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Posted 22 Aug 2019 23:51 in Queensland by Graham4405

Sightings Thu 22/08/2019

1605hrs 2315D + 2313D down coal loading complete awaiting departure Acland siding.

1607hrs 2348D + 2304D down coal Malu.

The article seems to ignore the fact that C17 967 did indeed run trains for MVHR before its closure some years ago, In fact I rode in the cab of 967 on 11/02/2012 with John Flynn (mentioned in the art ...

Crazy rule changes have turned me off.

My silly lady is also a bit dyslexic.
Pronunciation of Australian place names is not her strong point either!

Go back to street directories and a proper navigator rather then the crap that is in GPS products.
Back in the day I recall driving around Sydney with the UBD on the steering  ...

[quote=Aaron]That’s why I get through so much of their product Graham4405, I work with one of the Cooper girls, and I am taking some of their product to Europe in a couple of weeks introduce to the ...

Steamrail buys their coal from Gunnedah NSW from what I've been told.
Puffing billy I've Heard buys there's from Queensland.
Any specific place in Qld? It's a ...

I think the benefit would be if using any of these for satellite navigation it could warn of approach to a level crossing, but then again isn't that what signs are for? I'm thoroughly sick of hearing  ...

I noticed a [url=]ChargeFox EV charging point adjacent to Bell Park in Dalby today. It is the only one I know of here and I don't think it has been there long. To my way of t ...

Buy Australian or Australian Owned? AFAIK most Australian manufacturers are no longer Australian owned.

For example, micro-breweries excluded, the only Australian owned brewery ...

Ok. Looks like the farewell is on this weekend.

It was a leaked posting for Queensland Rail  internal staff only.

Posted 08 Aug 2019 22:56 in Queensland by Graham4405

Do you have any news on the future of the Ackland coal mine?

Neill Farmer
Sorry, no.

01 & 04 should both be repainted blue.

Why would they be repainted blue?

Posted 04 Aug 2019 17:34 in Queensland by Graham4405

Loco 1746 plus 7 empty rail wagons departed Quilpie at 0800 Sunday. Lots of re-sleepering going on between Quilpie and Charleville, so looks like a future for this line
I can't ...

I think that wind farm has been connected for a while  maybe not at full capacity.
Yes for about 3 weeks, but "officially" from today. Still operating at very limited capacity  ...

Apparently the Cooper's Gap wind farm came on line today.

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[quote=mikado5917]Having met General and Mrs Hurley when they visited our little town late last year, I believe that they would not have expected any special provisions for that length of journey. The ...

The new developer is starting on the 6th of August.

I for one would appreciate regular updates from the developer. This helps us as the end users to take note of any iss ...

I was kind of waiting for an invitation rather than just write
The Vinelander

Mike, Good to read, but perhaps in the lounge? A little off topic in this thread!

Posted 27 Jul 2019 23:45 in Queensland by Graham4405

the D on the 2105 means Driver Only in this instance, the meaning has changed to a weight restriction for the 2300D class
I always thought that the D on the 2300D's was for Dunny! ...

The wagon looked like a flat car with what appeared 2 large blocks (ballasting weights?)
Track geometry recording vehicle or similar I suspect.

Posted 25 Jul 2019 19:34 in Queensland by Graham4405

Sighting Thu 25/07/2019

1316hrs 2311D + 2497H down coal through Baining.

I don't believe I have seen a 2470 on a Cameby Downs coalie before. Without counting wagons (I was driving) it appeared t ...

Posted 23 Jul 2019 22:44 in NT by Graham4405

Hmm, 75%.

A lot of lucky guesses, but missed a few I should've got.

the freight line is the North Coast Main Line along Denison Street and I think it is the last bit of regular street running by mainline trains in Australia.
There's also a sh ...

[quote=YM-Mundrabilla][i]' [color=#000000][size=2][font=Roboto, wf_SegoeUI, ] a 5-day tour this month '[/font][/size][/color][/i]

[color=#000000][size=2][font=Roboto, wf_SegoeUI, ]Doesn't even menti ...

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