Training Aids for NSW Railway Employees

The documents on this page provide training information issued to railway staff.

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Safe Working Cathechism - For Guidance of Locomotive Enginemen - 1966 Safe Working Cathechism - For Guidance of Locomotive Enginemen - 1966 - This document was published by the Locomotive Operations Branch of the NSW Railways department and provided guidance for locomotive Drivers, Observers and Trainee Enginemen on the rules and instruction for operating and driving trains. It was to be read in conjunction with the Book of Rules and Regulations, General and Local Appendices. - ©Railcorp 1966 1525x
Air Conditioned - Locomotive Hauled Trains - Duties of Equipment Examiner travelling with Train. - 1962 Air Conditioned - Locomotive Hauled Trains - Duties of Equipment Examiner travelling with Train. - 1962 - This document was published by the NSW Railways department and provided guidance for equipment examiners travelling on locomotive hauled air conditioned trains. - ©Railcorp 1962 1392x
Catechism on Special Safe Working - 1917 Catechism on Special Safe Working - 1917 - This document was published by the NSWGR to indicate what must be done in cases of disablement of engine, or obstruction of the line or lines, on double and single lines worked by block telegraph, electric tablet or staff (including automatic staff), train staff and ticket (including line clear report), also track block and automatic system. - ©RailCorp 1917 967x
Catechism on Signalling Systems - 1948 Catechism on Signalling Systems - 1948 - This document was published by the NSWGR to indicate what must be done in cases of disablement of engine, or obstruction of the line or lines, On Track Block and Automatic Signalling Systems on Double Lines; Automatic Signalling on Single Line and Working on City Lines. - ©RailCorp 1948 798x
Instruction Manual for Car and Wagon Examiners - circa 1980 Instruction Manual for Car and Wagon Examiners - circa 1980 - This document was published by the NSWGR for the benefit of staff engaged in car and wagon examing. It describes the various components of a car or wagon, and how to inspect them to ensure that they are operational. Also has descriptions of the various componets. - ©RailCorp circs 1980 819x
Catechism for the Guidance of Engine Drivers, Firemen and Trainee Enginemen - Engine Management and Westinghouse Air Brake Catechism for the Guidance of Engine Drivers, Firemen and Trainee Enginemen - Engine Management and Westinghouse Air Brake - This book was provided to staff to assist them in preparing them for advancement within the NSWGR. - ©RailCorp 1955 349x
Catechism for the Guidance of Engine Drivers, Firemen and Trainee Enginemen - Engine Management and Westinghouse Air Brake Catechism for the Guidance of Engine Drivers, Firemen and Trainee Enginemen - Engine Management and Westinghouse Air Brake - This book was provided to staff to assist them in preparing them for advancement within the NSWGR. - ©RailCorp 1962 332x
Catechism on Shunter's Duties - 1948 Catechism on Shunter's Duties - 1948 - This document was published by the NSW Government Railways Institute, and was designed to help staff to understand the rules and regulations relating to shunter's duties. Employees were requested to carefully study the questions and answers, and frequently refresh their memories, so that they would be thoroughly conversant with the course of action necessary in carrying out their duties. - ©RailCorp 1948 330x
Safe Working Revisionary Course - Lecture Notes Safe Working Revisionary Course - Lecture Notes - This book provided lecture notes to the attendees of the Safe Working Revisionary Course. - ©RailCorp circa 1955 337x
Catechism on Station Management - 1959 Catechism on Station Management - 1959 - This publication was issued to railway staff to assist them in understanding the Rules and Regulations relating to Station Management when undertaking the Safe Railway Working Classes. - ©RailCorp 1959 334x
Catechism on Ticket Collection and Examination for Barrier Station Assistant - 1957 Catechism on Ticket Collection and Examination for Barrier Station Assistant - 1957 - This publication was issued to railway staff to assist them in understanding the Rules and Regulations relating to collection and examination of Tickects. - ©RailCorp 1957 338x
Loco Staff Examination Questions - Series A Loco Staff Examination Questions - Series A - Examination of Drivers, Firemen, and Acting Firemen as to their Knowledge of Rules and Regulations in Safe-working. - ©circa RailCorp 1957 302x
Loco Staff Examination Questions - Series B Loco Staff Examination Questions - Series B - Examination of Cleaners for the Position of Firemen. - ©circa RailCorp 1957 310x
Loco Staff Examination Questions - Series C Loco Staff Examination Questions - Series C - Examination of Firemen for the Position of Driver, and Quinquennial Examination of Drivers in Westinghouse Brake. - ©circa RailCorp 1957 314x
Loco Staff Examination Questions - Series D Loco Staff Examination Questions - Series D - Examination of Firemen for the Position of Driver, and Quinquennial Examination of Drivers in Locomotive management and Running. - ©circa RailCorp 1957 299x
