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Spletsie

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Test your knowledge of railway stations in New South Wales with this 20-question quiz:

[url=https://www.railtram.com.au/nsw-stations]https://www.railtram.com.au/nsw-stations

Regarding question 12 and the only way to answer is to give the answer. It was actually ANR, Australian National Railways then AN and finally AN Tasrail before it was sold.
BertR
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Posted 23 Jul 2019 20:43 in NT by Spletsie

Test your knowledge of railway history in the Northern Territory with this 20 question quiz:

Thanks for the feedback.

I have amended question 15 to reflect the fact that the line from Burnie did not extend as far as Zeehan in 1998, but to Melba Flats.

Regarding Question 17, whether it i ...

Test your knowledge of railway and tramway history in Tasmania with this 20 question quiz:

[url=https://www.railtram.com.au/tasmania-history-quiz]https://www.railtram.com.au/tasmania-history-quiz

The Transport heritage NSW website lists two separate tours.

[url=https://www.thnsw.com.au/farewell-s-sets?fbclid=IwAR0AeXjSN4Fme31FKsdBkcPjP6UhFbP-3HA6RlUa-B40IN5QeBc964kqbY8]https://www.thnsw.com ...

Test your knowledge of railway and tramway history in South Australia with this 20 question quiz:

[url=https://www.railtram.com.au/sa-history-quiz]https://www.railtram.com.au/sa-history-quiz

According to the book mentioned above, car 4622 was one of the 1940-type Tulloch steel cars.

4622 entered service in January 1955, was condemned in February 1992, and then sold for private use.

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Posted 14 Jun 2019 22:01 in Sydney Suburban by Spletsie

[quote=AheadMatthewawsome]This is a quick message confirming the farewell of the S Set. The last set is due to leave on June 28th. And either on that day on July 28th. There will be a farewell.

If ...

Do you by any chance have the carriage number? That would enable the carriage to be identified as there were various types.

The standard steel cars had a length of 61'66" (18.75 m). The weights var ...

I was already aware that I knew very little about the WA railways, and a score of 30% proved it! None the less, it was great fun, and thanks again to spletsie.
Valvegear
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[quote=steve_w_1990]Fair enough, thanks for the response.

I'm not quite up to date on how the electrification in Perth unfolded, as I was barely 11 months old in October 1991, and I didn't arrive i ...

[quote=steve_w_1990]Not bad, got 65%

I don't know if I agree with the answer to number 17 though. (What two locations did electric services start running in 1991).

As far as I was aware, the fi ...

Test your knowledge of railway and tramway history in Western Australia with this 20 question quiz:

[quote=Graham4405][quote]Q15, the correct answer is 13 April 1969. It was the Adelaide St tram routes that closed in 1968.[/quote]Not doubting you Peter, but I have always understood the end was 196 ...

ARHS Bookshop Facebook page says it will open on Friday 31 May.

Posted 29 May 2019 10:06 in South Australia by Spletsie

Here is another article on Bob, the Railway Dog:

[url=https://www.railtram.com.au/bob-the-railway-dog]https://www.railtram.com.au/bob-the-railway-dog

Q15, the correct answer is  13 April 1969. It was the Adelaide St  tram routes that closed in 1968.
petan
Thanks petan. Typo corrected.

Wow! 100%! Knew most, fluked a couple.
Graham4405
Fantastic work Graham4405.

Test your knowledge of railway and tramway history in Queensland with this 20 question quiz:

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The Australian Railway Photography Forum is on in Sydney on 3 August 2019.

https://www.nswrailmuseum.com.au/photography-forum

Thanks for the feedback folks.

Test your knowledge of railway and tramway history in Victoria with this 20 question multiple choice quiz:

[url=https://www.railtram.com.au/victoria-history-quiz]https://www.railtram.com.au/victoria- ...

The April Members' Newsletter said that the new bookshop would open on 1 May.

But it seems like it hasn't happened yet.

The ARHS bookshop will open at its new location at Central tomorrow.

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