know how long 4201 was out of service?
Posted 08 May 2017 08:38 in South Australia by Campaspe 2
There is a drawing of the bridge over the Murray at Murray Bridge in the late Ron Stewien's book "A History of the South Australian Railways, Volume 5". The drawing is on pages 152 an ...
Posted 04 May 2017 15:31 in Locomotives and Rolling Stock by Campaspe 2
Have any more Overland cars been repainted by the workshops at islington?
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