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    Thread: Rosewood Railway fun.
Post: RE: Rosewood Railway fun.

Oh yes! It has already been discussed that the DH needs to look up to the task before being used on passenger services. ...this little black duck will probably be tasked with getting the paint on th...
Jacob Preservation and Tourist Railways 94 54,043 01-Oct-2014, 12:42 PM
    Thread: SDSR News
Post: RE: SDSR News

Hi Everyone, been ages since I posted here... I was fortunate enough to get to fire 971 for my BA qualifications during July and the steam leak was present then. Good to know the problem has been fo...
Jacob Preservation and Tourist Railways 952 401,509 06-Aug-2014, 08:43 PM
    Thread: NOW AVAILABLE - QPSR Steam and Diesel Driver Experiences
Post: RE: Coming Soon - QPSR Steam and Diesel Driver Exp...

Hamish, You need to do some more research before asserting your opinions. QT have never allowed us to run with a consist for any of our driver-for-a-day experiences, and honestly I doubt they ever w...
Jacob Preservation and Tourist Railways 55 32,451 17-Jan-2012, 03:07 PM
    Thread: Volunteers - You could receive free BP fuel
Post: RE: Volunteers - You could receive free BP fuel

Got one too, arrived in the mail yesterday :D Better be quick & use it though, might not be a BP around once the US govt gets a hold of them!
Jacob Preservation and Tourist Railways 12 6,342 17-Jun-2010, 12:40 PM
    Thread: $70,000 Robbery at Zig Zag
Post: RE: $70,000 Robbery at Zig Zag

Bastards! Sounds like a well planned operation if copper in the area has gone missing too. I bet those items are already melted down or on their way to china by now :(
Jacob Preservation and Tourist Railways 4 3,789 17-Jun-2010, 12:38 PM
    Thread: Rosewood Rail Museum
Post: Re: Rosewood Rail Museum

Nice editing work on the videos there Graham...  :D I think Lorraine was wondering if you ever going to want to go home at the end of the day there!  :lol
Jacob Preservation and Tourist Railways 94 37,422 30-Apr-2010, 05:00 PM
    Thread: Volunteers - You could receive free BP fuel
Post: Re: Volunteers - You could receive free BP fuel

Thanks for the heads-up, $50 is well over 500km in the swift! :D
Jacob Preservation and Tourist Railways 12 6,342 29-Apr-2010, 07:41 PM
    Thread: Memo to self: just don't
Post: Re: Memo to self: just don't

dateline= Wrote:...regularly missed his shifts at the network controls because he was too tired to work after being up all night ogling saucy internet images. Hmm up all night?  Too tired?? Somehow ...
Jacob General 3 3,152 19-Apr-2010, 08:43 PM
    Thread: Steam to operate Citytrain services Ipswich - Shorncfliffe
Post: Re: Steam to operate Citytrain services Ipswich - ...

Well now that's interesting... maybe put in for a day off work this week!
Jacob Queensland 89 30,314 16-Apr-2010, 04:30 PM
    Thread: 1720's - Operational, stored or scrapped?
Post: Re: 1720's - Operational, stored or scrapped?

1729 (blue) outside Redbank LMD today
Jacob Queensland 751 279,229 12-Apr-2010, 07:25 PM
    Thread: 1720's - Operational, stored or scrapped?
Post: Re: 1720's - Operational, stored or scrapped?

1743 outside Redbank LMD
Jacob Queensland 751 279,229 08-Apr-2010, 05:54 PM
    Thread: 1720's - Operational, stored or scrapped?
Post: Re: 1720's - Operational, stored or scrapped?

a *very* loud 1770 (James Cook - yes still has the plates) was doing shunting duties at the rear of Redbank Workshop.  Sounded like a 2100 :devil , so I guess not much of a muffler left!
Jacob Queensland 751 279,229 06-Apr-2010, 03:56 PM
    Thread: Kuranda train derails near Redlynch
Post: Re: Kuranda train derails near Redlynch

Selective comments indeed! 3 in all that time? I hardly think so. The "Wayne of Brisbane" one is strange - On one side he's supporting Kuranda but then puts a dig in against steam tours?  & reall...
Jacob Queensland 82 28,856 30-Mar-2010, 05:01 PM
    Thread: Redland Museum
Post: Re: Redland Museum

While not exactly the same, at RRM we have RM 55 which comes from a similar era : [Image: http://www.arhs-qld.org.au/images/storie...ug04rf.jpg]
Jacob Preservation and Tourist Railways 12 6,228 29-Mar-2010, 05:41 PM
    Thread: Kuranda train derails near Redlynch
Post: Re: Kuranda train derails near Redlynch

That Courier-Mail article (apart from the hilarious clanger at the start) almost reads like they're trying to gauge popular opinion on how far they can push their anti-QR/train stance...
Jacob Queensland 82 28,856 29-Mar-2010, 05:29 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: Re: Everyday Queensland Observations (no trams)

spotted (heard it first) 2174D doing some shunting out the back of Redbank workshops 'bout 12:30
Jacob Queensland 7,231 3,111,376 26-Mar-2010, 01:28 PM
    Thread: Plans for huge Brisbane underground rail project unveiled
Post: Re: Plans for huge Brisbane underground rail proje...

It's not April 1 yet!!!  :evil . Oh,, They're serious... is there an election coming up or something  ;)
Jacob Queensland 2 5,166 24-Mar-2010, 05:26 PM
    Thread: Steam's Last Fling on the Brisbane Valley Branch
Post: Re: Steam's Last Fling on the Brisbane Valley Bran...

Magic stuff again there Tony, you might be the only person who has video footage of that historic event! I hate to add another filter to your video processing wait time, but I see a bit of "combing" ...
Jacob Queensland 12 6,927 24-Mar-2010, 05:22 PM
    Thread: QR Blue Action at Roma St
Post: Re: QR Blue Action at Roma St

I think I see a bit of the de-shaker filter doing its magic in there, am I right Tony?  :evil
Jacob Queensland 6 4,420 23-Mar-2010, 09:42 PM
    Thread: ARG locos in QLD
Post: Re: ARG locos in QLD

Saw DFZ 2407 on the back of a truck at Redbank this morning - maybe getting a hand over it?
Jacob Locomotives and Rolling Stock 21 10,468 22-Mar-2010, 04:13 PM