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[quote=Lockspike][quote]Why the heck did they build a level crossing in to a new piece of rail?[/quote]A) Brolgan Rd will form an access to the PN Parkes Terminal but only a little local traffic would ...

Track&Signal magazine has an article with some aerial photos of the new track near the Brolgan Road West junction.

The turnouts near that level xing are high speed types,  though the exact speeds are ...

Traffic lights originally had the words "Stop" and "Go" enscribed on the red and green lenses respectively.
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These words were eventually removed later

Traffic lights originally had the words "Stop" and "Go" enscribed on the red and green lenses respectively.

On sale at Harris Scarfe for short while in early November was a heavily set of a Xmas "prototype" trains, track and buildings.

It is not known if the train and track (includes some straights) is c ...

There should always be a non-zero fare since tapping on and off generates lots of useful statistics.

Also non-zero fares helps identify vandals, etc, who cannot see the point of paying for anything ...

Posted 11 Apr 2019 20:34 in The Lounge by awsgc24

Arrested by whom?

Posted 28 Mar 2019 20:52 in Victoria by awsgc24

There is some conflicting information about coming changes to signals at Broadford signals:

* another thread says that all signals are to be abolished, probably including points and signal box.

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Posted 12 Feb 2019 13:58 in General by awsgc24

How easy is it to avoid other taxes, like:

* GST

* Stamp Duty

* Fuel Taxes

* Land Tax

* Council

* "Sin" taxes on Tobacco and Alcohol, etc.

* etc.?

Are the NWRL platforms completely straight? Former Bankstown line platforms are generally island platform with curves, Dulwich Hill being the worst. Wiley Park IIRC has a pair of straight side platfor ...

The NWRL and North Shore lines currently share a substation north of Chatswood. Will these be separated?

The following

"Inland railway Melbourne - Brisbane

[ Goto pageGoto page: 1 ... 19, 20, 21] "

should read

"Inland railway Melbourne - Brisbane

[ Goto page: 1 ... 19, 20, 21] "

An item in "Railway Digest" says that the 3 crossing loops in the Parkes-Narromine section will be 2200m long even though the trains will be only 1800m long, to match train lengths between Parkes and  ...

Posted 05 Feb 2019 13:40 in Victoria by awsgc24



Signal post numbers start at 1 for the signal closest to Melbourne, and then increment by 1 for each signal post reached throughout the interlocking.

"duttonbay"

What happens if ...

Posted 04 Feb 2019 22:11 in Victoria by awsgc24

[quote="duttonbay"]

Signal post numbers start at 1 for the signal closest to Melbourne, and then increment by 1 for each signal post reached throughout the interlocking. Here's the 1961 diagram for B ...

Posted 04 Feb 2019 22:10 in Victoria by awsgc24

[quote="duttonbay"]

Signal post numbers start at 1 for the signal closest to Melbourne, and then increment by 1 for each signal post reached throughout the interlocking. Here's the 1961 diagram for B ...

Posted 04 Feb 2019 17:18 in Victoria by awsgc24

[quote="duttonbay"][quote=awsgc24]Is there any connection between the post number of a semaphore signal in Victoria, and the lever number in the signal box?[/quote]

No. The post numbers are allocat ...

Posted 04 Feb 2019 17:17 in Victoria by awsgc24

[quote="duttonbay"][quote=awsgc24]Is there any connection between the post number of a semaphore signal in Victoria, and the lever number in the signal box?[/quote]

No. The post numbers are allocat ...

Posted 03 Feb 2019 21:21 in Victoria by awsgc24

Posted 03 Feb 2019 21:17 in The Lounge by awsgc24

Both the Sun-Herald and Sunday Telegraph report than all children are off Nauru, having been put their by the out-of-control policies of the Rudd-Gillard-Rudd gummints. All that we need now is for the ...

Posted 03 Feb 2019 13:55 in Victoria by awsgc24

For list of Block Telegraph stations, see: https://www.railpage.com.au/f-t11399048.htm

Broadford is said to be "permanently out".

Posted 03 Feb 2019 13:29 in Victoria by awsgc24

[quote="damooops"]G'day all.

I have been reliably informed that as of this coming Monday night, Broadford will be abolished as a signalled location. I'm not sure if is to do with ARTC's coming upgrad ...

[quote="woodford"]This is an accident that simply NEVER should have happened,

Simple and reliable technology the could be fitted to signals and Locomotives to stop a train that was doing a SPAD (S ...

AFAIK. the orders for A and B cars include 1 extra end car (D=Driver) for use in case of a collision, assuming that the End cars is damaged more than the other 7 cars in a set of 8.

While the two new loops are 1800m long, Polona remains at 900m, or half 1800m.

A bit silly really.

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