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GAWLER  LINE  UPGRADE  PART - 3


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WELDING  RAILS  ON  CROSSOVER  AT  SALISBURY.
17th December 2011



 (Pics Barry Simmons)

17th December 2011
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Welding Team sets up at Northern Points end of the
 Salisbury Station crossover at Park Terrace on
the UP Adelaide line.

17th December 2011
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Welding Team sets up at Salisbury Station
crossover Northern Point end at Park Terrace
on UP Adelaide line.


17th December 2011
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Rail Weld first stage completed at Northern end
 of the Salisbury Station crossover with breaking
 off the weld with sledge hammer.

17th December 2011
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Rail weld breaking tool breaks the top part of
the weld second stage of process Northern
point end of Salisbury Station crossover.


17th December 2011
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Rail weld breaking tool breaks the top part of the
weld second stage of process Northern point
end of Salisbury Station crossover.

17th December 2011
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Breaking off the excess weld before getting the
grinder to smooth over the rail weld Northern 
Point end of the Salisbury Station crossover.


17th December 2011
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Final Stage of the Rail Welding Process smoothing
over the weld with a grinder Northern Point end of
the Salisbury Station Cross Over Park Tce crossing. 

17th December 2011
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Final Stage of the Rail Welding Process smoothing
over the weld with a grinder Northern Point end of
the Salisbury Station Cross Over Park Tce crossing.


17th December 2011
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Starting up the rail welding process Park Terrace
 crossing in the rain on other rail.

17th December 2011
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Starting up the rail welding process Park Terrace
 crossing in the rain on other rail.


17th December 2011
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The Two Rail Welding Teams at work in the rain
at the Salisbury Station crossover. Looking North.


17th December 2011
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Welding Team sets up at Southern Point of the
 Salisbury Station crossover with welding equipment
on truck and with yellow weld breaker & weld
 grinder track side


17th December 2011
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Rail weld begins at Southern Point end of the
 Salisbury Station crossover - note blue gazebo
used in wet weather on ground.

17th December 2011
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Rail weld begins at Southern Point end of the
Salisbury Station crossover.


17th December 2011
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Rail Weld first stage completed at Southern Point
end of Salisbury Station Cross Over with supervisor
waving to passing Freight Train crew.

17th December 2011
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Rail Weld first stage finished at Southern Point
end of the Salisbury Station crossover.


17th December 2011
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The second Stage Breaking off the weld top part.

17th December 2011
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The First Stage of the Rail Welding Process at Southern
Point end of the Salisbury Station crossover.


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First Stage of the Rail Welding Process at Southern
Point end of the Salisbury Station crossover.

17th December 2011
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The Second Stage Breaking off the weld top part.


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The Second Stage Breaking off the weld top part
completed.

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Final part of The Second Stage sledge hammer
the remaining part of the excess weld


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Final part of The Second Stage sledge hammer the
 remaining part of the excess weld.

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The Third Stage of the rail welding process grinding
 smooth the weld top surface of the rail.


17th December 2011
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The Third Stage of the rail welding process grinding
 smooth the weld top surface of the rail.

17th December 2011
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Next Rail Welding First stage Southern Point end
of the Salisbury Station crossover.


17th December 2011
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The Third Stage of the rail welding process grinding
 smooth the weld top surface of the rail.

17th December 2011
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Second stage of the rail welding process breaking
off the top portion of the excess weld.


17th December 2011
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Second stage of the rail welding process breaking
off the top portion of the excess weld.

17th December 2011
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The two rail welding teams at work in the rain
 at the Salisbury Station crossover.


17th December 2011
Removing slag and grinding rail

8.6 megs (320 x 240) (520Kb/Sec)


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