Search Results
Post Author Forum Replies Views Posted [asc]
    Thread: John Kerr's notes online
Post: RE: John Kerr's notes online

(18-Feb-2016, 06:58 PM)Graham4405 Wrote: Petansome very large files so download when you have the economy price rate  I'm sure many (like myself) can download 1000GB/month without incurring any add...
RTT_rules Queensland 6 7,339 26-Feb-2016, 03:38 PM
    Thread: OAKEY RAIL BRIDGE
Post: RE: OAKEY RAIL BRIDGE

(21-Dec-2015, 01:45 PM)locojoe67 Wrote: One of the piers is tagged already. Wonder how long until the first bridge strike? Maybe I should change my username to 'optimist'.... In Oakey, was hoping ...
RTT_rules Queensland 59 31,082 22-Dec-2015, 12:04 AM
    Thread: Gold Coast light rail vehicles.
Post: RE: Gold Coast light rail vehicles.

Good news
RTT_rules Trams 32 28,682 14-Oct-2015, 03:17 PM
    Thread: OAKEY RAIL BRIDGE
Post: RE: OAKEY RAIL BRIDGE

(17-Sep-2015, 07:10 AM)No Name Recorded Wrote: (16-Sep-2015, 11:37 PM)Graham4405 Wrote: (16-Sep-2015, 06:50 PM)RTT_rules Wrote: could ICE cars be de-sparked and used? For what and why? The rang...
RTT_rules Queensland 59 31,082 17-Sep-2015, 05:11 PM
    Thread: OAKEY RAIL BRIDGE
Post: RE: OAKEY RAIL BRIDGE

Mentioned elsewhere that QR are spending around $55m to upgrade the coal route to enable heavier axle loads and wider loading gauges. What locos and wagons they will use I will leave to others to ...
RTT_rules Queensland 59 31,082 16-Sep-2015, 06:50 PM
    Thread: REVIEW: Spirit of Queensland - Railbed - Comparisons with Sunlander
Post: RE: REVIEW: Spirit of Queensland - Railbed - Compa...

Thanks for that detailed report. What I take from this is that the standard is similar to that of a 3-4 star airline BC seat. having travelled (once) around the world in BC in 2003 and few trips rece...
RTT_rules Queensland 11 13,745 21-Aug-2015, 10:52 PM
    Thread: OAKEY RAIL BRIDGE
Post: RE: OAKEY RAIL BRIDGE

(30-Jul-2015, 04:52 PM)Graham4405 Wrote: (30-Jul-2015, 05:35 AM)No Name Recorded Wrote: I'm sure people living next the the rail corridor will love the lack of noise You just burst my bubble! I l...
RTT_rules Queensland 59 31,082 21-Aug-2015, 10:44 PM
    Thread: Petrie to Redcliffe
Post: RE: Petrie to Redcliffe

(04-Jun-2015, 05:47 PM)CNsylvester Wrote: Viaduct to Redcliffe? won't ever happen. There isn't capacity for growth beyond adding more vertical residential towers. Look at all the issues the Airtr...
RTT_rules Queensland 99 69,558 05-Jun-2015, 09:16 PM
    Thread: Petrie to Redcliffe
Post: RE: Petrie to Redcliffe

(27-May-2015, 08:09 AM)CNsylvester Wrote: (27-May-2015, 12:02 AM)johnmc Wrote: As an ex Scarborough-ite, I think Kippa Ring is probably as good spot as any, being the commercial hub of the peninsu...
RTT_rules Queensland 99 69,558 04-Jun-2015, 04:25 PM
    Thread: Cattle Train Promise
Post: RE: Cattle Train Promise

(20-May-2015, 04:52 PM)locojoe67 Wrote: More required than just a few sleepers in a siding, unfortunately. Changing standards means the Oakey unloading point would not comply with current standards....
RTT_rules Queensland 19 22,042 26-May-2015, 07:34 PM
    Thread: Petrie to Redcliffe
Post: RE: Petrie to Redcliffe

(15-May-2015, 05:19 PM)Petan Wrote: The track machines tell me rail has been laid on the Redcliffe train line. Next I am about to look outside for the pigs flying backwards as I fully expected to go...
RTT_rules Queensland 99 69,558 26-May-2015, 07:13 PM
    Thread: Trams For Geelong
Post: RE: Trams For Geelong

One light rail set may remove X many buses, but what if the buses are barely used? Would it be like using a A380 to replace the a single Sprinter car? Those cities you refer to in UK are much bigger ...
RTT_rules Trams 3 4,653 08-Feb-2015, 04:16 PM
    Thread: Random Questions
Post: RE: Random Questions

Fuel and cattle would have last 15-20 years tops. Container if there is 2-3 x 600m trains per week may still be running.
RTT_rules Queensland 142 71,628 04-Feb-2015, 09:16 PM
    Thread: Random Questions
Post: RE: Random Questions

The line would have had to go NG for it to be viable. Transshipment after such a short run, why bother. May as well just truck it to the border. I suspect the reason it went no further is that on a co...
RTT_rules Queensland 142 71,628 04-Feb-2015, 01:33 PM
    Thread: Random Questions
Post: RE: Random Questions

(03-Feb-2015, 04:24 PM)locojoe67 Wrote: There was a serious closure attempt on the Wallangarra line in the mid nineties. This was the era that closed the Cecil Plains and Brisbane Valley lines, and ...
RTT_rules Queensland 142 71,628 03-Feb-2015, 08:16 PM
    Thread: Random Questions
Post: RE: Random Questions

(02-Feb-2015, 10:31 PM)Graham4405 Wrote: I guess it depends who would have been responsible to pay for the maintenance. Just because it might have been NG doesn't necessarily mean it would then have...
RTT_rules Queensland 142 71,628 03-Feb-2015, 01:10 PM
    Thread: Random Questions
Post: RE: Random Questions

(01-Feb-2015, 11:35 PM)Graham4405 Wrote: (01-Feb-2015, 07:24 PM)locojoe67 Wrote: Remember too that Tenterfield was intended to be the break of gauge, but the Qld Govt baulked at building track ove...
RTT_rules Queensland 142 71,628 02-Feb-2015, 08:48 PM
    Thread: Duplication to Landsborough to be completed
Post: RE: Duplication to Landsborough to be completed

Not all trains can go everywhere, its is our democratic right in our free nation to change trains to go on another line and get to where we want to go. The reality as our networks grow, their operatio...
RTT_rules Queensland 7 6,165 19-Jan-2015, 02:55 PM
    Thread: Duplication to Landsborough to be completed
Post: RE: Duplication to Landsborough to be completed

(15-Jan-2015, 11:01 AM)Petan Wrote: North Coast extra lines needed but what about all the extra trains funneled into the inner city lines which raises the cross river tunnel topic? Most of the extr...
RTT_rules Queensland 7 6,165 15-Jan-2015, 02:27 PM
    Thread: Duplication to Landsborough to be completed
Post: Duplication to Landsborough to be completed

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-01-13/qu...ection=qld Queensland election 2015: Premier Campbell Newman pledges $500m for second Sunshine Coast rail line Updated yesterday at 6:10pmTue 13 Jan 201...
RTT_rules Queensland 7 6,165 14-Jan-2015, 01:29 PM