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Forum: Say Hello Yesterday, 07:14
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By aussiesteve
G'day, The UK Rail Accident Investigation...

G'day,
The UK Rail Accident Investigation Branch will no doubt publish a report about this tragic incident.
Though, where fatalities are involved, and possible civil litigation, such reports can...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 16th July 2019, 06:18
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By aussiesteve
Interesting narrow gauger soot belcher with...

Interesting narrow gauger soot belcher with monster smoke stack.
I presume that it isn't rack type.
I can almost hear it yodelling it's way along the track.
Shame it can't go through the Chunnel...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 11th July 2019, 06:31
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By aussiesteve
Yes, BW, I possess a number of yer Pommy prang...

Yes, BW, I possess a number of yer Pommy prang investigation reports.
They usually make for interesting reading.
I must check to see if I do got that Waterloo report when I next visit the library....
Forum: Railway News from around the World 10th July 2019, 07:04
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By aussiesteve
The images are a tad small and dark to determine...

The images are a tad small and dark to determine the situation.
But, it appears that the train may have split the points.
I guess that somebody will be answering bungs (please explain notices)....
Forum: Railway News from around the World 7th July 2019, 06:03
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By aussiesteve
G'day BW, 15 mph approaching a buffer stop...

G'day BW,
15 mph approaching a buffer stop would not be the go here in Sydney yard.
15 kph more like here.
I remember an incident when they evacuated the Concourse at Sydney terminal.
An...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 6th July 2019, 05:57
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By aussiesteve
G'day BW, TUT tut on hitting that curve too...

G'day BW,
TUT tut on hitting that curve too hard.
You weren't attempt to make yer train into a tilt train ?
I suffered a scare while working the Silver Streak westward ho in 1989.
Zooming through...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 5th July 2019, 05:05
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By aussiesteve
NTSB Amtrak train 501 accident report

G'day,
The NTSB have released the accident report into the Amtrak train 501 derailment at DuPont Washington state on 18 december 2017....
Forum: Railway News from around the World 1st July 2019, 08:00
Replies: 0
Views: 164
Posted By aussiesteve
Passive level crossing protection

G'day,
The ATSB have published the incident report into the july 13 2016 prang at Larpent Victoria.
https://www.atsb.gov.au/media/5776504/ro-2016-009_final.pdf
A mangled mess of both the big rig...
Forum: Say Hello 26th June 2019, 05:04
Replies: 5
Views: 557
Posted By aussiesteve
G'day, Lets give him a chance. Teenagers need...

G'day,
Lets give him a chance.
Teenagers need encouraging to get away from their computer games.
Hopefully there are other teenage railfans out there with whom Vlad can communicate.
I can...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 14th June 2019, 08:46
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By aussiesteve
Yeh, modern day railway dunnies ain't no fun at...

Yeh, modern day railway dunnies ain't no fun at all.
I remember them good ole days when you copped a breeze wafting up through the exhaust pipe.
And, if yer eyesight was good enough, you could...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 13th June 2019, 05:04
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By aussiesteve
Door locks. I recollect the management angst...

Door locks.
I recollect the management angst some moons ago when our Endeavour sets arrived on the short south.
Plug doors that lock when closed.
Somebody decided to download the datalogger...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 29th May 2019, 10:30
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By aussiesteve
Me is hoping that global warming will increase in...

Me is hoping that global warming will increase in progress.
I am looking forward to the sea shore moving closer to me.
I can only go "down to the river side" here.
And that river ain't got much...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 28th May 2019, 07:54
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By aussiesteve
G'day BW, I guess that they could do a breath...

G'day BW,
I guess that they could do a breath test on the cattle standing at the front of the thing.
No drivers cab, so the cattle who dare to, can perch right up front to see their own impending...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 27th May 2019, 03:48
Replies: 4
Views: 717
Posted By aussiesteve
Smog hollow Metro opens for business

G'day,
The smog hollow Sydney NSW driverless Metro is in action.
Fearing a repeat of the gala opening yesterday when the wheels fell off briefly, the NSW Premier was pleased with the morning peak...
Forum: Railway Modelling 25th May 2019, 06:08
Replies: 9
Views: 1,430
Posted By aussiesteve
Sadly Master, It be social media that gets into...

Sadly Master,
It be social media that gets into the heads of juveniles today.
Plus, they know that coppers and authorities are hamstrung in regard to action.
Parents must be present here when ever...
Forum: Railway Modelling 20th May 2019, 03:23
Replies: 9
Views: 1,430
Posted By aussiesteve
Sad indeed. Just oxygen thieves. Hopefully...

Sad indeed.
Just oxygen thieves.
Hopefully they videoed their efforts and will be caught when they upload it to social media.
House vandals in the US were caught after they posted their efforts on...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 18th May 2019, 08:18
Replies: 4
Views: 863
Posted By aussiesteve
A TV series about the return of yer Flying...

A TV series about the return of yer Flying Scotsman soot belcher has just commenced here.
I viewed the first episode last nite.
Ah, but it did bring back memories of the thing being down-under....
Forum: Railway News from around the World 23rd March 2019, 01:39
Replies: 3
Views: 1,634
Posted By aussiesteve
G'day BW, Yeh, the cab mockup for our newbie...

G'day BW,
Yeh, the cab mockup for our newbie interurban emus seems to clutter the cab with electronic junk.
The computer nerd attitude being that if the driver squizzes his computer screen, he...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 22nd March 2019, 00:16
Replies: 3
Views: 1,634
Posted By aussiesteve
G'day BW, Finally at the local library and able...

G'day BW,
Finally at the local library and able to take a squiz at yer Pommy newspaper report.
HMMM.
I must say that I find "Jenny's" improvised flag a tad confusing.
Green brambles for GO and...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 15th March 2019, 07:04
Replies: 12
Views: 2,417
Posted By aussiesteve
G'day again, Just an update re this prang. ...

G'day again,
Just an update re this prang.
The driver was sacked on Xmas eve.
But, he has since achieved a reasonable payout for Unfair Dismissal.
And, the ATSB have just released an update...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 5th March 2019, 07:47
Replies: 2
Views: 1,351
Posted By aussiesteve
G'day BW, Yes fatigue can be a dangerous facet...

G'day BW,
Yes fatigue can be a dangerous facet of any shift rotation rostering.
But, our modern day rostering is all computerized to factor in crew fatigue.
That don't mean that the blokes...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 4th March 2019, 03:45
Replies: 2
Views: 1,351
Posted By aussiesteve
Multiple SPADs on the Long South

Crikey, A Pacific National grain train passed no less than THREE sticks at stop down the Long South near Wagga Wagga.
It finally halted after Junee control radioed the train crew to STOP.
It was...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 28th February 2019, 05:49
Replies: 4
Views: 1,468
Posted By aussiesteve
Yes, terrible. There have been a couple of...

Yes, terrible.
There have been a couple of nasty train prangs in Egypt in recent times.
Steve.
Forum: Railway Forum TV Discussion 22nd February 2019, 05:01
Replies: 9
Views: 2,378
Posted By aussiesteve
G'day Steve, Just checked and it seems that a...

G'day Steve,
Just checked and it seems that a couple of mine have reappeared, though under a different username and title.
I am still unable to log into the TV web site.
Steve.
Forum: Railway Forum TV Discussion 21st February 2019, 02:32
Replies: 9
Views: 2,378
Posted By aussiesteve
G'day all, Crikey, Zontar, sounds like I have...

G'day all,
Crikey, Zontar, sounds like I have missed something in me childhood.
I only presume that I have dun something wrong as I can no longer log into the TV site.
Steve.
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