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I've commented a few times about my 1983 diary being 'missing in action' and had got to a point where I really didn't expect it to turn up again, however, in looking for something else completely unre ...

Posted 25 Oct 2020 16:31 in Victoria by ngarner

[quote=kuldalai][quote][quote][quote][/quote][/quote][/quote]Would suspect BLU work was let to multiple Contractors, whereas Stratford Bridge was just one contract. Meanwhile nearly 5 years since RRV ...

I gave 41A a miss, instead swapping to 208D, which had Sunday OR.

Monday was an 0330 start for Fuel Point duty, with Driver B Evans. As had become my norm, I didn’t record any of the action during  ...

Things are starting to get serious on the Lilydale LX removals. A line closure from Ringwood between 11 and 20 December with another, week long, one near the end of summer.

[quote=justarider][quote][quote][quote]I'm not sure what happened but TBM Joan has only just launched towards State Library, contrary to earlier information expecting a re-launch late last month

ht ...

I'm only guessing here, but I suspect that the jobs like the Sale and Dimmy pass runs could have been a nice change from doing the various yard pilot work.
Valvegear
Any road job  ...

I swapped away from 44N, back to 38N, a roster I’d worked only six weeks earlier.

Monday was supposed to be 1715 for a 1900 Geelong but, being the Labour Day public holiday, this was cancelled and  ...

Posted 21 Oct 2020 17:50 in Victoria by ngarner

Once again, photos of the work at Avon River, courtesy of Mr D Harvey.

Enjoy

[img]https://i.ibb.co/VL53cXq/20201015-103009.jpg[/img]

[img]https://i.ibb.co/q1KdhtM/20201015-103114 ...

[quote="justarider"][quote=ngarner]I'm not sure what happened but TBM Joan has only just launched towards State Library, contrary to earlier information expecting a re-launch late last month

https: ...

I'm not sure what happened but TBM Joan has only just launched towards State Library, contrary to earlier information expecting a re-launch late last month

https://twitter.com/metrotunnelvic

Nei ...

Posted 20 Oct 2020 22:09 in Victoria by ngarner

And VL81 has entered service, at least from today's date:



https://youtu.be/0m3s2njwoaw

Neil

The VR loading gauge, as it used to be, and probably hasn't changed all that much, can be found in any WTT Addenda. Victorianrailways.net has one of these:

http://victorianrailways.net/timetables/t ...

I returned to 42A to re-unite with BJ for at least some of the days of the week.

With Sunday, OR the week started at 1345, by BJ driving on the 1410 No. 7 Dock Pilot using Y108. We started the shift ...

[quote="Op Kronos"]

I have received unconfirmed information from a friend that last Tuesday night (06/10/20), set 21 was transferred from Newport Workshops to Pakenham East. This means that they at ...

Small bag of announcements today;

* Work at Old Geelong Rd, Hoppers Crossing is/has resumed

* Evans Rd bridge is opening on October 30

* Piling on the Chelsea crossings is underway with two machine ...

[quote="TOQ-1"][quote=Carnot]Jacinta just mentioned that the Upfield LX crossing upgrades will open early on Nov 2.[/quote]I believe it's line reopening on Nov 2, with trains running express through M ...

I did a swap with another fireman, away from 41N onto 67D instead, with Sunday off.

To begin the week an 0400 standby quickly changed to the 0435 Port Melbourne Pilot, with Driver Trevor Lamb. We loc ...

[quote=kitchgp]From Heritage Victoria, designed to carry two tracks but only ever used for one:

http://images.heritage.vic.gov.au/attachment/48292

PS: Moorabool had two tracks but was singled.[/qu ...

An update on the Lilydale line works as of last Friday, since I had make a trip to the CBD.

Lilydale's western car park is now a storage area for the works with lots of conduit and other supplies. Al ...

Continuing on to 40D, without trying to swap away from the roster rotation, I had both Sunday and Monday rostered off, to have BJ re-join me for the first time in a while.

Tuesday’s start was 0345  ...

I moved onto 39A but, once again, BJ swapped away so I worked with a number of different drivers over the course of the week.

Sunday being the last day of January, I asked for the day off, which was  ...

Posted 07 Oct 2020 17:26 in Trams and Light Rail by ngarner

[quote="kitchgp"][quote=ngarner]Sorry to say that Vicsig isn't always the most accurate source of information, nor the most up-to-date. It's lagged in updating regularly over the last few years, and, ...

but it was proposed by the local LNP so it must be a  great project (cough, cough)

and $4billion isn't the full cost

Neil

Kerry Stokes wielding his power in efforts to promote the LNP in Vic? Not the first time recently &, for sure, won't be the last.

Interested to read that said Mr Stokes is the second largest shareho ...

I don't see the point of having sanders placed behind the leading wheels of any powered bogie, sort of defeats the purpose of having them, IMHO. I'm glad Clyde & EMD put them in front of the bogie in  ...

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