The Roundhouse Podcast

50 Years of Australian Railroading

Australian Trains

Australian iron ore trains are the ‘Mad Max’ of railroading. Jim Ward takes us through his 50 years of working for a variety of Australian and New Zealand railways, his favorite types of locomotives, and the longest train in the world!

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Photos courtesy of Jim Ward.

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Question of the Day (37:49)

What is the longest train you’ve ever seen?  Let me know and I will respond to your comments in our next episode.

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One thought on “50 Years of Australian Railroading

  1. andrew Dietrick

    the longest train I ever seen was a North Shore Local taking a train of Hopper cars to be Interchanged with the WNY&P in Driftwood Pa

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