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Posted 18 Nov 2021 10:43 in Victoria by K-Class

Having trouble understanding where the development is relative to the station yard?

From others posts this development is being undertaken by Fenning timbers so a quick google m ...

Posted 18 Oct 2021 16:21 in Other Transport by K-Class

[quote=WimbledonW]Ammonia has a pungent smell which could be a disadvantage in urban areas. Maybe locos could carry some "odour" diesel for use in those urban areas.

It is believed that ammonia can ...

The articles in the AMRM issue 89 are about the 4 wheel water tank wagons not about the fixed water tanks at stations for loco watering.


Posted 14 Jul 2018 13:45 in Victoria by K-Class

Appleton Dock has a 550m and a 580m road leading into the unloading shed. the unloading road is 357m long with an additional 90m dead end shunt. So any train over about 300m long needs to be split. se ...

For the past few weeks/months or so I have been experiencing an issue where if I try to access the site from Chrome about 95% of the time it says Railpage is unavailable but when I use the much less p ...

SCT could do with the power so makes sense. Can the class run on all lines SCT use ?

The only line that the Aurizon did not use the LDP's on that is used by SCT is from Cry ...

Posted 29 Aug 2017 21:32 in Victoria by K-Class

A good example of the benefits available to the lines converted to SG is to look at the difference between the operations of Qube in NSW vs the BG in Victoria. In NSW most of the locos and wagons used ...

I am looking to fill some gaps in my collection of Catchpoint Magazines. If any one has any of the following magazines they are willing to part with please let me know.

July, September and November ...

Hi Graham

Looks like with your latest website updates you have accidentally saved the March 2017 sightings over the February 2017 information.


The 100T wagons recently removed from the Maryborough - Ararrat line were of 3 different classes; VHKY, VNLY & VHNY.

VHKY - 9 new builds by Alstom in 2001. These are very similar to the CGAY hoppers  ...

You will also have CSR011 and 012 soon to add to the list. SCT purchased the 2 BK units and according to the attached ARCT TOC waver these units have been or are soon to be recoded to join the other S ...

[quote=Gman_86][quote]GML10 has been to Junee under her own power on several occasions and travelling under a ARTC ToC waiver,

NSW EPA has decreed that the loco is to noisy for the delicate hearin ...

Posted 06 Oct 2016 22:07 in Operators by K-Class



Looks like 2 ...

Posted 25 Sep 2016 18:11 in South Australia by K-Class

Forgot some of these were still around

Were this class ever used on

Narrow gauge in south Australia ?


BG and SG only.

[quote=M636C]Current period modellers will be pleased to know that a few of these vehicles are still in service.

I don't know if these were BNX or WMX originally, since unusually they have been giv ...

K-class are they the bluebird ones your looking for?
The Bluebird cars became PDAY's. I am looking to make one or two PSDS cars which were converted from NSW RUB cars, specific ...

Hi I am looking for one or two Silvermaz SBS or SFS carriages which I plan to convert into a SCT PSDS crew cars. I dont mind weather the kits are built or not.

If anyone can help thanks.


Posted 14 Dec 2015 22:40 in South Australia by K-Class

Thank Pressman for the info particularly about the heights of the silos.


Posted 12 Dec 2015 13:33 in Operators by K-Class

Just wishing to know about this train does it run daily and what is the usual loading please?
KA9 only runs when required (normally only a few times per week for the per Christ ...

Posted 12 Dec 2015 12:15 in South Australia by K-Class

[color=#141823][size=2][font=helvetica, arial, sans-serif]I am wondering if anyone knows where I could get some plans for the grain silos at Port Adelaide or if they are not available if anyone at lea ...

[quote=NSWGR8022][quote][quote]Do these still exist and will Standard Gauge be made available once it comes through Ballarat?[/quote]Yes they do and potentially.[/quote]

Thank you [url=/user/433][b]@ ...

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Where has all the grain gone ?
We must be in the lul between the end of last summers grain being moved and the beginning of this years crop starting to be moved.


The 1956 Dandenong to Hallam shows the Shell Oil Co siding just to the city side of Frankston Rd which could have possibly also crossed John St. This siding is not shown on the 1969 diagram, so has be ...

Posted 16 Sep 2015 20:41 in South Australia by K-Class

[quote=Pressman]Nice picture peter, thanks for posting.

It appears that the cooling fan on the short hood is a new item.

I did a check on the photos in the Loco section of RP, and it doesn't appe ...

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