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    Thread: NZ Trip 2017
Post: RE: NZ Trip 2017

(24-Feb-2017, 07:39 PM)Graham4405 Wrote: I'm in NZ at present. Our tour includes some rail components. Wednesday we rode the Glenbrook Vintage Railway. Our train was very ably pulled by Ww 644. A ve...
fatty International Railways 2 4,274 04-Mar-2017, 03:36 AM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

(20-Nov-2016, 09:13 PM)bear Wrote: QR's 1734 (kuranda colours) somewhat randomly shut down in partington yard Saw it running around today. From what I hear QR are going to start running their own w...
fatty Queensland 7,231 2,697,788 26-Nov-2016, 02:55 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

(10-Sep-2016, 10:15 AM)bear Wrote: Of note, double 2800s (both online) on a short 11 wagon empty molasses leaving the branch - first time I've seen this. That is odd.
fatty Queensland 7,231 2,697,788 15-Sep-2016, 01:20 PM
    Thread: Cairns-Forsayth Tourist Train
Post: RE: Cairns-Forsayth Tourist Train

(14-Aug-2016, 08:59 PM)LesS Wrote: The successor and survivor of this train is The Savannahlander. I made this trip a couple of months ago. Here are my travel notes. Some corrections: Quote:The s...
fatty Queensland 44 31,581 16-Aug-2016, 11:16 PM
    Thread: QLD maps available from government
Post: RE: QLD maps available from government

(07-May-2016, 10:17 PM)Petan Wrote: Emerald 1950 topographical 5MB file size courtesy State Archive QLD at Runcorn  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0ByB-ppG...E2bWM/view Thanks. Love this stuff. :)
fatty Railway Archaeology 20 14,552 08-May-2016, 11:27 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

(01-May-2016, 11:50 AM)Sulla Wrote: How's that new curve at Killymoon look? Do you reckon it'll be any faster than the existing 60km/h? From memory track speed over Killymoon is 90 when there's no ...
fatty Queensland 7,231 2,697,788 01-May-2016, 01:41 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

A new bridge is (finally) being built over Killymoon Creek just south of Townsville on the NCL. Looks like they're going to build the bridge alongside the current one then slew the track across. It's ...
fatty Queensland 7,231 2,697,788 30-Apr-2016, 05:08 PM
    Thread: Meandarra Line Resleepering
Post: RE: Meandarra Line Resleepering

(25-Feb-2016, 08:51 AM)Coyote Wrote: (24-Feb-2016, 06:41 PM)Sulla Wrote: Any sign of what sleepers are to be used? All steel or steel and timber? There should be several thousand secondhand steel ...
fatty Queensland 17 15,550 25-Feb-2016, 12:46 PM
    Thread: 1720's - Operational, stored or scrapped?
Post: RE: 1720's - Operational, stored or scrapped?

(13-Feb-2016, 06:15 AM)fatty Wrote: (09-Feb-2016, 07:47 AM)Sulla Wrote: (08-Feb-2016, 06:24 PM)fatty Wrote: Three 1720s sitting in Stuart yard at the moment 1737, 1756 and 1730. Probably the mo...
fatty Queensland 751 238,579 14-Feb-2016, 01:55 AM
    Thread: 1720's - Operational, stored or scrapped?
Post: RE: 1720's - Operational, stored or scrapped?

(09-Feb-2016, 07:47 AM)Sulla Wrote: (08-Feb-2016, 06:24 PM)fatty Wrote: Three 1720s sitting in Stuart yard at the moment 1737, 1756 and 1730. Probably the most 1720s at Stuart at one time for fif...
fatty Queensland 751 238,579 13-Feb-2016, 06:15 AM
    Thread: 1720's - Operational, stored or scrapped?
Post: RE: 1720's - Operational, stored or scrapped?

Three 1720s sitting in Stuart yard at the moment 1737, 1756 and 1730.
fatty Queensland 751 238,579 08-Feb-2016, 06:24 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

1771 heading home from Townsville this morning.
fatty Queensland 7,231 2,697,788 05-Feb-2016, 06:29 AM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

1771 is sitting in the Wool Road in South Yard, Townsville, awaiting another turn on the front of the Tilt.
fatty Queensland 7,231 2,697,788 04-Feb-2016, 09:37 AM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

A very late tilt train left Townsville yesterday evening with a loco on the front.
fatty Queensland 7,231 2,697,788 30-Jan-2016, 05:59 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

(12-Jan-2016, 03:14 PM)Sulla Wrote: (12-Jan-2016, 08:59 AM)fatty Wrote: A railset is dropping rails in Stuart yard this morning in preparation for the yard expansion. Lots of concrete pipework and...
fatty Queensland 7,231 2,697,788 12-Jan-2016, 06:00 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

A railset is dropping rails in Stuart yard this morning in preparation for the yard expansion. Lots of concrete pipework and culverts being delivered too.
fatty Queensland 7,231 2,697,788 12-Jan-2016, 08:59 AM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

(05-Jan-2016, 09:14 AM)Sulla Wrote: Around Townsville there's quite a few locations where you can get close enough to a loco cab for a chat without entering the corridor, at least through chainlink ...
fatty Queensland 7,231 2,697,788 05-Jan-2016, 09:26 AM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

(04-Jan-2016, 10:51 PM)Graham4405 Wrote: (04-Jan-2016, 11:23 AM)fatty Wrote: You should of stopped for a chat. We were there for 4 and a half hours. Is that seriously a viable option? Approach a ...
fatty Queensland 7,231 2,697,788 05-Jan-2016, 07:57 AM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

(04-Jan-2016, 11:16 AM)sauce Wrote: Was out rollingstone yesterday - noticed signals in each direction displaying green aspects at the same time - what does this mean? Also, I can't remember the las...
fatty Queensland 7,231 2,697,788 04-Jan-2016, 11:26 AM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

(03-Jan-2016, 02:11 PM)Sulla Wrote: 3/1/2016 2813/2487H/40??/40??/2830 were waiting at Ayr with a long 8G16 made up of Proserpine sugar wagons and cement containers. You should of stopped for a c...
fatty Queensland 7,231 2,697,788 04-Jan-2016, 11:23 AM