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[quote=james.au][quote]If as the investigation by NSW Transport as the Government is looking at a new alignment is being investigated for the Southern Highlands, [/quote]When is this supposed to be do ...

[quote=justapassenger][quote]Couldn't agree more with Professor Laird. As we've discussed many times on this forum, we need FASTER, or more correctly Medium Speed Rail (MSR), NOT High Speed Rail (HSR ...

[quote=Transtopic]Couldn't agree more with Professor Laird. As we've discussed many times on this forum, we need FASTER, or more correctly Medium Speed Rail (MSR), NOT High Speed Rail (HSR).

The p ...

Posted 07 Dec 2019 10:40 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by a6et

[quote=BrentonGolding][quote]In Victoria the local Gang used to burn the railway reservation each year. They were armed with nothing more than a knapsack pump and a few 'beaters' which were old truck ...

Posted 07 Dec 2019 10:12 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by a6et

[quote=neillfarmer]In steam days all the lines had a firebreak bulldozed along the both boundary fences and kept clear of vegetation. I remember putting out a fire beside the line after a Garratt had ...

Posted 06 Dec 2019 22:39 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by a6et

[quote=YM-Mundrabilla]Given the current situation and the delays to 3801's return so far it would be an excellent PR tool to defer the trials as well as minimising any real or imaginary risk.

Disappo ...

Posted 03 Dec 2019 13:46 in News by a6et

[quote=simstrain]Melbourne to Geelong just needs more capacity and extra tracks that are separate to the RRL. Sharing the RRL with Bendigo and Ballarat trains is a joke.

As for Sydney to Canberra a ...

Posted 29 Nov 2019 12:06 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by a6et

[quote=LowndesJ515][quote][quote]Its going to Glenfield.

Tuesday 10th December

6L37 - Chullora 0018, Enfield West 0037, Sefton Park Jnc 0039, Liverpool 0056, Glenfield 0104. Enter Possession at Gl ...

Posted 29 Nov 2019 11:03 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by a6et

[quote=LowndesJ515]Its going to Glenfield.

Tuesday 10th December

6L37 - Chullora 0018, Enfield West 0037, Sefton Park Jnc 0039, Liverpool 0056, Glenfield 0104. Enter Possession at Glenfield to com ...

Posted 26 Nov 2019 19:01 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by a6et

Curious f it is still customery to fit "T" for trial for such operations.

Given the time elapsed since anyone has driven/fired a 38, are L plates appropriate?
michaelgm
I doubt it would ...

[quote=neillfarmer]One way to check the original identity of units would be to look at the stampings on components such as wheels, driving pins etc. Some of these did get changed around but not to the ...

[quote=M636C]Having checked the Wikipedia page on the 60 class, it appears that Beyer Peacock insisted that they be paid an amount if any of the unassembled complete locomotives were to be assembled. ...

[quote=M636C][quote]Under the agreement for cancelling the last 3 locomotives and accepting 3 complete but in parts and another 2 as incomplete locomotives was the provision that only 42 locomotives ...

[quote=dm211060][quote][color=#000000][size=2][font=Roboto,][i]So, effectively 6042 in storage at Forbes is actually the original 6010.[/i][/font][/size][/color]

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[quote=Z VAN]I would like to compliment SDS Models on going that extra mile/kilometre to fore fill my special request.

When the four wheeled tank wagons were listed on the website and three wagons ...

[quote=M636C][color=#000000][size=2][font=Roboto,][i] Of the other eight, 6043 to 6050, three mostly complete locomotives now classified as spare parts were delivered and two further incomplete locomo ...

[quote=M636C][color=#000000][size=2][font=Roboto,][i]When NSW cancelled some of the order for 50 60 class and received some of the others as unassembled spares there was reportedly an agreement with B ...

[quote=steve_w_1990]90% although there were a few good guesses! How many 34 class locos there were and who designed the 32 class were 50/50 guesses.

6040 being the last loco to enter service threw ...

[quote=SaltyDog]Hi a6et. We both got it wrong. NSWR in Colour 1855-195[u]7[/u] But as I mentioned, I have that book and whilst it shows the interior of a contemporary American Sitting Car, its no ...

[quote=SaltyDog]Hello Everyone. I am hoping those members who model the early days of the railways might be able to help. I have nearly completed a scratchbuilt model of Sleeping Car No. 9 which w ...

90%, one of the 2 I got wrong I knew as soon as I clicked on it that I was wrong, along with at least two flukes.

Posted 01 Nov 2019 11:12 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by a6et

[quote=LowndesJ515][quote]While 6029 is operational its possibly part of the overall operating steam fleet but who owns it, still in Canberra's listing?

*Cut*

While the NSWGR had its own in hous ...

Posted 31 Oct 2019 08:42 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by a6et

[quote=neillfarmer]The suggestion to look for another 36 as well as 3642 has merit. 3616 could suit requirements well as it has a Geisl exhaust ejector which should reduce cylinder back pressure and i ...

Posted 30 Oct 2019 22:31 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by a6et

[quote=M636C][color=#000000][size=2][font=Roboto,][i]As has been pointed out, the Germans made the boiler according to the plans supplied, but the problem was that they had not been checked off correc ...

Posted 30 Oct 2019 10:15 in Preservation and Tourist Railways by a6et

[quote=c3526blue][quote]Stupid gunzel question, is the boiler of 3801 different to the other (former) operational loco, 3830 ??

Most will know where I'm going with this.

Regards,

David Head[/quo ...

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