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ADELAIDE - GAWLER
Line Major Works Project


Continuation of
PART - 4  Gawler to Gawler Central
2012

BALLAST - TRACK  INSTALLATION and
REMOVAL OF THE GAWLER PLATFORM COVERING



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15th February 2012
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Gawler Racecourse platform.
Looking north.

15th February 2012
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New Sleepers laid up to the southern entry of
the Gawler Railway Station. Looking north.


15th February 2012
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Gawler Railway Station Platforms 3 & 2 with new
sleepers laid half way along platform 3 Looking north. 

19th February 2012
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 Looking towards Gawler RSW with working on
 crossover southern station end. Looking north. 


15th February 2012
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New concrete sleepers laid at Gawler RWS
 platform 3 and 2. Looking west.

15th February 2012
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New concrete sleepers Laid at Gawler Railway
station platforms 3 & 2.  Looking west.




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Dismantling of the Gawler Train Shed Cover.

March 2012


15th February 2012
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Gawler Railway Station Platforms 3 & 2 with new
sleepers laid half way along platform 3 Looking south 

19th February 2012
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Gawler Railway Station with newly installed
upgraded tracks by platform 3 & 2. Looking south.


23rd February 2012
A gentleman informed photographer that there was an old subway at the Gawler Railway Station that had to be
filled in first, as they didn’t know about it before the yard work started which has held them up a little.

23rd February 2012
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Road-Rail-Ballast-Train by platform-3 Gawler.
 Looking Southwest.

23rd February 2012
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Ballast-train at plat-3 Gawler rws cement laying
 for new access path to Platform-2. Looking South. 


23rd February 2012
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Concrete Pump on site pouring cement for the
 laying a new access path to Plat-2 in foreground
 with Road-Rail-Ballast Train by Platform-3 in the
background Gawler RWS. Looking south,

23rd February 2012
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Temporally pedestrian path at Gawler RWS.
 Looking west. 



19th February 2012
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Gawler Railway Station with newly installed
 upgraded tracks by platform 3 & 2. Looking south.




19th February 2012
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From Gawler Overway Bridge – older tracks of the
Roseworthy line to the right with the newly
 installed tracks of the Gawler line to the left in
foreground with the Passenger platforms
 in the background. Looking south.


27th February 2012
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Road-Rail-Ballast-train at platform-3
 Gawler Railway Station. Looking south.

27th February 2012
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Road-Rail-Ballast train at platform-3
Gawler Railway Station. Looking south.


27th February 2012
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Road-Rail-Ballast-train passing the pedestrian
crossing with the temp construction fencing
moved to the side to allow for passage at
 Gawler rws. Looking south.

27th February 2012
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Road-Rail-Ballast-Train heading down track
to Gawler Overway Bridge.  Looking north.



27th February 2012
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From Overway Bridge Gawler Road-Rail-Ballast
train heading down track from Gawler Railway
Station on the new Gawler Line with the old
 Roseworthy line to the right. Looking south.

27th February 2012
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From Overway Bridge Gawler Road-Rail-Ballast
train heading down track from Gawler Railway
Station on the new Gawler Line with the old
  Roseworthy line to the right. Looking south.


23rd March 2012
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Upgrade near finished.
Platform-3 Gawler RWS. Looking east.

23rd March 2012
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Shelter totally gone. Platform-1 Gawler rws. Next
track machines on old trackage. Looking south.


23rd March 2012
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Upgrade near finished. Platform-3 and 2
Gawler Railway Station. Looking south.

23rd March 2012
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Upgrade near finished. Platform-3
Gawler Railway Station. Looking south.


19th February 2012
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Newly Installed Tracks heading under
 Overway Bridge Gawler. Looking north.

19th February 2012
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Newly Installed Tracks heading under
 Overway Bridge Gawler. Looking north.


27th February 2012
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3 tracks into 2 Roseworthy Line to the Left
new Gawler line to the right at the cross over
north side of Gawler Overway Bridge. Looking north.

27th February 2012
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3 tracks into 2 Roseworthy Line to the Left
new Gawler line to the right at the cross over
north side of Gawler Overway Bridge. Looking north.


11th February 2012
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Old & New Track side by side heading out of the
Gawler rws old Roseworthy line right side.
Angaston Line on left side looking south.

15th February 2012
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Angaston line left with welders shelter in the 
background. Roseworthy line right.  Looking south.


27th February 2012
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From March Av pedestrian crossing Tamper &
Ballast Regulator in front of Road-Rail-Ballast-Train
parked for knock off down track of crossover
by Overway Bridge Gawler.  Looking south.

