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[quote=GetOffTheTrack]Sorry if this is a bit off topic. I'm new, well back to collecting models (since I sold my Hornby layout in 1976) and I'm amazed at the great and detailed locos available out th ...

[quote=noirilae][quote]I have found this on Ebay, it is much cheaper that the Walthers Kit. As far as I can see, it is an exact copy, or, perhaps, it is Walthers which is the copy:-

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The June 2020 edition arrived in my letter box today, and whilst not yet read, I have skimmed the articles.

When I read the initial post, I felt that it was totally baseless in its accusations. As  ...

[quote=dthead][quote][quote]A ladder has to be strong, light and rigid. And th one i got was new off Bunnings.

David[/quote]

So you used a new ladder? That is surprising. How did that compare pric ...

[quote=justapassenger][quote]Interesting how the failure of one turbo cascaded into pulling a large proportion of the fleet. Must have been a catastrophic failure! I wonder if it is a warranty claim? ...

A ladder has to be strong, light and rigid. And th one i got was new off Bunnings.

David

dthead



So you used a new ladder? That is surprising. How did that compare price-wise with a  ...

[quote=62430]Some light was shed on the nature of the "mechanical" problems yesterday in a couple of answers by the minister during Question Time in the House of Assembly:

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[quote=dthead]Here is a long term project for me: and the "baseboards" might be familiar...

[url=http://dth.railpage.org.au/pbr_emerald/up4aug2017.htm]http://dth.railpage.org.au/pbr_emerald/up4aug2 ...

Hi Lazurus,

When I was living in the USA, I built a small shelf layout using ply that I had cut up at Home Depot. It is a simple box section with pine framing. Dimensions are 1200mm by 400mm. The h ...

Lets just say that the 500 by BGM isn't a beginners kit.

If after a 500, there is another option, Rocky River make a resin kit, but you will need a Bachmann mechanism to put under it.

Also, the  ...

Plus, function 8 (F8) turns sound on/off

Cheers mate

Assuming that you have tested the loco successfully on DC to ensure it is working first....

Did your decoder come with a speaker attached? And you installed a decoder and speaker combo?

Or, My  ...

Hmmmmm..... I didn't realise that the WP&YR had been purchased by  Carnival Cruise Lines.  Interesting business integration. Makes sense though. The WP&YR is a major stop for all cruise lines in Alask ...

Barge transfer to a ship at Anchor is pretty inefficient. Especially when you could easily keep railing to either Port Adelaide or to Whyalla, or even Port Pirie.  You would only handle the ore once w ...

[quote=don_dunstan]Many have been sold off to collectors, B&B accommodation etc (that satellite photo is old) but here's the back-story:

[url=https://www.sets.org.au/hitachi.html]Molong Hitachi car ...

Greetings, A south Australian lost in NSW! Very Happy
Just had a nice weekend away which saw a nice stay in Orange and Mudgee. On the road between Molong and Wellington, 10 or so minutes out of Molong, we ...

[quote=a6et][quote]Thanks for the replies,

Approximately when did the change to the loco depot occur?

thanks,

Dan[/quote]At a rough guess likely post 90's. I have only gone through WCK once ...

Thanks for the replies,

Approximately when did the change to the loco depot occur?

thanks,

Dan

The bridge one is Brisbane, Indooroopilly

Second is Werris Creek.

ssaunders

Thank you for the bridge identification. I appreciate it.

I'm not so sure about the loco depot. The atta ...

Hi There,

I'm usually in the South Australian threads, so I don't have a good knowledge of NSW. Smile I'm doing some research on various aspects of railway infrastructure. I have the two attached aer ...

[quote=Darren O'Leary]

Power is supplied from the Alpha Power to the Alpha Box, which then has the Alpha Central connected for operation of the point motors via the decoder. The NCE PowerCab is also ...

[quote=kingfisher][quote][quote][/quote]Roco, Marklin and Hornby have had close coupling on their coaches for years. It is part of the design and not something fitted by the modeller. The coaches run ...

Hi

Im wanting to purchase a Wayside wagons SAR 350 class diesel kit.

If anyone has an unbuilt kit that they may consider selling please contact me via PM

Thanks

SAR_enthusiast



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Posted 18 Nov 2019 11:25 in South Australia by SA_trains

If there are satellite images showing it gone, it's probably not coming back regardless of the date of the imagery currently shown.
justapassenger
Quite true,

I am more making the poi ...

Posted 16 Nov 2019 20:33 in South Australia by SA_trains

[quote=dylan]Hi guys,

Just wondering if the signal cabin at Pt Pirie has been demolished recently? I had a look on Google Earth and I can’t see it anywhere. Last time I visited there was a radio st ...

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