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Wednesday, 27 February 2019 11:46

Military train movement up north

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Military hardware being moved through the top end as Exercise Talisman Saber ramps up. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/ciFCdSgut64.

Sydney’s driverless metro train has completed its first full test run along the Metro Northwest corridor, arriving at Chatswood station early on Monday afternoon. So that means that services on track to begin in the econd quarter of this year.

Click here to read the full article

Look, there are many makers of weathering powders and similar type products.  Tamiya, Humbrol, Peco, Monroe Models, Aim Weathering Products, Bragdon Enterprises are just a few of the many makers of the modelling versions of these powders.

 

Then there are others...  So come grab your weather brushes and   Click here to check out one of the others

 

 

Looks like the remote control for the Tasmanian driverless train, that pranged at the end of September down on the apple isle, was busted.

So they are now going to stop doing it for a while - remote control that is.

See the full story here in IT News.

Monday, 29 October 2018 21:29

Australian Narrow Gauge Convention

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Australian Narrow Gauge Convention

Registrations are now available for the 14th Australian Narrow Gauge Convention. Location, Central Coast Grammar School
Arundel Road, Erina Heights, New South Wales Apr 2019. Read more

Here is a live feed train ride which is on 24x7. It is the train driver's view, a Cab Ride, in the snow of a Norwegian Railway train.

Large scale up of capability for Rio Tinto as they are scaling up their use of autonomous trains in the Pilbara following regulatory approval in late May, with the robot trains now covering 290,000km a day.

 

Click here for more details.

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

For your own copy of the 250 page issue, that's right - over 250 pages !!, download here...

Click here for your copy.

Diesel trains can be fitted with Rolls-Royce Hybrid PowerPacks to turn them into hybrid trains that can also run on battery power, reducing carbon emissions and making them cheaper to run for operators while also making them much quieter when, for example, they approach stations.

Click here to read the full articile

Friday, 31 August 2018 07:27

Scale Loco Crew Figures

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3D Printed Railway Figure and Accessories

A parternship between Andrew Lee and Ian Phemister has lauch a new website providing NSWGR 3D engine and station staff printer figures and other accessories. Check the new website www.andianmodels.com/.

This latest version of the tool, maps the paths of the trains to the classic London Underground map designed by Harry Beck in 1931. The original version of this moving map, created by Matthew Somerville as part of a science hackathon in 2010, is a geographic representation of theLondon Underground, overlaying the trains' real-world paths over a map of London.

Check out the map of the trains here

 

The original IT article can be found here at ITPro:  click here

Monday, 20 August 2018 09:58

A Beginner Guide to Microcontrollers

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A Beginner Guide to Microcontrollers

I came across this and throught it might be of interest to some, Beginners Guide to Microcontrollers

Tuesday, 07 August 2018 11:18

Advanced Consisting

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All you need to know about Consisting

I came across this article about NCE Advanced Consisting and wanted to share with the rest of you. This article by Mark Gurries, describes Advance Consisting feature in NCE equipment and provides the procedures for setting up, operating and tear down of locomotives in consists. Well worth the read!!!

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