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Posted 24 Jul 2021 17:28 in Queensland by GrahamH

Saturday 24/07/21 locos 2415 & 2472 standing switched off in the dock platform at Toowoomba station.

Didn't even the freight part of state rail move HQ to Parramatta many years ago? That was pre National Rail and the later PN etc

petan

Indeed! 126 Church St was FreightRail/FreightC ...

The project is looking at a hydrogen based power source for the cabinets required at 95 km length for the optical fibre.
bevans
My experience in the 90s was that solar panels could climb ...

Posted 25 Jun 2021 14:28 in Queensland by GrahamH

[quote=Sulla1][quote]Friday 25/06/21 A grain train was seen descending into Toowoomba over the West Creek tresle bridge at around 8:10 am. Due to driving at the time I didn't see the loco/s. Later at ...

[quote=bevans]If one was building a fibre communications network in the Territory, primarily between Darwin and Adelaide what are the important locations one should consider when providing the service ...

Posted 25 Jun 2021 12:45 in Queensland by GrahamH

Friday 25/06/21 A grain train was seen descending into Toowoomba over the West Creek tresle bridge at around 8:10 am. Due to driving at the time I didn't see the loco/s. Later at a little after 9am I  ...

Posted 10 Jun 2021 12:12 in Queensland by GrahamH

Very interesting! My first visit to Brisbane (I'm from Sydney) was for the week covering the end of June & start of July 1975. My employer, PMGs Dept, sent me there to do a digital telecoms transmissi ...

I visited the exhibition this afternoon. Well worth the drive, the time and the dollars.

Some snaps here:[url=http://www.ipernity.com/doc/grahamh/album/1299742] http://www.ipernity.com/doc/grahamh/ ...

From a recent news item on RP

The structure at Chernobyl is more than 90 metres high and [u]three times the weight of the Eiffel tower.[/u] It is [u]longer than two jumbo jets[/u] and the [u] tota ...

While we are wondering about what could have been I've thought (as an absolute novice when it comes to steam loco design) that the 55cl as a std goods type was backward when there were 35s being built ...

[quote=a6et]Its a long time since I was on a katie, in their later days, & IIRC there were only 8 left in service, by the time of becoming an A/F the number was down to 6, all allocated to Enfield and ...

Bevan, thanks for showing.

Great effort and result, thanks for showing!

Easter 49 years ago I was on a weekend tour with 3801 and others to Albury and Tumbarumba. Wish we'd had that much sunny weather...

Thanks again.

According to ABC radio news, caused by a truck improperly parked at a building site adjacent to the line near the tunnel entrance. The truck travelled unattended into the side of the train derailing i ...

Bevan, thanks for showing.

[quote=bingley hall][quote]They do, about 30000 route km, 67% of world's total. The hardware is world class, but the software, customer service, crowds, passenger behaviour..., a different story.[/qu ...

Thanks for showing.

[quote=Valvegear]Thanks to nine news:-

"A Chinese-born Aussie billionaire has brought enough land to cover the playing surface of the MCG stadium around 2000 times over for development two hours no ...

[quote=Graham4405][quote][quote]Will it also be available in the Microsoft Store?[/quote]Do you have a win mobile?[/quote]Not in the last 3 years! But I do have Windows PCs and a Windows tablet...[/qu ...

Will it also be available in the Microsoft Store?
Graham4405
Do you have a win mobile?

A very interesting, I think, film about rail in Australia in 1962.

Many aspects of history when it was in action.

[url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKs5yUebT3M]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v ...

Bevan, thanks for showing.

The train would have needed that many horses to get to Manildra and back in a day (in a sensibleish time frame).

Posted 12 Nov 2020 22:17 in The Lounge by GrahamH

I had occasion to download a many hundreds of megabytes update to a Samsung 5G. I was sitting in my car, parked ~150m from a known good 5G base tower with clear line of sight. The download started and ...

Posted 12 Sep 2020 11:25 in The Lounge by GrahamH

"Crisis? What crisis?" Supertramp.

Great to see this. Thanks for posting.

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