Having opened the road for my coalie to depart Charbon colliery, I take a quick photo. Quad candy stripes scheme units will work the 3100 tonner coalie back home to Lithgow. The motive power of a ... (more)
Three dinky toys, a pair of 49 class spliced by a 48 class power away from Gresham signal box heading west with the saturday oily to Dubbo. The Orange crew who take charge out towards Orange will ... (more)
E stands for Electric. When the ten Comeng 85 class units were introduced in 1979 there existed some confusion during darkness. The shape resembled the 80 class diesel unit. So, to prevent an elec... (more)
Fortunately for me, the rules at the time required any loco with motor transition and or medium draught gear to lead a loco that does not transition when hauling a heavy train. No doubt that the c... (more)
While sitting on the loop waiting to depart to head back east the Parkes shunter arrives putting on a show that only an alco can.
Belting down the road from Border Loop I suddenly encounter this northbound ballast. So, a mad u-turn and sprint to a spot to aim the camera.
USRA Baldwin 5910 built 1952 for the NSWR now preserved by the Rail Transport Museum works a tour train with the also preserved end platform cars. Rail cruising USA style down under.
8174 with the Melbourne to Sydney Intercapital Daylight service departs Junee.
Intercaptial Daylight service from Melbourne to Sydney.
8170, G517 and BL26 await departure with Adelaide and Sydney bound freights.
Alco's 4465,3505 & 4427 head north through Langley Vale with #6267 goods to Brisbane on 14 May 1992
SRA Alco's 44213,44228 & 4523 climb towards the NSW/QLD border, crossing Grady's creek, near Loadstone with #6157 superfreighter on 14th December 1991.
The colourful all Alco trio of 4496+4446+4427 combine to haul #6233 around the curves approaching Kyogle shortly after sunrise on 20 September 1992.
With sunrise only minutes earlier 3507 leads #6382 goods southbound across Boambee Creek at Sawtell on the NSW North Coast Line.This train was a regular on this line conveying generally empty stee... (more)
8172 painted in Bicentennial livery pauses at Junee on the Melbourne - Sydney Intercapital Dayliht service.
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