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Posted 27 Jul 2021 21:14 in The Lounge by KRviator

[url=https://www.health.gov.au/initiatives-and-programs/covid-19-vaccines/learn-about-covid-19-vaccines/about-the-astrazeneca-covid-19-vaccine]Health.gov.au says 3.1:100,000 doses

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Posted 27 Jul 2021 20:32 in The Lounge by KRviator

The risk of death for AZ might only be 1:1,000,000 however, the risk of developing non-fatal TTS blood-clotting is around 1:60,000. That's not necessarily good odds if you're dependent  ...

Posted 26 Jul 2021 16:46 in The Lounge by KRviator

[quote][quote]FWIW, I agree with the protest - for the simple reason I believe people should be responsible for [i]their own [/i]health at this point in time.[/quote]Wrong and pathetic. Now is NOT the ...

[quote=fzr560][quote]Same as Australia. I'm aware that some freight operators here are really struggling to crew trains.[/quote]

I thought employing traincrew would be just like employing truckies. R ...

Posted 24 Jul 2021 20:44 in The Lounge by KRviator

[quote=justapassenger]A lot of them appeared to be doing the H****r salute, which could be enough to establish it meets the legal definition of terrorism and therefore allow the police to put them awa ...

Posted 24 Jul 2021 17:36 in The Lounge by KRviator

Deny healthcare to those involved in todays protests and you are also suggesting denying healthcare to the majority of those who develop lung cancer - for the vast majority of that is caused by volunt ...

Posted 21 Jul 2021 19:04 in The Lounge by KRviator

Brisvegas announced as host of 2032 games because no one else wants it.

Anna has just bankrupted Qld. Terrible mistake.

Carnot

Don't worry about it. The border's won't be open by then ...

Fassfern-Cessnock/Kurri is straight through Mt Sugarloaf& the conservation area, and is terrain that only a mountain goat could love. The geotechnical costs would be enormous for bugger all benefit. T ...

Perhaps doors that only open while the train is moving at speed for such people? Laughing
Graham4405
I've never understood this method of "open window - stick arm through - grab exterior ha ...

If the set has openable windows, it's nowhere near high speed.
route14
Better tell the Poms that. It was on a BR MkIII coach that makes up the bulk of their HST fleet...

Posted 05 Jul 2021 19:44 in Queensland by KRviator

[quote=AC4000]My work place has a deduction scheme where ten dollars is taken from your pay in the event of a death at work or else where to help your family as most commonly finances are restricted w ...

Posted 01 Jul 2021 11:25 in Queensland by KRviator

[quote=petan]If you have flown in normal airlines in recent times since 'Electronic Flight Bags' became common, your life has been dependent on Ipads, especially if flown in storms around airports in ...

EDIT: An appalling and meaningless choice of thread title.
YM-Mundrabilla
Agreed. Problem Solvered. Smile

Caused a big Brouhaha in the Upper Hunter among the locals near us - particularly as it flew in the face of the lockdown orders. I'm surprised they decided to go ahead with it, despite knowing pretty  ...

Posted 25 Jun 2021 00:21 in Queensland by KRviator

[quote=RTT_Rules]But realistically today, we simple cheap technology available, we shouldn't be reliant on a person to visually see a train ahead and at the higher speed on track ie 80 - 120 km/h with ...

And just to confuse the issue a bit more, if you're using it as the yard shunter, red marker lights on both ends - and (for NCOP territory) - when you're stopped in clear in a loop, you turn the loop- ...

Posted 21 Jun 2021 09:17 in Queensland by KRviator

Question for those that know...Are the 2400's set up with long-hood controls, or is it a case of "looking over your shoulder" like some other operators do with their single-ended, single-control-stand ...

So why are train drivers different to taxi-cab drivers, bus drivers, pilots etc?
Upven
Because pilots aren't forced to strip down to their Reg Grundy's on the flightdeck after recoupling ...

Posted 17 Jun 2021 20:43 in General by KRviator

I dunno, but it relies on two things - loose shunting and non-air moves, neither of which are permitted in Oz these days. At least, AIUI, at any of the major operators.

Posted 17 Jun 2021 20:03 in Victoria by KRviator

Good find [url=/user/27918][b]@Carnot[/b]. My Google-fu is getting worse with age I fear.

Now, on that article, I call bull$hit. Two trains head-to-head in the same section and only stopping when t ...

Posted 17 Jun 2021 19:09 in Victoria by KRviator

Not a rehash of the incident a few years ago where the NCO took the blocks off the wrong line and routed a V/Line job into a worksite?

I can't find any news report coming close to the above descri ...

Nothing wrong with CVR and video. Planes will get video soon enough, just needs the right accident to prove if they had things would be different.
RTT_Rules
With all the accidents we've ...

[quote=james.au]I think crews are being precious. Airliners have had this for decades. If it makes them think about their in-cab behaviour then that is a positive side effect.

If done like cockpi ...

Posted 11 Jun 2021 11:11 in Victoria by KRviator

[quote=justarider]I was gunna refrain from offering an opinion, but can't let KR go so far off track.

The AQW is NOT a driver, yet you expect him to behave like one and to have extensive knowledge ...

Posted 11 Jun 2021 07:59 in Victoria by KRviator

[quote=historian][quote]The question must be asked - and I hope it [i]will be [/i]in the final report - but WTF was the Pilot doing? "Accompanying [u]Qualified[/u] Worker", yet he presumably said noth ...

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