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Posted 21 Jun 2018 11:49 in Locomotives and Rolling Stock by sam6778

Just out of interest are these two locos being hired off SETS?  Also does SETS own an 85 class? Cheers

Posted 07 Oct 2016 23:44 in Tasmania by sam6778

Has there been anymore news back in Tassie about the proposal to export coal through Bell Bay?

If it does comes to fruition, what were the tonnages mentioned & would Tasrail have the capacity noting  ...

Posted 08 May 2015 10:27 in Tasmania by sam6778

DB5 is still getting worked on. AB4 was recently refurbished at Inveresk.
Z1NorthernProgress2110
Is there any news as how the restoration on DB5 is going?  I was wondering to what period ...

Was there any damage caused to the rail infrastructure on the line by the fires a few months ago?

Cheerss

Posted 16 Oct 2014 12:25 in Tasmania by sam6778

Hi there,

I was in the TTMS shop a few years ago & noted a book on the Aplsey Branch Line.

Unfortunately I didn't purchase it at the time.  I was wondering if someone would be able to let me know th ...

Posted 30 Sep 2014 15:33 in Tasmania by sam6778

Hi there,

I have a couple of questions about Flinty Creek Viaduct.

I had a look on Google Maps and there doesn't appear to be any access to it.

Is it on private land or is it still within the rail  ...

Posted 27 Jul 2014 00:24 in Tasmania by sam6778

Went to the Bennett Brook Railway Open Day today where they gave a behind the scenes tour.

While there was able to take a couple of photos of the former Magnet Tramway O&K Mallet.

Apologies for the  ...

[url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/44623786@N08/14745499081/in/photostream/]https://www.flickr.com/photos/44623786@N08/14745499081/in/photostream/

[url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/44623786@N08/1456 ...

[quote=Birdie]So out of the EE machines in Australia, does that just leave the 2xZB (ZB2120&2124), R1902 and KA212 that are still on the mainline?

I've not read much about them on here, so would ap ...

[quote=Graham4405]Looks like DownsSteam (Darling Downs Historical Railway Society) have scored some soon to be retired M series 'Lander cars and have a grand plan for them.

[url=http://www.thechron ...

Posted 21 Nov 2013 00:30 in Tasmania by sam6778

Yes, I have - but at home. AV1 (ex EEP13) is pretty rotten, but not a lost cause. Of the surviving EEP's I have seen, its probably the worst.
12CSVT


Thanks for the info, how many EEP's ...

Posted 14 Nov 2013 00:39 in Tasmania by sam6778

[quote=muzza86]Hi saw today a yellow steel covered van with AV1 numbering. Had buffers and screw couplings.Not sure about underframe. Its being used as storage shed at a work shop on Tasman Highway ju ...

Posted 29 Oct 2013 23:13 in Tasmania by sam6778

[quote=Electric C]Got 3 more Wagons! These are at the end of Bill grove, Mowbray there is a swing door E van on the same farm

http://i1335.photobucket.com/albums/w663/Electric-C/nikonpics002small_z ...

[quote=Zig Zag Reporter]Thanks Spletsie

A lot of things that are happening are fairly mundane and not (in my opinion) worthy of any great sensational set of announcements, however, we have to keep up ...

Posted 04 Jun 2013 01:03 in Tasmania by sam6778

[quote=12CSVT]Once the coal road embankment gets flattened and the west leg of the wye gets built out of the old coal road track, re-railing the FFC's and FFF will become more of a proposition.[/quote ...

[quote=lazyboy_69_]I think it's something missed by a lot of people in all the excitement of the move.

But i assure you, there will be an appropriate celebration in time.

Ps to be fair there is stil ...

OMG, someone decapitated Thomas!  Laughing
lkernan
Whose frame is that in the fo ...

Posted 03 Jun 2013 21:23 in Tasmania by sam6778

[quote=12CSVT]Checked out DVR's New Norfolk yard on Saturday to see the end result of the big shunt the previous Saturday.

* H5 is now sitting (re-united with its tender) at the east end of the car ...

Posted 29 May 2013 23:05 in Tasmania by sam6778

First step, and probably quite a formidable one, is getting permanent access to the New Norfolk yard limits.
i_know_nothing
Thanks for posting the photos and videos of the shunt, it look ...

Posted 25 May 2013 16:50 in Tasmania by sam6778

[quote="i_know_nothing"]hahahahahahaha The high capacity QJ's would be perfect and they could have them for nothing so long as they came back in first class condition, but alas, DVR is in a safe seat. ...

Posted 24 May 2013 16:01 in Tasmania by sam6778

[quote=BP4417]Don River Railways EBR 10 class have had its bogies removed and cleaned in preperation for fitting new wheels.

DRR's 3 ballast wagons left yesterday 23/05/2013 for use on the ABT Wilder ...

G'day Ian, would it be possible to shed some light as to what's happening to the ex TGR carriages now they've sold? I'm hoping they have a future use and not scrap. Cheers

Posted 02 Mar 2013 12:27 in Tasmania by sam6778

[quote="Floody"]
Never heard that one before. Once upon a time the ANM Climax which is at TTMS was stored out of use at Florentine Junction, past Maydena. It was under a makeshift roof for ...

Posted 02 Mar 2013 00:37 in Tasmania by sam6778

Is anyone else aware of a loco owned by Forestry Tasmania and stored under cover near the Railriders past Maydena?I don't know anything else about it so was interested if anyone had any info on it.Che ...

Posted 26 Feb 2013 00:07 in Tasmania by sam6778

[quote="dw54"]
[quote="Z1NorthernProgress2110"]
[quote="Floody"]
hire a railcar from another preservation group to run a cut price sightseer service?[/quote:0e5dbe7b84 ...

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