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Track, rail and sleepers

Track, rail and sleepers from Melbourne and the rest of Victoria

Rails recently worked over by the rail grinder, note the various marks on the rail head

21 July 2010 08:39 AM
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(6 times this month, 62 times this year)

Track in suburban Melbourne after being visited by the rail grinder

21 July 2010 08:39 AM
Viewed 916 times
(5 times this month, 54 times this year)

Track datum marker outside Stawell after the concrete sleeper works

11 July 2010 08:25 AM
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(1 time this week, 9 times this month, 103 times this year)

Track datum marker outside Stawell after the concrete sleeper works

11 July 2010 08:23 AM
Viewed 1288 times
(7 times this month, 60 times this year)

Collection of metalwork and concrete bearers for dual gauge pointwork

16 May 2010 10:57 AM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 42 times this year)

Collection of metalwork and concrete bearers for dual gauge pointwork

16 May 2010 10:56 AM
Viewed 1040 times
(1 time this week, 3 times this month, 53 times this year)

New track panels at the Paisley oil siding, I assume the points are going to be removed

26 April 2010 12:50 PM
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(5 times this month, 50 times this year)

'VR3' pattern concrete sleepers at West Footscray

14 January 2010 19:42 PM
Viewed 937 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 58 times this year)

'VR3' pattern concrete sleepers, cast by Humes in 1981

14 January 2010 19:41 PM
Viewed 1105 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 62 times this year)

Active gauge splitter at West Footscray Junction - the change in gauge requires the single point blade to be moved

14 January 2010 19:26 PM
Viewed 1144 times
(6 times this month, 49 times this year)

Gauge transfer for the standard gauge at Maryborough - switching the side of the inner rail

8 January 2010 09:59 AM
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(7 times this month, 68 times this year)

One half of a gauge splitter at Gheringhap

14 December 2009 19:16 PM
Viewed 878 times
(6 times this month, 48 times this year)

60 kg rail at Gheringhap, produced in 1994

14 December 2009 19:15 PM
Viewed 1011 times
(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 60 times this year)

Trackbed graded, new sleepers in place, all yet to be ballasted

13 September 2009 10:25 AM
Viewed 928 times
(1 time this week, 8 times this month, 62 times this year)

Rail joint on the resleepered track

13 September 2009 10:23 AM
Viewed 913 times
(1 time this week, 7 times this month, 61 times this year)

Freshly resleepered track at Bell Post Hill

13 September 2009 10:22 AM
Viewed 944 times
(3 times this month, 67 times this year)

Gauge convertible concrete sleeper at Flinders Street Station, but with the fastening for standard gauge not cast in

22 August 2009 10:58 AM
Viewed 1049 times
(11 times this month, 73 times this year)

Why does the only choices seem to be crap concrete sleepered track with mud holes, or timber sleepered that buckles on hot days?

14 August 2009 13:36 PM
Viewed 1243 times
(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 63 times this year)

Concrete sleeper with Pandrol 'Fastclip' rail fixings

5 July 2009 14:55 PM
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(3 times this week, 25 times this month, 127 times this year)

Rail fixings on a dual gauge concrete sleeper, 'Fastclip' fixings either side, a special double ended clip is put in the middle

5 July 2009 14:55 PM
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(4 times this week, 34 times this month, 157 times this year)

About 1 in 4 sleepers marked for replacement on the Portland line at Branxholme

30 May 2009 17:36 PM
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(1 time this week, 5 times this month, 75 times this year)

Sleeper replacement underway at Hamilton

30 May 2009 17:03 PM
Viewed 1303 times
(5 times this month, 48 times this year)

Five rail track at Appleton Dock - three rail dual gauge with a check rail either side

23 May 2009 16:54 PM
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(1 time this week, 18 times this month, 256 times this year)

Numbers on the end of concrete sleepers manufactured by Austrak

16 May 2009 17:11 PM
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(1 time this week, 6 times this month, 73 times this year)

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