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Posted 24 Jun 2014 23:27 in New South Wales by Dover

griz has it 40 years on.

Staff to griz


Silly question - but are they double colour light signals in the background of the photo?

Posted 10 Jun 2014 19:44 in Sydney Suburban by Dover

[quote=normw]Some prior history: Monday about 1.30pm 8101 arrived at Glenfield via the EHDN and began signal testing, starting with the P4 road and trips out to around MF station at a guess. After a c ...

Posted 29 May 2014 17:43 in Sydney Suburban by Dover


It also says that the work "will include removal of old signalling equipment and old overhead wire foundations.", so maybe those old signals will get ripped out in June rather than ...

Posted 29 May 2014 15:18 in Signalling and Infrastructure by Dover

Fuses are labelled f45

Terminals are labelled t45

Well, not all of them are labelled f45/t45, that would be confusing and dangerous! Smile

Posted 14 May 2014 17:29 in Sydney Suburban by Dover

I can only assume they were testing the signal 'lamps' (These days L.E.D. modules).

That would be a correct assumption - in no way would a conflicting route have been set.

Posted 10 May 2014 16:05 in Sydney Suburban by Dover

This will answer many questions. Details of the Glenfield Junction Commissioning are now in Weekly Notice 20 :

Ah, fair enough, thanks for the extra info!
No worries. Check out p. 36 of WN51 ( & while it does ...

I think it's just a limit of shunt board?
Nah, it's new signal - AN38. It's acting as fixed reds for the next 12 months, but will get routes in the next stage.

Posted 25 Dec 2013 07:50 in Sydney Suburban by Dover

The improvements at Liverpool are well done, and should have been done by Dr Bradfield in the 20s and 30s, except that Bradfield wasn't a timetable person.
With the greatest re ...

Hi Everyone,

Today the Transport Minister Gladys Berejiklian released the Rail Heritage Review and has supported it's recommendations.

Rail Heritage has been very fortunate in the level of fundi ...

Hi all,

Does anyone know, by any chance, when the first train is supposed to run over the new tracks? Are there any railfans planning to be there?Smile



Th ...

[quote=jcouch]I was half asleep this morning, but I swear the 5:50am out of Campbelltown went through Revesby station on the platform 3 side of the island ie the country side of the new track are alre ...

The turnout from the Down Main to the Down Suburban at West Ryde is rated at X50 (101 Points). As the majority of freight use the outer suburba ...

Posted 15 Mar 2013 17:51 in Sydney Suburban by Dover

A37 was ran into and out of Sydney Yard at about midnight last night under test - I'd imagine that it won't be long before it's in service.
On other forums I noted that 4464 went L/E to EDI Cardiff to ...

Posted 05 Mar 2013 10:31 in Sydney Suburban by Dover

Saw A35 in service this morning, just passed A36 at AMF

Has any work started or a start been planned yet ?

One of the sets of catchpoints on the Down Relief at North Strathfield is due to come out first weekend  ...

[quote="Bevan Wall"]
Just out of interest, can someone suggest which classes of CFCLA's more modern locos would be light enough to satisfy the weight restrictions for running on the loop li ...

Posted 14 Jan 2013 21:28 in Sydney Suburban by Dover

Last Friday, before the weekend shutdown, a set of points and track had been laid out on the down southern flyover, connecting to the track from P4. The points facing back ...

Very Intresting - I assume the Worker is Banging on the side of the Rail to knock something in place, But yes, It is a very Intresting noise that it makes Kind RegardsUsually they're clipping/unclippi ...

This might sound like a Stupid Question- But I have been Observing the Works- And from time to time there will be a Workman Banging on the Edge of the Steel Rails- And this will cause a "Twang" or an  ...

The rail and ballast had reached Casula at Friday, with rail and ballast already on the Glenfield flyover heading North towards Casula.I'd say it's likely they have already or will meet this week.Nice ...

Villawood-Carramar signalling works are planned for this weekend. note that SSFL signals are NSWR double-light sty ...

Surprised Doesn't look like anyone picked up on this... Both the North Strathfield Rail Underpass and Gosford Passing Loops projects were approved in October. ...

Its logical to use double colour light signalling in areas where traffic density can be high and with longer heavier services . You may get issues if a double colour light failed , say one light out  ...

Can anyone confirm if there is to be a crossing loop on the SSFL flyover at Glenfield. If so will it be a 1500 or 1800 metre loop?With rate of tracklaying progress, when is the likely opening of the l ...

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