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Rio Rinto has now received approval to autonomously run trains across its Pilbara rail network. 

 

I wonder whether the future will see the cabs in the locos with a Wall-E type driver or perhaps will it be a HAL 9000 ?


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May edition of the Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine is now available AND it's free!

The free version of Trackside Model Railroading, April issue, is now available for people to read. Just head over to their website and login. If you don't have a login, create one as it is free and they don't spam you. The emag is a good read.

 

You can find it at: Click here for the eMag

Sunday, 15 April 2018 09:52

Engine Driver app Beta program

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The Engine Driver Android app has started an open Beta Test program.

If you are interested in trying out the latest versions on Engine Driver before everyone else, and are prepared to risk a few bugs in the app, you can now sign up as a beta tester.  

Thursday, 05 April 2018 21:35

Modelling Oil Soaked Track

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Found this one from one of the Facebook groups I follow. This fellow is magic with detail:

Tuesday, 03 April 2018 19:49

JMRI Engine Driver 1.18

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The new version of Engine Driver has been released.  If you connect your phone to a network with internet access it should automatically download the new version from the Play Store.

April edition of the Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine is now available AND it's free!

Wednesday, 28 March 2018 21:25

Engine Driver Preferences

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Following on from the session that I ran at the last meeting,,, I have created a few videos showing some of the preferences in the JMRI Engine Driver Android app.

Monday, 26 March 2018 09:16

After Hours

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I came across this channel a few years back and thought I'd mention it here as a few of us were talking about it at the club the other day and it is of course railway related.

The latest copy of the Austalian emag "N Scale Modeller", issue 32, is now available and you can get your copy right now from here:


Click here for your copy

The free version of Trackside Model Railroading, March issue, is now available for people to read. Just head over to their website and login. If you don't have a login, create one as it is free and they don't spam you. The emag is a good read.

 

You can find it at: Click here for the eMag

The froggy company Alstom are building the new trains for Sydney's Metro. They are based on its Metropolis design and will be 132 metre long and weigh about 240 tonnes a pop, AND there will be no drivers.

Read about it in a few articles picked this morning:

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Calendar / Events

UPMRC Buy & Sell Night
Tuesday 20 Nov | 8:00pm -
Logan City Model Train Show
Saturday 1 Dec | 9:00am - 5:00pm
Logan City Model Train Show
Sunday 2 Dec | 9:00am - 5:00pm
RMCQ Monthly Informal Meeting
Saturday 8 Dec | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
RMCQ Monthly Informal Meeting
Saturday 12 Jan | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
RMCQ Monthly Informal Meeting
Saturday 9 Feb | 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Interesting BLOGS!

Blogs of interest to railway modellers