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    Thread: Cairns-Forsayth Tourist Train
Post: RE: Cairns-Forsayth Tourist Train

I'll add a couple of Corrections. Myola was the point where Robbs contract (for stage three) ended. The line beyond was constructed by QR to Mareeba, not the Chillagoe mining company. Chillagoe built...
Mick Queensland 44 32,194 18-Aug-2016, 01:12 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

That was donated by the previous owner to the histo's, and thus not offered for sale. Sent from my GT-N5120 using Tapatalk
Mick Queensland 7,231 2,739,739 02-Sep-2015, 08:23 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

We have six of them Arthur. :)
Mick Queensland 7,231 2,739,739 02-Sep-2015, 03:36 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

(29-Aug-2015, 05:00 PM)fatty Wrote: (29-Aug-2015, 03:19 PM)Mick Wrote: You lot be keeping your eyes off them locos! They be mine. :) How long have they been at Wagners for Mike? I hadn't noticed ...
Mick Queensland 7,231 2,739,739 29-Aug-2015, 05:05 PM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

You lot be keeping your eyes off them locos! They be mine. :) Sent from my HTC_0P6B using Tapatalk
Mick Queensland 7,231 2,739,739 29-Aug-2015, 03:19 PM
    Thread: April Issue Railway Digest
Post: RE: April Issue Railway Digest

And received. Thanks all.
Mick Queensland 2 2,741 03-Aug-2015, 01:56 PM
    Thread: April Issue Railway Digest
Post: April Issue Railway Digest

Does anyone have a copy of the April Issue of Railway Digest magazine. Of particular interest is a small article on page 18. Therefore part two of this query is: Is it possible that page 18 of April r...
Mick Queensland 2 2,741 14-Jul-2015, 10:58 AM
    Thread: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with added trams)
Post: RE: Everyday Queensland Observations (now with add...

30 kph curve where that crossing is, so the "speeding towards" statement is certainly perception based, or perhaps a word the editor chose, as Graham Suggests. There were definitely no bells going. ...
Mick Queensland 7,231 2,739,739 03-Jul-2015, 09:48 AM
    Thread: Goonyella System Horn Noise
Post: RE: Goonyella System Horn Noise

An old standard, but possibly still relevant states 96 dBA @30 metres in front of the vehicle.
Mick Queensland 3 3,105 17-Jun-2015, 06:16 AM
    Thread: C17 812 on the Move
Post: Re: RE: C17 812 on the Move

(21-May-2015, 03:38 PM)guido Wrote: at the time of shutdown she was working at a pressure of 145PSI and normal working was 175/180 PSI the front tube plate was in a bad way and the weights of it mea...
Mick Queensland 15 11,613 21-May-2015, 08:23 PM
    Thread: C17 812 on the Move
Post: C17 812 on the Move

Probably should be in the preservation thread but eh! 812 has been craned out of Atherton and on it's way to Brisbane - it was swapped for a couple of Peckett industrial locomotives. If you search fo...
Mick Queensland 15 11,613 19-May-2015, 12:39 PM
    Thread: SIGQ Signalling Interest Group Queensland
Post: RE: SIGQ Signalling Interest Group Queensland

You'll need the service to recommence first, and that happens on March 4. I'm probably the only Sav staff that reads this, so send a reminder Tuesday week and we'll see what we can do. Sent from my G...
Mick Queensland 244 118,604 21-Feb-2015, 08:16 PM
    Thread: Sydney Monorail disposal thread
Post: RE: Sydney Monorail disposal thread

I thought this was answeed on some rail orientated facebook page? Sent from my GT-N5120 using Tapatalk
Mick New South Wales & ACT 1 3,296 26-Nov-2014, 06:46 PM
    Thread: ARHS 1620 tour to Mareeba
Post: RE: ARHS 1620 tour to Mareeba

That went to the old goods roads on the Western side of the yards
Mick Queensland 24 14,322 19-Nov-2014, 10:26 AM
    Thread: Newbie to forumafter info
Post: RE: Newbie to forumafter info

Sure, post away, we'll check out what you got!
Mick General 10 8,058 11-Nov-2014, 01:01 PM
    Thread: Stoney Creek Viaduct, near Colquhoun, Orbost Line
Post: RE: Stoney Creek Viaduct, near Colquhoun, Orbost L...

Yes great bridge that. Hope they restore and continue the rail trail over it. I've had the pleasure of pedaling a loaded touring bike up those banks. Sent from my HTC_0P6B using Tapatalk
Mick Railway Archaeology 1 1,798 18-Oct-2014, 03:05 PM
    Thread: SDSR News
Post: RE: SDSR News

Still, it's not a bad handle in so far a modern marketing reptile speech goes. May be a useful word to replace 'experience'.
Mick Preservation and Tourist Railways 952 346,017 21-Sep-2014, 03:37 PM
    Thread: Atherton
Post: RE: Atherton

This is true John. A rail trail typically reserves the corridor for at least 30 years, but also puts it to good use as a publicly accessible recreational asset. Sent from my GT-N5120 using Tapatalk
Mick Railway Archaeology 2 3,006 03-Sep-2014, 06:26 PM
    Thread: Atherton
Post: Atherton

During the past weekend, my son and I grabbed our Mountain bikes and headed up to the excellent MTB trails up at Atherton. He's got a new dual suspension set up, so after getting a couple of trails do...
Mick Railway Archaeology 2 3,006 02-Sep-2014, 05:48 PM
    Thread: Brisbane Valley Rail Trail
Post: RE: Brisbane Valley Rail Trail

Just got reminded that I took some pictures when my hands were warm enough to work the phone camera. Because Google owns me, I have just shared the pics on my G+ page that Google has kindly 'backed up...
Mick Railway Archaeology 79 38,795 18-Aug-2014, 11:03 AM