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[quote=Madjikthise]Straight off the top of my head, the ridiculous price for what you get. I think the cheapest around is about $50,000. By the time you pay off the difference compared to the equivale ...

Posted 27 Feb 2021 12:46 in Melbourne suburban by aussie48

Alstrom refurbs are renowned for extremely noisy A/C axle generators, it wouldn't take much for the noise level to become unbeavable should a bearing require replacement.

[quote=Dunxy][img]https://bhmsrs.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/bhmsrs-G520-768x432.jpg[/img]Hi people.

This could kind of be in multiple categories but fits best in here.

I work at BHM ...

[quote=speedemon08][quote]None because Holden didn't go bust. GM shut it down because Abbott stopped giving subsidies to Holden which GM used to pilfer immediately to prop up the ineptitude of GM USA. ...

Posted 11 Dec 2020 13:05 in Tasmania by aussie48

[quote=Z1NorthernProgress2110]Wasn't used for parts on 2114. I believe the person that said held for preservation with in Tasrail is still the same person now saying held for preservation.

Its in ...

[quote=mejhammers1][quote]So many of these being retired would they fit the loading gauge for South Australia, Victoria or Tasmania. I know they are already on SG so could be used for SG routes in Au ...

Posted 08 Dec 2020 10:50 in Tasmania by aussie48

If you also read the link it says 2118 held for preservation.

I believe ZA6 will be in AN green.

Z1NorthernProgress2110

Yes it does, that was in 2012 when all but 2114 was still servi ...

Posted 06 Dec 2020 03:58 in Tasmania by aussie48

[quote=splod][quote]It isn't 2118 (ZA6) that was scrapped years ago, if you look at the video it is 2132 which is MKA2 ex ZC1329[/quote]Although the loco is not actually shown in this video, the purpo ...

Posted 04 Dec 2020 04:33 in Tasmania by aussie48

[quote=Dangersdan707][quote]In a sort of related post, DV2 was helping to get 2118 (aka ZA6) out of storage this morning.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6WgAJG_9K0/quoteVideo is Private, turn t ...

[quote=route14]Such frequencies will be very attractive and will help get more cars off roads, but with that sort of frequency you can't have any single lines, flat junctions nor road level crossings. ...

[quote=xdford][quote]Trevor, look up Thumpers in the UK Southern Region DEMUs.[/quote]

Thanks for the link -- Those railcars have the same motor as an SAR 500 class diesel. I like 500's but the moto ...

Posted 17 Oct 2020 14:58 in The Lounge by aussie48

Not trying to downplay the choice to use private security at all but can someone confirm if WA chose to only use private security as well?
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Western Australia like Victoria initiall ...

Posted 31 Aug 2020 05:12 in The Lounge by aussie48

[quote=Aaron]Would you rather they run this like the US Don? Where the ‘end game’ is your end, or a partner, family member or friend’s ‘end’.

The body count is irrelevant, unless of cours ...

[quote=viaprojects][quote]Why the need to import these components when they can be made locally in Australia?

[/quote]cost - we can build some of the parts like the tower ... but with mass producing ...

Posted 05 Jul 2020 11:18 in NT by aussie48

"[color=#000000][size=2][font=Roboto, wf_SegoeUI, "Segoe UI", Segoe, "Segoe WP", Tahoma, Verdana, Arial, sans-serif]The fuel capacity of a Hornet is 4.9t (about 6,000L), not 193t (238,000L"[/font][/si ...

Doesn't work for me either

Posted 08 May 2020 05:45 in The Lounge by aussie48

[quote=Aaron][quote][quote][quote]If there is no statute of limitation on crimes of child abuse any victim is entitled to report an incident in the past.

...[/quote]Hopefully the Victorian DPP thinks ...

Posted 30 Apr 2020 12:59 in NT by aussie48

You don't have much of an idea do you.

To refuel the FA-18's at Tindal takes 238,000 Litres of JP8, that's without taking them for a spin which they do every day.  RAAF Transport aircraft C17A Globem ...

Why would any Government in it's right mind in this C-19 climate bail out an Airline that is 39.95% owned by 2 Chinese Companies.  The other problem Virgin has, it owes $5 Billion for starters, hasn't ...

Posted 16 Apr 2020 12:27 in Sydney Suburban by aussie48

The rollout of these trains are probably gonna be further delayed because of the current situation in South Korea. Wouldn’t have happened if they were built in Australia.
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[quote=route14]Of course there are ways around it, but with those two train types the doors open and close both by electric motors. I wouldn't imagine it too difficult to change the wiring to make th ...

Posted 13 Mar 2020 12:54 in News by aussie48

[quote=bevans][quote]Correct Ordish Road is no where near a railway line so the only way to get waste there is via road transport.

Looking at the map the plant if approved will most likely be between ...

Posted 13 Mar 2020 06:01 in The Lounge by aussie48

[quote=Upven][quote][quote][quote]Just wait until some beggar says "Nah stuff it, I'm not going to self isolate". when he/she does have the virus, that will be when the smeg really does hit the roof! ...

Posted 13 Mar 2020 05:51 in News by aussie48

I don't see anything in that article about rail being used. I would bet it would be more A Doubles on the Western Freeway.
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Correct Ordish Road is no where near a railway line so the ...

Why bother running thhservice at all, scrap it and save money, use Buses V/Line are very good with coahes replacing train services.

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