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torana

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Is it possible for someone to provide us - new south welshmen with the times that it is due to pass the Southern Part of Sydney.Say from Picton to Campbelltown Please.

Thank You. It was a great sight ...

Posted 26 Apr 2016 07:20 in Sydney Suburban by torana

If you think that there are only 1 or 2 Level Crossings left in Sydney, you need to get out and about . Maybe you lead a sheltered life.

There is a Level Crossing at Parramatta Road, Granville-Clyde. ...

Posted 02 Apr 2016 07:04 in News by torana

We all know how important it is to have Rail Freight transhipped across this vast country of 'OURS'. And also prepared to be loaded onto Passenger and Cargo Ships that berth at the Wharves.And if ther ...

Could somebody come out and be honest with everyone who is planning to go to the Maitland Steam Festival for 2016. One of the BIGGEST drawcards is the GARRATT 6029.

Rumour has it that it wont be att ...

Posted 18 Mar 2016 06:26 in New South Wales by torana

You would get much more Rail Traffic if you were to spend , just a few hours around Menangle. It is a continual 'Passing Parade' of different consists of Locomotives.Worth Considering. Rather than go  ...

Posted 15 Feb 2016 06:34 in General by torana

Well, for all of those guys who are interested. Keep your eyes peeled on the DISCOVERY CHANNEL around July/August 2016, and you will see the Results of a Documentry very similar to 'Outback Truckers'. ...

Since this Question was first put forward, i have had some very positive feedback from the Lady in charge of this Idea.

I replied in a very positive way - as i was planning to do a driving Holiday  ...

I currently live in Sydneys north-West in Kings Park, but i have sold my home and will be travelling by car to Yorkeys Crossing in early October, to spend a day at Yorkeys Crossing- Photographers Bluf ...

Posted 01 Jun 2015 19:33 in General by torana

Many months ago i went out to Menangle in Sydneys South-West to look for places in which to Photograph Passing Trains.

And i did notice some newly constructed buildings ,built along Menangle Road,tha ...

As an avid Rail Enthusiast, i was wondering if anyone has any information about the times of Locomotives attending the Thirlmere Steam Festival on the Saturday 28 February,2015. arriving and Departing ...

For a long period of time, i have looked at, and admired the good Photos taken of Locomotives & their Loads, Working their way out of Spencers Gulf and around towards Yorkeys Crossing.

And although i ...

They were transported to Goulburn under the cover of Darkness, during the weekend and if you have a look through the pages on Facebook, they are being cut up in Goulburn Yard.

I hope that answers y ...

Posted 31 Jul 2014 09:06 in New South Wales by torana

In a recent Publication of a Magazine, [the name escapes me at present] like Motive Power or similar.

There is a centre spread colour Photograph of 3 Centenial Coal Locomtives heading west out of Lit ...

Posted 27 Jul 2014 08:07 in Sydney Suburban by torana

What consideration has been given or shown for the Seniors of N.S.W. who have no need for a ticket for everyday use.But like to take a Train ride ,say once a week,or once a month?

What is the Transpo ...

Posted 12 May 2014 14:19 in News by torana

I am hoping that someone who reads these pages, might be able to help me with some very useful information in regards to my travel on the INDIAN-PACIFIC ,Travelling Perth to Sydney in mid-June,2014.

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Just as a bit of helpful information, download your Photos onto your Flicker account.Then assign them to Railpage, it is easier that way.Make 'Railpage' one of your groups.

torana. Kings Park.N.S.. ...

With the Maitland Steam Fest just one week away.And it being a BIG attraction for the Hunter area and a lot of Train Enthusiasts interested in being there.Could somebody with a bit of 'inside knowledg ...

I visited the Exhibition and as much as i enjoyed seeing all of the Layouts.It was scattered throughout the whole complex.Its a pity they could not work on getting a venue where the bulk of the layout ...

May i suggest that you join FLICKER, and download your photos onto that site.For all of us to see YOUR GREAT PHOTOS.You would be surprised by the number of other people who have the same interests as  ...

I hope that this is of some help to yourself, and others who have the same interest.-Like i do.

On FACEBOOK there is a Group named 'TRAIN TRACKING AUSTRALIA'. They are a dedicated group of Train Enth ...

Even though the CPH Rail Motors have cancelled.There seems to be plenty of Activity in the area to keep us occupied.Besides the 3265 runing shuttles from Junee to Wagga 3 times a day on both Sat/Sun.  ...

It has been anounced that the TIN HARES will not be operating -Due to low Ticket Sales.

Thats a bit of a disappointment, it would have been good to photograph the Steam and Old Style Rail Motors duri ...

Posted 21 Dec 2013 15:26 in Sydney Suburban by torana

There's a new siding west of Doonside on the up side.  A lot of earthworks as well.  What's it all about?
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I cannot remember the name of the company, but they wanted a siding ins ...

Posted 04 Dec 2013 13:37 in Sightings by torana

[quote=Raichase]Don't worry Dave, you're not the only one who was caught out - I was showing a friend of mine some of the highlights of the Newcastle area (Carrington, Morandoo yards) yesterday and we ...

[quote=5711]Just a question to the folks out there.

Like DNA cloning can bring back animals from extinction, does anyone have any views that a class of locomotive can be brought back from blueprint ...

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