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The N Scale Railroading Magazine has recently decided to stop producing the hard copy of their magazine and instead, make it an online type and FREE.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Tuesday 24 March 2020, a ban on all community and recreation venue gatherings effective midnight Wednesday 25 March 2020, with the goal of helping to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
In accordance with the Federal Government declaration all community and recreation venues must close, unless their operations provide an essential service. For example; for the purpose of hosting essential voluntary or public services, such as food banks or homeless services.
The Morton Bay Regional council has requested that all tenants consider this latest advice in relation to their continued operations.
In line with the latest government measures to contain the COVID-19 virus the club rooms with be closed from midnight 25/03/2020. Please also note that other planned activities such as buy and sells and train shows have been suspended until further notice. We will keep you informed of any changes.
If you want to keep up to date with this one, head over to their Facebook page and see what's up:
To grab a copy of the first issue, head to this link and pull down the PDF.
I hear the second issue is almost here as well.
Hey guys, not sure if anyone is following what TCS is doing with it's new command station but I thought it maybe of interest. Due for release late 2019.
This product is currently under development. The feature list below is not complete, and images may not accurately represent the final product.
The new WiFi Command System from TCS is built on state of the art technology and the latest advancements in model railroading, making your layout smarter and more connected than ever before.
Arc Infrastructure has trialled a new style of sleeper on a freight line running from Leonora to Kalgoorlie in the Goldfields region of Western Australia. The line is undergoing $2.3 million of improvements...
The Andrews Labor Government has begun an 18-month trial of railway sleepers made from recycled plastic.
Minister for Environment Lily D’Ambrosio and Minister for Public Transport Melissa Horne were in attendance as the first of 200 Duratrack plastic sleepers was laid today at Richmond train station in Melbourne.
I follow this bloke on Youtube as he makes interesting and informative videos to watch. Since this one is about something most of us have on our layouts (Grain Bins), I reckon it makes it of interest to us.
A practical guide to implementing Layout Command Control (LCC) with available devices. This book is aimed at beginners in LCC, covering basic terminology for Events, Nodes, Producers, Consumers and Configuration. Some basic electronics for interfacing is included. The book uses real examples to describe the steps in implementing LCC. Some aids in the form of planning worksheets and methods are described with examples. Basic layout functions for input and output are shown. Basic signaling logic is also shown with recommended method for implementing.
Avialble from Amazon (AU site), Introduction To LCC....
The Australasian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has now removed over 63 kilometres of existing rail line from the Inland Rail construction in Parkes, New South Wales.
The project, a partnership between...