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DJPeters

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Now that the 900 class are on the way, I do wonder if later they will do two more both proposed schemes though but never applied to the proto type.  The orignal colour scheme as what was on the SAR ha ...

[quote=freightgate]Here is an idea on how to approach the problem. A dual purpose tunnel would be a better idea but may not fix congestion.

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I know the driver of the train involved in this personally, so get well soon.

I have been watching on you tube how some very noisy locomotives are quietened down some what, mainly British ones though, but on quite a few of these videos the actual worm gear on the motor shaft wa ...

Hornby decoders seem to be a hit and miss on some other systems, some have all the problems in the world with them and others say they work fine.  But as David Head said maybe and that is putting it m ...

It is a possibility that the steps are not allowing the bogie to swing out properly as clearances can be tight however I must ask what radius are the curves that it derails on as there is a minimum cu ...

Posted 20 May 2021 16:46 in South Australia by DJPeters

[quote=dylan]Slightly off topic, but does anyone know if the signal cabin at Pt Pirie is still there?

I recall seeing it in 2010 when there was a radio station based there, but I can't see it in the ...

Mt Barker Junction did at one time have standard gauge into the platform there as a siding off of the main line so it would have been easier to tranship from one train to the other if needed. However  ...

Some facts are the current Port Adelaide railway station is up on a bridge over the Port Road. But it is a two to three minute walk to the main shopping area in Port Adelaide so that is convinent for  ...

Posted 10 Mar 2021 14:57 in South Australia by DJPeters

[quote=Gayspie]It would save taxpayers money not having to replace timetables at train stations and bus stops all over adelaide every six months when the timetables change. Not to mention the vandalis ...

When loads increased but locomotives stayed virtually the same the railways would tend to rid them selves of what is called a rail line around the contours of the earth as it is in a spot and straight ...

Posted 27 Feb 2021 19:08 in South Australia by DJPeters

Timetables at stations are now a thing of the past our local station had them and suddenly they where gone only the filled in holes where they once stood were left to be seen.  Timtables have been rem ...

Posted 08 Feb 2021 16:11 in South Australia by DJPeters

The population of South Australia is 1.74m people and the population of the Adelaide Metro area is 1.429m people so no wonder regional rail is a no go. That leaves 2,858,000 for all the rest of the st ...

They could also remove the rails and just put back the road surface at a lower level if they are rebuilding the roadway or something there it might remove a bit of a mound there and enable the road to ...

Posted 15 Dec 2020 14:32 in South Australia by DJPeters

This may have been human error as for it to fail completely IE nothing happens at all, suggests it might have been disconnected completely from all power sources it had so that would result in it not  ...

100% for me as well, but a well done quiz Speltsie.

Well here is a couple of hours work yesterday on the ARM 38 class the tender at the moment. I did what David Head suggested and got some Kerroby 38 class bogies and have added them to the original und ...

Adelaide Metro might have to remove the crossover and point but the track between the mainline point and Islington workshops was removed a while back thus cutting off the BG access to Islington Railwa ...

An updated version??   Aren't you able to get all that with the Eureka one?  Why reinvent the wheel?

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The Eureka ones have problems with the driving wheels moving o ...

That is true a6et but if you use as much of the original model as possible you can get out of it a bit cheaper. Whistles and the like are easily added in the future if it bugs you that much.  But all  ...

Posted 02 Dec 2020 19:16 in South Australia by DJPeters

[quote=justapassenger]Monday 7th was the date in the last update letterboxed to locals in the area, though that might have slipped since then thanks to the Covid issues before last weekend.

It look ...

To be honest the ARM 38 class steam locomotive and tender looks to have been designed by two teams one for the loco and the other for the tender.  The Loco is quite good runs well and has plenty of pu ...

Posted 01 Dec 2020 19:19 in Help For Beginners by DJPeters

Removing the profile photo on your Google account will stop that and put up just a figures outline of a head or something from memory in place of it, not your head outline though.  It is a sort of fil ...

The longer Geber leaves the cars out in the open the worse they are going to get so that in the end all he will have is a load of scrap metal.  The museum cannot put them under cover for him simply be ...

I remember going through similar hacking and bashing with my Lima 38 model back in the 1980's. We've come a long way, haven't we?
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We sure have but at least the Lima model with pr ...
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