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Posted 20 Oct 2014 01:29 in Sydney Suburban by FullSeries

[quote=normw]The official handover to Sydney Trains is to be Oct 31st (based on Oct CU); are 'training' trains going to operate before then?

Has someone saved an 'S' set for training purposes?

A ...

Posted 17 Oct 2014 22:17 in Sydney Suburban by FullSeries

Crew training starts next week, with a 4 car S set being utilised from AMF. Ultrasonic track testing will take place again this weekend also.

Posted 07 Oct 2014 00:05 in Sydney Suburban by FullSeries

[quote=normw]The (near) future will tell. While a shuttle between Leppington and Glenfield would get users from the south-west on the move, extending the service slightly to say Liverpool would also s ...

Posted 22 Jun 2014 12:12 in Locations by FullSeries

[quote=hunslet1915]The section is more widely known as the North Strathfield Triangle. As well as the movements previously mentioned, school hired trains from the Hornsby line to Olympic Park are some ...

Posted 21 Apr 2014 15:50 in Sydney Suburban by FullSeries

The Up Main to Up Suburban, and Down Suburban to Down Main at both Illawarra Junction and Homebush East Junction should be made high speed. Seeing as there is numerous trains timetabled to use these e ...

Posted 17 Apr 2014 19:53 in Sydney Suburban by FullSeries

A80 is just being detached from 4464 in AMF now. Making it the last A set to be delivered to Auburn.

Posted 16 Apr 2014 19:20 in Sydney Suburban by FullSeries

A80 is being delivered tomorrow to Auburn.

Posted 13 Apr 2014 14:25 in Sydney Suburban by FullSeries

[quote=blacktails1985]1. Whenever i catch the train headed out the West from Central and it's a Tangara, there's a very noticable side to side shake when it goes over certain parts of track, including ...

Posted 14 Mar 2014 12:22 in Sydney Suburban by FullSeries

[quote=M636C]To be fair, the ex-driving trailers have pantographs and they look like power cars to people who don't know the technical details of K sets.

In fact, one of the first K set driving tra ...

[quote=HeadShunt]No doubt that is the case, but our point is that an upper yellow is not necessary where little or no reduction in speed for the points is required. As I said above, there are location ...

Waterfall looking towards the platform in the Up direction

Waterfall it is. Sitting in the Neck. Should have blacked out the W signal numbers. XYZ Key to you.

Apologies, I had indeed forgot I guessed! I'll find a photo - gimme a min.

Calling FullSeries to the forum. Your turn.

Apologies, I had indeed forgot I guessed! I'll find a photo - gimme a min.

Bingo - it's Richmond isn't it?

[quote=wally-wowser1]Maybe you should as about the un official record top speed for the Circle. No it wasn't me but a guy? who is no longer employed by smeg rail with a nickname starting with "F "



[quote=Madjikthise]Classified as a "Maintenance Fault", which is the lowest priority. Loss of pressure below a certain amount will automatically apply the brakes. If it sits there long enough for even ...

[quote=Madjikthise]The trains are old, they leak. The state of the track also plays a big part in air usage as the airbags are constantly getting replenished with the train bouncing all over the place ...

Posted 11 Jan 2014 15:29 in Sydney Suburban by FullSeries

What are nowhere points and what is their purpose?

Same purpose as a derail frog or jacks. An additional form of protection for conflicting movements. If for some reason a trai ...

Another one that was bad was Upper FTG to Belgrave. When sitting on the platform you could hear the MA go from 50Hz down to 35/40Hz.

For operations, the run number changed when the train first reaches Central before going around the Quay, so a run would be say - 71-S Central 21 to Homebush 6. Shore trains still change at Central, a ...

[quote=Braddo]An air compressor is NOT designed to run continously. It runs when the air in the tank has gone below a certain level. There is obviously a leak or some other sort of issue on the cars w ...

Posted 10 Dec 2013 18:43 in Sydney Suburban by FullSeries


- That second turnout from the track going into P1 on the country end has been extended with more sleepers and track about 10-15m. It now goes past one of the OHW stanchions but still ...

[quote=scott4570]Yes, no T sets are currently tabled to run Sector 2 services.

The four (4) K set Rosters running on Sector 2, supplied by Hornsby MC, could also run with a T or S set consist. ...

Posted 24 Nov 2013 13:12 in Sydney Suburban by FullSeries

There any reasons to why there won't be Waratahs planned for sector 3? Power problems?? Or there's no need to as the line is already fully air conditioned?
Waratah's run secto ...

Posted 24 Nov 2013 13:10 in Sydney Suburban by FullSeries

[quote=Alfred3333]I regularly commute on the 7:06 C set service which goes from Lidcombe to Town Hall via the Bnakstown. Line. Over the past 3 weeks only 2 C sets have shown up on this service. This m ...

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