Catechism for the Guidance of Cleaners in Qualifying for Firing Duties - 1949 Catechism for the Guidance of Cleaners in Qualifying for Firing Duties - 1949 - The questions and answeres contained herein are applicable to the duties of Firemen in locomotive operation and have been formulated for the guidance of Cleaners in qualifying by examination for:- a) Firing Duties, b) Movement of locomotives in depot yards, c) Promotion of Cleaners to position of Fireman. - ©RailCorp 1949 322x
Catechism for the Guidance of Electric Train Drivers - 1953 Catechism for the Guidance of Electric Train Drivers - 1953 - The questions and answeres contained in this book represent part of the Electric Train Drivers course of instrauction and are intended as a guide to be read in conjunction with the Working of Electric Trains Book, the Appendices and the Rules and Regulations. - ©RailCorp 1953 334x
Catechism on Signalman's Duties - 1937 Catechism on Signalman's Duties - 1937 - This document was published by the NSW Government Railways Institute, and was designed to help staff to understand the rules and regulations relating to signalman's duties. Employees were requested to carefully study the questions and answers, and frequently refresh their memories, so that they would be thoroughly conversant with the course of action necessary in carrying out their duties. - ©RailCorp 1937 323x
Catechism for the Guidance of Locomotive Drivers, Firemen and Cleaners employed in the Metropolitan Division - 1947 Catechism for the Guidance of Locomotive Drivers, Firemen and Cleaners employed in the Metropolitan Division - 1947 - This catechism is issued for the guidance of Locomotive Drivers, Firemen and Cleaners (Acting Firemen), who in the course of their duties, are engaged on the working of trains in the Metropolitan and adjacent areas. The questions and answeres contained therein are to be read in conjunction with the Working of Electric Trains Book, the Appendices and the Rules and Regulations. - ©RailCorp 1947 314x
Telegraph and Telephone Instructions - 1965 Telegraph and Telephone Instructions - 1965 - This document was published by NSWGR and issued to all staff who dutiesd required them to be familiar with the operation and use of Telegraph and Telephone systems. - ©RailCorp 1965 300x
Morse Telegraph Text Book - 1926 Morse Telegraph Text Book - 1926 - This document was published by the railways and was to ensure that telegraph operators knew how to operate the telegraph and also to become proficient in its use. - ©RailCorp 1926 308x
Instructions to Gangers, Fettlers and Other Employess in Connection with the use of Tricycles and Trolleys and Advice of the running of Trains- 1945 Instructions to Gangers, Fettlers and Other Employess in Connection with the use of Tricycles and Trolleys and Advice of the running of Trains- 1945 - This document was published by the railways and described the operation of the Tricycles and Trolleys on the NSWGR. - ©RailCorp 1945 303x
Working of Electric Trains - Regulations for the Guidance of Employees working in the Electrified Areas - 1965 Working of Electric Trains - Regulations for the Guidance of Employees working in the Electrified Areas - 1965 - This document was published by the railways and provided staff working in electrified areas of the railways with valuable information. - ©RailCorp 1965 317x
Safe Working Cathechism - For Guidance of Locomotive Enginemen - 1978 Safe Working Cathechism - For Guidance of Locomotive Enginemen - 1978 - This document was published by the Locomotive Operations Branch of the NSW Railways department and provided guidance for locomotive Drivers, Observers and Trainee Enginemen on the rules and instruction for operating and driving trains. It was to be read in conjunction with the Book of Rules and Regulations, General and Local Appendices. - ©Railcorp 1978 328x
Catechism on Block Telegraph on Double Lines - 1957 Catechism on Block Telegraph on Double Lines - 1957 - This document was published by the Railways Institute of the NSW Railways department and provided guidance for students in the safe railway working classes, Railway Institute. - ©Railcorp 1957 328x
Catechism for the Guidance of Engine-Drivers, Firemen and Trainee Enginemen - Engine Management and Westinghouse Brake - 1965 Catechism for the Guidance of Engine-Drivers, Firemen and Trainee Enginemen - Engine Management and Westinghouse Brake - 1965 - This document was published by the Railways Institute of the NSW Railways department and provided guidance for students in the management of locomotives, and westinghouse air brakes. - ©Railcorp 1965 338x
Electric Train Driver's Catechism - 1960 Electric Train Driver's Catechism - 1960 - This document was published by the NSW Railways department and provided guidance for drivers in the management of electric trains. - ©Railcorp 1960 272x
Practical Questions for Engine Drivers and Firemen - 1911 Practical Questions for Engine Drivers and Firemen - 1911 - This document was published by the NSW Railways department and provided guidance for drivers in the management of steam locomotives. - ©Railcorp 1911 157x
Examination Series - No 1 - 1938 Examination Series - No 1 - 1938 - The enclosed series of questions on the following subjects have been compiled for distribution to employees to enable them to be prepared for examination, when required:-
(A) Block Telegraph on Double Lines.
