Diesel Multiple Units

Diesel Multiple Units of the NSW Railways, including CPHs, and DEB sets.

CPH Railcars

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  • Date : Jan 1982, catalogued 14 May 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 11967
  • Description : CPH6 (with CPH16 behind) arrives at Coolac with the Tumut Rail Motor service, watched and snapped by avid ARHS ACT Divn members. Visible in the photo line in the foreground (l to r) are Geoff ?, Alan Kent, ?, Ian Reynolds and David Cranney. Watching them from the platform is Graeme Stanley (front).


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  • Date : Jan 1982, catalogued 15 May 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 11976
  • Description : CPH16 stands in the Gundagai platform with the return Tumut Rail Motor service.


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  • Date : Jan 1982, catalogued 16 May 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 11982
  • Description : CPH16 pauses at Temora on the Griffith line. The exact location was the cause of some discussion between myself and Andrew Browne of the Wagga Wagga Model Railroaders Inc (I didn't know there was a Wagga Wagga in the US?). Rodney Smith (VP of said WWMRInc) confirms that it is Temora. Mystery solved! The occasion was a special ARHS train to Griffith.


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  • Date : Jan 1982, catalogued 18 May 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 11984
  • Description : CPH16 and sister unit pause at ? on the Griffith line.


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  • Date : Jan 1982, catalogued 14 May 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 11968
  • Description : CPHs 16 (front) and 6 (rear) wait in the Tumut platform to depart with the return Tumut Rail Motor service.


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  • Date : Feb 1987, catalogued 22 Jan 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 16953
  • Description : CPH27 at the Canberra_Railway_Museum.


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  • Date : 28 Dec 1997, catalogued 25 Feb 1998
  • Photographer : David Daw
  • Medium : Black and White photogravure
  • Description : Federal City Express, Jan 1998 (used with permission), Rail Motor CPH37 constitutes theTin Hare Expressto Royalla, passing the site of the former Tuggeranong Station.


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  • Date : Feb 1987, catalogued 21 Jan 2000
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 16951
  • Description : Rail Motor CPH37 at the Canberra_Railway_Museum.


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  • Date : Jun 1973, catalogued 16 Mar 1998
  • Photographer : Barbara Hurst
  • Medium : Agfacolor, slide number 3011
  • Description : CPH38 silhouetted against a wonderful sunset.


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  • Date : [Aug 1974], catalogued [18 Oct 1998]
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : [Ektachrome], slide number 4495
  • Description : CPH34 and CPHxx cross the Murrumbidgee River at Gundagai.


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  • Date : [Aug 1974], catalogued [19 Oct 1998]
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : [Ektachrome], slide number 4496
  • Description : CPH34 and CPHxx cross the Murrumbidgee River at Gundagai.


DEB Railcar Sets

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  • Date : Jun 1982, catalogued 17 Jul 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 12293
  • Description : In the early morning light, a DEB that can't make up its mind about what colour scheme to wear waits in Canberra Station.


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  • Date : Jan 1982, catalogued 15 May 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 11977
  • Description : DEB Set 951 pulls into Cootamundra Station.


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  • Date : Jan 1982, catalogued 16 May 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 11978
  • Description : DEB set 907 shows off the new colour scheme at Cootamundra Railway Station in early 1982.


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  • Date : Jan 1982, catalogued 16 May 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 11981
  • Description : DEB903, also in the new colour scheme, pulls into Cootamundra Station from the north.


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  • Date : Oct 1982, catalogued 31 Jul 1999
  • Photographer : John Hurst
  • Medium : Kodachrome, slide number 12440
  • Description : A Bungendore special crosses the Canberra-Monaro express DEB set at Bungendore, in late 82. The author's son seems more interested in the camera than the train. But Peter Spears has his priorities right, even if he is about to lose his head over a train!


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