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[quote="dthead"]Wondering the turning radius for a faller road system bus - HO scale. I have seena few on two latouts in Victoria "back in the old days" of exhibitions. Hoping someone might know.


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[quote=The Vinelander]Off topic somewhat, but still relevant. A Bluebird set was trialled on the Gippsland line in Victoria around 15 or so years ago when the first V'Locity's were coming into service ...

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Redhens were 440 HP   (2 x 220 Nett after auxiliaries) , not quite as powerful as Bluebirds.   Bluebirds were 500 per car upgraded to 600 HP after the first motor replacem ...

Thanks Spletsie.

70%

Bolstered by the CR component and some lucky guesses.

The balance was just plain iggerance.Smile
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Nice quiz and I got 95% through a finger slip but th ...

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I am wondering if any of you are building specific dioramas with railway scenes rather than full sized layouts?  

I am on the hunt for unusual articles for the Rail Modeller Australia Ma ...

Posted 23 Aug 2021 13:38 in Railway Photography by xdford

[quote=cn_sylvester]Hi, I'm undertaking some minor research on caravans on trains in Australia and .... there aren't too many photos around. I have only found two!

I'm lead to believe that caravan ...

[quote=SinickleBird]I don’t think there were ever SG DMU servicing facilities in Adelaide. However, there are facilities at Keswick to water, fuel and decant the Ghan/Indian Pacific/Overland.

Por ...

Posted 18 Jul 2021 19:41 in South Australia by xdford

While not significant in the history of the line, an 830 worked a train of SAR passenger cars into Quorn in the movie "Sunday Too Far Away".
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Writing on behalf on Rail Modeller Australia, we are interested if any clubs have a specific Junior section perhaps with a mentor?  How do we cater for our Junior Modellers?  Any layout bui ...

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[color=#000000][size=3][font=Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]The May 2021 issue of Rail Modeller Australia is avai ...

[quote=brissim]Yep - done it for years. All my old Powerline 48s were wired up in pairs. Because those locos only had a "half-live" pickup, it did wonders for the running qualities of what was a very ...

[quote=Donald]Trevor,

I do this to a couple of old Lima diesels on DC. Two wires, +ve & -ve (from each side of the motor) between the units. No stalling on dirty tracks or insulfrog points. Smoot ...

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I had a potential article on my desktop this morning for the Rail Modeller Australia. I am wondering if any of you have your diesel locos permanently wired tgether to assist with tracking o ...

[quote=Booly]1st run . So it is about 12 years old now , but as I said in the opening post it has done bugger all running . That is the disappointing thing. Ive got another 3 trainorama 44's , 3 42's ...

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A "Sarah Siddons" Electric and 3 LNER metal coaches finished in Teak paint.  The original motor in the Sarah Siddons loco was faulty and has been replaced by an Athearn switcher chassis, a ...

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[color=#000000][size=2][font=Roboto, wf_SegoeUI, ]The March/April 2021 Rail Modeller Australia magazine is now ready ...

Posted 15 Feb 2021 11:29 in South Australia by xdford

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Hi All,

To make a bright start to your 2021, January/February 2021 Rail Modeller Australia magazine is now ready for download from

http://www.railmodelleraustralia.com

Please consider putting ...

Hi All,

RMA Mag Dec 2020 is out as of today... enjoy the read but please consider a small donation towards the costs!  

http://www.railmodelleraustralia.com/downloads.html

Cheers

Trevor

I just checked the map showing Illeroo... is it possible that it is referring to a section on the Whyalla line? I am seeing the eastern edge of Illeroo as being closer to the Whyalla l ...

Trevor, look up Thumpers in the UK Southern Region DEMUs.
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Thanks for the link -- Those railcars have the same motor as an SAR 500 class diesel.  I like 500's but the motors on tho ...

Hi All,

Rail Modeller Australia 3rd issue is about  http://www.railmodelleraustralia.com/ for download - hope a few of you would consider contributing $1 or so towards the costs of producing it!


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[quote="KRviator"]Check out Page 20 (Page 30 per Adobe) of the [url=https://www.artc.com.au/uploads/cop_vol3pt1.pdf]ARTC NCOP rules. That shows the trackside signs and for the TSR, them as being an up ...

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