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    Thread: Cleveland Crash
Post: RE: Cleveland Crash

I dont think these sanders will be used in the normal "loco" sense, ie you get abit of slip and drop sand, but rather when you've gone to emergency and you still get wheelslide, that's when it'll star...
KRviator Queensland 57 23,888 04-Apr-2013, 01:00 PM
    Thread: Cleveland Crash
Post: RE: Cleveland Crash

Not knowing for a moment how the blended braking worksite it possible for the regen to drop out and the time it takes for the EP/Westinghouse to pick up likely to cause a prang such as this?
KRviator Queensland 57 23,888 31-Jan-2013, 04:20 PM
    Thread: Qld, CEO's suicide: driver of train sues
Post: RE: Qld, CEO's suicide: driver of train sues

It's been a long time between drinks on this topic but this morning, I got to wondering how it all turned out. The widow of Greg Maddock, the Energex CEO whose death bought all this about, made a con...
KRviator Queensland 12 9,446 14-Nov-2012, 07:02 AM
    Thread: "The Hit and Near miss file" & stuck under bridge.
Post: RE: "The Hit and Near miss file" & stuck under bri...

Not the sharpest tool in the shed. If I'm being filmed to be broadcast on national telly, I'm going to make same sure I do my job right. Then again, perhaps that is her doing her job right? Ops Norma...
KRviator Queensland 203 96,070 24-Oct-2012, 06:16 AM
    Thread: NSW: Where is it???
Post: RE: NSW: Where is it???

The clue's in the reflection, but I've no idea what it means...Perhaps Waterfall for a guess?
KRviator New South Wales & ACT 932 304,548 27-Jun-2011, 08:29 PM
    Thread: Derailment Season
Post: RE: Derailment Season

Could be a good thing El Zorro is recruiting...
KRviator Victoria 22 13,528 08-Apr-2011, 02:24 PM
    Thread: NSW: Where is it???
Post: RE: NSW: Where is it???

Looks a bit like the old Garret sidings at Gosford?
KRviator New South Wales & ACT 932 304,548 11-Jan-2011, 07:25 AM
    Thread: Derailment at Drayton's
Post: Derailment at Drayton's

Seems PN's discovered EPIC Brake = EPIC Fail, putting 3 of their new TT's and a pair of NHEH wagon's through the catchpoints at the Drayton coal mine yesterday. Photo's are doing the rounds of Railpa...
KRviator New South Wales & ACT 5 5,621 25-Aug-2010, 08:48 AM
    Thread: Overhead Down at Southern Cross
Post: RE: Overhead Down at Southern Cross

Sounds a bit interesting bravus, can you shed any more light on what the rumour mill is saying about that?
KRviator Victoria 11 6,724 30-Jul-2010, 08:58 AM
    Thread: Collision with an excavator in NSW's central west,
Post: RE: Collision with an excavator in NSW's central w...

The preliminary ATSB report is out. Click HERE. 0.5Mb, *.PDF format. Basically says the Network Controller issued a Track Occupancy Authority with the XPT in the section (as he's allowed to do, IIRC)...
KRviator New South Wales & ACT 6 4,320 28-Jun-2010, 03:37 PM
    Thread: first drive
Post: Re: first drive

(13-May-2010, 08:31 AM)dodgyvalve link Wrote:Did you get issued a huge massive folder with the maps in it? These will be your best tool in road knowledge, I was fortunate enough to stumble across the...
KRviator New South Wales & ACT 15 7,461 23-May-2010, 04:38 AM
    Thread: Body found at Port Waratah
Post: Body found at Port Waratah

dateline= Wrote:Let's hope things dont happen in three's. Seems they do... A young chaps body was found on the departure roads of Port this morning...By one of out crews taking a train out. Heral...
KRviator New South Wales & ACT 10 5,090 06-May-2010, 12:34 PM
    Thread: Craigieburn incident
Post: Re: Craigieburn incident

dateline= Wrote:The Age understands the signalling infrastructure alongside tracks where the crash occurred is relatively new. Whoop-de-bloody-doo. So was the Signalling at Cootamundra when the XPT a...
KRviator Victoria 25 10,513 05-May-2010, 08:05 PM
    Thread: Kuranda train derails near Redlynch
Post: Re: Kuranda train derails near Redlynch

Look HERE Fatty...Only 3 of the lead loco though, the rest are shots of the train and passengers back at Redlynch [Image: http://www.cairns.com.au/images/gallery/...328921.jpg] [Image: http://www.ca...
KRviator Queensland 82 23,407 26-Mar-2010, 03:14 PM
    Thread: (Self)-Preservation
Post: Re: (Self)-Preservation

Really well done, and something those two muppets we nearly got at Singleton would do well to watch... Seems the Poms are more aggressive and innovative with their safety videos. Kudo's for them gett...
KRviator General 7 4,427 23-Mar-2010, 02:01 PM
    Thread: Trailable Facing Points
Post: Trailable Facing Points

So every train that runs that location, from this direction takes the loop with the corrosponding 25 (?) kph speed it entails? And I'm assuming the other end RH running = sailing through on the main ...
KRviator Queensland 14 13,212 23-Mar-2010, 11:32 AM
    Thread: Chinese proposals for Intercontinental Railways
Post: Re: Chinese proposals for Intercontinental Railway...

(18-Mar-2010, 08:33 AM)Speed link Wrote:[quote author=Timmaaayyyyyyy link=topic=4792.msg78860#msg78860 date=1268861932]The recent accident in Belgium may have something to play if this is allowed or ...
KRviator International Railways 11 5,290 19-Mar-2010, 08:24 PM
    Thread: Trailable Facing Points
Post: Trailable Facing Points

edit by Fatty: This question relates to this photo of a a trailable facing points indicator: [Image: http://img716.imageshack.us/img716/7725/borallon.jpg] Why's the Mechanical Point Indicator showin...
KRviator Queensland 14 13,212 19-Mar-2010, 08:17 PM
    Thread: Chinese proposals for Intercontinental Railways
Post: Re: Chinese proposals for Intercontinental Railway...

When we say high-speed rail, I think we all generally think of pasenger traffic, however, in this case I reckon there would be a lot more dollars involved in the high-speed transport of goods made in ...
KRviator International Railways 11 5,290 16-Mar-2010, 01:01 PM
    Thread: Whittingham's Wheatie Whoopsie
Post: Re: Whittingham's Wheatie Whoopsie

dateline= Wrote:I can't see where you are coming from KR??? At the time the signal system was being commissioning and the  BI-DI system was out of commission. Why cant you run under CAN block workin...
KRviator New South Wales & ACT 12 6,042 14-Mar-2010, 05:12 PM