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Posted 28 Jan 2020 13:35 in New South Wales by a6et

[quote=simstrain][quote]My mind also goes back to when the rails were ordered for the LR and tram tracks where the contracts were given to Spain for their supply, reasoning was that Spain had big unem ...

[quote=noirilae]Thanks heaps Steve, that was exactly the type of write up I was hoping to get from someone. I ended up going with the grey you suggested. As well as a semi gloss black just to experime ...

Posted 28 Jan 2020 08:48 in New South Wales by a6et

[quote=arctic][quote][quote][quote]If one state has seen the closure of its manufacturing sector, then another can be used to assemble or construct.

Further to what I have said previously, when put ...

Posted 27 Jan 2020 21:34 in New South Wales by a6et

[quote=RTT_Rules][quote]If one state has seen the closure of its manufacturing sector, then another can be used to assemble or construct.

Further to what I have said previously, when putting out te ...

[quote=studdo]The film I was referring to was a 1943 newsreel that preceded A Steam Train Passes - it might have been on an ABC video (which was a compilation of various steam vision on TV and cinema) ...

[quote=studdo]On whistles, 3820 sounded like the whistles in the video posted by a6et but the current whistle on '01 sounds like what I remember from the sound on the 1943 recording featured in A Stea ...

[quote=The_trolley]Has a6et figures out yet that the NSW had one standard five chime design and that it only varied in the material used to construct the bell? “36, 38, 60 class whistle”. They’r ...

[quote=The_trolley]Has a6et figures out yet that the NSW had one standard five chime design and that it only varied in the material used to construct the bell? “36, 38, 60 class whistle”. They’r ...

[quote=DCook]From comparing footage from yesterday's run, film of it in operation in the early 2000s and a steam train passes I can conclude that the whistle is much deeper than it was in the footage ...

[quote=TheFish][quote][quote]Thanks BW.

Sounds great, climbing towards Maldon.

Edit, cowling/sheet metal work looks particularly tidy. Top stuff.

Suppose a colour scheme has already been decided ...

[quote=michaelgm]Thanks BW.

Sounds great, climbing towards Maldon.

Edit, cowling/sheet metal work looks particularly tidy. Top stuff.

Suppose a colour scheme has already been decided upon, just l ...

[quote=DCook]From what I have read on similar threads in the past the power reversers seemed to be well liked by crew

On your comment on the 38 and 59 class, that would make sense, the power revers ...

[quote=DCook][quote]I have not heard what they intend to do next. there are a number of options. eg, using the team and experience gained on 3801 put 3830 back into service, overhaul 3642, overhaul an ...

[quote=DCook]After all this time 3801 has just done a mainline trial, Sydney Trains Vlogs recorded it going through Chester Hill today

[url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KDQuGjUtuPo]https://www.you ...

A question on the C30s/C30Ts, does anyone know what happened with 3102T and 3013 after the Canberra locomotive auction?
DCook
http://australiansteam.com/3102T.htm

http://australianstea ...

Posted 19 Jan 2020 21:12 in News by a6et

[quote=simstrain]ATP is constantly being delayed by the union because of their fears of job losses. The ATP should really be enabled by now but nothing was done about it post waterfall by the labor go ...

[quote=nswtrains][quote][quote]In reference to the aviation industry (and getting off track of this thread) the reason for acronyms was time and space - time to communicate everything on radio when ot ...

[quote=lyntonh][quote][quote] PW, PK BH, WT, VH, MV are several that come to mind, have a look and see if you can work them out, will identify them for you in reply.[/quote]PK could be Parkes, BH woul ...

[quote=CPH8]In reference to the aviation industry (and getting off track of this thread) the reason for acronyms was time and space - time to communicate everything on radio when other people are want ...

[quote=YM-Mundrabilla]Thanks a6et for your courteous responses to my posts.

Now I know a little about the Bathurst and Broken Hill acronyms and saturated standard goods engines.

You are clearly one ...

[quote=YM-Mundrabilla][quote][quote] I'm the only one here that uses Jargon, likewise its not just local knowledge of a particular clique at all. I would suggest that you also are coming the raw praw ...

[quote=Valvegear][quote] I'm the only one here that uses Jargon, likewise its not just local knowledge of a particular clique at all. I would suggest that you also are coming the raw prawn aspect in ...

[quote=Valvegear][quote]Snotty nose, is a reference to Saturated locomotives as they very readily primed, T is the old pre 1924 classification for 50cl. Few enginemen would refer to loco's that were ...

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Posted 16 Jan 2020 15:40 in Victoria by a6et

[quote=potatoinmymouth]Mike, last night there was also the contributing factor of my unfortunate steed, the down Wendouree/Maryborough, striking storm debris on the Bungaree loop, delayed 30 minutes t ...

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