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The August edition of the Model Railroad Hobbyist Magazine is now available AND it's free!
For your own copy of the 290 page issue, that's right - over 290 pages !!, download here...
Anyone looking for greater realism to your model railroading? There is the next big thingy
The latest copy of the Austalian emag "N Scale Modeller", issue 33, is now available and you can get your copy right now from here:
Rio Tinto's billion dollar driverless train project has completed its first pit-to-port iron ore delivery in Western Australia’s Pilbara region, operating autonomously over a 280km distance.
Sydney Metro has completed a major test of what will be Australia’s first driverless passenger trains.
Here's a couple if IT related articles about rail systems in Australia:
Melbourne Metro Trains goes to Extremes to power CCTV services:
Qld budget pumps $380m into Go Card refresh:
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 ?
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
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.
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.
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.