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New South Wales

Discussions on New South Wales railways and the associated news and events. Includes Regional NSW Trainlink train services, as well as overlap with Canberra (ACT) threads.

Last post by michaelgm in XPT replacement - bad priorities? (+ preservation) today at 9:18am

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Sydney Suburban

Discussions about the Sydney Trains rollingstock and infrastructure, as well as NSW Trainlink electric train services.

Last post by RTT_Rules in Dulwich Hill line - suburban or not? on August 21st

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News in Victoria. Includes country and metropolitan services. Discussions for Melbourne suburban passenger services (Metro) should be posted in the Melbourne Suburban forum.

Last post by Crossover in Mildura Standard Gauge conversion on August 21st

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Melbourne suburban

Discussions relating to the Melbourne Suburban Rail/Tram Network contained in Myki Zones 1 and 2.

Last post by xxxxlbear in Where am I? #4 today at 9:02am

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Queensland News and events, discussions and gossip. Includes QR and PN Queensland.

Last post by Fatty in Aurizon selling intermodal business to PN/Linfox today at 8:37am

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South Australia

Discussions based on railways and concepts based in South Australia.

Last post by David Peters in Centenary of the Opening of the Trans Australian Railway - Port Augusta on August 21st

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Railways in Tasmania. News events and discussions

Last post by Harrison150s in Western Line west of Burnie on August 21st

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Western Australia

West Australian discussion board

Last post by swrhc in South West Rail and Heritage Centre on August 9th

8227 posts in 455 topics


Northern Territory project, news, events and discussions

Last post by Boss in Red & Silver Ghan loco sightings on August 21st

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Discussions, happenings and news from around the ACT

Last post by simstrain in Talgo proposal for 2hr Sydney-Canberra tilt train on August 3rd

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Discussions on the various government, private and heritage operators who run on the networks.

Last post by HardWorkingMan in Is accreditation/safety etc too restrictive in Australian rail operations? on August 18th

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Locomotives and Rolling Stock

Discussions on Locomotives and associated rolling stock

Last post by bevans in VLine train maintenance at North Bendigo on August 19th

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Signalling and Infrastructure

Discussions on Signalling and signal systems. This forum has also been expanded to cover railway infrastructure projects

Last post by bevans in Roaming on the tracks back and forth on August 20th

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A forum on traffic sightings from around the country updated in real time

Last post by bevans in Y161 Southern Cross on August 21st

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General Railway Discussions that don't fit into any of the above areas of interest

Last post by 7334 in Catching Out - The Movie about riding freight trains on August 18th

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Australian Rail Employment

For all your enquiries about employment in the rail industry. Note that this is NOT for advertising of positions!

Last post by Tweeniepie in Electrical High Voltage Lines Worker Apprenticeship on August 16th

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Trams and Light Rail

A discussion forum for tram and light rail news and information.

Last post by Matthew in More services for Inner West light rail today at 7:04am

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