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[quote=c3526blue][quote][quote][quote]Eureka/Phoenix K class page now online at http://phoenixreproductions.com.au/k_web.htm . note the SDS K page only covers their exclusive models.

Also note "[b][c ...

Posted 25 Sep 2021 18:38 in New South Wales by a6et

[quote=RTT_Rules][quote][quote]Hi all, I've been notified by an Anonymous person from Railpage that the Mariyung Trains will end testing today and will [b]NOT [/b]be going into Passenger service. This ...

[quote=disasterrisk]What is the mechanism that drives the turntable bridge? My unit has power to the motor, the gears turn , the flywheel turns with the belt all this at the same time but the actual b ...

[quote=8502]We have seen first hand in Victoria the damage caused by privatisation this approach seems to only look at selling the assets off to a company and then perhaps doing some type of leasing o ...

Quite some years back, at least 20 + there was a double page spread in one of the old Railway magazines, may have been in the NSW ARHS magazine, or the Roundhouse one, the maps included a good range o ...

[quote=Matthew][quote]All this talk and need to reduce carbon output is it likely electrification will be delivered between Sydney and Canberra to use green energy ?[/quote]I think they are more likel ...

[quote=Transtopic][quote][quote][quote]Given that there are very few stations along the route, I am blowed if there is any real reason to have a full set, no matter how many carriages run empty from B ...

[quote=simstrain][quote]Given that there are very few stations along the route, I am blowed if there is any real reason to have a full set, no matter how many carriages run empty from Bathurst to Dubb ...

[quote=NSWRcars]Everyone knows that from an operational perspective, the best location for a Maintenance Centre is in Sydney. There are however other benefits locating it regionally, and that's what w ...

[quote=simstrain]It comes down to are the 7 hunter railcars enough to handle all of the hunter line. I believe we noted that there will be some endeavours kept as spare for the hunter line just in cas ...

[quote=james.au][quote]Couldn't help but notice in Scott McGregor's next itinerary North by North West

"The route we take begins with the boarding of our Railmotor for the journey up the coast to t ...

Destination marker lights for the Suburban lines were

3 across the top was East Hills;   Illawarra line to Cronulla, also the south lines including those via Granville & Regents park, left & middle  ...

There are/were many rail lines across NSW that ran in unfenced situations, many in operation before farms were approved that disected properties.  

Lines in NSW include Coota - Forbes/Parkes;  Werr ...

[quote=a6et][quote]The whole Curve and Gradient Diagram book is available as a pdf

download from [url=https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/sites/default/files/media/documents/2017/Curve_and_Gradient_Dia ...

[quote=apw5910]The whole Curve and Gradient Diagram book is available as a pdf

download from [url=https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/sites/default/files/media/documents/2017/Curve_and_Gradient_Diagram ...

[quote=tom9876543][quote]The lower the ruling grade the better it is for the freight haulage. If as you say the modern requirement for a freight line is 1:80, then almost every mainline in NSW would ...

Posted 26 May 2021 10:02 in Model Railways - General Discussions by a6et

[quote=Oscar]Thanks for the heads up on OO Bill DJ. I watched a number of videos over the past few days and was amazed how noisy some of those worm drives are on those older hornby models. On the flip ...

[quote=tom9876543]I thought the Bombala line had a ruling gradient of 1/40?

I think the line climbing up from Queanbeyan towards Goulburn is 1/40 as well.

The article about proposed line seems to ...

[quote=c3526blue]Unfortunately the Ontoit analysis is seriously flawed. It appears to be a typical exercise by a consultant to give the client the answer they wanted right from the beginning. Assump ...

Posted 20 May 2021 18:31 in Model Railways - General Discussions by a6et

[quote=Oscar]It's an interesting topic a6et that has been solved but we still struggle with it by making incorrect choices. A few youtube channels I follow like fishplatefilms, chadwick and model rai ...

Posted 16 May 2021 18:51 in Model Railways - General Discussions by a6et

Oscar
Oscar, interesting to watch the tests and your mentioning of using Kero on the track and how it improved the haulage capacity of the models.

The model group I am involved in, u ...

Posted 12 May 2021 18:30 in New South Wales by a6et

Boilers are an endangered species in NSW.
YM-Mundrabilla
Except in politics.

[quote=Lockspike][quote]This is really a prototype question, but since most people at all interested are likely to be modellers I'll try to get away with posting it here.

I've got an HO model of an e ...

Posted 10 May 2021 18:13 in Model Railways - General Discussions by a6et

[quote=NSWRcars]I can't believe that Nylon gears would be noisier than brass. I am also not surprised that packing grease makes no difference.

I have a re-motored Ixion C32 (similar mech to Wombat C ...

Posted 10 May 2021 13:05 in Model Railways - General Discussions by a6et

[quote=Oscar]Did a fair bit of testing over the weekend, results were negligible. I used INOX MX6 and MX8 on two mechanisms a 30T and Ixion 32. Briefly about the greases - MX6 food grade type, is syn ...

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