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garethsh

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Posted 12 Jun 2018 22:45 in Victoria by garethsh

[quote=james.au][quote][quote]Agreed - there are many ways to squirm out of a situation...[/quote]Sir Humphrey, can we delay firing the contractor for a little while longer? Say, till after the electi ...

[quote=kuldalai][quote]Passenger rail or not, there needs to be some foresight regarding SG rail freight into the region (at least to Bridgewater and then Marong for starters).

Any dual-gauging fro ...

Posted 02 Jul 2017 14:42 in Victoria by garethsh

[quote=railblogger][quote]Is there somewhere that lists all the reguarly scheduled freight trains running through Melbourne suburbs? I know the steel train from Long Island runs (or at least did in 20 ...

Posted 01 Jun 2017 16:42 in Victoria by garethsh

[quote=Valvegear][quote]I am subscribed to the VLine notification emails & SMS for the NE and had not received any messages since 23/5.[/quote] Don't worry about it, mate. You'll get a message the nex ...

Posted 01 Jun 2017 14:57 in Victoria by garethsh

I am subscribed to the VLine notification emails & SMS for the NE and had not received any messages since 23/5.

UNHEARD OF.

Been thinking the message system was broken as others have reported not ge ...

It, or part thereof, is at the northern end of the DFO complex in that new cheap (?) overseas fashion shop.

Was in there last Saturday after the footy just to track down the mural.

Pity with all the ...

Posted 27 Mar 2017 04:47 in Melbourne suburban by garethsh

Oh to live in a marginal electorate.

Posted 01 Feb 2017 14:24 in Victoria by garethsh

I'd like to see a direct service from Hawthorn station in Adelaide to Yendon.
wogman
Saw 1/2 of this last night - going from 1 small station to the next to another ...

http://www.sbs.co ...

[quote=garethsh]Wed 10/8 pm peak: Belgrave line suspended: "Buses will replace trains between Ringwood and Upper Ferntree Gully due to a motor vehicle blocking rail lines between Ringwood and Heathmon ...

Wed 10/8 pm peak: Belgrave line suspended: "Buses will replace trains between Ringwood and Upper Ferntree Gully due to a motor vehicle blocking rail lines between Ringwood and Heathmont"

Daughter stu ...

Woodford, Thanks again for all your documentation both in words and photos of the gauge conversion, new Wodonga bypass and related activities. These have been looked upon as an authoritative source fo ...

[quote=Pressman]All AD/DA services

All AP/PA; MP/PM; GP/PG; SP/PS

All trains between Whyalla and Adelaide & Eastern States

And depending on camera location all Pichi Richi Railway heritage servic ...

If ever there was a need for the opposite of a "LIKE" button. Words cannot describe the feeling of sadness to see such a beauty lost.

[quote=michaelgreenhill]Brian has finally snapped under the pressure and has stared to refer to himself in the third person. Michael thinks it's about time someone else went loopy - he thinks it's lon ...

Converting to standard gauge? Now that would be interesting.

Posted 09 Nov 2014 22:56 in Victoria by garethsh

[quote=ARodH]... Till someone mentioned that the wiring has no standard across the lot.

So to me it's like pin 1 on cable A is DC+ on some carriages and it's pin 5 on cable C or 4B on others, not ev ...

Posted 09 Nov 2014 11:25 in Victoria by garethsh

[quote=woodford]UNFORTUNATELY not all the cars are wired up the same some cars will not work with others, same with the power vans. To agravate the issue not all head end power units work properly on ...

Posted 08 Nov 2014 23:14 in Victoria by garethsh

[quote=woodford]The reason they do not do this is that under the current OH&S rules if a set is altered it has to be taken back to the maintence

orginistation and completely tested. This would take i ...

... for a 'modified liberal government' G exam. ...for a cut cost E exam.

VN18


Please explain what has changed.

Posted 04 Sep 2014 14:12 in Victoria by garethsh

... or convert the WHOLE state to standard gauge so there are no dual gauge points. Smile
Would also solve this where one rail stops:

(ATSB report released today)

"Derailment of freight train 9501V  ...

[quote=duttonbay]No idea whether this counts as an Unusual sighting, but last night (Thursday 14 August) at 7:40pm I saw E.6010 crossing Blackburn Road outbound with the destination indication saying ...

[quote=bevans]Found this today. Seems to suggest Labour had the same idea?

[img]https://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-prn2/t1.0-9/10001476_667769236620949_1411487467_n.jpg[/img]

Cann ...

Posted 19 Mar 2014 07:11 in Melbourne suburban by garethsh

... and I stand corrected.

There are now 5 lanes: 2 north, 2 south (again) plus the southbound right turn in to Calcutta.

Now instead of the boom gates we have to deal with the traffic lights s ...

Posted 10 Feb 2014 01:11 in Melbourne suburban by garethsh

[quote=duttonbay]...

Secondly, a friend called in around 8pm on Thursday. His comment, having driven along Mitcham Road, was that the level crossing, which at that time of night would be down for per ...

Pigs ar*e SRHC is a charity.

I'd like to know what the person who believes that SRHC is a charity is smoking, because I want whatever they are on Laughing

xxxxlbear

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