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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby kaiwhara » Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:12 pm

No, actually I don't. This thread is no harder to navigate than other threads with far more pages.
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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby Jonthekiwi » Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:34 pm

I guess you are right. Who needs a concise collection of Kiwirail newsletters for review. Damn you're good. Keep it up.
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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby Andrew » Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:07 pm

Jon your posts are unconstructive. On-forum discussion of whether or not to ban discussion on this thread ends here. The final moderator decision is: no ban and no post removal.

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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby Jonthekiwi » Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:33 pm

WOW...Look at those times for the Northern Explorer. Would you pay the price KR are asking if you had delays like that? Or ever worse, put on a bus? Surely hope KR gives you most of the fare back for the bus ride?
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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby Hamish O » Tue Apr 02, 2013 10:37 pm

Jonthekiwi wrote:Surely hope KR gives you most of the fare back for the bus ride?

Didn't Andrew say that he got a free rail journey voucher when it happened to him? I guess they know it'll never be redeemed ;) .
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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby kaiwhara » Wed Apr 03, 2013 10:17 pm

robincole wrote:Since the heat restrictions only apply to passenger trains there's not a lot of incentive to fix the problem in a hurry. Outside Auckland and Wellington anyway.


That is not the case. Freight are indeed subject to restrictions.

Quoting Bulletin 675, lines which require both Passenger and Freight Trains to observe Heat 40 restrictions are:

For Passenger Trains
Main North Line
Midland Line
Main South Line between Middleton and Rolleston
Wellington and Auckland Suburban Areas
NIMT between Waikanae and Pukekohe
Upper Hutt to Masterton.

For Freight and Empty Passenger Trains
ALL LINES

The only seperation from this is that Passenger trains on line other than those specified above must observe a maximum of 40kmph (subject to being able to stop in half the clear visable distance ahead) through the entire heat sensor area subject to further conditions. In essence, all trains MUST observe Heat Restrictions between the H and T boards when the Heats are on, but Passenger trains running on lines where they are not normally scheduled are subject to even heavier restrictions than other trains.

I hope that explains the situation.
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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby robincole » Wed Apr 10, 2013 12:58 pm

Thankyou Kaiwhara.
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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby Peter in Sydney » Sun Apr 14, 2013 11:08 am

Apart from visiting this site daily I have linked to the "Express" section so that each weekend I could read Express easily. I see that Jon was frowned upon for suggesting how useful having just express on that link so I will not suggest it again. However has anyone noticed that there has not been a posting of Express since. By my reckoning there should have been one and I am wondering if Geoff has given the mods of this site the ultimate edit by ceasing to post them. If so I will be deeply dissapointed at the loss.
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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby john-ston » Sun Apr 14, 2013 3:06 pm

Peter in Sydney wrote:By my reckoning there should have been one and I am wondering if Geoff has given the mods of this site the ultimate edit by ceasing to post them. If so I will be deeply dissapointed at the loss.


I don't think that is the case, Geoff generally posts when he has them uploaded and there have been times where it has been a few weeks between uploads.
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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby Chris Randal. » Sun Apr 14, 2013 4:32 pm

john-ston wrote:
Peter in Sydney wrote:By my reckoning there should have been one and I am wondering if Geoff has given the mods of this site the ultimate edit by ceasing to post them. If so I will be deeply dissapointed at the loss.


I don't think that is the case, Geoff generally posts when he has them uploaded and there have been times where it has been a few weeks between uploads.


I see that the post Geoff made about posting them only to the NZ Locos Yahoo group has been removed.
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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby geoff_184 » Mon Apr 15, 2013 3:56 am

Peter in Sydney wrote:By my reckoning there should have been one...


You'll find 'em all here:

http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NewZealandLocomotives/attachments/folder/0/list

Just check that link each Friday or Saturday, and the latest one will be near the top somewhere. Anyone should be able to access that link, member or not, but let me know if there's a problem.
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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby Karlos » Mon Apr 15, 2013 1:30 pm

That link asks me for a yahoo ID which I don't have and don't want.
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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby Publius » Tue Apr 16, 2013 10:27 am

Geoff, please keep posting the Express links here, it seems like a small thing to do, but we do really appreciate it.
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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby pcuser42 » Tue Apr 16, 2013 10:56 am

Publius wrote:Who uses yahoo these days?


Yahoo staff ;)
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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby geoff_184 » Tue Apr 16, 2013 11:29 am

That's odd, the attachments folder used to be accessible by anyone. Yahoo must have changed it. The usual links I post are to there anyway.

Issue 186 (4/4/13):
http://xa.yimg.com/kq/groups/6643079/644757961/name/Express_Issue186.pdf

Issue 187 (11/4/13):
http://xa.yimg.com/kq/groups/6643079/1682701220/name/Express_Issue187.pdf
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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby geoff_184 » Thu Apr 18, 2013 7:06 pm

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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby geoff_184 » Fri Apr 26, 2013 6:48 pm

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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby geoff_184 » Sat May 04, 2013 9:57 pm

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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby geoff_184 » Fri May 10, 2013 12:14 pm

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Re: KiwiRail Newsletter ("Express")

Postby geoff_184 » Fri May 17, 2013 7:29 pm

Issue 192 (16/5/13) and all future issues:
http://nztransportforum.prophpbb.com/topic20.html#p23
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