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ADELAIDE - GAWLER
Line Major Works Project


PART - 6  TESTING  THE  UPGRADED  LINE



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MAWSON LAKES to SALISBURY
First Railcar Tests.

13th March 2012


 (Pics Barry Simmons)

13th March 2012
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Final inspection of crossover switches.
Salisbury Junction.  Looking south.

13th March 2012
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From Salisbury rail junction stop boards mark
end of test track for railcars. Looking north.


13th March 2012
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EM30 track recording car crossed Park Tce
heading south to change tracks. Looking north.

13th March 2012
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EM30 track recording car at 20k post to cross
over onto up track Salisbury rws. Looking south.


13th March 2012
TRACK RECORDING CAR  Salisbury

EM30 track recording car through crossover. 
(36sec movie) 
3.3 megs (320 x 240) (520Kb/Sec)

FIRST  TRAIN  INTO  SALISBURY  STATION
OVER  THE  NEW  UPGRADED  TRACK
13th March 2012

13th March 2012
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First railcars on a test run on the new Gawler Line
headed by 2101/2111/2005/2007 crossing Park Tce
Xing into Platform-1 Salisbury rws. Looking north.

13th March 2012
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First railcars on a test run 2101/2111/2005/2007
 on the new Gawler Line at Platform-1 Salisbury.
Looking north.


13th March 2012
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3 of the 4 first railcars 2005/2111/2007 on test run
 on the new Gawler Line at Platform-1 Salisbury rws.
Looking south.

13th March 2012
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Railcar 2007 waiting for green signal to head
back south to Mawson Lakes from Platform-1
Salisbury rws. Looking north.


13th March 2012
TRACK RECORDING CAR  Salisbury

First railcars into and out of Salisbury rws. 
(1:46 sec movie 6.34 megs (320 x 240) (520Kb/Sec)

15th March 2012
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No trains past Salisbury rws as yet.
Salisbury northern platform end has two
Stop boards on each Gawler line track.
 Looking north.



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NORMAL  RUNNING  NOW
MAWSON LAKES to SALISBURY

Today 18th of March 2012 is the first day for railcars services resuming back at Salisbury at the
Salisbury Railway Station after a six months break in railcar services for a rail track upgrade
of the  Gawler line between Mawson Lakes to Gawler Central, a total length of
 approximately 27 Kms with now the first 5 kms opening today to Salisbury.

18th March 2012


 (Pics Barry Simmons)

18th March 2012
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Railcars 3129/3130 heading up track to Salisbury
at 20k post. Looking south.

18th March 2012
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Railcars 3129/3130 at platform-2 Salisbury RWS
Arrival time 3.46 p.m Departure time 3.55 p.m
Looking north.


18th March 2012
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Railcars 3129/3130 at platform-2 Salisbury RWS
Arrival time 3.46 p.m Departure time 3.55 p.m.
Looking north.

18th March 2012
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Railcars 3129/3130 departing Salisbury RWS
at 3.55 p.m passing Salisbury crossover.
Looking south.


18th March 2012
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Upgraded Chidda Railway Station Platform-1 side.

18th March 2012
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New Chidda rws shelter & platform. Looking south.


18th March 2012
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Chidda rws. Railcars 3002/3003 at Platform 2
4.57 p.m departure time. Looking south.

18th March 2012
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Chidda rws. Railcars 3002/3003 at Platform-1
4.44 p.m arrival time. Looking south


18th March 2012
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Chidda rws. Railcars 3118/3117 Platform-2
4.27 p.m departure time. Looking south.

18th March 2012
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Chidda rws. Railcars 3118/3117 Platform-2
 4.27 p.m departure time Looking South



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BACK  TO  NORMAL  RUNNING
as from:  1st April 2012


This weekend 31-03-2012 01-04-2012 Railcar services resume to the rest on the Gawler line from Salisbury to Gawler Central Railway Station. The first railcar service departed Adelaide Railway Station at 6.20pm and arriving at Gawler Central Railway Station at 7.17pm on Saturday the 31st of March 2012 with Sunday the 1st of April 2012 being the first whole day of railcar service back on the Gawler line since a line upgrade with a break of railcar service to Gawler of just over 6 Months.



 (Pics Barry Simmons)

1st April 2012
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Gawler Central rws Railcars 3009/3004 departure
time 10.24am.  Looking east.

1st April 2012
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Gawler Central rws railcars 3020/3019 departure
time 10.54am.  Looking west.


1st April 2012
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Railcars 3009/3004 Crossing Howard Sreet Xing.
Looking west.

1st April 2012
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Complete ungraded Gawler Railway Station with
railcars in depot in background. Looking south.


1st April 2012
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Railcars back at Trans Adelaide Railcar Depot
Gawler rws.  Looking south.

1st April 2012
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Gawler rws from plat-3 across to plat-2 with
 railcar depot in background. Looking south.


1st April 2012
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Gawler rws Platform-3 railcars 3020/3019
departure time 10.43am. Looking south.

1st April 2012
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Gawler rws Platform-3 railcars 3126/3125
departure time 12.28pm.  Looking south.


29th April 2012
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Rebuilt section of rail track by Platform-2 
Gawler rws.  Looking south.

29th April 2012
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Rebuilt section of rail track by Platform-2 
Gawler rws.  Looking south.


29th April 2012
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Railcars 3125/3126 Adelaide bound heading to
Platform-3 Gawler rws.  Looking south.

29th April 2012
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Four rail tracks leading in & out of Gawler rws of
which two to left are upgraded. Looking south.


29th April 2012
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New rebuilt Platform-3 Gawler rws.  
Looking south.

29th April 2012
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New rebuilt Platform-3 Gawler rws.  
Looking south.


10th June 2012
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3000 series Railcars 3003 heading outof Gawler rws to Gawler Central rws
at the Roseworthy Angaston Line Junction. Looking South



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