Special Train Notices

The following items are extracts from various Special Train Notices.

STN 004 - 1960 - Working of Offical Train for Electrification Opening @ Gosford STN 004 - 1960 - Working of Offical Train for Electrification Opening @ Gosford - Saturday, 23rd January, 1960 and describes the operation of the Inter-urban electric train carrying officials to the opening of the Electrification to Gosford - (Extract from STN 004,1960) 41.06 KB 1379x
STN 013 - 1958 - Bank Engine up Eastwood Bank STN 013 - 1958 - Bank Engine up Eastwood Bank - describes a banking operation with a C30T from West Ryde to Hornsby - (Extract from STN 13,1958) 22.85 KB 1168x
STN 3xx - 1960 - Rail Paybus - Civic to Clyde STN 3xx - 1960 - Rail Paybus - Civic to Clyde - describes the transfer of a Rail Paybus from Civic to Clyde Sidings - (Extract from STN 3xx,1960) 24.87 KB 1140x
STN 027 - 1960 - Historical Train, Sydney to Gosford and Wyong STN 027 - 1960 - Historical Train, Sydney to Gosford and Wyong - describes the running of a Special historical train using 12 Class locomotives from Sydney to Gosford, Wyong and return - (Extract from STN 27,1960) 32.34 KB 1182x
STN 029 - 1960 - Special Goods Train (1000 tons) - Enfield to Broadmeadow STN 029 - 1960 - Special Goods Train (1000 tons) - Enfield to Broadmeadow - describes the operation of a Special Goods train (1000 tons) with two 46 Class engines from Enfield to Gosford and a 60 & 50 Class from Gosford to Broadmeadow - (Extract from STN 029,1960) 32.73 KB 1147x
STN 035 - 1960 - Wirth Bros. Circus Train, Alexandria to Honeysuckle STN 035 - 1960 - Wirth Bros. Circus Train, Alexandria to Honeysuckle - describes the running of a Special train from Alexandria to Honeysuckle to transport the Wirth's Circus on the first leg of it's northern tour - (Extract from STN 035,1960) 34.55 KB 1110x
STN 048 - 1960 - Special Ballast (Scrap) Train - Gosford to Broadmeadow STN 048 - 1960 - Special Ballast (Scrap) Train - Gosford to Broadmeadow - describes the operation of a special ballast train to pick up scrap between Gosford and Broadmeadow Yards - (Extract from STN 048,1958) 27.13 KB 1105x
STN 070 - 1960 - Special Stop for Governor STN 070 - 1960 - Special Stop for Governor - describes the need to make a special stop of the Newcastle Express to let the Governor off - (Extract from STN 070,1960) 18.1 KB 1102x
STN 083 - 1958 - Special Ballast (Sleepers) Train - Hornsby to Cowan STN 083 - 1958 - Special Ballast (Sleepers) Train - Hornsby to Cowan - describes the operation of a special ballast (sleepers) train to drop off sleepers between Hornsby and Cowan - (Extract from STN 083,1958) 27.94 KB 1069x
STN 084 - 1960 - Cleaning Overhead Wiring - Mullet Ck and Woy Woy Tunnels STN 084 - 1960 - Cleaning Overhead Wiring - Mullet Ck and Woy Woy Tunnels - describes the cleaning of overhead wiring in the Mullet Ck and Woy Woy tunnels - (Extract from STN 084,1960) 33.04 KB 1164x
STN 088 - 1958 - Special Passenger Train - Wyong to Sydney STN 088 - 1958 - Special Passenger Train - Wyong to Sydney - describes the operation of a special passenger train to pick up National Fitness children and teachers at Wyong and take them to Sydney - (Extract from STN 088,1958) 25.18 KB 1134x
STN 097 - 1960 - Rail Motor No 3 - Transfer Muswellbrook to Redfern STN 097 - 1960 - Rail Motor No 3 - Transfer Muswellbrook to Redfern - describes the transfer of Rail Motor No. 3 from Muswellbrook to Redfern - (Extract from STN 097,1960) 27.47 KB 1089x
STN 103 - 1958 - Special Test Train - 6017 - Endfield to Broadmeadow STN 103 - 1958 - Special Test Train - 6017 - Endfield to Broadmeadow - describes the operation of a special test train between Enfield and Broadmeadow and return - (Extract from STN 103,1958) 29.98 KB 1081x
