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[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

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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 ...

Posted 13 Jan 2019 14:55 in The Lounge by br30453

[quote=Groundrelay][quote]Awww, have a whinge.

Ok, just to humour you, I will make one prediction for 2019.

The majority of Don's predictions will be wrong.

I will also take this opportunity ...

[quote=petan][quote][quote]I'd almost think that Woolies may move the DC if rail makes sense...

Why is it in Warwick anyway?[/quote]

Built in the mid to late 1990s before the Inland Rail project w ...

[quote=justapassenger][quote]SA also have some plans.

https://www.railpage.com.au/news/s/rail-revival-for-south-east-a-possibility/quoteThe only plan I can find in that story is a plan to keep on ...

[quote=Groover]I've just finished reading the book on the bridges by Bill Phippen. Compelling reading by anyone interested in the bridges. I have a couple of questions for any engineers out there:

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Posted 28 Oct 2018 17:10 in General by br30453

[quote=bridesmaid pie]On website [url=http://www.signaldiagramsandphotos.com]www.signaldiagramsandphotos.com all reference to Victorian sites (alphabetic index, line guides, etc.) comes up with error ...

[quote=petan][quote]Were the Clapham SG & NG goods sidings opened at the same time as South Brisbane, or at a later date?[/quote]Clapham and South Brisbane same day with the 1930 route opening data av ...

[quote=Graham4405][quote]If the city end of those platforms, isn't that the proposed but not built traverser? Something tells me that has been discussed on Railpage before but I can't find the referen ...

[quote=M636C][quote]Hi all,

I'm happy to report that I have heard back from Eureka models and their K Class project is very much back in action - I have placed an order for 4 locomotives. Thanks for ...

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