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Posted 18 Jun 2021 14:02 in General by petan

That 357kmh loco even does it while using hook not auto couplers. I know lots of Europe has hook couplers, so I am just making an observation on what I see.

Posted 12 Jun 2021 16:59 in Railpage Australia™ by petan

[quote=Graham4405]I can't see the relevance of this article [url=https://www.railpage.com.au/news/s/two-rail-projects-face-uncertainty]Two rail projects face uncertainty / News / News / Railpage to th ...

How steep are the grades do you think/know are in central station's flying junctions?
LocalCarThief
There is a modern track document, in colour, with all the Sydney region track features ...

[quote=Calo-Nord][quote]All of the 1700s were converted and painted in Bronco livery between 1993 and 1994. The 1720 program took much longer, with many having cab rebuilds in the early 1990s and stay ...

Sign on the footpath in Hoddle Street, Collingwood today:

'DRIVE THROUGH COFFEE BEANS".

It left me wondering why anybody would want to do such a thing.

Valvegear

Either the coffee be ...

Posted 27 Apr 2021 08:27 in The Lounge by petan

A very much light hearted post meant to highlight some modern packaging slogans.

I purchased a table salt package from a local Gold Coast grocery store for our domestic style home salt grinder. The ...

Spinner5711
Thanks for these lists as I have been looking for them for quite a few years! Curious where you found them, assuming it is a source you can publicly mention, as I don't want ...

Posted 21 Apr 2021 16:58 in Railpage Australia™ by petan

[quote=s3_gunzel][url=/user/71189][b]@Transtopic[/b] and [url=/user/14424][b]@petan[/b], are you using quick reply or the whole editor?[/quote]I notice you have the @ in front of my name, which I asso ...

Posted 21 Apr 2021 16:55 in Railpage Australia™ by petan

[quote=s3_gunzel][url=/user/71189][b]@Transtopic[/b] and [url=/user/14424][b]@petan[/b], are you using quick reply or the whole editor?[/quote]Happens on either method.

Posted 21 Apr 2021 12:57 in Railpage Australia™ by petan

[quote]bevans[quote=Transtopic]Dear Administrators,

I am continually frustrated by losing my posts when composing an extended response which is timed out when I submit, with the message "no post mo ...

There were rules in NSW about when their electric locos had either one or two pantographs raised. There were several threads on Railpage about this including the following

https://www.railpage.com. ...

Posted 14 Apr 2021 08:52 in Queensland by petan

More on the assumption that the X suffix 'always' means bogie gauge convertible in QR land.

1959 QR Annual Report has a photo of a WHX (note the 'X' suffix) bulk grain wagon with side buffers and  ...

Posted 12 Apr 2021 17:11 in Queensland by petan

The following paragraph suggests you admire the side buffers on the QLX as that means not bogie exchangable. Another point is containers were coming into use around that era, so removing the need for  ...

Posted 12 Apr 2021 08:11 in Queensland by petan

QR had the 'X' suffix code letter on other QR wagons beside QLX wagons. The QR 1965 Annual Report records the Comeng contract for 1 x "QFX" platform bogie wagon for the carriage of heavy loads. This w ...

Posted 04 Apr 2021 08:14 in Railway Archaeology by petan

NSW government free historical aerial downloads. Click Historical Imagery Viewer. Maybe this is old news but it very useful to me. Worked better in Microsoft EDGE than Chrome.

Trains are not moving through Nambucca Heads and XPT has been stopped once again.
bevans
On a  very minor side matter, thread title, unless original poster has changed it after reading t ...

[quote=Graham4405][quote]rate money goes to the mayor.[/quote]To be fair Peter, rate money goes to Council, who in turn use to to supply services for the ratepayers.

(I worked in Council for 20 years ...

The Gold Coast mayor loves trams as that means more rate money off the poor rate payers. You see, the tram route automatically reclassifies residential areas within a certain distance of the route fro ...

Posted 14 Mar 2021 10:50 in Queensland by petan

QR 1971 Annual Report shows that 8 November 1971 Capricornian date was also when dining cars, termed Griddle cars, were on the Sunlander all the way so a faster service. The previous arrangement was t ...

Posted 13 Mar 2021 20:48 in Queensland by petan

8 November 1970 according to Sunshine Route Jubilee, published by ARHS-QLD, P45 by John Armstrong and John Kerr

Visit the ARTC timetable site and plot all the trains that passed or were due to pass that spot in either direction shortly before or shortly after the flood. In this case it was 4BM4 but those timeta ...

I note some suggestions that restored rail lines will take tourists to high volume tourist attractions. That would probably mean a tour group bus from the tour group motel to the railway station, then ...

[quote=GeoffreyHansen]In NSW what about Murwillumbah, Newcastle, Ropes Creek and Maybe Cooma, Camden, Castle Hill, Sandown and Kurrajong? Many of the latter lines are in areas that have grown since th ...

[quote=YM-Mundrabilla]Just to confirm in my old mind! Am I correct in understanding that APFT is a 'former/archaic' code for Forrest which is now known as FOS / YFRT?

I was offered a flight from Forr ...

Those curious about APFT, then the answer is Forrest airport as it was mentioned by [url=https://www.railpage.com.au/user/8022]YM-Mundrabilla in his earlier post with the codes FOS / YFRT. and he stat ...

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