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14th June 2010

A look around Adelaide Parklands Terminal

Visited on the Queen's Birthday Public Holiday Monday 14the June 2010 the Interstate Rail Terminal at Keswick which opened back on the 18th of May 1984 and was firstly called the Adelaide Passenger Rail Terminal, this is run by private operator Great South Rail today. 

(Barry Simmons)



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Taxi Lanes leading to Main Front Entry.

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Main Entry Adelaide Parklands Terminal.


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Main Entry Adelaide Parklands Terminal.
 Former AN Headquarters in background.

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Former AN Headquarters at the back.
Front is on Richmond Road Keswick.


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Back entry platform side in line with front entry
with Eagle Sculptor inside Terminal

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Cafe inside APT.


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Indian Pacific Eagle inside APT.

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Plaque on Eagle Sculptor inside Terminal.


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Inside Adelaide Parkland Terminal with 
luggage Check in & Tour Bookings and lounge.

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Different angle on luggage checking and
tour bookings little like an airport.


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Train Shop for enthusiasts inside APT.

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The Ghan replenishing stock for departure.


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Restocking the Ghan on the Platform.

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Replenishing stock The Ghan on platform 1.


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Replenishing stock the The Ghan.

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Vehicle with tolleys replenishing stock
on the Ghan before Departure.


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Motor Rail Check In at Adelaide Parklands Terminal
with loading ramps in background





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Motor Rail Ramps: The cement Ramp used for base level loading of vehicles and the second ramp (seen at left) is used for the second top level loading of vehicles onto Motor Rail wagons.  
Note - There is a steel track in centre of the base ramp to slide movable ramp across in line with wagon and the wagon seen in the background.


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1st August 2009

The Ghan Celebrates 80 Years of travel
1929  -  2009

August 2009 marked the 80th anniversary for The Legendary Ghan. On the 4th August 1929, The Ghan departed Adelaide bound for Alice Springs.

(Barry Simmons)

 

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Not called Keswick anymore, now new name
Adelaide Parklands Teminal. 01 August 2009

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Indian - Pacific. A journey that spans a continent.
Australian Wedge tail Eagle.


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Inside Adelaide Parklands Terminal. 01-09-2009
Ghan left Adelaide on 1st August 2009

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Vintage Ghan Adelaide Parklands Terminal.
1st Aug 2009


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Dining car

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Lounge car


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Conference car

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Ghan Adelaide Parklands Terminal. 1st Aug 2009


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NR74 Ghan Adelaide Parklands Terminal. 1st Aug 2009

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NR74 Ghan Adelaide Parklands Terminal. 1st Aug 2009


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14th September 2012

Overland - APT Keswick

Preparing Overland for Melbourne

(Barry Simmons)

 

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PN NR17 connecting to GSR Carriages.

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PN NR17 connecting to GSR Carriages.


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PN NR17 coupled to GSR Carriages.

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The Overland passenger rail service.


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The Overland passenger rail service.

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Connect up motor rail wagon to rear
of the Overland passenger rail service.


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Connect up motor rail wagon to rear
of the Overland passenger rail service.

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Connect up motor rail wagon to rear
of the Overland passenger rail service.



14th September 2012
Coupling NR17 and car wagon on rear
Video coupling up NR17 front and car wagon rear
1.06 minutes (4 megs)  (428 x 240)
(Video by: Barry Simmons)


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