Posts by David Head

RQZY Container Wagons Kit

Categories: Resources.

 This page is about the BGB RQZY 5-pack container wagons that were released in March 2004. I am just showing you them as purchased. I have no connection with the makers in any way , except as a customer. The kit. The decals will be included in the main run, I got my kit too early ! A closer look at the decals. The kit includes: Decals, the main plastic wagon bodies, the bogies, the screw/ permenant couplers, brass etching details, instructions. A look at the misc packet with detail, screws etc. A closer look at one end of a
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Re-powering a G Class

Categories: Resources.

This page is about using a AUSTRAINS “C” mech to re-power a POWERLINE “G”.   It was done in three stages: Initial work Finishing one loco off Vic Hobby Centre Method, starting the second loco.   This article is based on my postings to aus.rails.models. My “G” had died, so I took the opportunity to start this conversion. I have not gotten really far, but I have made all the big “cuts” . MY guide was the AMRM article found in October 1998 , issue 212 vol 18 no 11.  Here are a few photos of the progress so far. 
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Ideas 1 to 6, Starting the Design Process

Categories: Exhibition Layout.

There are many elements in the Wodonga area, including: Wodonga SG loop and Uncle Ben’s Wodonga Station & yard Triangle, one side to Albury, the other to Bandiana/Cudgewa Coal Sidings smaller channel crossing between the coal sidings and the main bridge Murray Bridge – this WILL be on the layout Oil siding this side of Albury Albury itself To combine these elements, or some of them is not easy. There is lots there ! So I eliminated Albury and ruled out the Oil siding, though it could make an appearance. At the other end Wodonga and the SG loop have
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Questions about the subject area (Wodonga)

Categories: Exhibition Layout.

There are many questions regarding Wodonga and they are listed here. As answers are found this page will be updated. If you know any of the answers please kindly let us know using the Contact Us  link above. Coal Stage  What date did the old coal transfer crane cease being used? What date was the old coal transfer crane demolished? What happened to coal, was it railed down to Melbourne on the SG?? (though the coal would I assume be a very small amount as steam traction was 99% gone) What date was the old Coal siding-Bandiana leg BG of
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