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    Thread: Vale Percy Hanlon
Post: Vale Percy Hanlon

It is with sadness to report that former QGR locoman/inspector RRM volunteer and author Percy Hanlon passed away on December the first.
thornesyau Queensland 6 4,786 09-Dec-2011, 07:43 PM
    Thread: Redbank Citytrain Yard
Post: RE: Redbank Citytrain Yard

G'day Control Over. The western crossover is on the eastern side (Redbank side) of the bridge. On the western side near the current repeat for the down home is a new signal base for the home signal. A...
thornesyau Queensland 7 5,825 30-Aug-2011, 08:28 AM
    Thread: Redbank Citytrain Yard
Post: RE: Redbank Citytrain Yard

In regards to Ipswich units will still be stored
thornesyau Queensland 7 5,825 23-Aug-2011, 04:54 PM
    Thread: Redbank Citytrain Yard
Post: Redbank Citytrain Yard

All just an update on the new stabling yard at Redbank. This new yard is on the upside/Southern of the Western Main line at Redbank. At 6 Mile Ck bridge Riverview/Redbank section a facing crossover fr...
thornesyau Queensland 7 5,825 20-Aug-2011, 03:11 PM
    Thread: SIGQ Signalling Interest Group Queensland
Post: RE: SIGQ Signalling Interest Group Queensland

(05-Aug-2011, 07:41 PM)qrsignalman Wrote: Just a tad of news for Brisbaneites....from Monday you'll start getting a bit more of me on the Control radio as I start learning the Assistant Controller's...
thornesyau Queensland 244 130,357 05-Aug-2011, 10:29 PM
    Thread: The end of the Sunlander
Post: RE: The end of the Sunlander

There are times when the Mail west has had L class coaches on and restrions are basically in the same place as for container trains as well as certain loops thru some of the crossing staions/loops
thornesyau Queensland 36 22,674 02-Nov-2010, 10:00 PM
    Thread: QR signs deal to haul 260,000T of pipeline for gas industry
Post: RE: QR signs deal to haul 260,000 of pipeline for ...

Did notice these trains through Ipswich and the wagon clasification is PCUYP now is the last 'P' mean P for pipe?
thornesyau Queensland 42 25,332 26-Oct-2010, 10:09 PM
    Thread: Removal of Railway Infrastructure
Post: RE: Removal of Railway Infrastructure

When did the house get removed?
thornesyau Queensland 37 28,988 23-Oct-2010, 09:07 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (no trams)

Redbank up yard all tracks lifted
thornesyau Queensland 7,231 3,019,301 09-Sep-2010, 09:18 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (no trams)

After latest shutdown of the rail betwen Corinda and Rosewood the following was noticed. Darra concrete footbridge on the Ipswich end demolished. All tracks including branch to Richlands ballasted. Mo...
thornesyau Queensland 7,231 3,019,301 24-Aug-2010, 12:15 AM
    Thread: RIP Mal Neilsen.
Post: RE: RIP Mal Neilsen.

Malcolm. `Budgie Maria wishes to invite Family and Friends to celebrate the lifetime of this Railwayman at the Workshops Rail Museum, North Street, North Ipswich, on Wednesday 21st July 2010, commenci...
thornesyau Queensland 5 4,079 19-Jul-2010, 09:44 PM
    Thread: Fire at EDI Marybourgh
Post: Fire at EDI Marybourgh

Reports filtering through media websites that a fire has/is happening at the factory and staff evacuated.
thornesyau Queensland 2 3,171 18-Jun-2010, 01:29 PM
    Thread: Craigieburn incident
Post: Re: Craigieburn incident

Footage on Sky news, The front of the spark dosn't look the best and the rear of the freighter looks like some sort of ballast wagon. Hoping the driver of the spark and passengers are ok
thornesyau Victoria 25 12,540 04-May-2010, 11:10 PM
    Thread: QLD Where is it?
Post: Re: QLD Where is it?

Looking north in down direction towards Macquarie Ck. Kuttabul-Mt Ossa section
thornesyau Queensland 10,126 4,157,568 20-Apr-2010, 08:34 PM
    Thread: Steam to operate Citytrain services Ipswich - Shorncfliffe
Post: Re: Steam to operate Citytrain services Ipswich - ...

Graham alas no. Since taking up in Ipswich my diesel quals have fallen by the wayside as they prefer all the diesel jobs to be based in Mayne alas I missed out. Tempting as it is to go back to Mayne I...
thornesyau Queensland 89 29,582 19-Apr-2010, 09:27 PM
    Thread: Steam to operate Citytrain services Ipswich - Shorncfliffe
Post: Re: Steam to operate Citytrain services Ipswich - ...

mmm I don't think work would like me to go sick from driving to riding one of their trains, so Anita and Eric went instead and they had an absolute ball. by the sounds a great time had by all.
thornesyau Queensland 89 29,582 19-Apr-2010, 07:38 PM
    Thread: (Self)-Preservation
Post: Re: (Self)-Preservation

Absolutely brilliant in your face reality check for people who don't keep a look out at all times. Showed some mates at work today and they thought the same.
thornesyau General 7 5,130 22-Mar-2010, 08:36 PM
    Thread: ARHS Ferny Grove Tour
Post: Re: ARHS Ferny Grove Tour

By the looks of the plans Ferny Grove will be a three platform terminal station with the station building at the Samford end along the like of Cleveland station . The tavern will disappear with the re...
thornesyau Queensland 9 5,036 07-Mar-2010, 07:30 PM
    Thread: some QR overbridges, UNSAFE........
Post: Re: some QR overbridges, UNSAFE........

Ok thanks for that, but when they said Sth Brisbane that is what I thought, not near Park Road etc
thornesyau Queensland 8 4,165 18-Dec-2009, 09:08 AM
    Thread: some QR overbridges, UNSAFE........
Post: Re: some QR overbridges, UNSAFE........

What footbridge at South Brisbane?
thornesyau Queensland 8 4,165 17-Dec-2009, 07:44 PM