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Forum: Say Hello 12th November 2020, 06:13
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By aussiesteve
G'day fellow Cockroach. Though, I am only...

G'day fellow Cockroach.
Though, I am only pretending.
I am originally a Bananabender.
Ended up working into the Gong regularly before I transferred to Van Diemens Land.
Bonzer scenery along that...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 3rd November 2020, 03:40
Replies: 4
Views: 157
Posted By aussiesteve
I imagine that the incident investigation report...

I imagine that the incident investigation report will appear here at some stage....
Forum: Railway News from around the World 21st October 2020, 08:01
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By aussiesteve
VLocity is the right name for the things

OH OH,
Smashing the grand old level crossing gates at Ballarat in our Mexico.
A rampant Vline VLocity set unable to stop.
Mention of the WHEEL SLIDE detector does make me muse about our NSW...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 24th September 2020, 10:58
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By aussiesteve
G'day BW, The LAW is the LAW. Especially...

G'day BW,
The LAW is the LAW.
Especially after previous run-a-ways due to the inappropriate stabling of a train.
This crew were fortunate that no serious damage was sustained.
Chasing a rake of...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 23rd September 2020, 07:53
Replies: 2
Views: 300
Posted By aussiesteve
Bouncing around in Bordertown

G'day,
Our ATSB mob are busy regardless of the plague.
The latest incident report published concerning some run-a-way wagons at Bordertown....
Forum: Railway News from around the World 22nd September 2020, 08:46
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By aussiesteve
Yep, a decent flat spot, obviously had been...

Yep, a decent flat spot, obviously had been dragging for a while.
Though, no scale build up.
Scale build up can derail a wagon when the depth is similar to the actual wheel flange.
Our old NGMA...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 11th September 2020, 09:29
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By aussiesteve
Maybe the bus driver wanted to turn his double...

Maybe the bus driver wanted to turn his double decker into a "convertible".
Let the sun shine in on the top deck cattle.
I remember riding a double decker omnibus in Berlin, it was a convertible....
Forum: Railway News from around the World 2nd September 2020, 08:53
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By aussiesteve
The video footage featuring the devastation of...

The video footage featuring the devastation of the Lac Meganitc town after the bleve is truly horrifying.
I would not want to be anywhere near such a fire and explosion....
Forum: Railway News from around the World 1st September 2020, 08:10
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By aussiesteve
Will be interesting to squiz the safety...

Will be interesting to squiz the safety compliance of yer Pommy fuel pots.
Petroleum no longer treks by metal here in NSW.
It has been on rubber tyres for yonks.
Our "oil" trains were interesting...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 24th August 2020, 08:58
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By aussiesteve
G'day Tony and BW, Any time that fatalities...

G'day Tony and BW,
Any time that fatalities occur within the transport industry, it is natural for the media to focus on the actions of the crew.
Such media attention can be more traumatic for the...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 23rd August 2020, 08:59
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By aussiesteve
G'day, Yes, the speed could be presumed by the...

G'day,
Yes, the speed could be presumed by the derailment damage sustained along the perway and across the brick viaduct evident in the photo.
The NSW Illawarra is prone to landslip, and many moons...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 15th August 2020, 09:03
Replies: 2
Views: 1,008
Posted By aussiesteve
I have just taken a squiz at the video clip. ...

I have just taken a squiz at the video clip.
The vision played ok, but I was not able to get the audio.
No, I had not heard about this incident.
Sugar cane trams only have loco brakes, no train...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 13th August 2020, 08:40
Replies: 25
Views: 1,807
Posted By aussiesteve
Yes, it made the late nite tv news here. Sad...

Yes, it made the late nite tv news here.
Sad indeed.
Will hafta await the RAIB incident report to be published.
Forum: Railway News from around the World 11th August 2020, 08:02
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By aussiesteve
Us Lithgow lads never worked into Kooragang. ...

Us Lithgow lads never worked into Kooragang.
That is for the BIG coalies.
The size of the coalies dependent upon the actual source coal loader.
Ulan coalies being generally the biggest in the...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 10th August 2020, 08:09
Replies: 2
Views: 419
Posted By aussiesteve
coalies collide

G'day,
The latest ATSB prang investigation involves a coal train collision at the Kooragang Island coal unloader in the Newcastle burbs....
Forum: On-track Machinery 6th August 2020, 07:28
Replies: 10
Views: 5,044
Posted By aussiesteve
Good to see you with that EE logo badge there BW....

Good to see you with that EE logo badge there BW.
Much better than that GE badge.
At LMC, on the wired roads, there was a section isolater master switch.
To prevent maintenance blokes from getting...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 31st July 2020, 06:31
Replies: 0
Views: 729
Posted By aussiesteve
A scare for the commuter train hogger

G'day,
The latest accident investigation being conducted by our ATSB concerns a collision on the Illawarra line in southern smog hollow.
Basically a side swipe....
Forum: Railway News from around the World 16th July 2020, 07:07
Replies: 0
Views: 264
Posted By aussiesteve
Covid Hobos

G'day,
Reflecting the Great Depression following the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic, hobos are again riding the rails.
With lockdown restrictions again imposed on Melbourne, some are becoming creative...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 3rd July 2020, 04:56
Replies: 12
Views: 1,287
Posted By aussiesteve
The Don River Railway (Tassiemania) used wood in...

The Don River Railway (Tassiemania) used wood in their soot belcher some moons ago due to the limited coal supply. But, they were only puffing a short distance at relatively slow speed. You would...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 1st July 2020, 04:17
Replies: 12
Views: 1,287
Posted By aussiesteve
G'day, You lot are facing the same dilemma as...

G'day,
You lot are facing the same dilemma as us, courtesy of covid 19.
Global warming, OR, jobs and economic recovery.
Mining and construction currently the only facets making moolah here.
Coal...
Forum: On-track Machinery 25th June 2020, 08:17
Replies: 10
Views: 5,044
Posted By aussiesteve
I have popped back to this threat, as I have...

I have popped back to this threat, as I have uploaded a couple of photos into the Gallery.
The first showing the TRAD NSWR derailer which sits on top of the rail.
We nicknamed this type as a...
Forum: On-track Machinery 25th June 2020, 03:22
Replies: 10
Views: 5,044
Posted By aussiesteve
G'day, There are various designs employed for...

G'day,
There are various designs employed for the purpose of derailing an errant train movement.
On main lines at crossing loops and refuges, a Catch Point is generally utilized.
This in the form...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 24th June 2020, 04:50
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By aussiesteve
Yes, the scorched earth does look terrible. ...

Yes, the scorched earth does look terrible.
But, OZ is based on such events, to help propagate our eucalyptus and other indigenous foliage.
Humanity forgot that our forests rely on fire, and...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 23rd June 2020, 04:04
Replies: 3
Views: 529
Posted By aussiesteve
Social Distancing on public transport

G'day,
Having not been outside of Bathurst in FIVE months, I was kinda looking forward to me trek down to smog hollow yesterday.
BUT, I was concerned about the Social Distancing rules currently...
Forum: Railway News from around the World 21st June 2020, 07:05
Replies: 18
Views: 3,889
Posted By aussiesteve
Our brake pipe continuity tests performed after...

Our brake pipe continuity tests performed after any shunt and or loco exchange are fairly stringent.
But, people in a hurry will sometimes overlook facets.
YES, the old timer mandated "tail pull"...
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