27th February 2012
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From March Av pedestrian crossing Tamper &
Ballast Regulator in front of Road-Rail-Ballast-Train
parked for knock off down track of crossover
by Overway Bridge Gawler.  Looking south.


28th February 2012
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Old & New Track side by side heading out of the
Gawler rws. The old Roseworthy line right side.
Angaston line ballasted on left side. South.

2nd March 2012
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Old & New Track side by side heading out of the
Gawler rws. The old Roseworthy line right side.
Angaston line regulated. Looking south.


12th March 2012
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Near Roseworthy & Angaston line junction workers
 working on signal box on new Gawler line to left–
with Tamper & Ballast Regulator both parked on
 the old Roseworthy line to right. Looking south.


11th February 2012
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Old & New Track side by side from March Ave
Pedestrian crossing.  Roseworthy Line left side,
Angaston Line right side no rails. Looking north.

15th February 2012
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Roseworthy & Angaston line junction near
Marsh Ave pedestrian crossing. Looking north.


15th February 2012
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Roseworthy & Angaston line junction with Gawler
South Para river rail bridge in background. 
Not ballasted yet. Looking north.

28th February 2012
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Roseworthy & Angaston line junction with Gawler
South Para river rail bridge in background. 
Ballasted but not regulated yet. Looking north.


2nd March 2012
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Roseworthy & Angaston line junction with Gawler
South Para river rail bridge in background. 
Ballasted and now regulated. Looking north.

3rd February 2012
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South Para River Rail Bridge with rail track machine
positioning wooden sleepers on bridge. 
Looking east.


2.25 minute Tamper working movie
40k post near South Para River bridge .

Inserting Gawler Central Murray Street Xing Upgrade Track
9.1 megs (320 x 240) (520Kb/Sec)

15th February 2012
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South Para River rail bridge Angaston Line.
Looking west.

25th February 2012
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Wooden Sleeper on the side of track for use on
the South Para River Rail Bridge 41m mark post
 Track machine positioning sleepers. Looking west.


25th February 2012
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Tamper and Ballast Regulator ready for work at
start of Ballasted Track east side of the South
Para River Rail Bridge Gawler. Looking west. 

25th February 2012
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Tamper at work down track form South Para
River Rail Bridge Gawler with Ballast Regulator
on rail bridge.  Looking west. 


3rd February 2012
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Gawler Oval Railway Station track laid.
Looking southeast.

31st January 2012
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Gawler Oval Railway Station track laid.
Looking west.


25th February 2012
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Gawler Oval Railway Station Track fully ballasted.
 Looking east.

25th February 2012
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Gawler Oval Railway Station Track fully ballasted.
 Looking west.


27th February 2012
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Gawler Oval Railway Station now regulated.
Looking east.

27th February 2012
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Gawler Oval Railway Station now regulated.
Looking west.


27th February 2012
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From Victoria Tce Rail Crossing Gawler Gawler Oval
RWS with track fully regulated.  Looking west

27th February 2012
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From Victoria Terrace Rail Crossing Gawler
 Ballast Regulator at work. Looking east


27th February 2012
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From King St Bridge Gawler Tamper & Ballast
regulator by Howard St Rail crossing. Looking west.

27th February 2012
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Tamper at Howard St Rail Crossing Gawler.
Looking north.


25th February 2012
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Tractor Delivering Ballast to the Gawler Central
Railway Station crossing the Victoria Terrace. 
rail crossing Gawler.  Looking south.

25th February 2012
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From Victoria Tce rail crossing Gawler looking east
down track to Howard St. Rail Crossing to Kings St
bridge with Gawler Central rws in far background.


27th January 2012
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Howard St crossing in foreground and 
Victoria Terrace crossing in background with 
Ballast laid up to the 42k Mark taken from the
King St Bridge Gawler Central. Looking west.

31st January 2012
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Howard St crossing in foreground and 
Victoria Tce Crossing in background with 
Ballast Track up to 42k Mark taken from the
King St Bridge Gawler Central. Looking west.


31st January 2012
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Placing fish plates in foreground –with rail 
track team forging ahead to Howard Street.

31st January 2012
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Rail Track Team up to Howard St.
Just short of Gawler Central.


23rd February 2012
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New ballast and sleepers laid Gawler Central rws
with lengths of rail to the side. Looking east.

23rd February 2012
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New ballast and sleepers laid Gawler Central rws
with lengths of rail to the side. Looking west


25th February 2012
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Gawler Central rws with work starting on the
Murray Street rail crossing in the background.
Looking east.

25th February 2012
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Gawler Central Railway station with tractor
starting to lay ballast to new track.
Looking west. 


25th February 2012
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Tractors delivering ballast to the Gawler Central
Railway station coming from ballast Heap at
Gawler Oval crossing the Victoria Tce & Howard
Street  rail crossing Gawler.  Looking west.

