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A couple of quotes from another site that referred to the lack of use with the two BK's (currently at Greta)

"QBE now have them both (BK's) on lease contract with NSW Trains as well as 6 sitting at ...

Qbe own them and they are still at Carrington as of today.


8501-8510 SRA Ownership were delivered in "all over" Indian red with chrome/yellow lining and black under gear, 85's never had grey roofs. AFAIK the L7 logo was only in white.


8504 had a small "E" indicator located in the middle of the cab below the windscreen.


Not forgetting the 40 class (UK) diesels had scoops for picking up water on the fly for steam heating boiler requirements.

Not forgetting the 40 class (UK) diesels had scoops for picking up water on the fly for steam heating boiler requirements.

Another one for the list:  20/01/1968 ARHS Tour 40 class Syd-Broadmeadow, 38 class Broadmeadow to Murrurundi (first 38 past Singleton over the new Hunter River bridge) and 60 class Murrurundi to Pange ...

6039 hauled an ARHS tour from Port Waratah to Mnt Thorley 22/07/1978. A 421 class brought the train from Sydney to Port Waratah. The Garratt failed near Belford on the return and the 421 came out from ...

Posted 28 Aug 2014 19:12 in New South Wales by WayneTedrow

XP2007 seen today minus it's Country Link decals.

One day of heavy rain!

It was reported on F/b that it was taken by road from Chullora to the RVM at Kurri on Wednesday night for preservation. Apparently the cab has been heavily stripped. I've no doubt it's taken a large c ...

I have pics of 48152,153 & 154 with the 'snorkel' (catalytic converter) stack. All loco's in 'Candy' colours. AFAIK there were two sets available and they were interchangeable so other 48's may have b ...

I saw this new vehicle a couple of hours ago at Harris Park on the track that was covered by a landslide.

Roger (MPTV1) will be doing a daylight run next Fri (2/08/13) Ti ...

[quote=tezza]I'm looking for a photo and ID of a NSWGR locomotive that ran on one of the colliery railway of Newcastle Coal Company .It was involved in a fatality in 1883 and was no 19.

I dont have ...

Thanks, where abouts at Auburn, the up side or down side?
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A E Goodwin, who had the license to manufacture ALCo loco's, had their Auburn plant on the northern side of Parra ...

Black caviar....... I'd bet on a black locomotive.

The Caviar's "House/racing colours" were Salmon and Black .... still wanna bet!Smile

You would think they would restore the line and run some trains before buying anymore static displays.

How many working 10 class left in the Hunter?
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Posted 24 May 2013 11:48 in News by WayneTedrow


A TOC Waiver has been issued for testing these locomotives between Woodville Junction and Morisset on behalf of Qbe (South Spur Rail Services)

The majority of Maitland/Telarah services are worked by Hunters especially after 09:00 until 15:00 weekdays and all day weekends. AFIK all Scone/Dungog services are Hunters as well.

If the service y ...

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Hi all,
I hope you'll forgive my ignorance. I am trying to find out if if anyone can help me locate a timetable for a very loud train that passes through Katoomba on T ...

Posted 24 Mar 2013 16:35 in Sydney Suburban by WayneTedrow

I was at Warnervale (Gosford-Newcastle) on Fri 22/3 and noticed that Opal Card reading poles have been instaled.

9308+9307+9309 went South to Sydney today behind NR106+NR9 on BS6

Posted 10 Feb 2013 11:49 in New South Wales by WayneTedrow

Now I get it .... why Rio are prepared to spend squillions on automating their railway!

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