Operational Documents - Engine Crew

The documents on this page provide information relating to the day to day operation of trains and are to assist engine crews.

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Special Instructions for the Guidance of Locomotive Engine-Drivers, Firemen and Cleaners - 1914 Special Instructions for the Guidance of Locomotive Engine-Drivers, Firemen and Cleaners - 1914 - This document was published by the railways and provided engine drivers, firemen and cleaners with valuable information in the persuit of their job. It included information on the care and maintenance, and operation of locomotives, air brakes, and staff related matters. - ©RailCorp 1914 17x
Special Instructions for the Guidance of Locomotive Engine-Drivers, Firemen and Cleaners. - 1927 Special Instructions for the Guidance of Locomotive Engine-Drivers, Firemen and Cleaners. - 1927 - This document was published by the railways and provided engine drivers, firemen and cleaners with valuable information in the persuit of their job. It included information on the care and maintenance, and operation of locomotives, air brakes, and staff related matters. - ©RailCorp 1927 17x
Special Instructions for the Guidance of Locomotive Engine-Drivers, Firemen and Cleaners. - 1940 Special Instructions for the Guidance of Locomotive Engine-Drivers, Firemen and Cleaners. - 1940 - This document was published by the railways and provided engine drivers, firemen and cleaners with valuable information in the persuit of their job. It included information on the care and maintenance, and operation of locomotives, air brakes, and staff related matters. - ©RailCorp 1940 22x
Description of Roads for Enginemen - Strathfield to Newcastle Description of Roads for Enginemen - Strathfield to Newcastle - This document was prepared for the NSW Railways Institute by officers of the Mechanical Branch, and was made available to train drivers with the object of assisting them to acquire knowledge of the roads (or learn the route) over which they are called upon to run. It has information about signals, sidings and suggestions as to when to apply steam or the brakes. Based on the description of the line this document was probably published in the early 1950s. - ©RailCorp circa 1955 20x
Description of Roads for Enginemen - Sydney to Lidcombe Description of Roads for Enginemen - Sydney to Lidcombe - This document was prepared for the NSW Railways Institute by officers of the Mechanical Branch, and was made available to train drivers with the object of assisting them to acquire knowledge of the roads (or learn the route) over which they are called upon to run. It has information about signals, sidings and suggestions as to when to apply steam or the brakes. Based on the description of the line this document was probably published in the early 1950s. - ©RailCorp circa 1955 17x
Description of Roads for Enginemen - Lidcombe to Goulburn Description of Roads for Enginemen - Lidcombe to Goulburn - This document was prepared for the NSW Railways Institute by officers of the Mechanical Branch, and was made available to train drivers with the object of assisting them to acquire knowledge of the roads (or learn the route) over which they are called upon to run. It has information about signals, sidings and suggestions as to when to apply steam or the brakes. Based on the description of the line this document was probably published in the early 1950s. - ©RailCorp circa 1955 18x