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Posted 16 Jul 2022 18:57 in Railpage Australia™ by WimbledonW

There is room in the thread for the Last Post column to have one extra line, making three in all.

[quote=WimbledonW]Could someone who is familiar with the area provide descriptions of these two towns? Elliot is little more than a village. This includes details of the habitated places and more than ...

Could someone who is familiar with the area provide descriptions of these two towns? Elliot is little more than a village. This includes details of the habitated places and more than just the railway  ...

[quote=bevans]Much news activity and media stunts coming from Melissa Horne. Nothing done for years and now an election year and much media coverage of the poor state of the network has her out and a ...

The TransIranian Railway had a lot of problems with geology, which was previously unmapped.

* A tunnel through s salt dome had to be abandoned and a new alignment constructed since ground water wou ...

The magnificent TransIranian Railway was completed ahead of schedule and under budget.

[quote=freightgate]Bevans you forgot to add the many drivers required and the changes in transport mode which is inefficient compared to a wagon loading setup a branch line would

Provide.

Lita of ...

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For instance could part of the line be rerouted along the original 1860s alignment between Lithgow and Bathurst? (I've read that John Whitton's alignments would be more suitabl ...

Posted 02 Jul 2022 15:46 in The Lounge by WimbledonW

On 23 August 2022 Auspost will issue a stamp commemorating the 150th opening in the Communications and Transport category. This is the Overland Telegraph which stretched from Port Augusta to Darwin vi ...

Includes $10m to investigate extension of Inland Rail to Gladstone.

[url=/news/s/first-steps-towards-inland-rail-construction-in-queensland]First steps towards Inland Rail construction in Queensland

The Lima, Peru, Metro is 1435mm gauge and 1.5kVDC. There will be siz lines when the system is complete.

[url=/news/s/peru-celebrations-for-lima-metro-s-first-tbm-breakthrough]Peru: Celebrations for ...

Proposals exist to connect agricultural areas in Brazil to a new port at Ilo on the Pacific side of the Andes Mountains. The line would be metre gauge as the existing lines in Bolivia and Brazil are t ...

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Can anyone pls report any other examples?John Whitton Bridge over Parramatta River on Northern Line between Rhodes and Meadowbank. Piers were built for 4 tracks to complete quadru ...

[quote=Nightfire][quote]ok then don't but then they should build the new bridge to handle 2 tracks.[/quote]Why does Wellington need double track over the Macquarie River ?

I would say the same solu ...

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For Metros in Ho Chi Mihn City (HCMC) See https://www.railpage.com.au/f-p2256070.htm#2256070 .

These are mostly Standard Gauge.

For new national railways in Vietnam see https://www.railpage.com.au/f-t11404192.htm .

These are SG, MG and DG (Dual Gauge).

Vietnam are to build nine new regional lines mostly 1435mm or 1435mm/1000mm dual gauge. Seven existing 1000mm gauge lines are to be upgraded. These are not the Metro lines found in another thread.

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[quote=bevans]When in Vietnam some years ago now maybe 6 I saw the beginnings of this work on that trip fantastic to see it finished.

[url=/news/s/ho-chi-minh-city-metro-to-open-in-2023]Ho Chi Minh ...

[color=#000000][size=2][font=Roboto, wf_SegoeUI, "Segoe UI", Segoe, "Segoe WP", Tahoma, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif]A multi-million-dollar upgrade of the Main West Rail Line through the Central West is ...

Also maybe Ukraine need to think about building to Standard gauge so Russia can't just run their military trains in the future.
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So long as RU doesn't introduce Talgo RD Gauge C ...

Posted 13 Jun 2022 20:38 in NT by WimbledonW

[quote=bevans]This operation intends to use the Alice to Darwin Rail Line.

[img]https://www.tngltd.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/tngltd-lahsheilee.jpg[/img]

proposing road transpor ...

FYI, railways in Uruguay are standard gauge.

There is a SG connection to Argentina and  Rio de Janeiro.

Connections to Brazil require a break of gauge to 1600mm or 1000mm.

Posted 13 Jun 2022 07:59 in International Discussion by WimbledonW

NIGERIA-NIGER

[size=3][font=Times New Roman]Cross border scheme activated from Kano, Nigeria to Maradi, Niger $1.88b 284km plus branch 93km SG[/font][/size]

[size=3][font=Times New Roman]Will eventu ...

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