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Posted 11 Apr 2021 22:50 in Queensland by br30453

[quote=Z VAN]My understanding is in 1964 a number of Louver wagons coded GLC were modified to allow the bogies to be exchanged easily and the vans were recoded to QLX to reflect this, eventually all ...

[quote=Sulla1]This project has now received $71-million in funding from the North Australian Infrastructure Fund (NAIF). NAIF will support captial works infrastructure, including a "mulit-user rail sp ...

[quote=WimbledonW]A picture on page 26 from "RailExpress" of March 21, 2021 shows a few fresh details of a turnout at the end of an un-named crossing loop.

* The Main Line Indicator is labelled "B" ...

[quote=Sunbird]

I could be wrong but the inland rail line was not to address the failed policy of Queensland to not use an existing rail link which is available. Inland rail cannot solve that issue. ...

Posted 25 Jan 2021 09:38 in Queensland by br30453

[quote=Graham4405][quote]Bromelton was on the standard gauge but note that Gleneagle on the Bethania Beaudesert 1067mm gauge line was called Bromelton until 19/8/89[/quote]So, which of the two was [ur ...

[quote]QR's trestle bridge replacement campaign north and south of Tully is continuing, with the troublesome Banyan Creek trestle, just north of Tully yard, and the Big Maria Creek trestle, just north ...

[quote=NSWGR1855][quote][quote]Don't forget .... there's always the other brand to choose from.

Allan Brown[/quote]And how much better is that? Considering price and and the errors on it.[/quote]Th ...

[quote=duttonbay][quote][quote][quote]The title may spark some debrate whether the railway was powered by Humans ,Horses or Steam . But the [color=#000000][siz ...

[quote=Sulla1][quote]Both Queensland and Western Australia use a track gauge narrower than standard, which in turn, by the way, is a little narrower than the typical wheel track of modern road vehicle ...

[quote=duttonbay]I note that a search for "Ipswich" and "Thomas" (not as an author) returns:

Article Name: The Redbank - Bundamba Loop Line

ARHS Bulletin Vol 19, No 368, Jun 1968, pp129-47

Author ...

Posted 03 Aug 2019 07:46 in New South Wales by br30453

[quote=Transtopic][quote]The new IU trains were ordered for the entire network knowing there is an issue with the tunnels to Litgow and that they will be fixed.

Once complete the entire IU electrif ...

[quote=RTT_Rules]QR's carriage cross sectional profile is I feel too tight to do sleepers properly from my previous experience on QR landers compared to the XPT sleeper and sleepers in India.

Peop ...

Posted 26 Jun 2019 12:07 in General by br30453

[quote=Sulla1]It depends on the country, era and terrain you're writing about. Since the consutruction of the world's first serious mountain railroad, the Baltimore and Ohio's mainline in the 1830s, t ...

Posted 18 Jun 2019 20:04 in Locomotives and Rolling Stock by br30453

They are a strange shape for liquid and they do not appear to carry Dangerous Goods placards?
Good pickup!
KRviator


Advice from my son who works for IOR.

Those tank ...

Posted 13 Jun 2019 14:56 in Locomotives and Rolling Stock by br30453

[quote=YM-Mundrabilla]Are these really liquid/fuel containers as we are being led to believe?

They are a strange shape for liquid and they do not appear to carry Dangerous Goods placards?

Could th ...

[quote=freightgate]Could be a useful system for freight or passenger services in Queensland ?

[url=/news/s/goldenpass-variablegauge-system-successfully-tested]GoldenPass variable-gauge system succe ...

Wuiske Models and Southern Rail Models are two places to enquire.

regards,

David Head

dthead

Probably more like what you are ater.

This is a great outcome for Brisbane and the construction dates are far quicker than Melbourne Metro Tunnel.
bevans
A greater outcome would be the construction of the the previous design ...

[quote=petan][quote]As an alternative to truck transfers between yards in SEQ (which is not great for the environment) and I assume there are quite a few containers transferred each day, why doesn't P ...

Nice! Happy with my 85%, didn't expect that.
Graham4405
I got 85% also but noticed that one question listed a 1210 class.

There was never a 1210 class on any Australian railway system.

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[quote=bevans]Perhaps the inland rail project could leverage this but you still need to get out of the Sydney area and maybe that is still via the blue mountains to link with inland going north and vi ...

[quote=rogerfarnworth][color=#141414][size=2][font=Verdana, Arial, sans-serif]Cape Gauge was used in many countries throughout the world. It has been identified primarily with the Cape Colony in South ...

Crowds won't start heading to the footy until closer to match time. You should be good for parking and such until later in the afternoon.

Ian

Hobbyking_Ian

A rational thought, well s ...

[quote=a6et][quote][quote][quote]I guess not a good idea to turn up on Sunday, particularly if you are bringing or taking away large packages. :>)

A nightmare on crowded public transport.

cheers

B ...

[quote=Graham4405][quote][quote][quote][quote][quote]Aurizon is just the hook and pull operator, They can be replaced if locos can be sourced.[/quote]Of course, but that would take time. Imagine if a ...

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