(B) Signalling.
(C) Tricycles and Trolleys.
The questions may be varied where this is necessary by reason of any amendments to the existing regulations, or on account of the issue of any additional regulations.
You are reminded that classes for the study of all phases of Safe Railway Working are conducted by the Railways Institute, either orally or by correspondence. - ©Railcorp 1938
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Examination Series - No 6 - 1941 Examination Series - No 6 - 1941 - The enclosed series of questions on the following subjects have been compiled for distribution to employees to enable them to be prepared for examination, when required:-
SHUNTER'S DUTIES.
(A) Westinghouse Air Brake.
(B) Signals and Shunting.
(C) Single line working by Pilotman.
(D) Fog Signalling.
(E) Tricycles and Trolleys.
The questions may be varied where this is necessary by reason of any amendments to the existing regulations, or on account of the issue of any additional regulations.
You are reminded that classes for the study of all phases of Safe Railway Working are conducted by the Railways Institute, either orally or by correspondence. - ©Railcorp 1941
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Examination Series - No 3 - 1938 Examination Series - No 3 - 1938 - The enclosed series of questions on the following subjects have been compiled for distribution to employees to enable them to be prepared for examination, when required:-
(A) Electric Staff and Tablet System.
(B) Signalling.
(C) Tricycles and Trolleys.
The questions may be varied where this is necessary by reason of any amendments to the existing regulations, or on account of the issue of any additional regulations.
You are reminded that classes for the study of all phases of Safe Railway Working are conducted by the Railways Institute, either orally or by correspondence. - ©Railcorp 1938
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Catechism relating to the Electric Train Tablet or Electric Train Staff, Also Ordinary Train Staff and Ticket Systems - 1937 Catechism relating to the Electric Train Tablet or Electric Train Staff, Also Ordinary Train Staff and Ticket Systems - 1937 - In order that employees may understand the Instructions relating to the electric train tablet or electric train staff, also ordinary train staff and ticket systems, the accompanying list of questions and answers have been formulated for their guidance.
It is to be understood by all concerned that this Catechism having reference to the Regulations in the various text-books is only for the purpose of assisting members of the staff to more readily acquire a knowledge of the subject contents both of these books and of the book of Rules and Regulations, for examination purposes.
This Catechism is NOT to be regarded as an authority for any course of action on the part of members of the staff who, in the performance of their duties, must act strictly in conformity with what is prescribed in the book of Rules and Regulations or in other text books and instructions supplementary thereto which are issued from time to time.
Samples of forms in use are included at the back of this Catechism.
Employees should study the questions and answers carefully, and refresh their memory frequently, so that they will be thoroughly conversant with the course of action necessary in case of emergency. - ©Railcorp 1938
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Trade Technology - Lecture 30C - Diesel Electric Locomotives - 1969 Trade Technology - Lecture 30C - Diesel Electric Locomotives - 1969 - This document was published by the NSW Railways department's Railway Institute and provided guidance for drivers in the operation of diesel locomotives. - ©Railcorp 1969 53x
Examination Series - No 4 - 1938 Examination Series - No 4 - 1938 - The enclosed series of questions on the following subjects have been compiled for distribution to employees to enable them to be prepared for examination, when required:-
(A) Ordinary Train Staff or Ordinary Train Staff and Ticket Systems.
(B) Signalling.
(C) Tricycles and Trolleys.
The questions may be varied where this is necessary by reason of any amendments to the existing regulations, or on account of the issue of any additional regulations.
You are reminded that classes for the study of all phases of Safe Railway Working are conducted by the Railways Institute, either orally or by correspondence. - ©Railcorp 1938
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Examination Series - No 2 - 1938 Examination Series - No 2 - 1938 - The enclosed series of questions on the following subjects have been compiled for distribution to employees to enable them to be prepared for examination, when required:-
(A) Track Block and Automatic Signalling, Double Lines.
(B) Signalling.
(C) Tricycles and Trolleys.
The questions may be varied where this is necessary by reason of any amendments to the existing regulations, or on account of the issue of any additional regulations.
You are reminded that classes for the study of all phases of Safe Railway Working are conducted by the Railways Institute, either orally or by correspondence. - ©Railcorp 1938
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