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    Thread: Otago Central Rail Trail, New Zealand
Post: Otago Central Rail Trail, New Zealand

Otago Central Rail Trail, New Zealand In February 2015, while things were very quiet at work, a colleague and I decided that we should visit New Zealand and investigate the Otago Central Rail Trail. ...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 3,424 21-May-2015, 06:20 PM
    Thread: Blackbutt to Moore (BVRT)
Post: Blackbutt to Moore (BVRT)

Blackbutt to Moore (BVRT)   Due to a conversation on the Wheels on Steel rail forum, a bunch of contributors came to agree that a ride on a section of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail would be a g...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 1,836 08-Apr-2015, 02:31 AM
    Thread: Bairnsdale to Nowa Nowa
Post: Bairnsdale to Nowa Nowa

Bairnsdale to Nowa Nowa Melbourne was heading for a blistering 42 degree day, and I was on the 0712 Bairnsdale train heading East for a 60 Km ride to Nowa Nowa. I was very concerned about the heat an...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 1,780 08-Apr-2015, 02:31 AM
    Thread: Bright to Wangaratta
Post: Bright to Wangaratta

Bright to Wangaratta Via Beechworth I have previously ridden this trail back in 2009, and it was not really my intention to do it again, with the exception of having a bit of fun on the Beechworth to...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 1,730 08-Apr-2015, 02:31 AM
    Thread: Tallarook to Alexandra
Post: Tallarook to Alexandra

Tallarook to Alexandra This rail trail trip represented the start of a bit over a week of touring a couple more Victorian Rail Trails. The planning was done about six months out from the trip which w...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 2,566 08-Apr-2015, 02:31 AM
    Thread: WTWS is Archived at PANDORA
Post: WTWS is Archived at PANDORA

WTWS is Archived at PANDORA Back in March this year, Davo and I were rather cuffed to learn that When there were Stations has been archived on PANDORA – the National Web archive of Online Publi...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 1,801 08-Apr-2015, 02:31 AM
    Thread: Lappa to(wards) Mt Garnet
Post: Lappa to(wards) Mt Garnet

Lappa to(wards) Mt Garnet I was recently browsing the Rail Trails Australia website, and was astonished to read that the old line between Lappa to Mt Garnet was a designated rail trail. The train my ...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 1,987 08-Apr-2015, 02:31 AM
    Thread: The Inner Circle, Melbourne
Post: The Inner Circle, Melbourne

The Inner Circle, Melbourne And a tiny bit of the Outer Circle After spending some days belting from one end of the state to the other, the next part of the program was to spend a few days in the cit...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 1,819 08-Apr-2015, 02:31 AM
    Thread: Mirboo North to Darlimurla
Post: Mirboo North to Darlimurla

Mirboo North to Darlimurla This ride was originally planned to be along the entire length to Boolarra, however, bridge damage caused by the Churchill Fires in 2009 meant that the track was still cut ...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 1,964 08-Apr-2015, 02:31 AM
    Thread: Blackbutt to Moore (BVRT)
Post: Blackbutt to Moore (BVRT)

Blackbutt to Moore (BVRT)   Due to a conversation on the Wheels on Steel rail forum, a bunch of contributors came to agree that a ride on a section of the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail would be a g...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 2,878 19-Aug-2014, 06:06 PM
    Thread: Bairnsdale to Nowa Nowa
Post: Bairnsdale to Nowa Nowa

Bairnsdale to Nowa Nowa Melbourne was heading for a blistering 42 degree day, and I was on the 0712 Bairnsdale train heading East for a 60 Km ride to Nowa Nowa. I was very concerned about the heat an...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 2,085 26-Jan-2013, 12:06 PM
    Thread: Bright to Wangaratta
Post: Bright to Wangaratta

Bright to Wangaratta Via Beechworth I have previously ridden this trail back in 2009, and it was not really my intention to do it again, with the exception of having a bit of fun on the Beechworth to...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 2,284 25-Jan-2013, 04:37 PM
    Thread: Tallarook to Alexandra
Post: Tallarook to Alexandra

Tallarook to Alexandra This rail trail trip represented the start of a bit over a week of touring a couple more Victorian Rail Trails. The planning was done about six months out from the trip which w...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 2,291 24-Jan-2013, 02:36 PM
    Thread: Bell Branch
Post: Bell Branch

Bell Branch The line to Bell was approved by the Queensland Parliament in December 1904 and was built to the north east of Dalby, commencing in 1905. It was built using old 41 lb rails recovered from...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 28 22,636 16-Jul-2012, 08:53 PM
    Thread: Bundaberg Area
Post: Bundaberg Area

Bundaberg Area A few photos contributed by Michael Johnston. The Gallery features the Mt  Perry Branch (on which Gin Gin is located) and Cordalba on the Isis Branch . . http://www.stationspast.ne...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 2,240 13-Jul-2012, 06:19 PM
    Thread: Burra Line
Post: Burra Line

Burra Line Our guest contributor, Michael Johnston, has sent through some pictures of stations between Riverton and  Burra.  The line is to the north of Gawler and used to extend through to  Peterbor...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 2,278 09-Jul-2012, 08:11 PM
    Thread: Michael Johnston
Post: Michael Johnston

Michael Johnston Michael has kindly contributed a heap of photos from the listed Queensland Branch lines below. They are taken during 2003 and 2004, effectively after the stations had been closed, or...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 1 2,883 20-May-2012, 03:14 PM
    Thread: Mackay
Post: Mackay

Mackay There have been three stations in Mackay. The first one was built in Tennyson St in 1885, during the birth of the then isolated Mackay Railway. The second was built in 1924 in Boddington St, w...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 2,398 11-May-2012, 10:17 PM
    Thread: Paget
Post: Paget

Paget Paget (named after the then Railway Ministier) became a junction station after construction of the North Coast Railway proceeded from the Mackay Railway, towards Sarina. West of Paget was the l...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 1,689 06-May-2012, 05:50 PM
    Thread: WTWS is Archived at PANDORA
Post: WTWS is Archived at PANDORA

WTWS is Archived at PANDORA Back in March this year, Davo and I were rather cuffed to learn that When there were Stations has been archived on PANDORA – the National Web archive of Online Publi...
WTWSFeed WTWS Updates 0 1,589 06-May-2012, 04:50 PM