STN 104 - 1960 - Special Train - Welded Rail, Enfield to Broadmeadow STN 104 - 1960 - Special Train - Welded Rail, Enfield to Broadmeadow - describes a special train used to drop welded rails off at various points between Enfield and Broadmeadow Yards - (Extract from STN 104,1960) 30.38 KB 1050x
STN 136 - 1958 - St Patrick's Sports Day, Maitland STN 136 - 1958 - St Patrick's Sports Day, Maitland - describes the running of a number of special passenger trains between Newcastle and Maitland for a St Patrick's day sports carnival - (Extract from STN 136,1958) 29.93 KB 1123x
STN 238 - 1958 - Pigeons to Wyong STN 238 - 1958 - Pigeons to Wyong - makes the provision for the carriage of racing pigeons to Wyong - (Extract from STN 238,1958) 18.47 KB 1112x
STN 241 - 1958 - Renew Switch between Strathfield and North Strathfield STN 241 - 1958 - Renew Switch between Strathfield and North Strathfield - describes the changes to train oprations for maintenance work on a switch between Strathfield and North Stratfield - (Extract from STN 241,1958) 22.52 KB 1084x
STN 288 - 1960 - Mothers Day, Sandgate Cemetery STN 288 - 1960 - Mothers Day, Sandgate Cemetery - describes the running of a number of special extra passenger trains in the Newcastle area to take visitors to the Sandagte Cemetery - (Extract from STN 288,1960) 30.64 KB 1122x
STN 336 - 1960 - Special Train - Stator to Wangi Power Station STN 336 - 1960 - Special Train - Stator to Wangi Power Station - describes a special train used to carry a stator to the Wangi Power Station - (Extract from STN 336,1960) 28.73 KB 1114x
STN 395 - circa 1960s - Special Poison Train - Toronto & Wangi Branches STN 395 - circa 1960s - Special Poison Train - Toronto & Wangi Branches - describes a special train to spray weedicide on the Toronto and Wangi Branches - (Extract from STN 395, circa 1960) 26.28 KB 1110x
STN 562 - 1958 - Infrastructure Repairs at Concord West STN 562 - 1958 - Infrastructure Repairs at Concord West - describes track restrictions due to infrastructure repair works at Concord West and North Strathfield - (Extract from STN 562, 1958) 21.06 KB 1095x
STN 602 - 1959 - Special Concrete Train, Gosford to Ourimbah STN 602 - 1959 - Special Concrete Train, Gosford to Ourimbah - describes the running of a special concrete train to pour foundations between Gosford and Ourimbah - (Extract from STN 602, 1959) 29.42 KB 1136x
STN 644 - 1958 - Preservation Society Tour, Hawkesbury River STN 644 - 1958 - Preservation Society Tour, Hawkesbury River - describes the running of special passenger train hauled by 2705 for the Railway Preservation Society - (Extract from STN 644, 1958) 27.92 KB 1122x
STN 645 - 1960 - Special Poison Train - Hornsby to Hawkesbury River STN 645 - 1960 - Special Poison Train - Hornsby to Hawkesbury River - describes a special train to spray weedicide between Hawkesbury River and Hornsby - (Extract from STN 645, 1960) 30.12 KB 1109x
STN 688 - 1959 - Special Train, 4803 Enfield to Broadmeadow STN 688 - 1959 - Special Train, 4803 Enfield to Broadmeadow - describes the running of a special Goods train with 4803. 4803 is being transferred to Werris Creek - (Extract from STN 688, 1959) 27.05 KB 1125x
STN 702 - 1958 - Sunday School Picnic @ Fassifern STN 702 - 1958 - Sunday School Picnic @ Fassifern - describes the movements of the special train provided for the Mayfield methodist Sunday School to go to Fassifern for their Picnic - (Extract from STN 702, 1958) 28.05 KB 1112x
STN 733 - 1958 - Special Tour Train - ARHS - Sydney to Cessnock and Return STN 733 - 1958 - Special Tour Train - ARHS - Sydney to Cessnock and Return - describes the operation of a special tour train run for the ARHS between Sydney and Cessnock and return - (Extract from STN 733, 1958) 30.26 KB 1171x
