Darwin Railway and NAR infrastructure?

 
  GeoffreyHansen Minister for Railways

Location: In a FAM sleeper
Apologies if this has been discussed before but is there common infrastructure or alignments between the current Darwin line and the former North Australian Railway? Eg were any bridges, right of ways, buildings etc reused? And if so where abouts? I seem to recall hearing something about a reuse when the line was built.

Thanks in advance

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  Pressman Spirit of the Vine

Location: Wherever the Tin Chook or Qantas takes me
Apologies if this has been discussed before but is there common infrastructure or alignments between the current Darwin line and the former North Australian Railway? Eg were any bridges, right of ways, buildings etc reused? And if so where abouts? I seem to recall hearing something about a reuse when the line was built.

Thanks in advance
GeoffreyHansen
I don't believe any bridges where "re-used", the New SG Alignment was designed for heavier loading than the old NG, bridges generally were build higher (that is better flood level clearance)
The new alignment in just a few places follows the old NG alignment (Adelaide River for example), otherwise the new alignment is in places quite a distance away from the old alignment
At Larrimah the SG is some 45kms west of the NG alignment
At Katherine the SG is over 5 kms south west of the NG
In Darwin, the SG goes to new Port facilities at East Arm, whilst the NG went into Darwin port itself (6km from East Arm)
  Nightfire Minister for Railways

Location: Gippsland
Apologies if this has been discussed before but is there common infrastructure or alignments between the current Darwin line and the former North Australian Railway? Eg were any bridges, right of ways, buildings etc reused? And if so where abouts? I seem to recall hearing something about a reuse when the line was built.

Thanks in advance
I don't believe any bridges where "re-used", the New SG Alignment was designed for heavier loading than the old NG, bridges generally were build higher (that is better flood level clearance)
The new alignment in just a few places follows the old NG alignment (Adelaide River for example), otherwise the new alignment is in places quite a distance away from the old alignment
At Larrimah the SG is some 45kms west of the NG alignment
At Katherine the SG is over 5 kms south west of the NG
In Darwin, the SG goes to new Port facilities at East Arm, whilst the NG went into Darwin port itself (6km from East Arm)
Pressman
One former North Australian Railway bridge was refurbished and reused, the Ferguson River Bridge.
  Pressman Spirit of the Vine

Location: Wherever the Tin Chook or Qantas takes me
One former North Australian Railway bridge was refurbished and reused, the Ferguson River Bridge.
"Nightfire"


Do you have a Google earth map reference for it?
  Nightfire Minister for Railways

Location: Gippsland
One former North Australian Railway bridge was refurbished and reused, the Ferguson River Bridge.


Do you have a Google earth map reference for it?
Pressman
Look up Ferguson River Northern Territory In Google Maps
  Pressman Spirit of the Vine

Location: Wherever the Tin Chook or Qantas takes me
One former North Australian Railway bridge was refurbished and reused, the Ferguson River Bridge.


Do you have a Google earth map reference for it?
Look up Ferguson River Northern Territory In Google Maps
Nightfire
Google Earth wants to take you to a few different places!!
But I got it, basically the next major river north of Edith River
  Nightfire Minister for Railways

Location: Gippsland

Google Earth wants to take you to a few different places!!
But I got it, basically the next major river north of Edith River
Pressman
  RTT_Rules Dr Beeching

Location: Dubai UAE
I thought the bridges or some were originally built with a grander vision than just being used by Tonka trains

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