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NSWGR 3827

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Silly Question, but what if demand for "Green Energy" outstrips Supply?

Posted 13 May 2021 20:01 in New South Wales by NSWGR 3827

Quite likely the Acid wash was done as a result of Heavy Scaling found during an Internal Inspection, I believe 3801 had the same problem when it arrived at Thirlmere? and was treated in the same way. ...

[quote=YM-Mundrabilla][quote][quote]I take it that they don’t have a main reservoir pipe on 3801; if they did it could have still been leading, using the diesel to supply air for brakes, butterfly d ...

I take it that they don’t have a main reservoir pipe on 3801; if they did it could have still been leading, using the diesel to supply air for brakes, butterfly doors, etc
hbedriver
No ...

A few observations from the discussions regarding load trials particularly the one involving 6029.

Out of curiosity I tracked down what I believe to be the Video referenced in discussion of 6029 Haul ...

[quote=Valvegear]I always respect the comments of M636C, however the Germans didn't build exactly as designed. There were manufacturing errors, and trouble came from both sides. I have given my word t ...

[quote=TheFish]A boiler in daily service for 19 years obviously hasn't been through that many heating and cooling cycles.

Again you miss the point. Boiler water treatment is hardly ever going to b ...

[quote=TheFish][quote][quote]And that shows why you should always have spare boilers ready to go[/quote]No need for Spare boilers anymore, treat your water and they will last a long long time.[/quote] ...

And that shows why you should always have spare boilers ready to go
DCook
No need for Spare boilers anymore, treat your water and they will last a long long time.

[quote=YM-Mundrabilla]Perhaps a silly question but one that has been bugging me for ages.

Why are the cylinder cocks open on both locos for so much of this (and other similar videos)?

There must ...

Steamrail buys their coal from Gunnedah NSW from what I've been told.
Puffing billy I've Heard buys there's from Queensland.
Dangersdan707
Not Anymore, Comes from Tarrawong ...

The original V/Line Tangerine livery is subject to copyright, and is still owned by V/Line, and in turn the Victorian Government. So P22 could not be painted into that livery.
Gman_86
It ...

[quote=Valvegear][quote] I have also seen tubes removed after 10 years in Daily service where the manufacturers branding can seen be read clearly.[/quote] If the tubes were that good, why were they ta ...

[quote=Valvegear][quote]If your feedwater treatment is effective corrosion will be reduced to zero, [/quote] It won't. You will never eliminate every last bit of excess oxygen. Feed water is not the o ...

[quote=TheFish][quote][quote][quote][quote]The withdrawal of 3642 has been long planned. It is due for a major overhaul. The last one was many years ago.[/quote]In recent years 3642 has had it's Boile ...

[quote=a6et][quote][quote]The withdrawal of 3642 has been long planned. It is due for a major overhaul. The last one was many years ago.[/quote]In recent years 3642 has had it's Boiler changed c.2007/ ...

The withdrawal of 3642 has been long planned. It is due for a major overhaul. The last one was many years ago.
LesS
In recent years 3642 has had it's Boiler changed c.2007/8 then had sub ...

[quote=YM-Mundrabilla][quote][quote] the 50MPH TPWS restriction went out the window on the up after Geelong as we covered Geelong to SCS in 59 minutes![/quote]Perhaps it's best to Not be posting infor ...

the 50MPH TPWS restriction went out the window on the up after Geelong as we covered Geelong to SCS in 59 minutes!
popey
Perhaps it's best to Not be posting information such as this in  ...

[quote=lsrailfan]I find it very hard to believe that there isn't a company within Australia, that could have done 3801's boiler from the getgo, are you seriously trying to tell me that there is nowher ...

[quote=steve_w_1990]At the end of the day, if a major component fails or reaches it's "life expiry" on a loco, would we be better off trying to fix this problem at considerable time and expense? Or if ...

[quote=TheFish]

We need a dedicated boiler shop in NSW.

I volunteer at a heritage railway in the UK and have seen how a dedicated boiler workshop and a dedicated group of boiler staff can work. An ...

[quote=YM-Mundrabilla][quote][quote]If you read the latest report, it says the bearings are to be replaced now while the loco is still in bits, to save doing it in two or so years time. The bearings ...

[quote=Spinner5711]If you read the latest report, it says the bearings are to be replaced now while the loco is still in bits, to save doing it in two or so years time. The bearings were looked at a ...

[quote=apw5910][quote]Says a lot for the accreditation/registration process where the difference between 'bearings' and what are, in effect, 'roller bearing bushings' is not recognised.[/quote]The onl ...

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