STN 759 - 1958 - Altered Working due to New Electrical Feeders STN 759 - 1958 - Altered Working due to New Electrical Feeders - describes the operation of special trains to replace normal services whilst the overhead wire supply is turned off between Hornsby and Strathfield - (Extract from STN 759, 1958) 29.79 KB 1099x
STN 763 - 1959 - Light Engine Movement - Sydney to Broadmeadow STN 763 - 1959 - Light Engine Movement - Sydney to Broadmeadow - describes the transfer of a light engine (3138) from Sydney to Broadmeadow - (Extract from STN 763, 1959) 26.58 KB 1100x
STN 768 - 1958 - Conveyance of Workmen From Various Mileages Around Cowan STN 768 - 1958 - Conveyance of Workmen From Various Mileages Around Cowan - describes the running of trains to pick up workmen from various spots between mileages between Cowan and Hawkesbury River - (Extract from STN 768, 1958) 25.98 KB 1079x
STN 805 - 1958 - Renew Electric Wiring, Petersham and MacDonaldtown STN 805 - 1958 - Renew Electric Wiring, Petersham and MacDonaldtown - describes track restrictions due to wiring repair works between Petersham and MacDonaldtown - (Extract from STN 805, 1958) 27.81 KB 1120x
STN 809 - 1958 - Ballast Train (Metal) - Hornsby to Hawkesbury River STN 809 - 1958 - Ballast Train (Metal) - Hornsby to Hawkesbury River - describes a special train to unload ballast between Hawkesbury River and Cowan - (Extract from STN 809, 1958) 28.38 KB 1070x
STN 836 - 1959 - 46 Class crew training, Sydney to Hawkesbury River and Return STN 836 - 1959 - 46 Class crew training, Sydney to Hawkesbury River and Return - describes the running of 46 class electric engines between Sydney and Hawkesbury River for crew training - (Extract from STN 836, 1959) 23.24 KB 1073x
STN 868 - 1958 - Speed Test Hornsby to Cowan STN 868 - 1958 - Speed Test Hornsby to Cowan - describes the running of 46 class electric engines on a speed test between Hornsby and Cowan - (Extract from STN 868, 1958) 30.57 KB 1105x
STN 885(1) - 1958 - Inspection Train, Hawkesbury River to Cowan STN 885(1) - 1958 - Inspection Train, Hawkesbury River to Cowan - describes an inspection train to check the overhead wiring between Hawkesbury River and Cowan - (Extract from STN 885, 1958) 33.58 KB 1120x
STN 885(2) - 1958 - Work Train, Hornsby to Gosford STN 885(2) - 1958 - Work Train, Hornsby to Gosford - describes a work train to erect poles between Woy Woy and Hawkesbury River - (Extract from STN 885, 1958) 33.32 KB 1100x
STN 914 - 1958 - Pilot Engine to West Ryde STN 914 - 1958 - Pilot Engine to West Ryde - describes the positioning of an electric locomotive at West Ryde to act as a Pilot during the heavy Christmas traffic period - (Extract from STN 914, 1958) 27.33 KB 1099x
STN 28 - 1960 - Trial Trip 1408, Broadmeadow and Return STN 28 - 1960 - Trial Trip 1408, Broadmeadow and Return - describes the running of Queensland Railways 1408 for testing to Broadmeadow and return. - (Extract from STN 028, 1960) 25.13 KB 1136x
STN 5 - 1960 - Extension of Electrification to Gosford STN 5 - 1960 - Extension of Electrification to Gosford - describes the offical celebrations to open the electrified line from Hornsby to Gosford. - (Extract from STN 005, 1960) 50.66 KB 1124x
STN 720 - 1958 - Conveyance of Departmental Workmen STN 720 - 1958 - Conveyance of Departmental Workmen - describes the conveyance of men to various locations who were working on the electrified line from Hornsby to Gosford. - (Extract from STN 720, 1958) 24.56 KB 1100x
STN 547 - 1958 - Light Engine (1909) - Sydney to Broadmeadow STN 547 - 1958 - Light Engine (1909) - Sydney to Broadmeadow - describes the movement of 1909 as a light engine movement from Sydney to Gosford. - (Extract from STN 720, 1958) 25.36 KB 1183x
STN 231 - 1958 - Metal Ballast, Enfield to Gosford and Return STN 231 - 1958 - Metal Ballast, Enfield to Gosford and Return - describes the running of a special metal ballast train from Enfield to Gosford. - (Extract from STN 231, 1958) 29.52 KB 1080x