25th February 2012
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Tractors delivering ballast to the Gawler Central
Railway station coming from ballast Heap at
Gawler Oval crossing the Victoria Tce & Howard
Street rail crossing Gawler.  Looking west.


25th February 2012
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Tractors delivering ballast to the Gawler Central
Railway station coming from ballast Heap at
Gawler Oval crossing the Victoria Tce & Howard
St.  Rail Crossing Gawler.  Looking west

25th February 2012
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Tractor with ballast for the Gawler Central
railway station. Looking east.



25th February 2012
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Tractor unloading ballast at Gawler Central rws.
Looking west.

25th February 2012
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Tractor unloaded ballast at Gawler Central rws.
Looking west.



Installing new ballast at the Gawler Central
Murray Street Rail Crossing.
25th February 2012

25th February 2012
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Gawler Central rws platform with workers starting
the Murray St rail crossing upgrade. Looking east.

25th February 2012
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Unloading ballast into the Murray Street upgrader
rail crossing upgrade Gawler Central. Looking east.


25th February 2012
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Truck unloading ballast into the Murray Street.
rail crossing upgrade Gawler.  Looking north.

25th February 2012
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Spreading ballast in the Murray Street 
rail crossing Gawler Central. Looking east.


25th February 2012
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Spreading ballast in the Murray Street 
rail crossing Gawler Central. Looking east.

25th February 2012
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Spreading ballast in the Murray Street 
rail crossing Gawler Central. Looking east.


25th February 2012
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Ballast getting spread in the Gawler Murray St rail
crossing with in background the pre-assembled
 length of track for the crossing.  Looking east.

25th February 2012
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Ballast getting spread in the Gawler Murray St rail
crossing with in background the pre-assembled
  length of track for the crossing.  Looking east.


25th February 2012
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Base ballast now installed and ready to receive
the insert track at Gawler Central Murray Street
rail crossing.  Looking north.

25th February 2012
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Final length of track for the Gawler line upgrade
on top of the older Angaston line track waiting
to get placed into the Murray Street rail crossing
at Gawler Central.  Looking east.

Installing final piece of new trackwork into crossing
at Gawler Central Murray Street.
25th February 2012

25th February 2012
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Tractor in foreground chaining up the final
 length of track on the Gawler Line upgrade.

25th February 2012
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Tractor in foreground chaining up the final
 length of track on the Gawler Line upgrade.


25th February 2012
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Tractors Placing the Final length of track of the
 Gawler Line Upgrade into place at the Murray
Street crossing upgrade Gawler. Looking west.

25th February 2012
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Tractors Placing the Final length of track of the
 Gawler Line Upgrade into place at the Murray
Street crossing upgrade Gawler. Looking west.


25th February 2012
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Tractors lifting down the final length of track of
the Gawler Line Upgrade with the centre piece of
track to be chain up so it don’t drag in the Murray
 Street rail crossing Gawler.  Looking North.

25th February 2012
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Tractors lifting down the final length of track of
the Gawler Line Upgrade with the centre piece of
track to be chain up so it don’t drag in the Murray
 Street rail crossing Gawler.  Looking North.


25th February 2012
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Tractors lifting down the final length of track.

25th February 2012
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Tractors lifting down the final length of track.


25th February 2012
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Tractors lifting down the final length of track.

25th February 2012
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Now in line with track of the older Angaston line.


25th February 2012
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Tractors lifting down the final length of track.

25th February 2012
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Tractors lifting down the final length of track.


25th February 2012
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Cutting other end rail to fit crossing track in.

25th February 2012
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Cutting other end rail for final fit of crossing track.

Short 1 minute movie .
Inserting Gawler Central Murray Street Xing Upgrade Track
3.6 megs (320 x 240) (520Kb/Sec)



27th February 2012
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Gawler Central RWS with track ballasted.
Looking east.

28th February 2012
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Gawler Central RWS with track now regulated.
Looking east.


2nd March 2012
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Gawler Central RWS with track now regulated.
Looking east.

2nd March 2012
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King Street bridge from Gawler Central.
Looking west towards Gawler Oval.


2nd March 2012
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From Howard St xing of Gawler Central RWS
 Platform under King St Bridge. Looking east.

2nd March 2012
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Murray Street rail crossing from Gawler Central.
Looking east toward Nuriootpa.


12th March 2012
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Gawler Central RWS from eastern side of the
Murray Street crossing. Looking west.

2nd March 2012
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Angaston line still blocked off with Stop Board
and a ballast mound east side of Murray Street
crossing by Gawler Central RWS. Looking west.


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ELECTRIFYING  THE  GAWLER  LINE  TRACK


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