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Northbound 36 curves around the Derwent River at the KPS 20 (20 k's north of Hobart yard) at Granton suburb approaching Bridgewater Junction. EE Z 2111 in the lead. The train will now struggle as it assails the numerous 2.5% grades until it reaches Parattah (KPS 88). Hopefully it will make it...
Notchless air throttle and Davies Metcalf brake valve, these EE's did take a bit of getting used to when I first was exiled to Tassie. Not one of my fav Aussie Alco sounds, but it was as close as I could get on the apple isle. YEP, I did enjoy them in preference to Ed of the WC imposed EMD things.
Three DQ class ex QR 1502 G22C depart the Capital with northbound train 36 with the view of the Derwent River behind. The DQ class rebuilt units by Hutt workshops in New Zealand arrived in Tassie from 1998 when Ed of WC took over the Tassie operations
The northbound sunday zinc PNT train 36 crossing the Bridgewater lift road rail bridge. Max speed across the bridge is 15 kmph. Four EE Z class work the train north for the battles up the numerous 2.5% grades of the South Line in Tassie. Z 2112 leads ZA 2117 2116 with Z 2110 trailing. Z are DOO...
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