Jason Lang, Director of CAM and Greg Bourne, OTHR President after signing the contract. Complete Asset Management (CAM) is based in Dubbo NSW. It provides a quality specialised workforce to the Australian Rail Industry works throughout New South Wales with the flexibility to mobilise and work in other states. URL https://camsdubbo.com.au/
With the recent changes on lockdown and stay at home orders ending next Monday 11th of October we have been able to make plans for future Open Days, working bees and group bookings. Annual General Meeting Wednesday the 3rd of November 7.30 pm Oberon RSL November Open Day Saturday 6th ----- Post Added Saturday 9thRead More »October 2021
Wednesday, September 29, 2021 Oberon current covid situation Update: As of 6.00 pm 29th September Oberon LGA is under stay at home orders for 7 days. At the end of last week Covid virus fragments were found in samples taken from the Oberon Sewage Treatment. Since then a small number of community members have testedRead More »September 2021
July Working Bees will continue each Saturday in July. 0900 to 1500. Meet at the Rolling Stock Shed. Participants will need normal PPE Equipment as well as a suitable covid mask. Focusing on Security fence at rear of rolling stock shed & sleeper replacement in road 3 June Working Bees Saturdays 19th and 26th JuneRead More »June & July 2021
April 2021 Working Bees Saturday 17th and 24th Meet at the rolling stock shed at 9.00am Oberon Seniors Week Visit Wednesday 14th Working Bees Thursday 8th, Friday 9th and Saturday 10th Vegetation Control Oberon to Hazelgrove Meet at the rolling stock shed at 9.00 am Bi-monthly General Meeting Wednesday 7th Oberon RSL Old Dining RoomRead More »Latest News
The new spray unit mounted on a sleeper trolley. The will be very useful as we do track maintenance north of Albion Street.
A couple of very old sleepers along side a new one. They were recently removed from road 3, split at the end, the dog spikes were loose and would not have been holding the track in gauge. How long were these in the line?
Morestone have returned to paint the coping timbers white as well as rectifying some subsidence that occurred after heavy rains in recent months. The shot also shows the excellent work of Barry and Graham in clearing excess build up between the sleepers over time. In the long term this maintenance allows the sleepers to dryRead More »Yard & Platform works
Oberon Tarana Heritage Railway Inc. was awarded the Volunteer/Volunteer Group of the Year for 2020 at today's Oberon Australia Day celebrations. It's fantastic to receive this accolade by the town of Oberon for the hard work the group has been involved with in what is a truly monumental project that will contribute ultimately to Oberon'sRead More »Volunteer Group of the Year for 2020
Project working bee Wednesday 3rd & Thursday 4th June (to be confirmed due to COVID-19 restrictions) Wednesday 5th & Thursday 6th August (to be confirmed due to COVID-19 restrictions) Wednesday 7th & Thursday 8th October (to be confirmed due to COVID-19 restrictions) Wednesday 2nd & Thursday 3rd December (to be confirmed due to COVID-19 restrictions)Read More »Working Bee schedule for 2020
A project working bee was held on the first Wednesday and Thursday of December, to replace a number of 24’ lengths of rail in front to the platform that had corroded foot damage. Wednesday morning saw eight OTHR volunteers on the day, de-pinning sleepers, moving the old rail out and moving the newer rail inRead More »Project Working Bee 4th & 5th December 2019
A project working bee was held on the first Wednesday and Thursday of November, to extend 6 road further into the Rollingstock shed. This will allow for more rollingstock to be stabled undercover and restoration works to be carried out. Wednesday morning saw six OTHR volunteers, laying out sleepers, moving the rail in place. AfterRead More »Working Bee 6th & 7th November
A project working bee was held on the first Wednesday and Thursday of October, to replace four 24’ lengths of rail on 3 road (main) at the Station Platform. Wednesday morning saw five OTHR volunteers, remove all dog spikes, unbolt the fish plates and remove the rail. During the afternoon four lengths were relocated fromRead More »Project Working Bee 2nd & 3rd October 2019
Working Bee 7th & 8th August OTHR volunteers have carried out a number of jobs in the Oberon yard which included:- • Replaced a number of timbers, supporting compensators and other rodding equipment. • With the replacement of all the timbers, the ‘de-rail’ on the run around loop was reconnected and worked from the ‘C’Read More »Working Bee 7th & 8th August