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Lord Viykor

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[quote=AC4000]Went for a drive yesterday and can confirm nothing is left in Biloela, the track from Earlsfeild to Jambin is in place but is washed out in several places and has trees growing in the mi ...

How would this work if a CD or mp3 is playing? I assume it's like the tunnel warnings and you need to be tuned onto a radio station.

Posted 17 Sep 2012 21:08 in News by Lord Viykor

The nation’s largest rail freight group QR National Limited today announced a proposa ...

Posted 05 Jan 2012 11:30 in Queensland by Lord Viykor

Glenmore and Gracemere maintenance depots are QRN owned if that helps.

Posted 18 Mar 2011 20:11 in Queensland by Lord Viykor

Rolleston line up and running again, a report in yesterdays Gladstone Observer.

I did an inspe ...

Posted 18 Mar 2011 20:08 in Queensland by Lord Viykor

AFAIK, the last vestige of the workshops in that area was the Buttwelding shop at Banyo.

That would be correct, the flashbutt welding was moved to Yeerongpilly a couple of years ago.

We used to  ...

Posted 07 Mar 2011 21:40 in Queensland by Lord Viykor

Well I know this bit of track a bit better now. Been over it once doing a hi-rail inspection with the local crew.

Last week I finished walking it all with a couple of other workmates, around 175km  ...

have you got a more exact location for it please as I would like to add it to my map.

Looking at Google Earth I think this is it, the general location and look is right.

28°24'15.55"S 152° 1'5 ...

Posted 11 Feb 2011 12:24 in Operators by Lord Viykor

I'm considering going, doubt whether I'll be released though. Seems I may be too çritical' to the business well at least my position may be.

I wonder how many will leave and try to get back in Que ...

Posted 10 Feb 2011 19:51 in Queensland by Lord Viykor

Yes, there are pics floating around of some of the damage. Just not allowed to post them in public.

The pics show a lot of damage, it'll take a while to get the track back in place.

Posted 07 Feb 2011 20:27 in Operators by Lord Viykor

QR National has today announced it is offering VERS to it's employees.

Didn't take long to decide to cull staff. Be interesting to see who goes, I'm considering my options.

Staff critical to th ...

Posted 07 Feb 2011 18:10 in Queensland by Lord Viykor


Posted 16 Jan 2011 15:13 in Queensland by Lord Viykor

Rolleston line is similar so will be many months to repair.

The photos I've seen of Rolleston show a lot of damage, I agree it'll take months to fix.

Posted 15 Jan 2011 11:55 in Queensland by Lord Viykor

I've seen a lot of photos over the last week on the damage to the network.

Bauhinia branch is a mess.

I've got to plan a trip up to CQ to see how the gangs are doing repairs in relation to the s ...

Posted 15 Jan 2011 11:50 in Queensland by Lord Viykor

Hail Creek

Posted 23 Dec 2010 14:23 in Queensland by Lord Viykor


I'm starting an electrical apprenticeship with QR in January and ive found out that i'll be based out of Sunshine depot.  I imagine ill be on the lines a fair bit as i'm with the Facilities Mai ...

Posted 23 Dec 2010 10:21 in Queensland by Lord Viykor

Looks a bit like the end of Coppabella yard

It is ordered then rolled then welded then laid there is NO storing of it for any more than a month or so.

That is not how it's done in QR/QRN, rail may be stockpiled for a couple of years.

I'v ...

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