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    Thread: Zig Zag Railway Incident
Post: RE: Zig Zag Railway Incident

OTSI have released an interim factual statement on this incident - http://www.otsi.nsw.gov.au/rail/Interim-...-04-01.pdf The guts of it are: Quote:At 1:30pm on 1 April 2011, a Zig Zag Railway mainte...
Dale New South Wales & ACT 7 5,969 12-Apr-2011, 05:56 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (no trams)

Thursday 24 March at 1100 2350 and 2351 stowed in platform 3 at Ipswich station
Dale Queensland 7,231 2,739,709 24-Mar-2011, 11:09 AM
    Thread: Minor collision at Yass Junction this morning
Post: Minor collision at Yass Junction this morning

The ATSB are certainly on the ball with their website updates: http://www.atsb.gov.au/publications/inve...0-013.aspx Quote:At about 0150 EDT on 9 December 2010 grain train 3234 collided at low speed ...
Dale New South Wales & ACT 1 2,257 09-Dec-2010, 09:56 AM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (no trams)

At Ipswich this morning: at 1038, MMA67 and MMB47 pulled into Platform 4 heading down. at ~1039, DEL 1723, a drop-side wagon of some description, and carriages 1039, 1255, 575 1057, 771 and 920 passe...
Dale Queensland 7,231 2,739,709 08-Dec-2010, 02:45 PM
  Video Thread: Semaphore fail
Post: Semaphore fail

http://failblog.org/2010/10/28/epic-fail...afor-fail/ Seems to have thrown a bit of a fit...
Dale General 0 3,046 28-Oct-2010, 11:08 PM
    Thread: The end of the Sunlander
Post: RE: The end of the Sunlander

(27-Oct-2010, 01:05 PM)johnmc Wrote: This would be the response to the Retention Toilet issue. I'm guessing they'll do something with the SOTO, but i don't hold much hope for the Inlander and Westi...
Dale Queensland 36 20,706 27-Oct-2010, 04:58 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (no trams)

Tuesday 12 October at 08:24, 2302 and 1753 light engine passed Moorooka station heading north on the 'express' line, and were shortly thereafter seen stopped on the same line adjacent the rail welding...
Dale Queensland 7,231 2,739,709 12-Oct-2010, 06:10 PM
    Thread: G.S.P.E. at the weekend.
Post: RE: G.S.P.E. at the weekend.

The Courier Mail now has a story on it too - http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/natio...5933559366
Dale Queensland 45 27,031 04-Oct-2010, 06:44 AM
    Thread: At least *someone* within QR has a sense of humor
Post: At least *someone* within QR has a sense of humor

Overheard at Roma St tonight: "Terminating service platform eight. Please do not attempt to board this service, you will find it disappointing." It's a nice change from the telescreens chastising e...
Dale Queensland 1 2,054 29-Sep-2010, 10:23 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (no trams)

Yesterday it appears that I was being stalked by the Westlander... approx 1015 down Westlander through East Ipswich with 2499 and 1720 (spotted while waiting for citytrain to Brisbane) approx 1115, ...
Dale Queensland 7,231 2,739,709 27-Aug-2010, 09:45 AM
    Thread: Innisfail Semaphore Signals
Post: RE: Innisfail Semaphore Signals

(13-Aug-2010, 10:27 PM)geinthend Wrote: For all lovers of semaphore signals, get your pic's of Innisfail's ASAP. The posts for the new colour light signals have been erected behind the existing sema...
Dale Queensland 35 19,291 16-Aug-2010, 02:57 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (no trams)

12/07/2010 at 2002 Up goods train through East Ipswich (don't know train number, but it followed the citytrain service I was on from Corinda) 1747D plus two empty container flats, and 11 QLX-type wago...
Dale Queensland 7,231 2,739,709 13-Jul-2010, 01:33 PM
    Thread: Toddler falls from train near Kuranda
Post: RE: Toddler falls from train near Kuranda

(01-Jul-2010, 12:40 PM)Mick Wrote: Apparently* this idiot was dangling the child out the window and dropped her totally failing to supervise his child. So the rumors are true and Michael Jackson is...
Dale Queensland 10 6,406 02-Jul-2010, 09:28 AM
    Thread: Toddler falls from train near Kuranda
Post: Toddler falls from train near Kuranda

http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/queensla...-zn5r.html Quote:A Far North Queensland toddler has broken her collarbone after falling from a moving train. The three-year-old girl landed on the tracks, ...
Dale Queensland 10 6,406 01-Jul-2010, 11:28 AM
    Thread: Passed a track machine on the Ipswich motorway this morning...
Post: RE: Passed a track machine on the Ipswich motorway...

(07-Jun-2010, 01:48 PM)DABEAR Wrote: This thing? Yup, that thing.
Dale Queensland 12 8,462 09-Jun-2010, 12:02 AM
    Thread: Passed a track machine on the Ipswich motorway this morning...
Post: Passed a track machine on the Ipswich motorway thi...

As I was driving into work this morning, I passed a very strange hybrid between a Bloody Large Truck (the front end) and a track machine of some description (the back end), as it was merging onto the ...
Dale Queensland 12 8,462 04-Jun-2010, 06:00 PM
    Thread: Steam to operate Citytrain services Ipswich - Shorncfliffe
Post: Re: Steam to operate Citytrain services Ipswich - ...

(18-May-2010, 01:14 PM)Graham4405 link Wrote:Trying to keep to the timetable perhaps? Not sure - the transinfo website said (and still says) they're running express - http://www.translink.com.au/eve...
Dale Queensland 89 26,579 18-May-2010, 02:05 PM
    Thread: Steam to operate Citytrain services Ipswich - Shorncfliffe
Post: Re: Steam to operate Citytrain services Ipswich - ...

The timetable for these services seems to have been amended overnight...  Yesterday they were 'all stops', today they are running express from Booval to Redbank on the run to Shorncliffe, and express ...
Dale Queensland 89 26,579 18-May-2010, 12:00 PM
    Thread: Car v Coal Train at Rosewood, no injuries
Post: Car v Coal Train at Rosewood, no injuries

http://www.qt.com.au/story/2010/05/07/te...rain-coal/ A TEENAGE driver can thank his lucky stars after he collided with a coal train and lived to tell the tale. In fact the driver, 19, walked away ...
Dale Queensland 2 2,274 07-May-2010, 07:03 AM
    Thread: Steam to operate Citytrain services Ipswich - Shorncfliffe
Post: Re: Steam to operate Citytrain services Ipswich - ...

They would bloody do this on the same three days that I'm in Sydney for a court hearing, argh!
Dale Queensland 89 26,579 16-Apr-2010, 10:51 AM