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Posted 05 Jun 2018 18:04 in South Australia by Pressman

Originally the Sedan line, traffic was grain.

No longer in use, may have even been lifted.


The line between Apamurra and Sedan was partially lifted many years ago, the ra ...

[quote=don_dunstan][quote]Strangely enough, the only work that appears yet to be completed is paving and landscaping.

Along North Tce. all the new and altered traffic lights are working properly (in ...

Posted 03 Jun 2018 13:27 in NT by Pressman

1AD8  ex APT on time at 12:15pm Sunday, 3rd June 2018

NR74 NR88 with the standard Expedition consist of 36 carriages.  

8050 terminal shunter

Posted 03 Jun 2018 00:17 in The Lounge by Pressman

[quote=don_dunstan][i]Ms Chappell visited the restaurant in April and was disgusted to find 'The Ching Chong' burger on the menu. The mother-of two says she had wanted to leave after she saw it [b]but ...

Posted 02 Jun 2018 19:43 in Victoria by Pressman

[quote=Jack Le Lievre][quote]Were these locomotives custom built or off the self North American motive power.

QR Western line system Is very loading gauge restrictive.[/quote]More or less off the S ...

Posted 02 Jun 2018 14:32 in Railpage Australia™ by Pressman

I have on a few occasions had a few drinks with ClydeGoodwin (back when he had another nick) when I've stayed the night in Hay on my travels.

A nice down to earth chap actually

Interesting article in last Sunday's Sunday Mail stating the opening of the new tram extensions have now been put back to sometime in July!

The claim by new Transport Minister Stephen Knoll, is that  ...

Can't access the "Adelaide City East Tram extension Progress" thread at all, get the outage message, yet can access and view other threads in the Tram & Light Rail forum.

Been like that since sunday  ...

Posted 30 May 2018 20:55 in Railpage Australia™ by Pressman

[quote=bpear]Ahh so thats why its not working, well is the owner thinking of selling it to anyone? looks like it might take a while to fix this problem. is there any chance that you could reinstall th ...

Posted 27 May 2018 15:15 in NT by Pressman

1AD8  ex APT on time at 12:15pm Sunday, 27th May 2018

NR109 NR38 with the standard Expedition consist of 36 carriages.  

8050 back as terminal shunter after repairs.

The Mount Lofty Railcams haven't updated in almost 2 months and are currently not useful at all, just wondering when you will be able to fix this issue, thanks, Charlie.
Please ref ...

[quote=apw5910]What do they do with all the stolen copper? You'd hardly think it a working proposition, given the amount of energy you'd consume melting it down. Are there container loads of cut up co ...

[quote=simstrain][quote]One question from me, why is Canberra looking at this new rolling stock? Is this because they are now looking at running their own trains and no longer relying on the NSW Gove ...

[]Refer to this diagram for the layout as per the tender docs. I cant say if it has or hasnt changed since then but it shows what was planned. ...

[quote=8077]Who would have realised the swiss actually made wine?

[url=/news/s/swiss-trains-slammed-for-snubbing-local-wines]Swiss trains slammed for snubbing local wines[/quote]Many countries make ...

[quote=duttonbay][quote][i]' [color=#000000][size=2][font=Roboto, wf_SegoeUI,]Comments from the executives that there is an existing connection to the port - seemingly suggesting that they dont see th ...

Unfortunately, still loves his acronyms.

According to Google;

WIFT = Women in Film and Television.

FIFO = First in; First Out.

Ho hum.


I program PLC's {Pr ...

any similarities?


Posted 20 May 2018 13:55 in NT by Pressman

1AD8  ex APT on time at 12:15pm Sunday, 20th May 2018

NR75 NR109 with a consist of 36 carriages.  

8108 as terminal shunter.

The ATSB has issued its report on the derailment of a suburban train at Rushall in February 2016 (over 2 years ago).

Link to the report

Posted 16 May 2018 17:33 in Victoria by Pressman

James, there are several trucking companies in Mildura who would benefit from the rail use.  GTS is one.
Along with GST you have

The Pickering Transport Group Comprising Kelly &  ...

Posted 14 May 2018 17:31 in Victoria by Pressman

Has a train yet run from the newly converted Mildura line to Portland for grain of some type?
Not yet.
Wasn't the bulk of the grain on that line cleared before gauge  ...

[quote=Valvegear][quote]1. Why do the railways refer to passengers as customers this always confused me.

2. What exactly is the difference between a tram and a Light Rail Vehicle, and when does a t ...

Posted 13 May 2018 13:44 in NT by Pressman

1AD8  ex APT on time at 12:15pm Sunday, 13th May 2018

NR74 NR75 with a consist of 36 carriages.  (Ten weeks since NR74 NR75 have been to Darwin together)

8108 filling in as terminal shu ...

Posted 11 May 2018 14:26 in News by Pressman

Why dual track?

Edit, oh, maybe you mean duplicated track?  I was thinking dual gauge....

One for Up trains, one for Down trains

No dual gauge on Adelaide Metro anymore

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