STN 174 - 1958 - Welded Rail, Hornsby to Broadmeadow STN 174 - 1958 - Welded Rail, Hornsby to Broadmeadow - describes the running of a special train to carry welded rail from Hornsby to Broadmeadow. - (Extract from STN 174, 1958) 28.92 KB 1115x
STN 132 - 1958 - Transfer of Two Car Diesel Railcar, Chullora to Hanwkesburty River and Return. STN 132 - 1958 - Transfer of Two Car Diesel Railcar, Chullora to Hanwkesburty River and Return. - describes the testing of a two car diesel set by running it from Chullora to Hawkesbury River and Return. - (Extract from STN 174, 1958) 27.66 KB 1111x
STN 945 - 1988 - Mandartory Freight Times. STN 945 - 1988 - Mandartory Freight Times. - Following the introduction of the New Working Timetable in September 1988, these new mandatory freight train services will apply. 19.23 MB 635x
STN 929 - 1990 - Waterfall - Coal Cliff:- Various Works. STN 929 - 1990 - Waterfall - Coal Cliff:- Various Works. - describes Various track and electrical Works over the Up and Down Main Lines. 4.35 MB 656x
STN 826 - 1971 - Train Alterations Working Timetable - Northern Division (Dated 5th May, 1968). STN 826 - 1971 - Train Alterations Working Timetable - Northern Division (Dated 5th May, 1968). - In connection with train alterations commencing on the above date, pages 3 to 31 have been revised and are reprinted to replace the corresponding pages of the Northern Working Timetable dated 5th May, 1968, as revised in Special Train Notice No. 643, dated 12th October, 1970. (Instructions contained in Special Train Notices Nos. 260, 286 and 350 of 1971 showing temporary alterations are cancelled.) 4.12 MB 374x
STN 191 - 1972 - Train Alterations Working Timetable - Northern Division (Vide Special Train Notice No. 329 of 1972). STN 191 - 1972 - Train Alterations Working Timetable - Northern Division (Vide Special Train Notice No. 329 of 1972). - Consequent upon the introduction of the Gold Coast Motorail Express the following altered.Freight Trains working will apply 3.12 MB 383x
STN 250 - 1972 - Train Alterations Working Timetable - Northern Division. STN 250 - 1972 - Train Alterations Working Timetable - Northern Division. - Alterations to trains operating in Northern Division to take effect from Sunday, May 28, 1972. 3.46 MB 423x
STN 875 - 1971 - Train Alterations Working Timetable - Northern Division (as amended in Special Train Notice No. 643 of 1970). STN 875 - 1971 - Train Alterations Working Timetable - Northern Division (as amended in Special Train Notice No. 643 of 1970). - In connection with train alterations commencing on the above date, pages 191 to 198 and 231 to 239 have been revised and are reprinted to replace the corresponding pages contained in Special Train Notice No. 643 of 1970. 1.85 MB 396x
STN 326 - 1973 - Train Alterations Working Timetable - Northern Division (Vide Special Train Notices Nos 329 of 1972 and 191 of 1973). STN 326 - 1973 - Train Alterations Working Timetable - Northern Division (Vide Special Train Notices Nos 329 of 1972 and 191 of 1973). - Consequent upon improved running times to Nos 1, 2, 3, and 4 Expresses, the following alterations will be made to freight trains as shown in Special Train Notice No. 191. 1.85 MB 364x
STN 857 - 1971 - Train Alterations Working Timetable - Northern Division(Dated 5th May, 1968, as revised in Special Train Notice No. 643 dated 12th October, 1970, and Special Train Notice No. 826, dated 14th November, 1971). STN 857 - 1971 - Train Alterations Working Timetable - Northern Division(Dated 5th May, 1968, as revised in Special Train Notice No. 643 dated 12th October, 1970, and Special Train Notice No. 826, dated 14th November, 1971). - Indicates Additional, Altered Timing, Composition or Balancing of Electric Trains. 1.05 MB 413x