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[quote=freightgate]The age of this locomotive is impressive. What locomotive would be the oldest in service for steam in Australia ?

[url=/news/s/conway-scenic-fires-up-060-for-summer]Conway Scenic ...

[quote=The Vinelander][quote]A little misguided when you consider NSW mass exodus, Victoria has not been too bad.

[img]https://dams.omni.com.au:8443/razuna/assets/2/8618A8B3637144C487135EFA ...

[quote=bevans]A little misguided when you consider NSW mass exodus, Victoria has not been too bad.

[img]https://dams.omni.com.au:8443/razuna/assets/2/8618A8B3637144C487135EFA27F3C29B/img/C8 ...

[quote=bevans]A foolish Melbourne commuter has copped a fair whack on the head, after standing too close to a Metro train as it rumbled past.

https://twitter.com/9NewsMelb/status/153907166249444966 ...

[quote=bevans]Amazing Story.

[url=/news/s/the-once-and-future-pacific-electric]The Once and Future Pacific Electric[/quote]Yes, an interesting story. I have two pictorial history books of the PE, p ...

Posted 24 May 2022 08:45 in The Lounge by GoldenGirl

[quote=YM-Mundrabilla][quote][quote][quote]Reading through this thread so far, it appears to be the vague recollections of a bunch of miserable old farts.[/quote] Which is completely different from th ...

Posted 23 May 2022 08:34 in The Lounge by GoldenGirl

[quote=Valvegear][quote]Reading through this thread so far, it appears to be the vague recollections of a bunch of miserable old farts.[/quote] Which is completely different from the young who seem to ...

[quote=historian][quote]Holding properties over a long period of time isn't particularly an economically viable option, you are having random empty lots of land sitting there doing nothing not providi ...

Bye bye ScoMo...and good riddance Exclamation
M.
The Vinelander
Now we just have to get rid of the lot you work for.

Posted 21 May 2022 11:51 in The Lounge by GoldenGirl

Reading through this thread so far, it appears to be the vague recollections of a bunch of miserable old farts.

[quote=ChoooChoo]As many would be aware back the Caulfield to Dandenong elevated rail was being constructed the LXRA offered to [url=https://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-03-29/victorian-government-announc ...

Posted 21 Apr 2022 09:46 in Melbourne suburban by GoldenGirl

Wish it would work the first time you press the button
Richard stroker
You can always delete the duplicate posts.

[quote=Halo]Well no copper in that, just plain vandalism. Also a lot of work to fix, you can't just twist fibre optics back together.

Note that in some places you can Nick overhead and 1500v cable ...

Thank you to everyone who helped out with this request, in particular Trevor, with his first hand knowledge of the remains. I have now got a more detailed collection of targets to visit: http://abando ...

[quote=bingley hall][quote][quote][quote]I think you would find, if you examined the type of freight carried in the US, that Australia does not have any traffic in those materials, hence the failure o ...

[quote=bingley hall][quote]I think you would find, if you examined the type of freight carried in the US, that Australia does not have any traffic in those materials, hence the failure of rail here. N ...

I think you would find, if you examined the type of freight carried in the US, that Australia does not have any traffic in those materials, hence the failure of rail here. No new cars, crude oil etc.

[quote=freightgate]It V/line trains and freight do not cause fires ?

How would they pin point the fire to that train and what wills have caused it ?

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[quote=steamfreak][quote]According to the legend on an information plaque at the wooden trestle bridge at Koetong, there were said to be 35 bridges on this line. However, I have only been able to iden ...

[quote=bevans]The destruction of these old and precious bridges just seems so wrong.

[url=/news/s/50-rail-bridges-and-tunnels-could-escape-national-highways-demolition-plans]50 rail bridges and tun ...

[quote=RustyRick][quote][quote][quote][quote]And let’s not forget that the Tallangatta deviations when they built/extended the Hume Dam saw the line moved to higher ground, several bridges becoming ...

[quote=hbedriver]And let’s not forget that the Tallangatta deviations when they built/extended the Hume Dam saw the line moved to higher ground, several bridges becoming redundant in the process. Se ...

[quote=Bulbous][quote]Thank you, I had carefully pored over the Google Maps images of those old sections of the line, but you cannot really work out where the bridges were from what exists today.[/quo ...

[quote=br30453][quote][quote]And let’s not forget that the Tallangatta deviations when they built/extended the Hume Dam saw the line moved to higher ground, several bridges becoming redundant in the ...

[quote=hbedriver]And let’s not forget that the Tallangatta deviations when they built/extended the Hume Dam saw the line moved to higher ground, several bridges becoming redundant in the process. Se ...

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